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Address: 170 High Street, Chatham ME4 4AS, England
Phone Number: +44 1634 338338 ‎
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that'll be the day show

great show with a mix of songs and stars from the 1950s to the 1980s and beyond. it does include some comedy sketches that are ok. they also have a screen showing old adverts from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

great show with a mix of songs and stars from the 1950s to the 1980s and beyond. it does include some comedy sketches that are ok. they also have a screen showing old adverts from days gone by. the singers are all multi talented and at nearly 3 hours long was very good value for money.already booked up for xmas... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is a great little theatre for either family for pants or couples for an adult night out. It's comfortable and the sound is decent. Depending on what you are watching the bar can be a bit slow but other than that it's a niv comfy little theatre.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have seen many shows here over the years, most recently March 2015. The theatre itself, although not new, is well maintained and pleasant. The seating gives a clear site of the stage and considering it's age is not too cramped. The bar areas are OK and quick to serve. There is ample parking nearby and not too expensive.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This was the first time we had been to this little theatre in Chatham, and although the seats were a bit cramped (think people were shorter and smaller in days gone by) the venue was lovely. The show "Illegal Eagles" was great and didn't disappoint although think the PA system was a little off as it was quite difficult sometimes... More 

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cleveleys
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

never been to chatham before didn't know anyone in the cast, but I can say with all honesty this was a wonderful production in the true tradition of pantomime. how fortunate the people of chatham are to have such a beautiful theatre at their disposal. I hope they cherish and use it for many years. I am sure they appreciate... More 

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Gillingham Kent UK
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11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I have taken children and grandchildren to the panto in Chatham for many, many years. I have to say that I was a bit disappointed this year. the format has changed slightly(? new production team) and a few old but trusted bits were missing!( particularly the wonderful ghost section which has worked well for ever). Unfortunately what I think was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We went to the pantomime here and can honestly say it was brilliant!!! The kids loved it and so did nan and grandad so great for everyone. The seats were great. Refreshments reasonably priced. Although we didn't use it there is a small bar downstairs where you can pre order drinks for the interval. Great time for all.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Turned up to see 10cc and had forgotten my ear plugs, as I'm already pretty deaf, so was a bit worried if it was going to be loud! I asked the manager if he could help and he got a pair of ear plugs for me, all new in their wrapper, gratis. Fantastic service, great band! Thank you! x

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Gillingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Went to the sixties night at this lovely little theatre, had a great time lovely atmosphere and a very intimate venue, it may be a small theatre but has some big shows, I have been as several times, shows, pantomimes, and it has never dissapointed, such a lovely friendly atmosphere,,. We saw the fortunes, Gerry and the pacemakers, Brian Poole... More 

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Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This Is quite a small venue, it feels cosy and snug in here. They show lots of different genres, from amateur dramatics, pantomime, comedy, concerts - older bands, dance etc. Most Sears have a great view of the stage, without the need for binoculars. It is in the middle of Chatham High street, there are car parks close by, as... More 

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