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Theatre Royal

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Address: St Leonard's Place, York YO1 7HD, England
Phone Number: 44-1904-623568
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Takeover festival at National Railway Museum

Our 4&8 year olds enjoyed the extra craft and art activities-shadow puppets, masks etc. that were part of the Takeover festival. My 8 year old and I really enjoyed A Journey With... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago

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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 4&8 year olds enjoyed the extra craft and art activities-shadow puppets, masks etc. that were part of the Takeover festival. My 8 year old and I really enjoyed A Journey With Maude-performed in and around the carriages by two cast members. With just 7 people in each audience it was very intimate and a new format for my 8... More 

Thank Saml83
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Having seen their two productions performed at the railway museum all I can say is wow. their productions are marvolus and I urge people to see them

1 Thank MagdalenGrange
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278 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Don't expect to buy tickets for St Leonard's Place - as the Theatre Royal is not there at the moment. You'll have to make your way out of central York to the NRM for all theatre productions including the world famous pantomime starring Berwick Kaler until well into 2016. This has not stopped productions of very high quality and popularity... More 

1 Thank QXZWS
York, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

This production is excellent. You really feel part of it especially as we were on the front row which is on the stage. This seating was very fortunate as I would not have enjoyed the performance any where near as much on any of the rows behind. The seats are very snug in width and, I noticed, in leg room.... More 

1 Thank Harkerjulia
Castleford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Top family entertainment, i would highly recommend a visit wether your an avid theatre goer or as a treat. The set , acting and setting all add to fully imersive experience. Well worth a visit.

Thank richt01977
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We loved the Railway Children! The only problem was the seating. The leg room was really totally inadequate if you were over 5'5", and led to "jiffling" to try to get legs in a comfortable position, which impacted on the person on the seat below whose seat was being knocked on the back. The interval was welcome to stretch legs... More 

Thank TommoNorfolk
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The production of the Railway Children is great in an appropriate setting - but the seating is fit for children not adults. Ridiculous leg room!

1 Thank yhi904
York, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

What a brilliant production. A tremendous night out. Would really recommend it. Just one thing - the seats are terrible with absolutely no leg room if you are over 5ft 6in tall. If the new theatre doesn't have more room than this it will be a disaster.

Thank Trevor B
Darlington, United Kingdom
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260 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Inventively staged at the National Railway Museum this production mesmerised and entertained from the very start. The production, the direction and the players were all of a standard rarely found outside of London... The story was told with great aplomb and wit and I take my hat off to all those involved in this outstanding production. Simply brilliant!

1 Thank Paul H
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

What a brilliant show, we thoroughly enjoyed it. The York Railway Museum what a wonderful venue The whole cast were excellent, the chaps that moved the stages backwards and forwards did a good job too ! The scene with Mr Perk's birthday party moved a lot of people in our party to tears. Would definitely recommend it to young and... More 

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