There is no more important theatre in the world than the Royal Court. Its commitment to making theatre that is challenging and daring has defined and constantly reinvented the entire theatre ecology. There is a commitment to supporting writers at the heart of the work that is exceptional
— Simon Stephens, Associate Playwright
The Royal Court is the writers’ theatre. It is a leading force in world theatre for energetically cultivating writers – undiscovered, emerging and established. We create restless, alert, provocative theatre about now.
As a registered charity and not-for-profit company, we need to raise £1.5 million every year in addition to our core grant from Arts Council England and our ticket sales. Click on the links below to find out how you can help us seek out, develop and nurture new voices, both on and off our stages.