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Address: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
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Brilliant acting but we were disappointed since the actors were not in costumes. A number of the audience , including us left at break time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Brilliant acting but we were disappointed since the actors were not in costumes. A number of the audience , including us left at break time.

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If you do nothing else when you visit Stratford, take in a play at the Swan. With raked seating and galleries surrounding the stage, it is the very best place to enjoy the action - I keep going back for more!

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Superb production of Christopher Marlowe's play. Plenty of dark humour, terrific acting and a body count higher than Midsommer Murders. Traditional costume. Excellent music. Highly recommended. Get yourself a ticket.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I think we raised the average age of he audience from 10 to 10 & a half, at this brilliant production, designed to bring Prince Hal/Henry V to audiences of 8+. Having studies Henry IV several decades ago for my O levels, and looking forward to the RSC's King cycle next January (Richard 111, Henry IV parts 1 & 2... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We saw the Jew of Malta yesterday. The theater is intimate with very few seats that aren't amazing. The b row seats in the gallery area don't touch your feet to the ground do I might have dat in the ground level or a row another time. Seat comfort aside the theater was amazing and the performers were all amazing.

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Saw The Jew of Malta, close to the stage and an exciting and thrilling show. Would fully recommend a night there

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Ulladulla, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

When in Stratford upon Avonit us a must to see a production. The Swan Theatre is a smasmall intimate venue where you are so close to the characters you are almost part of the production. We saw the Jew of Malta and it was fantastic. Tip is to bit tickets morning of show as usually cheaper.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

An intimate theatre, with a superb production of a little known play (Love's Sacrifice). Seats could have been a little more comfortable - but the same could be said of most theatres.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Great venue you are so close to the actors you feel you are part of the play. The acting was top notch loved the show from start to finish.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Our first time today at the Swan Theatre since its refurbishment - and what a great performance! We were lucky enough to be right in the front row (reasonably comfortable seating) and so were very close to the action, which was gripping throughout with some excellent acting performances. An all round brilliant experience.

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Address: Address: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon

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