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Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Penzance | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
01736 810181
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Ranked #1 of 20 attractions in Penzance
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Owner description: This open-air theatre is dramatically situated on the cliffs at Porthcumo, near Land's End, and hosts a season of plays and musicals from May to... more » Owner description: This open-air theatre is dramatically situated on the cliffs at Porthcumo, near Land's End, and hosts a season of plays and musicals from May to September. « less
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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Brilliant amazing venue. Watched Annie too, a fantastic performance! Bring your own picnic, relax and enjoy!

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sydney australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

We went to a performance of Pygmalian last night at this theatre. It is set on a cliff near Lands End in Cornwall. It was a very professional performance. We had bought tickets over the internet which we collected when we arrived. The gates open 1 hour before it starts but people must get their earlier as we had to... More

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We went to see the Minack theatre in the day, no show was on, the views are amazing and the cove beach beside it a real find! Definately would recommend visiting, especially if you are into theatre productions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

My wife and I really wanted to visit this place. With its theatre carved from stone, and stunning views out to sea and to the rocks below, it is rather special. It has been known for Dolphins, Porpoises, and Basking Sharks to be visible from the heights, only to add to the awe inspiring beauty of this labour of love.... More

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Southampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We come to Cornwall once a year as some family live at rock, we read about it last year but did not have a car, we do now and made sure we was going to visit the Minack theatre, just under 2 hours from rock, we left early and got to Minack just after 10am, was quite quite but did... More

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Had the fortune of visting Minack Theatre for the play "case of the frightened lady" .on June 25th for the evening performane during our visit to cornwall My brother who stays in Uk was recommended this quaint and absolutely unique experience by one of his colleagues.so he pre booked it online It is recommended that one reaches well in time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We visited this place and although I had seen pictures it really has to be seen to be believed!! It is just stunning!! The views & the theatre itself is breathtaking!! We didn't get to watch a performance but were lucky enough to catch a rehearsal! I agree that the staff are extremely off hand & could do with being... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Minack Theatre is situated at one end of England. It has breathtaking views. Really Loved this place and the beach is crystal clear too!!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Make no mistake, the location of this theatre is highly impressive and to see open air theatre against a backdrop of sunset colours really is a high point of any visit to Cornwall. We went to see an evening performance of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" performed by the Moving Stories company and we were fortunate enough to have booked an evening... More

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Minackman93, Manager at Minack Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Andy Thank you for your comments. We're sorry you felt squashed in. We have reduced our capacity in recent years to try and give more room, but this is an issue for our seating which we reflect in our lower than average ticket prices. I am confused about your reference regarding our restricted view area as this is the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

This theatre is an amazing creation hune out of the rock side of Porthcurno. On a warm cloudless day, with the clear blue sea below and a great production such as the Case of the Frightened Lady, there is no better theatre anywhere. You should know to arrive at least an hour and a half before the production to get... More

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