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Palace Theatre

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Address: 113 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 5AY, England
Phone Number: 44 20 7434 0909
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Highly recommend this show !! The cast were fantastic and encouraged audience participation the theatre was great and the staff were really helpful. We came out buzzing and for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 13, 2015

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The theatre is old and full of character with marble, brass and decorative plaster works around. The staff, last evening and on a previous occasion, were very friendly and helpful. Be aware of the prices of drinks in the theatre bars. It was cheaper for us to buy a full bottle of red wine, than to have a pre show... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Highly recommend this show !! The cast were fantastic and encouraged audience participation the theatre was great and the staff were really helpful. We came out buzzing and for anyone looking for a good musical I would seriously suggest a visit to the commitments.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Great show, funny, brilliant music, full of energy, great to have a dance on a Saturday afternoon, the cast are brilliant great singers, made me want to watch the original movie all over again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

This is a show about the rock band from Ireland. I'm not sure that the story is authentic but it has some fabulous rock n roll music. The stars are very, yes very good and put on an authentic and awesome show. It ended up with the entire audience on their feet shouting for more. Very well done, excellent value... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Managed to get fantastic deal on Tix Today app on my phone and went to see The Commitments. The theatre is fantastic with many of it's original features. Loved the cherubs around the galleries and old fashioned binoculars to hire. The show itself was fab. The sound and lights did seem loud and blinding at times but overall didn't detract... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Brought the children too see the 3Little Pigs as part of London's kids week. Lovely old theatre, friendly staff. The musical was good, fun and very entertaining. Not as interactive as the show we saw last year(Tiger who came for tea) but our daughter's really enjoyed it still. The cast were great and the girls found it interesting to bump... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Went to see he commitments and it was outstanding , no real queues great seats we booked from the palace website , the show was brilliant , easy to use the bar and plenty of staff . We will be going back .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

The wife and I decided to go and see (THE COMMITMENTS) at the PALACE THEATRE whilst on a long weekend break in LONDON firstly what a fantastic venue this theatre is with such beautiful decor the show was a fantastic experience of true theatre the cast was outstanding in their performance having previously seen the film i knew what to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Wow what a theatre, really get a sense of grandeur as you walk through the hallways with its marble decor and polished banisters. Got a free upgrade too for the commitments on Sunday matinee show , great view from the dress circle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Stall after roll S, the ceiling from Dress Circle will block the top stage view. The decoration of this theatre is stunning.

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Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 

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