Inside the Wig Room at the RSC

Stage Directions • Theatre Buzz • November 6, 2019

Head of Wigs and Makeup Sandra Smith shows us backstage and inside the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) Wig Room, where actors have their wigs fitted before they go onstage. She shows how the team works and talks through the different styles of wig the RSC uses for a show, and what happens when an actor steps into the wig room and they’ve had a bad day…

Inside the Wig Room was nominated for a 2019 Royal Television Society (RTS) Midlands Award.



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