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Theatre Royal

Address: St Leonard's Place, York YO1 7HD, England
Phone Number: 44-1904-623568
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Ranked #14 of 214 things to do in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Menlo Park, CA
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130 reviews 130 reviews
30 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We were able to catch two shows at the Theatre Royal over a long weekend in York. One was a new two-person play (Restoration of Nell Gwyn) in the small space, and the second a more elaborate production (Kite Runner) in the large theatre. Kite Runner was a traveling production from Nottingham (not so far away). Given that we live... More 

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Otley, United Kingdom
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161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Having being a bit disillusioned with the panto for the last couple of years, due to the best villain in the area (David Leonard) absconding for London shows, I was not going to book for 2014/15, until I discovered that he was back- BOO, HISS AND HURRAY, in equal measures! Enjoyed myself thoroughly, especially the hip swivelling from David, which... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I have gone to the panto in York whenever I can in the time I have loved in York and they deliver every time. This year it was one of the best ever. It was wonderful to have David Leonard back on stage with this fanastaic team who delivery their lines, and also loose it to a fit of giggles... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

I have been going to the Panto at York Theatre Royal for years, the cast are always amazing!! Berwick is always a great Dame, and puts on some great productions. The theatre is a great old building, and the front of house staff are really good at keeping things organised. Very professional theatre, highly recommended.

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warwickshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

brilliant yet again we went to the matinee on the Saturday but I prefer going in the evening the cast again was amazing the costumes the humour second to none we love going to the panto in York and have been going for many years cant wait till next year and to visit the newly refurbished York theatre

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York, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our third year in a row with the children to see the brilliant Panto at York Theatre Royal, cast and costumes brilliant as always! A major refurb is starting in March next year, well needed as the toilet facilities are small compared to the amount of visitors. Can't wait for next year's Panto and to see the new, improved building.

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Pickering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Hi. If you come to Yorkshires capital city please make the time to take in a show here. The setting is glorious, the seats are comfy & the atmosphere is just wonderful. Been coming to The Theatre Royal for years & years & its never disappointed. If you just want to go in for morning coffee or afternoon tea you... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Went to see the Panto on Saturday with my Daughter, she had come all the way from Suffolk to see it, it should be on prescription from the NHS, its the best tonic in the universe. We were up in the gods and I don't think there was a spare seat in the house - yes it really is that... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We've seen some excellent productions here, and the Christmas panto with the UK's longest-running dame, Berwick Kaler, is particularly worth making a visit to York to see. We've just been for the fourth consecutive year and, once seen, people seem to keep coming back. The theatre café is also lovely, open most days, and has a nice, buzzing atmosphere.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I have lost count of the number of times we have been to see Berwick Kaler and his fabulous traditional panto. This is one of the few theatres that have just that - traditional Panto - not a soap star in sight and it is just glorious. It is made even better by the return of David Leonard as the... More 

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