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Royal National Theatre

Address: South Bank, Waterloo, London SE1 9PX, England
Phone Number: 020 7452 3000
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Ranked #41 of 853 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: This is a theater that everyone can enjoy, from the classics and spectacular musicals to new plays...
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Owner description: This is a theater that everyone can enjoy, from the classics and spectacular musicals to new plays and special events for the entire family.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Do go - please. It is visually exciting, brilliantly sung with innovative staging. We were in the seated areas and were still immersed in the experience. Be aware that there is no interval. Good value as well. Please come to Manchester!

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Oslo,Norway
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Such a spectacular production! The cast was awesome, and the story of Imelda Marcos really came to life in this unusual "club" setting! Worth checking out! The staff was great as well, high energy and adapted well to the feel of the production!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were given tickets to go to the theatre. On a basically dismal night we walked the streets of London through the theatre district and arrived at a very impressive theatre. Thoroughly enjoyed myself.

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Portland, Oregon
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97 reviews 97 reviews
59 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Royal National Theatre is a fun place to visit, have an espresso or grab a bite to eat - even if you are unable to see a show. There are a lot of restaurants and eating areas and all of them are interesting and fun. We had a window seat in a very comfortable spot near the Espresso Bar.... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I don't know about the bars inside the theatre but if you fancy a pint in the bar underneath make sure you take out a bank loan . Two pints £9.40 beat that!!!

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London, England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Most productions at the NT are of high quality, and many are quite exceptional. For tourists (or others) visiting London and interested in theatre, it is probably the best single destination. The backstage tours are also of interest

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Cinemas in London are currently showing the Young Vic production of A Streetcar Named Desire with Gillian Anderson, You may remember Gillian from the X files. The performance is shot in the round and the camera takes you inside a kaleidoscope or onto a physical roundabout with one amazing vignette after the other as the camera moves around the set... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a 'must see' show. All round outstanding performance with great music and very catchy songs.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The James Plays The earliest written use of the word ‘f...’ probably appears in the play ‘Ane Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis’ by Sir David Lindsay, first performed in full in 1552. Perhaps it’s not a coincidence that Lindsay was Scottish. Rona Munro, in her new plays about the first three James, Monarchs of Scotland, obviously assumed that it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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291 helpful votes 291 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Here Lies Love, the disco-biodram at the Dorfman about Imelda Marcos is LOUD and good fun, especially if you like Filipino line-dancing and glitter balls. But the characterisation is so thin that you never care about what happens to any of the characters. The story is mostly told through the songs (plus some archive stuff on big screens). This could... More 

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