Lewis Carroll's Word Ladder Games

Lewis Carroll's Word Ladder Games

Lewis Carroll not only wrote the story that inspired our Christmas show

Tom Burke to Star in Don Carlos as part of the Rose's 10th Anniversary Season

Tom Burke to Star in Don Carlos as part of the Rose's 10th Anniversary Season

We are delighted to announce a major new revival of Friedrich Schiller’s Don Carlos with…

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party Games

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party Games

Make your very own paper tea cups, ready for an imaginary Mad Hatters Tea Party...

Rules For Living Guest Night

Rules For Living Guest Night

Last night the Rose got festive at the 

Rules For Christmas

Rules For Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time of year to see family and loved ones – or too much of them, as our upcoming Christmas comedy for adul…

Alice in Wonderland Card Soldiers

Alice in Wonderland Card Soldiers

We've got something crafy for the little ones based on Alice in Wonderland.

Mel Giedroyc To Star In Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

Mel Giedroyc To Star In Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

We are pleased to announce a new stage adaptation of Shakespeare's masterpiece, Much Ado About Nothing, a R…

Peter Hall Emerging Artists Fellowship Announced

Peter Hall Emerging Artists Fellowship Announced

In honour of Sir Peter Hall’s remarkable achievements and his service to theatre, and to recognise his role as Rose Theatre Kingsto…

Rules of Bedlam

Rules of Bedlam

In Rules for Living, the family have a tradition of someone bringing a new game along to play each Christmas.&n…

Alice In Winterland Cast Announced

Alice In Winterland Cast Announced

The Rose is delighted to announce full casting for its Christmas show,

George's Marvellous Medicine Cast Announced

George's Marvellous Medicine Cast Announced

The cast and production team have been announced for Curve and Rose Theatre Kingston’s production of Roald Dahl’s

FOR LOVE OR MONEY BACKGROUND BY BLAKE MORRISON

FOR LOVE OR MONEY BACKGROUND BY BLAKE MORRISON

A decade or more ago, a friend who was moving to a smaller property and needed to dispose of some of her books gave me a copy of Alain-Re…

The Real Thing guest night

The Real Thing guest night

Last night saw us celebrating The …

The Hunting of the Snark wordsearch

The Hunting of the Snark wordsearch

Can you find these words relating to …

The Hunting of the Snark activity sheets

The Hunting of the Snark activity sheets

The Hunting of the Snark

10 Interesting Facts About The Hunting of the Snark

10 Interesting Facts About The Hunting of the Snark

Continue reading to find out some things you might not know about the Lewis Carroll poem...

Rose Car Park Closed For The Next Three Weekends

Rose Car Park Closed For The Next Three Weekends

Unfortunately, The Rose Car Park will be closed for three weekends commencing 22 Sep, 29 Sep and 6 Oct. We are sorry for any inconvenienc…

Sir Peter Hall (1930 - 2017)

Sir Peter Hall (1930 - 2017)

We are deeply saddened by the death of Sir Peter Hall, our Director Emeritus and founding Artistic Director.

Top 10 affairs in film

Top 10 affairs in film

A clever, poignant and entertaining examination of infidelity, 

The Night Pirates press night

The Night Pirates press night

Last week saw The Night Pirates open and many budding young pirates joined the crew on their charming adventure…

Auditions For Rules for Living

Auditions For Rules for Living

We thrilled to announce that we will be holding auditions for the role of Emma in Sam Holcroft's Rules For Living

The Night Pirates Activity Sheets

The Night Pirates Activity Sheets

The Night Pirates …

Create a DIY Pirate Ship

Create a DIY Pirate Ship

Looking for something crafty to keep the little ones busy these holidays?

Casting announced for The Night Pirates

Casting announced for The Night Pirates

Rose Theatre Kingston and Nick Brooke Productions Ltd today announce the cast for the world première of

How to Talk Like a Pirate…

How to Talk Like a Pirate…

To celebrate The Night Pirates

FULL CASTING IS ANNOUNCED FOR TOM STOPPARD’S THE REAL THING

FULL CASTING IS ANNOUNCED FOR TOM STOPPARD’S THE REAL THING

As previously announced, Laurence Fox will lead the cast under the direction of Stephen Unwin.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY on remaining Summer Schools

LIMITED AVAILABILITY on remaining Summer Schools

The remaining Summer Schools, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1984 and Macbeth all hav…

Rose Theatre Kingston's Chairman given Honorary Doctorate

Rose Theatre Kingston's Chairman given Honorary Doctorate

Casting announced for Rules for Living

Casting announced for Rules for Living

The full cast is today announced for English Touring Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Rose Theatre Kingston’s pr…

We need your vote for the UK's Most Welcoming Theatre Award 2017

We need your vote for the UK's Most Welcoming Theatre Award 2017

Find out more about Strictly Murder writer, Brian Clemens OBE

Find out more about Strictly Murder writer, Brian Clemens OBE

Brian Clemens OBE (30 July 1931 – 10 January 2015) was an English screenwriter and television producer, possibly best known for his…

Don't miss multi award-winning comedy blockbuster at the Rose tonight!

Don't miss multi award-winning comedy blockbuster at the Rose tonight!

It's 1976. Straight-laced rookie Police Cop Jimmy Johnson is out to avenge his brother’s death, and he’…

Rose Youth Theatre’s film Say No hopes to make it on the Film Festival circuit

Rose Youth Theatre’s film Say No hopes to make it on the Film Festival circuit

Local schoolchildren are aiming to shake up the movie industry with a hard-hitting short film about the perils of gun crime.

Kingston RPM Exhibition Opens

Kingston RPM Exhibition Opens

Security measures at the Rose

Security measures at the Rose

New season announced

New season announced

Season Saver

Season Saver

Festival Season at the Rose

Festival Season at the Rose

Spring is almost over which means we're about to head into another summer of exciting festivals. We kick off our seaso…

Junkyard guest night

Junkyard guest night

Last night saw us celebrating Junkyard

Junkyard writer Jack Thorne wins Olivier Award

Junkyard writer Jack Thorne wins Olivier Award

The Rose announces 2017 Christmas Show and opens auditions

The Rose announces 2017 Christmas Show and opens auditions

We are thrilled to announce our 2017 Christmas Show

My Brilliant Friend Press Night

My Brilliant Friend Press Night

This weekend we rolled out the red carpet for the press night of

Explore behind the scenes of My Brilliant Friend

Explore behind the scenes of My Brilliant Friend

Our world premiere production of M…

Win a trip to Naples!

Win a trip to Naples!

To celebrate the world premiere of 

Silver Lining press night

Silver Lining press night

Silver Lining had its official opening and world premiere at the Rose on Wed 8 Feb, with press and stars o…

ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON’S THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS MOST SUCCESSFUL CHRISTMAS SHOW

ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON’S THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS MOST SUCCESSFUL CHRISTMAS SHOW

The Rose Theatre Kingston has had a busy festive period and is thrilled to announce that its Christmas production of The Wind…

Casting announced for My Brilliant Friend

Casting announced for My Brilliant Friend

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the cast for the world première of

Rose celebrates ninth birthday

Rose celebrates ninth birthday

Silver Lining cast update

Silver Lining cast update

Announced today is the final cast member for English Touring Theatre and Rose Theatre Kingston's world première production of …

The Wind in the Willows press night

The Wind in the Willows press night

The Wind in the Willows

Sandi Toksvig on Graham Norton

Sandi Toksvig on Graham Norton

Sandi Toksvig will be on The Graham Norton Show tonight (Fri 9 Dec 10.35pm, BBC One).

Junkyard cast announced

Junkyard cast announced

We can now announce the cast for our co-production of 

John Malkovich scoops best director award for Good Canary

John Malkovich scoops best director award for Good Canary

The Wind in the Willows to support local charities

The Wind in the Willows to support local charities

Christmas is the time for goodwill, community spirit and charity, so during our Christmas production of

All My Sons press night

All My Sons press night

All My Sons had its official opening on Wednesday night (2 Nov) with press and special guests in attendanc…

Silver Lining cast announced

Silver Lining cast announced

We can now announce a casting update for the world première of Sandi Toksvig’s new comedy

Casting announced for The Wind in the Willows

Casting announced for The Wind in the Willows

We are thrilled to announce the cast for our forthcoming production of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows

Freya Mavor and John Malkovich nominated for Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2016

Freya Mavor and John Malkovich nominated for Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2016

The Rose is very pleased to have been shortlisted for the Evening Standard 2016 Awards. 

10 Interesting Facts About Arthur Miller

10 Interesting Facts About Arthur Miller

Today, 17 Oct, marks the anniversary of Arthur Miller's birth and the end of this month sees his play,

Time Out Love London Awards

Time Out Love London Awards

We're thrilled to announce that we are nominated in the Time Out Love London Awards! We're nominated under the cateogry…

The Herbal Bed wins at UK Theatre Awards

The Herbal Bed wins at UK Theatre Awards

We're so thrilled that The Herbal Bed, our co-production with English Touring Theatre and Royal & Derng…

World Premiere stage adaptation of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan novels

World Premiere stage adaptation of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan novels

We're thrilled to announce that headlining our new season is the world première stage adaptation of My Brilli…

Good Canary Press Night

Good Canary Press Night

Stars of the stage and screen were out in force last night for the Press Performance of Good Canary. Some of the big n…

Casting announced for Arthur Miller's All My Sons

Casting announced for Arthur Miller's All My Sons

John Malkovich to appear on Jonathan Ross

John Malkovich to appear on Jonathan Ross

John Malkovich will be a guest on The Jonathan Ross Show tomorrow night (Sat 10 Sep, 9.30pm, ITV1) ahead of

New Rose co-production announced today

New Rose co-production announced today

Carol Harrison talks All or Nothing

Carol Harrison talks All or Nothing

Full cast of Good Canary announced

Full cast of Good Canary announced

10 Facts You Didn't Know About John Malkovich

10 Facts You Didn't Know About John Malkovich

This September sees Academy Award winning actor John Malkovich make his London theatre directing debut with the hard hitting 

Sue Perkins chats about her upcoming tour

Sue Perkins chats about her upcoming tour

Ahead of her Live! In Spectacles tour, which comes to the Rose on Mon 05 Sep, Sue spills the beans on what we can expect. You can read th…

Good Canary casting news

Good Canary casting news

We're thrilled to announce casting for our autumn production Good Canary directed by Academy Award winner

Auditions for All My Sons

Auditions for All My Sons

We thrilled to announce that we will be holding auditions for the role of Bert in Arthur Millers All My Sons, d…

Hetty Feather conquers America

Hetty Feather conquers America

We’re delighted that Rose Theatre Kingston’s Olivier Award nominated production Hetty Feather&…

Darcey Bussell attends opening of FRAME

Darcey Bussell attends opening of FRAME

Last night saw the opening of FRAME: The London Dance Film Festival with a recpetion and film screening. In att…

FRAME’s four-day celebration of the best of dance on film opens this Thursday

FRAME’s four-day celebration of the best of dance on film opens this Thursday

King John opens

King John opens

King John officially opened last night (Wed 18 May) with press and guests attending the performance and post-sh…

John Malkovich on Graham Norton

John Malkovich on Graham Norton

John Malkovich will be on The Graham Norton Show tonight (Fri 6 May 10.35pm, BBC Two) discussing Good Canary. T…

Box Office Switchover

Box Office Switchover

Sat 30 Apr, 6pm – Tue 3 May, 12 noon This weekend we are switching to a new and improved Box Office…

Casting announced for King John

Casting announced for King John

The Rose Theatre is pleased to announce the full cast for Trevor Nunn's new production of

Coming up at the Rose: We announce our 2016 Season

Coming up at the Rose: We announce our 2016 Season

Maxine Peake's Beryl comes to the Rose

Maxine Peake's Beryl comes to the Rose

We're very pleased to announce that Maxine Peake’s stage debut will receive it's London premiére at the Rose this Ma…

The Herbal Bed cast announced

The Herbal Bed cast announced

We can now announce the cast and composer for our co-production of The Herbal Bed by Peter Whelan, a gripping play exp…

A Christmas Carol charity appeal results

A Christmas Carol charity appeal results

During A Christmas Carol we were pleased to support four local charities. We’re thrilled to announce that in total £…

Critics love A Christmas Carol

Critics love A Christmas Carol

A CHRISTMAS CAROL TO SUPPORT LOCAL CHARITIES

A CHRISTMAS CAROL TO SUPPORT LOCAL CHARITIES

Kingston University's annual civic reception

Kingston University's annual civic reception

Meet the cast of A Christmas Carol

Meet the cast of A Christmas Carol

The Wars of the Roses ends in triumph!

The Wars of the Roses ends in triumph!

New Season announced for Spring 2016

New Season announced for Spring 2016

We're very pleased to announce our new season at the Rose with a range of productions to suit all tastes. To have a look at the full …

Rave reviews for The Wars of the Roses

Rave reviews for The Wars of the Roses

The Wars of the Roses has opened to rave reviews!

The Wars of the Roses Opens

The Wars of the Roses Opens

The Wars of the Roses, our autumn Shakespearean epic opened last night with the first performance of Henry VI. …

The Wars of the Roses: Full Cast Announced

The Wars of the Roses: Full Cast Announced

FULL COMPANY ANNOUNCED FOR THE WARS OF THE ROSES Directed by Trevor Nunn Adapted from William Shakesp…

A win for the Rose at Kingston Business Awards

A win for the Rose at Kingston Business Awards

We're delighted to say that the Rose Theatre Kingston was awarded Best Business for Marketing and Social Media at the 2015 Kingston B…