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David Tennant will be beamed into up to 3,000 schools next week as part of a venture to bring live theatre closer to the hearts and minds of schoolchildren.

RSC decides to revamp theatre home with Shakespearean stage

The Royal Shakespeare Company has rejected plans to build a new home in Stratford-upon-Avon and will instead revamp its existing theatre with a Shakespearean-style "thrust" stage , ending three years of uncertainty about the future of the Grade II-listed structure.

Acts of sedition: RSC's new season inspired by the Gunpowder Plot

The 400th anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot has inspired the Royal Shakespeare Company to present a series of little-known plays, including one so incendiary it was banned in Shakespeare's lifetime.

Just the ticket - but there is more scope for attracting theatregoers

This has been a very significant week for British theatre. First, a survey by a BBC news programme found that among young people ticket price was the most important factor in deciding whether or not to go to the theatre.

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