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The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, England
+44 1789 403493
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The RSC's recently transformed theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon re-opened in November 2010. The new building include two theatres, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Swan Theatre, both using a thrust stage. Tickets for RSC performances are available to purchase in advance on the RSC website. Visitors can also experience Theatre Tours, take a trip up the Tower for fantastic views of Stratford-upon-Avon and enjoy free exhibitions. You can also book a table for lunch or dinner in the Rooftop Restaurant and Bar or enjoy a light bite in the Riverside Cafe. There is free public Wi Fi throughout the building.
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Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, England
+44 1789 403493
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Reviewed today

We booked late so only had "slightly occluded" seats on the back of the Ground Floor, but these were fine. Twelfth Night at the RSC - what else can you say other than the expected high standard throughout, and a good evening all round?

Thank tlwmd
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fabulous venue and production of Twelfth Night, but the seats are cramped and the heating too much. And whilst it’s not the RSC issue parking in town is limited to 2 hours which isn’t enough for a play! The long stay came in at £15...More

Thank Gumpoandwordy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Managed to get last minute tickets from last minute cancellation. The play Christmas Carol - Charlies Dickens was really good....really professional and entertaining. Capped this fantastic visit to Stratford Upon Avon.

Thank BertSG
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of taking my teenage daughter to the RSC for her birthday to watch The Twelfth Night. The staff were friendly and approachable and perfectly pleasant. What a show!

Thank Hayley C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always loved Charles Dickens Christmas Carol so when it was announced earlier this year it was a must see for me but just how wonderful it would be I hadn’t expected, just loved every aspect and really wish I could go again it...More

Thank DancemadS
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a good show, well worked interpretation with some really clear social comment: do we treat the poor much better today? And the pre theatre dinner in the theatre restaurant was excellent. £100 for 2 with a good bottle of wine but well worth it....More

Thank PGXE2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just viewed A Christmas Carol, with Phil Davis as Scrooge it was absolutely brilliant, would recommend you catch it before the run ends

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A brilliant telling of Dicken's Christmas Carol. Wonderful Victorian costumes, lighting effects, a brilliant Scrooge just a delight.

Thank 544jules
Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the best show I have ever seen!! This show is a must for anyone able to get along to the RSC to watch it. The theatre is exceptional and the performance out of this world. All the cast were first class and the setting...More

2  Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw a brilliant production of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. It was an enthralling version of an old favourite. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening.

Thank Amelia M
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12 December 2017|
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Response from Liz R | Reviewed this property |
It might be worth either considering sitting at the end of a row or give them a ring and ask if there are seats available specifically with leg room.
13 July 2017|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
There is also a car park by the side of the Premier Inn Waterways by the side of the canal. As long as children supervised you can walk along tow path to RSC, about 15 mins walk.
Katherine G
10 June 2017|
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Response from Beeteeyork | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I would advise you to book in advance.