RSC Membership costs £50 (UK) or £75 (Overseas) and offers a number of benefits including Priority Booking and regular newsletters.

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Membership benefits

  • Advance information and exclusive Priority Booking – up to three weeks before public booking opens
  • Dedicated Hotline to the RSC Box Office
  • Regular copies of PREVIEW, the newsletter for RSC Members, with all the latest news including new productions, casting updates and special offers
  • Free seat upgrade in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre or Swan Theatre*
  • No ticket exchange or resale fees (£2 per ticket for non-Members)*
  • Regular Members’ email updates
  • Dedicated online Members’ Room, including access to special offers
  • 10% discount at RSC Cafes and Bars, Rooftop Restaurant and the RSC Shop*
  • £1 ticket for the Tower (non-Members £3)*

Family benefits - under 18s visiting with a Member on a Friday get:

  • £5 tickets*
  • Free pudding or mocktail at the Rooftop Restaurant*
  • Free Tower visits*
  • Free Theatre Tours*
  • Free entry to our award-winning interactive exhibition, The Play's The Thing*


*Conditions apply - Free seat upgrade is subject to availability. The upgrade is available on the day of performance only, in person at the Box Office. Available seats online is not an indicator that an upgrade is available.

We will exchange tickets for RSC productions that are returned to us at least 72 hours in advance of the performance (2 hours during the Covid 19 pandemic) for either seats at the same price, or a Gift Voucher for future RSC productions sold via the Stratford-upon-Avon Box Office. Terms and conditions for RSC productions outside Stratford-upon-Avon may vary.

10% discount at RSC Cafes and Bars, Rooftop Restaurant and the RSC Shop. Discount in the Rooftop Restaurant is offered to the RSC Member plus one guest and is valid seven days a week. 10% discount at RSC Shop in Stratford-upon-Avon or online excludes programmes and items previously reduced or on special offer. A valid membership card is required at time of purchase.

£1 ticket for the Tower. This discount is offered to the RSC Member only, not the whole party.
£5 tickets. Up to 4 tickets at £5 for under 18s visiting with every full price paying Member on a Friday at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon. Tickets can be booked online, by telephone or in person at the Box Office. Does not apply to tickets already purchased.

Free pudding or mocktail. Each under 18 year old, dining with a Member in the Rooftop Restaurant on a Friday, is entitled to either a free pudding or a free mocktail when the party order at least two courses each. Not valid at the RSC’s Riverside Cafe, at any of the RSC Theatre Bars or at The Other Place.

Free Tower visits. Up to two under 18s can go up the RSC viewing Tower for free, when accompanied by a ticket buying Member. Valid on Fridays only. Cannot be booked online.

Free theatre tours for under 18s on Fridays. Each Member can bring one under 18 for a free guided theatre tour of the Royal Shakespeare Company theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon on a Friday. Cannot be booked online. Tours may not be scheduled every Friday, please call the Box Office for details. Free entry to The Play's The Thing. Up to two under 18s can visit The Play's The Thing for free, when accompanied by a ticket buying Member. Valid on Fridays only. Cannot be booked online.

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