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The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, England
+44 1789 403493
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The RSC's recently transformed theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon re-opened in November 2010. The new building include two theatres, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Swan Theatre, both using a thrust stage. Tickets for RSC performances are available to purchase in advance on the RSC website. Visitors can also experience Theatre Tours, take a trip up the Tower for fantastic views of Stratford-upon-Avon and enjoy free exhibitions. You can also book a table for lunch or dinner in the Rooftop Restaurant and Bar or enjoy a light bite in the Riverside Cafe. There is free public Wi Fi throughout the building.
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Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, England
+44 1789 403493
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Reviewed yesterday

We have visited RSC several times and the atmosphere in the main theatre is amazing. You are so close to the cast and actually feel part of the production. The design of the theatre is such that it takes you back to Shakespearian times. However,...More

Thank tandarowan
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is lots of parking all around you . The Theatre is in a beautiful location on the bank of the river Avon, surrounded by a lovely park. The Theatre is modern and lovely. Prices are as expected but book in advance as the tickets...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a treat this was! If you love great theater, this is the place for you! We paid months in advance for tickets to Antony and Cleopatra, and added tickets to Salome only two weeks before we arrived. Once we got to the theater -...More

Thank josephz165
Reviewed 5 days ago

The cherry on the top of Stratford Upon Avon. Gorgeous modern theatre. Buy your tickets ahead of time.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The theatre is a superb looking modern building, sat right on the bank of the River Avon, the building is surrounding by beautiful park land, we didn't attend a show, as our stay was a short one, but a quick look around the building, still...More

Thank ERIC B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful play, amazing seats and a feeling that we were part of the play rather than simply the audience...what can I say? You have got to go!! We have just booked tickets for another 2 plays and are really looking forward...

Thank ClaudeandDenise
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our experience here! We saw 'Vice Versa' - what a well done production from the casting, the staging, the direction, the costumes, the live music - everything! We had perfect (and comfortable) seats - gallery one - in the center - perfect spot. Intermission...More

Thank Maceo2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was watching Julius Caesar and it was brilliant. Brilliant acting even when the spotlight was not on a actor.

Thank Joshua C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought tickets to see Anthony and Cleopatra one night for my sister's birthday, and we had a fantastic time. Having not read the book I was concerned it may be difficult to follow, but the actors and script were both hilarious and easy to understand....More

Thank HRMcGurk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to eat at the royal Shakespeare company theatre stratford the food was well presented, well served and overall delicious. Everything was clean and on point

Thank Glynn H
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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.
Katherine G
10 June 2017|
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Response from Beeteeyork | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I would advise you to book in advance.
21 June 2016|
Response from SReynolds158 | Reviewed this property |
In the main theatre, they do tip up, but the spring is not so strong that it will tip you up too! The seats are more comfortable and a bit more roomy than the Swan.