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Swan Theatre

Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
+44 1789 403493
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Swan theatre is a gem. Mrs Rich

Booked an evening to see Mrs Rich as staying in Stratford apon Avon for the first time for business... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lrlp16
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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Loved Mrs Rich

What an amazing production,the costumes the acting, the humour. We loved it and the theatre itself... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Doddster71
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
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+44 1789 403493
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked an evening to see Mrs Rich as staying in Stratford apon Avon for the first time for business and wanted to pass some time. What an absolute gem, so pleased we decided to book. The theatre itself is beautiful, staff incredibly friendly and helpful....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing production,the costumes the acting, the humour. We loved it and the theatre itself is fabulous really loved where we sat. Gallery 2 seats A19 @ A20

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick go see this very funny play. I don't think it could be better. My partner laughed until he cried. The acting, how it was directed, the music all seemed perfect to me. It is one of those performances that you will remember and think...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to The Swan Theatre on Friday evening with my wife and two friends to see a production of Mrs Rich. The play was well acted and entertaining but within twenty minutes of sitting down in the gallery I was so uncomfortable I couldn't...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Just back from the RSC watching The Duchess Of Malfi. It has been a long while since we have been so disappointed with a production at Stratford! The chopping of the text just turns the whole thing into a mess littled with irrelevent music and...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

The show on the 6th of March was phenomenal and filled with memorable symbolisms; blood-filled stage and all. The venue is lovely; very tasteful with some very welcoming hosts. The performers were brilliant with very strong lead as the Duchess. A short tour of the...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing! I would highly recommend this production to those who find Jacobean plays long and incomprehensible. The verse is clearly spoken making the story clear and accessible. The contemporary staging reivestigates the central issues of the piece as opposed to simply redecorating it for a...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Went to see the duchess of Malfi it was amazing..all the actors were top quality. I hadn't even heard of it before..but followed it and knew what was going on.the Duchess played a brilliant roll.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Excited to make a visit back to the Swan Theatre after many years and it didn't disappoint. Intimate theatre, close to the action, comfortable seats and great performances all around. Front row seats, upper circle, overlooking the stage provided a reasonably good view for most...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We saw Cicero over 3 nights . Fantastic performances. How the actors who were the same over two nights and 3 hours per night remembered their lines faultlessly is awe inspiring. A tour de force .

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The Arden Hotel, just across the road from the theatre, brilliant hotel
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