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Address: Porthcurno, Penzance | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
Phone Number: 01736 810181
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Description: This open-air theatre is dramatically situated on the cliffs at Porthcumo...
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.
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An amazing theatre in the most stunning location

We attended a performance at this theatre in July. The performance was good but the real star was the theatre. Set above the cliffs at Portcurno overlooking the Atlantic Ocean... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful sea view. But it exhausted us a little bit to go upwards to reach the entrance. The fee was a little bit expensive, but you would regret it if not entering.

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We attended a performance at this theatre in July. The performance was good but the real star was the theatre. Set above the cliffs at Portcurno overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It is difficult to imagine a more magical place for a theatre. We were lucky to have a clear evening but I imagine it would be less pleasant on a... More 

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Upavon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We attended the afternoon performance of 'Something funny happened on the way to the forum' and it was simply outstanding. The administration to get to our seats was seamless and the actual play was hilarious, I cannot recommend it enough. In addition the seats were extremely well priced and even came with free parking. If you have never visited the... More 

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Ipswich
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If it doesn't rain and the play is good it is one of the finest evenings (or afternoons) you can spend in England. If it does rain or the play is not to your taste it is still one of the best evenings you can spend in England. Arrive an hour before the gates open. It's the most beautiful place... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited the Minack about forty years after first having learnt of its existence when we were both drama students at Manchester University together. It was worth the wait, given its spectacular site on the coast. Sadly the play we were able to see was unrewarding, but we would not have missed the visit. It was made all the more... More 

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Eisenstadt, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The theatre is not an antique ruin that was built last century. If you are not attending a stage performance you can park your car at the cove and walk up the stairs to the theatre. Very impressive.

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Whittlesey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

On the day we visited there was a production on in the afternoon so we couldn't go round as we would have liked. However, for £1 you can go to a spot which affords superb views of the theatre and also of the coastline and beaches around Porthcurno. The is also a lovely garden area, albeit small, to walk around.... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Come here every visit to Cornwall. Have just seen A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. What a brilliant production just fantastic

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Napa, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was a surprised to my wife. Being from the States she had never heard of the theatre so I knew this would be a great surprise and it was. There is no way to know what to expect when you first walk in. Then we saw the stairs. It was not easy for us but we able to use... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great night at the Janus Theatre production of A Lady of Little Sense, we arrived around 18:30 to collect our tickets, took around 2 hours from Looe mainly because of tea time traffic... ended up being 2nd in the Queue so got great seats on the stone couches in the front row. We were well equipped with our cushions and... More 

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Address: Porthcurno, Penzance | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
Phone Number: 01736 810181
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance

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