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Swan Theatre

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Address: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
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Wonderfull theatre

Loved the swan , very comfortable, nice and close to the stage ,we could here every word clearly with a great view. The swan sits in a very nice setting next to the river.We even... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Wolflinn
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Hampshire
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Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the swan , very comfortable, nice and close to the stage ,we could here every word clearly with a great view. The swan sits in a very nice setting next to the river.We even got the tickets at a very fair price. Very recommended.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great production, great use of the Swan theatre set climbing the mesh walls of the prison was awesome - rarely performed play well worth going to

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Thank louiseR_11
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb and enthralling venue for Sakespeares last play performed by consummate professionals with passion and verve. A most engaging and enthralling if not in fact thrilling evening!

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The RSC rarely disappoints and The Alchemist is no exception. The acting is first rate and the production made for a really enjoyable evening. The Swan is a wonderful venue. I've read previous reviews about space...I'm six feet tall and whilst I've felt a little tight for space in the Gallery, the space on the ground floor has never really... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to see The Alchemist and had a wonderful time. We sat downstairs at the side and had a great view. We loved the atmosphere in the Swan. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Although others have complained of the narrowness of the seats, we were sat on the end of the row and did not feel crammed... More 

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Thank lavender470
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Swan several times and in my previous reviews have scored it full marks. However, went to see the Alchemist last night and sat for the first time on the ground floor. Oh my, the seating is for sardines. although there is more leg room, the width of the seats are very narrow, so for gentlemen... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This theatre is always a treat. We have been seated everywhere and never had a poor view. My best time was when "Inspector LInley" playing Henry VIII gazed at me for what felt like an age whilst he dreamed of Jane Seymour! The gallery of musicians is always interesting to watch as well as the play. Get out quick for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Purchased standing seats for a show thinking not much of it as my legs are pretty good at keeping me upright, however could only see 1 quarter of the stage (im being generous) and my young teenage children could see none of it (due to height). I wondered around and the view was the same for both left and right... More 

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Hartley Wintney, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe an authentic experience but and absolutely terrible one. I have the obviously mis-guided opinion that you should be able to see the stage from your seat ....... you can just by squinting through the railings. Never again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mrs Threethumbsup took me to see Doctor Faustus. It was one of the best performances of any kind I've ever seen. Irrespective of what you go to see, you'll find the staff to be a true asset to the RSC and will help you with anything you need, including advice on what the restricted view seating is like and what... More 

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