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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 yesterday

Stunningly modern theatre. Easy to move round, with excellent all round views. Seats are comfortable. Number of bars and associated facilities. To avoid queues for loos at interval head to the first or second tier. Very good shop

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Neil S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best place to see Shakespeare outside the Globe. Although we had restricted view seat, not a bad view at all.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cliff w
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our first visit to RSC, not sure what to expect, but thoroughly enjoyed As You Like It, worth going just to see the theatre itself, loads of character and history. Will hopefully return.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nandkroberts
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We attend the theatre regularly and that last few plays have been a delight. Tartuffe has got to be the best I have seen recently, but this has now finished. We have just watched The Taming of the Shrew. It was brilliant and can highly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 285sallyc
Reviewed 5 days ago

Another superb production from the RSC; both innovative and entertaining. if you mare unfamiliar with the plot of the play, due to the complex plot, I would recommend some research before viewing the performance.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank William R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Taming of The Shrew - with a male role-reversal twist for all players. Sumptuous costumes, super set and enchanting performance. The choreography, singing and music, add a super effect. Looking for a downside; the whole action is produced in one aspect, toward the front of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nikcid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour of theatre very interesting and informative. Visited backstage areas and went inside both theatres. Would recommend a tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jill R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We also attended a pre-performance director's talk which gave details of the background to the production.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PDB110744
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from a fabulous time at the Rsc theatre and an amazing production of the taming of the shrew. So of the roles we're gender reversed do an interesting variation. Will. Now be searching for a DVD of the more conventional interpretation. However it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank markmZ1003EI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see Taming of the Shrew which was done fantastically well. We both enjoyed the spectacle if not the themes within the story. Highlight was the g&t during the interval sat on a comfy sofa in the bar. The theatre is fantastic great...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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1 March 2019|
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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.
29 October 2018|
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Response from Mend0 | Reviewed this property |
SORRY for late reply...not been wi-fi connected…..PLEASE note!!!! Before making ANY decision.....have you got your tickets for the RSC?? They sell out completely months and months in advance!! Go online and check... More
3 August 2018|
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Response from Blackdog2000 | Reviewed this property |
Very unlikely. RSC sells out well in advance. Can only suggest you try their web site.