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Stratford-upon-Avon is a town in the county of Warwickshire in central England, located on the River Avon. The town originated in Anglo-Saxon times, but was oficially made a town in 1196.

Today, Stratford-upon-Avon is best known as the birthplace of William Shakespeare, making it a popular tourist destionation, as well as for its notable theater company, performing arts scene, and historic attractions.

People Born in Stratford-upon-Avon

William Shakespeare

Stratford-upon-Avon in People's Lives

Stephen Moyer: I was part of the illustrious Royal Shakespeare Company, a renowned theater group, here, around 1989. I played Romeo in productions of Romeo and Juliet.

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