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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
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Reviewed today via mobile

Romeo & Juliet seen -a visit to The RSC has is a must on an overnight visit to the home of the Bard. You have 3 alternatives - the main auditorium - The Swan both in the main building fronting on to the River Avon...More

Thank Maxie101941
Reviewed yesterday

This is all about the tour - well worth the time/ money. Get to see the history of the building, change rooms, how they made (and how they now make) blood. Lots of behind the scenes experiences - including seeing several actors.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited for my birthday. We saw Romeo and Juliet.. absolutely beautiful. Great seats, helpful staff. First time I had visited.. can’t wait to go again. Magnificent!!!!! ❤️

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Othello and King Lear were great productions. However considering how much money was spent on refurbishing this place, the seating is uncomfortable and lacks leg room. When you are uncomfortable it rather distracts you from the play.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

3 plays in two wonderful days. The theatres are lovely, the staff are friendly, and the prices from bar to tickets to shop are acceptable given this is the home theatre in the home town of the greatest playwright who ever lived (arguably). Lovely. Thank...More

Thank Balibee_xx
Reviewed 5 days ago

we thought this was terrific and may go again.Some of the actors impersonating Joan were superb especially the two dark girls.Great ensemble acting.

Thank michael h
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Get tickets at the box office for the same online price and offers. Really worth seeing a play even if you're literary heathens lime us.....it's stunning.

Thank Aromalady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What better place to see Shakespeare performed than a few yards from where he was born and s short walk from where he is buried. And there’s no doubt that the Royal Shakespeare Company put on a good show - quality stuff. But beware of...More

Thank Blackdog2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst spending a couple of days in Stratford upon Avon I took in some culture and attended a production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The theatre itself has a chequered history the first version having been designed by a woman...heaven help us a woman architect....More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s an amazing experience to see the stars in a production of one of Shakespeare’s plays. The ambiance of the building and the enjoyment of a pre show drink are to be remembered. However the seats in the auditorium are cramped and uncomfortable they are...More

Thank Michael W
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Latte99
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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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December 12, 2017|
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The stalls had plenty of leg room for us and I'm pretty tall.... Think we were in about 4 rows from the front...
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