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Address: 1 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)116 2423560
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Description: Curve Theatre is Leicester’s magnificent home for theatre and the...
Curve Theatre is Leicester’s magnificent home for theatre and the performing arts and is situated at the heart of the city’s Cultural Quarter. Curve is a proud supporter of new and emerging talent and actively participates in the development of the next generation of artists, writers and directors. As well as presenting some of the world’s finest touring work, Curve produces a varied programme of diverse, exciting and inspiring theatre including large scale musicals to rival the West End.
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Curvaceous theatre

And interestingly designed theatre which one can walk completely around , a bit like the Albert Hall, but a lot smaller. This allows cafes and bars to be accessed easily and is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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London
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

And interestingly designed theatre which one can walk completely around , a bit like the Albert Hall, but a lot smaller. This allows cafes and bars to be accessed easily and is great for people with disabilities. There is a disabled toilet right by the entrance into the auditorium. Saw Oh what a lovely War , are very good production... More 

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cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

first visit to the curve and was really impressed . lovely theatre very modern but still had lots of character. the car parkis right next to it and is expensive but you can pre pay in the theatre and get a massive discount we stayed all day and paid 3.90 would have been 20.00 without the pre pay.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I didn't find this funny and couldn't understand a lot of it due to the poor sound system and mock accents. Left at the interval and felt wasted money

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I love the Curve Theatre. They built it in the wrong place, but can't do anything about that. I've seen countless brilliant shows over the years at this Leicester venue (come back Paul Kerryson), but sadly this one didn't cut the mustard (gas). Having seen the film many times, and really looking forward to this production, it failed to deliver... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Seen this on its opening night , was not disappointed great acting, so moved,this is a anti war play and it seems that some people who have reviewed this have not done there homework prior to seeing.The balance of the stage with its cheerful propaganda and the back drop of the dreadful photo clips of the loss of life ,caused... More 

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loughborough
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Supposed to be a musical - how wrong they were. Terrible performance - waste of time. Bad acting - very poor vocals - could not hear what they were saying - the PA system was very poor. Made fun of shell shock - how insensitive! Another Curve rip off People left after the interval - says it all.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

An interesting but confusing building. The main theatre was comfortable, with good visibility. The production of Return to the Forbidden Planet was slick and very enjoyable. The Curve cafe was busy and most meals looked good but our choice, macaroni cheese, was disappointing being lacking in flavour. The Victoria sponge was becoming dry round the edges due to the way... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

best show in any town, go see soon as you can, nostalgia mixed with fantastic cast who can play so many instruments and sing as well and also make you laugh best night out in years

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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65 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

went to see return to the forbidden planet at this modern little theatre. Really impressed with design, seating, and ambiance of the Theatre. The performance was also great . We are now looking for the next opportunity to visit. Highly recommend the theatre to everyone.

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Very good modern theatre in the heart of the city, seen several shows there and every one was spot on.

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