The Queen's visit

  • The Queen outside the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

    The Queen arrives at the RSC for the official opening ceremony of the transformed Royal Shakespeare Theatre on 4 March 2011

  • The Queen meets members of the project team

    The Queen meets architects from the project team responsible for the transformation of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

  • Prince Philip and Michael Boyd in the wig room

    The Duke of Edinburgh and RSC Artistic Director Michael Boyd backstage in the wig room

  • The Queen visits Running Wardrobe

    The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh pay a visit to Running Wardrobe backstage at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

  • The Queen meeting members of the Romeo and Juliet company

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are introduced to members of the Romeo and Juliet company on stage at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

  • The Queen unveils the commemorative plaque

    The Queen unveils the commemorative plaque on stage at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The plaque was designed by Helen Mary Skelton and will be positioned at the base of the Tower.

  • The Queen receives a posy

    The Queen receives a posy from Rachael Boyd, the daughter of the Artistic Director, Michael Boyd

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