Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new)

Country: England, United Kingdom
Historic County: Warwickshire
City: Stratford-on-Avon

Built 1932 by Elisabeth Scott as "Shakespeare Memorial Theatre", incorporating the relics of the previous "Shakespeare Memorial Theatre" (built 1879, destroyed by a fire in 1926) as rehearsal and conference rooms. Named in honour of the Stratford-born English playwright, poet, and actor, William Shakespeare (ca.1564-1616). 1936-1991 continuous alterations. 1960 renamed "Royal Shakespeare Theatre". 2007-2010 major rebuilding. One of the homes of the "Royal Shakespeare Company". 1412 seats.

1986 conversion of the conference wing by Michael Reardon, re-opened as "Swan Theatre" (432 seats) and "Ashcroft Room". Addition of a new tower at the site of the 1879 tower.

Links: www.rsc.org.uk, Theatres Trust, Wikipedia

Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon"
Publisher: J. Salmon Ltd., Sevenoaks; Salmon Series; 4074
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from West Bromwick to Amsterdam (Netherlands), 1947

Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "New Shakespeare Memorial Theatre - Stratford-on-Avon"
Publisher: J. Salmon Ltd., Sevenoaks; Salmon Series; 8750
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "Shakespeare Memorial Theatre - Stratford-on-Avon"
Publisher: Walter Scott, Bradford; AA 449
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "Facade of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Straford-on-Avon"
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Picture: rehearsal and conference rooms, built within the relics of the old Shakespeare Memorial Theatre
Front Text: "Conference Hall Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Straford on Avon"
Publisher: A. K. Richards, Stratford-on-Avon
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "Door representing all tools used in building Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon"
Publisher: J. Salmon Ltd.; Salmon Series; 9175
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "Fountain & Staircase, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon"
Publisher: J. Salmon Ltd., Sevenoaks; Sepia Style
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "Entrance, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon"
Publisher: J. Salmon Ltd., Sevenoaks; Salmon Series; 9172
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "Main Foyer, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon"
Publisher: Walter Scott, Bradford; 15466
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "Dress Circle Foyer, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon"
Publisher: Walter Scott, Bradford; 15474
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Picture: safety curtain, depicting William Shakespeare
Front Text: "Fire Proof Curtain, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre. Stratford-on-Avon", on curtain: "Stratford-upon-Avon", "Safety Curtain"
Publisher: A. K. Richards, Stratford-on-Avon
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Curtain"
Publisher: Ernest Daniels, Stratford-on-Avon
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Picture: auditorium
Front Text: "Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon"
Publisher: J. Salmon Ltd.; Salmon Series; 9173
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "Foyer Cafe, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre. Stratford-on-Avon"
Publisher: A. K. Richards, Stratford-on-Avon
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Reverse Text: "The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Main Foyer, Straford-upon-Avon"
Publisher: Walter Scott, Bradford; CW117
Size: Modern
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Reverse Text: "The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Fountain Court and main staircase, Straford-upon-Avon"
Publisher: Walter Scott, Bradford; C.W.118
Size: Modern
Sent: from Gloucester to Oxford, 1970

Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Reverse Text: "The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Fountain Court with William Shakespeare bust and and main staircase, Straford-upon-Avon"
Publisher: Walter Scott, Bradford; C.W.177
Size: Modern
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Reverse Text: "Shakespeare Memorial Theatre - Stratford-upon-Avon - This world famous theatre stands beside the River Avon. Shakespeare's plays are performed every season on one of the finest stages in England. The red brick building contains a theatre, picture-gallery, museum and library, its greatest treasures is the original portrait of Shakespeare from which Martin Droeshout made the engraving for the First Folio."
Publisher: Lilywhite Ltd., Brighouse
Size: Classic
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon"
Reverse Text: "The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon: In 1879 the first permanent theatre in honour of William Shakespeare was founded on this site, only to be totally destroyed by fire in 1928. Shakespeare lovers from all over the world cotributed to the present theatre, which was opened in 1932. Theatre-goers are also able to enjoy the superb view over the Avon from the outside terraces."
Publisher: John Hinde; 250A 39
Size: Modern
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Reverse Text: "Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon - The Stage from Dress Circle"
Publisher: Royal Shakespeare Theatre / Photo Precision; R6087
Size: Modern
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Reverse Text: "The Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warks"
Publisher: Skyscan, Cheltenham; SK107
Size: Modern
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Front Text: "The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon"
Reverse Text: "The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon"
Publisher: Kraft Puiblishing, West Haddlesey; No. 25
Size: Modern
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Picture: after the 2007-2010 rebuilding
Front Text: "The Royal Shakespeare Theatre"
Reverse Text: "River Avon and Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon"
Publisher: J. Salmon Ltd., Sevenoaks; 2-26-01-63; 5012493020002
Size: Modern
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Picture: after the 2007-2010 rebuilding
Front Text: "Stratford-upon-Avon", on boat: "Xilion Rose"
Reverse Text: "Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, River Avon and Royal Shakespeare Theatre"
Publisher: J. Salmon Ltd., Sevenoaks; 2-26-01-63
Size: Modern
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Stratford-on-Avon: Royal Shakespeare Theatre (new) Picture: after the 2007-2010 rebuilding, with the observation tower
Front Text: "RSC Royal Shakespeare Company", "Stratford-upon-Avon"
Publisher: Christopher Walster; 2019
Size: Modern
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