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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 2 days ago

The production was an insult to Shakespeare: less than second rate; stylised acting: poor choreography and inaudible diction. Neither director nor cast showed any feeling or any understanding of Shakespeare, his imagery and poetry. The interpretation of the characters was totally insensitive and in several...More

Thank Veronica E
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was fortunate enough to be invited to do a "Behind the Scenes" tour of the RSC and would highly recommend it. Our young guide, and I am so sorry as I have forgotten his name (due to my old age) was absolutely superb. A...More

Thank Carole G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Never been to the the RST before, but we decided to go once we had booked three nights accommodation. The booking staff, over the telephone were excellent, as was the staff in the theatre. We had a wheelchair space, and the assessability was again excellent....More

Thank Trevor G
Reviewed 3 days ago 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 4 days ago

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 1 week 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 1 week 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.

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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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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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