Coventry & Warwickshire

Award for RSC over tourism work

The Royal Shakespeare Company has been praised for its "outstanding contribution" to tourism.

The Stratford-upon-Avon company was given the award by tourism company Visit England which said it was a "shining light" in English tourism.

An RSC spokeswoman said the company was passionate about encouraging audiences and visitors.

The awards were given out at a ceremony in Birmingham organised by Visit England and the Caravan Club.

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