Plenary #9 & #10: Ending with a Roar

With just a week left until the initial meet-and-greet, we’re delighted to announce the final pair of speakers for BritGrad 2014. On Saturday June 7th, 10:45-11:45, we will be welcoming Anna Marsland and David Rintoul to discuss The RSC’s Roaring Girls season, in a question-and-answer session chaired by Hannah Hickman and Charlotte Horobin. Hopefully you already have a number of burning … Continue reading

Getting to Know Your Plenary Speakers #3

J. Slinger as Prospero in 'The Tempest'

Getting to Know Your Plenary Speakers #3: Jonathan Slinger We hope you are all as excited as we are to hear that Jonathan Slinger is one of our plenary speakers for BritGrad 2013. Slinger graduated from RADA in 1994 and since then has made a big name for himself on TV, radio, and the stage. … Continue reading

RSC Hamlet trailer

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The RSC’s trailer for Hamlet, starring Jonathan Slinger. Are you planning to see it with us during BritGrad? Do you have a favourite production of Hamlet? Or performance by Mr Slinger? Let us know in the comments!

Registration is open!

The SI

Friends, postgrads, countrymen…lend us your abstracts!   We come to open BritGrad registration.   The research that men do lives after them,   The best is often entered in their papers,   So let it be with BritGrad.     (What are you waiting for? Get registering now! See the CFP and poster for more details.) … Continue reading

Q: To be or not to be with BritGrad 2013 at the RSC?

J. Slinger in Hamlet rehearsals

Now, for the announcement you have all been waiting for…it’s time for some theatre!  We are delighted to announce that we have secured tickets for BritGrad 2013’s much-anticipated RSC production–the Thursday, June 6th performance of Hamlet starring Jonathan Slinger, directed by David Farr.  More information on the production can be found at the following link:  Tickets are sold on … Continue reading

Deborah Shaw confirmed for plenary!

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It is our pleasure to announce that Deborah Shaw, Director of the World Shakespeare Festival and RSC Associate Director, will give a plenary session at this year’s conference. Shaw joined the RSC in 2006 to direct the Complete Works Festival. Before that she served as Director of the Bath Shakespeare Festival, Artistic Director of Chester Gateway … Continue reading

Jonjo O’Neill to play Richard III

Morte d'Arthur

Jonjo O’Neill returns to the RSC after completing a three year residency in the RSC’s long ensemble (2008-11).   You can read more about his career on his official site.     [Photo:  Jonjo as Launcelot in the RSC's Morte d'Arthur. Photo credit:  Lucy Barriball,

Richard III at the RSC

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BritGrad is pleased to announce this year’s play offering is Shakespeare’s Richard III. Roxana Silbert (Birmingham Rep (designate) Artistic Director, RSC Associate Director) directs, Ti Green designs. Specific casting not yet announced, but we do know that the actors will also perform in A Soldier in Every Son – An Aztec Trilogy, a Compañía Nacional … Continue reading

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