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Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre

Until 7th September

Europe’s first-ever pop up Shakespearean theatre is at Blenheim Palace.

Four of William Shakespeare’s plays - Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Richard III and Romeo & Juliet will transport audiences to the intimate atmosphere of an Elizabethan playhouse, with plenty of breath-taking, spine-tingling and heart-stopping moments!

Tickets can be booked online or on-site in Shakespeare’s Village from 11.00 – 21.00 (No ticket is required to enter the village). 

For all booking enquiries please contact SEE Tickets on 0115 912 9107 (charged at your phone providers standard rates). 

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‘The Rose Theatre reigns supreme this summer’ Daily Mail Online

Shakespeare Rose Theatre Talks

Come on from the matinee performance or ahead of attending the evening performance in our own reconstructed playhouse, Shakespeare's Rose Theatre at Blenheim Palace. Find out more

Theatre Menu

Enjoy a pre-show meal and refreshments in Shakespeare's Village

Theatre Ticket Only

Includes access to Shakespeare's village (open from 11.00) and your selected Rose Theatre performance. Buy Tickets

Combined Ticket

Includes access to Blenheim Palace and the Formal Gardens (open 10.00-18.00), Shakespeare's village (open from 11.00) and your selected Rose Theatre performance. Buy Tickets

Four of William Shakespeare’s most popular plays

Macbeth

Macbeth

Bloody, tense and action-packed with witches, ghosts, a kingdom in crisis, and one very toxic marriage.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

One of Shakespeare’s funniest comedies; a riot of crisscrossed love and feuding fairies.

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

The most famous love story ever told; a tale of passionate youth, feuding families and fateful street violence.

Richard III

Richard III

A gleeful and treacherous villain murders his way mercilessly to the English crown.

Step back in time...

Experience Shakespeare as it was in his day, with bloody battles, comic mayhem, gruesome murders and grand oratory!

Step back in time...

Experience Shakespeare as it was in his day, with bloody battles, comic mayhem, gruesome murders and grand oratory!

"Now is the winter of our discontent. Made glorious summer by this sun of York..."

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