Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

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Shakespeare's face depicted in fireworks in front of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
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On Saturday 23 April 2016 we will mark Shakespeare’s birthday and the 400th anniversary of his death with a very special event – Shakespeare Live! From the RSC in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, hosted by David Tennant.

There will be a limited number of seats in the auditorium, due to the presence of multiple television cameras for the broadcast of this event on BBC Two. We are running a series of ballots so that those who would like to join us in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre on the night have the opportunity to apply for free tickets. Tickets are not on sale for this performance.

RSC Members

Email membersdraw@rsc.org.uk with your Membership level in the title, or write to Members’ Draw, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BB, including your full name, membership number, postal address and a daytime contact telephone number. You can apply for up to two tickets, please state the number required on your email. Deadline: Friday 12 February, those successful will be informed by Monday 29 February

RSC Supporters

Email supportersdraw@rsc.org.uk with Shakespeare Circle or Patron in the title or write to Supporters’ Draw, Development Department, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BB, including your full name, membership number, postal address and a daytime contact telephone number. You can apply for up to two tickets, please state the number required on your email. Deadline: Friday 12 February, those successful will be informed by Monday 29 February.

CV37 postcode

If you live in our local CV37 postcode area you can apply for tickets by emailing CV37draw@rsc.org.uk Proof of address will be required. Please state your name, address and contact telephone number.

Deadline: Monday 29 February, those successful will be informed by Monday 7 March.

RSC Key Members

Email keydraw@rsc.org.uk with your full name key ID number (found on your RSC Key card), postal address and a daytime contact telephone number. You can apply for up to two tickets (but both people must be aged 16-25), please state the number required on your email. 

Deadline: Friday 11 March, those successful will be informed by Friday 18 March.

Wider public

If you live further afield and would like to join us in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, a limited number of free tickets will soon be available for the general public on the BBC website.

Accommodation

If you are planning to stay overnight in Stratford-upon-Avon on the Birthday weekend, we would strongly recommend that you check the accommodation availability as soon as possible.

Due to security arrangements, these tickets are non-transferable and photographic ID will be required to attend.

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