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Swan Theatre

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Address: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
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Great performance of Love's Sacrifice

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... read more

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

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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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Booking: Original ticket booked online [matinee concessionary - ROW A/Gallery 2. [would be looking down over railings] View:Asked about the view on arrival at box office - told it was good but was delighted when offered a swop to Row C [ground] at no extra cost and without asking! Wonderful staff! Even better...although almost fully packed, there were a few... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We bought last minute tickets for The Jew Of Malta and were sold amazing seats. We love intimate theatre and were engrossed by the excellent performance as only three rows back. We were impressed by all staff we encountered as they were genuinely friendly and accommodating. A really special evening, thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The show was very good. However the theatre itself is a wonderful building inside. All the furnishings are in wood and the theatre is designed in Shakespearean style. The stage is in the centre of the theatre and the audience are sat around the outside sides and front with 2 galleries. We were seated in the first gallery and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Arrived 30 minutes late due to horrendous crash on M40. Manager of the theatre could not do enough to enable us to enjoy the show. Ended up with complimentary tickets for the later performance that day. Superb customer service from a very pleasant young lady. And when we saw the show, it was amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The theatre was ideally situated by the river with a lovely park and facilities for families and going for long walks.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Lovely theatre, you really get the feeling of a theatre in Shakespeare's day. Sat on front row, felt part of the play, especially in the fight scenes! My granddaughter was playing Annabella which was the main reason for going. Melton Brooksby College drama students can be proud of themselves for a professional performance. A wonderful opportunity to perform at this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We took our family aged 10-24 years…..what a superb cast. I have never been to this type of play before and we thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere of the theatre and the play itself. We sat in the first row upstairs and had a perfect view, warm and cosy on a chilly winter's evening. Very entertaining.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Visiting the RSC is always a pleasure, but my Goodness, how difficult is it to park close to the Swan? In the end I lost my patience and parked in a bay close to the Swan with a maximum of 2 hours, knowing the production was longer in duration but failing to care any longer - I reckoned a ticket... More 

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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Nothing to dislike in my view, Went to see 'The Shoemaker's Holiday' which was a smashing play and a fantastic entertainment. In particular I enjoyed the costumes and the musical scenes, which were Elizabethan and created an authentic atmosphere. The singing and acting were superb.The theatre is small, has a ground floor and two upper levels, and the audience is... More 

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