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The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Address: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, England
Phone Number: 08448001110
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Other
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Owner description: 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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Solihull, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The new RST theatre has become one of the best theatres in the country, not least because of the standard of performance but also the layout and facilities. The beauty of the place is twofold. First, the outer walls of the original theatre have been retained why provides for some interesting architecture on the inside and secondly, the newly constructed... More

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Walton on the Hill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We went to see 2 plays on consecutive nights and were really impressed with both performances. It was amazing to see Shakespearean plays bought to life so brilliantly. Set, costumes and props were wonderful and the acting just perfect! Well done RSC.

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

The performance was excellent the way the scenes were changed was very inventive and the layout makes you feel part of the performance. The only drawback was the attitude of some of the other people there who were a bit unpleasant.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Another great visit to RSC for Loves Labours Lost. Coming back next month for Loves Labour Won (Much Ado about Nothing) set either side of WWI in this centenery year. The restricted view seats are very good value and sometimes there is hardly a restiction at all as the action is all over the stage. However avoid if you dont... More

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Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

apart from the fabulous production of Loves Labours Won which was outstanding, our evening was made extra special by the wonderful box office staff who upgraded our tickets. We had bought a High Seat (no explanation on website what this means) . It is a bar stool type seat which are not great if you make mobility issues. So when... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Lovely theatre and a great atmosphere. We had a fun evening which we didn't want to end. Saw Love Labours Lost which was superb in all ways. Looking forward to another visit.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The acting, goes without saying was brilliant. We were both stunned, as regular theatre goers, by the various scene changes. This place is a must!!

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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Best comedy we saw here was the merry wives of windsor with a real morris 1000 car on stage many years ago but this production even beat this.What a real treat and so funny.Set after WW1 it is also very timely.Make sure you make time to see the "Old Bill" cartoons exhibition.

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Burnley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

The Theatre is excellent, quite amazing stage that seems to be able to provide the director with endless possibilities. I do love theatre in the round and The Royal Shakespeare ticked all the boxes for me.

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Brilliant staging, comfortable seats, a real fun play superbly acted. The play setting is based on Charlecote Park and follows on from Loves Labours Lost. This was better (play also known as Alls Well that Ends Well).

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