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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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“upper circle” (88 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my Grandma to see Romeo-and-juliet, it was an amazing production. The staff are very friendly, helpful, caring and welcoming, there was nothing they wouldn't do to make you visit perfect. If in Stratford upon Avon a visit to the theatre is a must...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're expecting Tudor dresses, tunics, etc...you might be surprised when you see denim, tracksuit trousers and electric guitars! At first, I was a bit taken aback but the acting shone through. In particular, the young lady who played Juliet (on Tuesday 15 May) was...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Macbeth with Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack was brilliant, a wonderful interpretation and the whole cast was brilliant. The next day we did The Play’s The Thing your which was amazing, behind the scenes insights and really interesting information. Our guide, John, was great. Well...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

What more can you say,great theatre,cast,surroundings were really authentic.We will never tire of going to this venue to see England's greatest playwright.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

This is a production without costumes, without scenery, and without sound. Not a good start! It also decided to have actors with various regional accents and no amplification, so all the dialogue had to be shouted or it was not heard and sounded mumbled (or...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

As a self confessed cultural luddite, your visit to a a classic play, from one of the topmost theatres in the world could have been easily marred by the behaviour of a very inconsiderate audience member. 10/10 to the usher in the way she handled...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Anthony & Cleopatra. Absolutely no comparison to seeing this classic at this venue. Upper level, right side, FRONT ROW on railing BEST EVER

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We visited and had booked a behind the scenes tour. It was absolutely brilliant. Our thoroughly knowledgeable and friendly guide Tom gave an informative yet relaxed look around the building. We would recommend this to everyone! The shop is well stocked and there are a...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

When in Stratford, of course you have to go check out this building! Someone in our party asked if this was an original building from the times of Shakespeare and obviously it's not. It's a state- of-the-art theater building, lit up like Times Square in...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

The theatre is well maintained and accessible to all . Staff were on the ball to help . Smart and professional .

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Latte99
29 May 2018|
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Response from Nick S | Reviewed this property |
Lots of options. Closest probably The Arden Hotel (expensive) or McDonalds (less so). Walk up Sheep Street to find a number of good eateries, most of which you will need to pre-book. I would go for the Vintner for a proper... More
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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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