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Royal Shakespeare Theatre RSC

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Waterside, Stratford-upon-avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6BB
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The Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, the RSC for short, stands on the River Avon and is one of the main focal points of this medieval market town.

The theatre itself seats just over 1,000 and was upgraded back in 2010. As well as staging performances of William Shakespeare’s world-famous plays they also have many other theatre productions including family-friendly theatre.

There is a tower at the RSC with a lift, or stairs if you desire, up to the top. Once at the top you can enjoy some wonderful views of the town and the river below.

The Play’s the Thing is a family friendly exhibition at the RSC. It celebrates the past years of theatre making and kids can become involved in all things theatre with some great interactive exhibits. It’s a small room but it’s packed with things to do. You can get dressed up in real costumes or even try on virtual costumes. There’s alphabetical theatrical drawers plus many other things to explore and learn about. They also have trails around the exhibition.

Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places still require you to pre-book online in advance.

FAQ and Further Information Royal Shakespeare Theatre RSC

Is there food and drink available?

There is a restaurant and a riverside bar serving a range of hot and cold food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

A number of boats that you can rent such as punts, electric boats, motorboats and more. Plus river cruises. Some of the cruise boats have a toilet.

What are the ticket prices?

*Mid-range to cheap
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range to cheap. The Play’s the thing costs £8 an adult, £4.25 a child. You pay once and then you can visit as often as you like for free for the next 12 months. The tower costs £3.00 per adult for a ride in the lift to the top of the tower. Under 18s are £1.25 each.

Is there parking?

There is parking nearby, charges apply.

When are they open?

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre is open for most of the year. For up to date opening times and dates please follow this link.

Are they accessible?

Royal Shakespeare Company RSC
Royal Shakespeare Company RSC
Royal Shakespeare Company RSC
Royal Shakespeare Company RSC
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