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Royal Shakespeare Theatre

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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
+44 1789 403493
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visitors daily fill the streets around this centre of RSC activity but, by disappearing before dusk, most deny themselves the opportunity to experience the best of Shakespeare's repertoire. Presented in this glorious theatre, gifted members of the Royal Shakespeare Company present unique theatrical opportunities that...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Geoff F
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must place to see a play not just because of its iconic status, not just because the staff are helpful, not because the seating is comfortable, simply because you can.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon is an immensely popular attraction for anyone who likes the works of the most famous playwright in the world. As well as enjoying incredible performances in the theatre it’s worth strolling in the surrounding parkland and especially along the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
3  Thank ZahidMalti
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw a 19th century comedy, The Provoked Wife. The acting is excellent, as always. The Theater is intimate. The grounds, and amenities are first rate.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Behind the Scenes Tour at the theatre and found it very interesting and informative. As a theater lover I have been on many tours, and learned new things on this one. Our tour guide was excellent giving details and answering questions.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This building is great from the outside and I’m sure it’s great from the inside too. It’s surround by beautiful buildings and restaurants, a lovely canal in Arden park.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having never been as a tourist to Stratford before. My partner took me last week. I found the town enjoyable having only ever driven through before (not enjoyable). It began to rain and our initial plan of taking a boat trip seemed less inviting. So...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience here (August 2019). We took a backstage tour, which was fascinating, went up into the tower, and saw Taming of the Shrew. The tour guide was a bit cranky, but his knowledge made up for it, and the rest of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This theatre never disappoints. Recent visit to see The Taming of the Shrew. Excellent production, great staff, good shop and very reasonably priced ice cream.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kish17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been to Stratford many times and seen numerous performances, todays visit was one of the BEST. Taming of the Shrew, no great TV names or celebs, no technical gymickry, just a cast of great consumate actors. The whole show was attention grabbing, funny and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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July 2, 2019|
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Response from Avril M | Reviewed this property |
We saw Romeo & Juliet- West Side Story (Hollywood version at its best). Just being at RSC was brill. Worth it.
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Response from Wizas99 | Reviewed this property |
The ‘ Vintner’ Restaurant down Sheep Street.....just perfect but I recommend you book a table if possible, we’ve been there twice for a meal.
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Response from Avril M | Reviewed this property |
To see a Shakespeare play at Stratford-on-Avon has alway been on my bucket list so chose Romeo and Juliet (because I knew the story). A visit to the RSC was a real experience, would be well worth a visit for you from London... More