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Palace Theater

Soho/West End | Leicester Square, London, England
44 20 7434 0909
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Ranked #177 of 853 Attractions in London
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Mill Valley, California
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124 reviews 124 reviews
48 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We saw The Commitments here in the first weekend of November. The fabulous red brick theater built in the 1880’s is filled with beautiful period details which hint at it’s beginning as London’s Royal Grand Opera House. The interior plaster work and wall details, especially the ceilings are quite amazing and shine after a restoration 1989 for the exterior and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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26 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I was recently in London on a holiday weekend and looking for a theater ticket last minute. Went to TKTS Leicester Square and they had only 3 shows. I hadn't heard much about The Commitments but took a chance. What a great surprise! The music is such fun, soul hits from the 60's and 70's. The actors/singers are amazing, and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Brilliant show, superb cast and what singing. Theatre a little cramped but the show is amazing. The theatre needs a re vamp as seats have very little leg room.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

you get a great view even from the cheap sets at the palace. the music is great but the show is too long

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I saw The Producers a few years back while I was in London. The show itself was very entertaining and the theater was excellent and affordable.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Great show! Excellent singing. Sat in the stalls, row p - great view. Bathrooms were quick & tube station close by.

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Vancouver Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed in a place in Soho and wanted to see a show. We were able to get discounted tickets (which is really the main reason we went to this show). The show was really good. Music was great, performers were top notch. The chairs were uncomfortably small, but this is an older theatre , so it's expected. Staff were... More 

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Trophy Club, Tx
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Years ago we saw "The Commitments" movie and loved it because of the music so we were anxious to see the play and go to the Palace Theater. The theater has comfortable seating and good acoustics which made hearing songs like "Mustang Sally'' fantastic. The audience was engaged clapping to the beat and singing along at the finale. What I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This venue is easily accessible and surrounded by bars, other theatres, pubs and restaurants giving the whole area a buzzing feel. We were sat high up but the view was still very good (best £10 we've spent I think!) The show itself was fantastic, great sound great entertainment. Even the alcohol was almost reasonably priced. Almost.

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Had a great night, great show good music and lovely theatre sat in the gods which made me nervous walking to my seat In case I overbalanced but what a super night

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