Welcome to the Living Newspaper player

Each weekly edition of Living Newspaper will be shared on this platform and new filmed content, ranging from 2 – 15 minutes, will be released every week day.

If you have bought a ticket for a Living Newspaper, please click the Edition you would like to watch below. To watch the edition you will need to sign in to your account, using the username and password you purchased the tickets with.

If you’d like to book a ticket, you can do this via the Royal Court website here.

Each edition of Living Newspaper will be accessible via captions, audio description, and story and sensory synopsis. These are available to all bookers when they log in to the Living Newspaper Player.

Captioning & English Subtitles

Please click on the CC icon at the bottom of the tool bar to turn captions on.

Audio Description

An audio described version of each edition is available. Scroll down on this page and choose the relevant version of the current edition.

Relaxed Documentation

Each day’s scenes will have an accompanying story and sensory synopsis should anyone wish to read these in advance of watching the video content. Please note they contain a detailed account of the scenes including spoilers. These will be available to read when the scenes have been released on demand. To read: Click here


Support the Court

All donations received will go to Support the Court, our fund which enables us to find and nurture new and diverse voices and to run all of our behind-the-scenes projects – delivering our writers programmes here in the UK and across the world, and our schemes for, and with, young people. The support allows us to continue to create ground-breaking new work for online audiences and, once our doors reopen, for our stages.  

Click here to donate now or donate by text message using the numbers below.  

Text to Donate  

Text LIVING5to 70450 to donate £5 

Text LIVING10to 70450 to donate £10 

Text LIVING 20 to 70450 to donate £20 

Texts cost your donation amount plus one standard rate message.UKnetworks only.

To find out more about the different ways in which you can get involved with the Royal Court, click here 

US taxpayers can donate in US dollars to the Royal Court: click here and select Royal Court Theatre (The English Stage Company Ltd) from the drop-down list 

The Royal Court is a member organisation of the Chapel & York US Foundation.  

Thank you for being a part of the Royal Court’s future.  


Royal Court Theatre  

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