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Date(s) - 01/04/2020 - 31/07/2020
All Day


Our theatres may be closed, but you can watch lots of fantastic RSC shows for free with Marquee TV. Find out about all of the ways to watch RSC shows, including a Twelfth Night watch along here.

Arts lovers can now sign up for a 30-day free trial on Marquee TV, the performing arts streaming service with a catalogue of more than 400 dance, opera and theatre productions. RSC Patrons and Members can access the trial for three months – if you’re an RSC Member you’ll receive details about how to access this offer shortly.

As well as 17 of our shows, there are also weekly Saturday premieres for shows that have not yet aired on the platform. The RSC productions currently available are:

  • Antony and Cleopatra
  • Coriolanus
  • Cymbeline
  • Hamlet
  • Henry IV Part 1 & Part 2
  • Henry V
  • Julius Caesar
  • King Lear
  • Love’s Labour’s Lost
  • Love’s Labour’s Won (Much Ado About Nothing)
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • Othello
  • Richard II
  • The Tempest
  • Titus Andronicus
  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Our Artistic Director Gregory Doran said: “Nothing can replace the experience of seeing a play live on stage. But with our theatres currently closed, and all of us spending much more time at home, we are pleased to be part of this initiative. This will give people from around the world the chance to see 18 of our recent productions for free at this time. 

“We have been filming all of our Shakespeare plays since 2013, broadcasting them into cinemas and schools, and with some being accessible through Marquee TV. Shakespeare speaks to us unlike any other writer, and this partnership with Marquee will enable everyone to enjoy his work, bringing us together virtually at a time when many of us will be apart.”