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Cut and pasted from an email from the RSC:
In 2012, London hosts the greatest show on earth and so does Stratford-upon-Avon.
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Stratford-upon-Avon Season is dedicated to the World Shakespeare Festival – an international celebration of Shakespeare taking place all over the UK as part of the London 2012 Festival which runs alongside the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
In Stratford-upon-Avon alone there are 500 performances, with 16 productions by 7 theatre companies in 1 unmissable year.
Follow the link to find out more: