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Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Theatre Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, England
+44 1789 403493
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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 access theatre at its best, so we bring our work to the widest possible audience.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, England
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+44 1789 403493
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great play, theatre was designed with excellent acoustics and the performance was superb. We hope to return.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Can only highly recommended. Wonderful interactive experience for my teenage daughters. Made the bard come to life.

Thank Deirdre B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are in Stratford don’t miss this current production. If you aren’t in Stratford make your way here to see this wonderful play. Having just enjoyed the first night and knowing how these plays getter better with time we can’t wait to go back...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If your into Shakespeare and theatre then really this place is worth a visit to enjoy the plays that reenact history

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I last saw Hamlet here many years ago. But my wife had not been. So we came to see the Scottish play. The critics reviews I had read seemed a tad harsh as the play was wonderful. We got end row seats in E. Which...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You haven’t really visited Stratford if you’ve never been to the RSC. Hugely enjoyable injection of culture and the most middle class security bag search I’ve ever seen. This visit was our latest of many and the production and experience were first rate. And these...More

Thank Nick S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are going to make the trip to visit Stratford-upon-Avon, you need to see a Shakespearean play. We were going to try to see a performance at the Swan Theater, but it was closed the day we were in town so we attended a...More

Thank CPaM68
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The back stage tour at the RSC was brilliant. The guide was knowledgable and we loved the fact that the tour was influenced by whatever was happening in both theatres at that point in time. You got a real insight into the production of a...More

Thank LD536
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great theatre creating a brilliant atmosphere for the audience as the stage passes through the crowd. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see Macbeth as it was a Christmas present from family. I feel so privileged to have seen such a fantastic production from start to finish. This was my husbands first trip to Stratford to see a RSC play and he didn’t leave...More

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Mooruk
12 December 2017|
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Response from KatyandPeter | Reviewed this property |
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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riyapatil
14 July 2017|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
There is also a car park by the side of the Premier Inn Waterways by the side of the canal. As long as children supervised you can walk along tow path to RSC, about 15 mins walk.
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