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Royal Shakespeare Theatre

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We create theatre at its best, made in Stratford-upon-Avon and shared around the world. We perform Shakespeare’s plays, as well as works by Shakespeare’s contemporaries and plays by today’s writers. We want as many people as possible to be able to...more
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, England
+44 1789 403493
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Reviewed yesterday

I visited for the behind the scenes tour and also went up the tower and to the interactive exhibition, with my 10 year old son. We had an excellent time. It was not at all busy (we were the only people in the exhibition and...More

Thank LuckyNut_7
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were here on Sun 16th Sept, 2018 - and on making enquiries we were advised to go on a Sunday as there is more access due to there being no performance that night...which is true!!! My friend recommended the Tour as I was dubious...More

Thank Mend0
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the worst play ever put on at the RSC. Shame on you- poorly acted, crass and unintelligible. Mercutio was particularly poor, as she romped around the stage dry humping every other person on the stage, fluffing her lines and spitting everywhere. It was...More

Thank Rosemary F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the theatre to see Macbeth while in Stratford Upon Avon for a few days.Well worth the visit and so glad we managed to get tickets by queueing on Monday morning.

Thank Mrs Ann B
Reviewed 1 week ago

For hassle free book your parking before you go through a parking website, you'll find plenty of spaces within easy walking distance. Stratford is pretty flat so the walking is easy. The setting of the Theatre alongside the river is stunning. The Theatre itself is...More

1  Thank wjberry
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I spent a recent September evening at a production of The Merry Wives of Windsor. As a first timer at this theater, I had a couple of pointers. #1 - if you think you might like a glass of wine at intermission,...More

1  Thank wildemom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the Stratford theatre. We'd booked only a couple of weeks ahead and had good seats in the stalls in front of the stage. They were probably the best in the house but at £75 apiece for theatre at this...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to see the understudy performance of Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine. What a treat! Brilliantly acted, buckets of blood (literally - it took the whole 20 minute interval to mop the stage!), a fabulous £10 worth.

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to watch a performance of Romeo & Juliet with my partner and it was fabulous. Every actor was amazing as they all acted with their body gestures as well as their voices. Such expression and drama ... plus a scattering of wonderful humour....More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a MUST if you are in Stratford upon Avon. Renowned theatre with a variety for all ages is a fantastic memory to do again and again. We will be back and hope to enjoy a different play. Staff are fantastic and very helpful.

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Mrs C V
3 August 2018|
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Response from Blackdog2000 | Reviewed this property |
Very unlikely. RSC sells out well in advance. Can only suggest you try their web site.
29 May 2018|
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Response from Berit V | Reviewed this property |
There is another tea room/café in the old part of the theatre; the Swan.
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