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Address: St Leonard's Place, York YO1 7HD, England
Phone Number: 44-1904-623568
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Lonely theatre- amazing historic archaeology finds

We visited today as one of the lucky few who got free tickets to see the theatre as never seen before. The theatre closed in March 2015 to undergo a £4.1 million renovation. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Otley, United Kingdom
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Otley, United Kingdom
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358 reviews 358 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We visited today as one of the lucky few who got free tickets to see the theatre as never seen before. The theatre closed in March 2015 to undergo a £4.1 million renovation. The whole auditorium has been ripped out and dug up to reveal all kinds of archaeological treasures including foundations of the 12th century St Leonard's Hospice, Roman... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

We visited the cafe for lunch today. We found it very clean very pleasant the service and the food was excellent the staff were friendly. Value for money. Well worth a visit.

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York, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Visited last night to see South Pacific. The show itself was terrific - so much talent and enthusiasm in one place was a joy to watch. Unfortunately the cast were savagely over-miked, which did their singers no favours at all. The mikes threw 'feed back' echoes out with every strong voice and spoiled the performance. Whatever happened to the days... More 

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Bury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This little gem of a theatre is great to visit to see the performance of your choice.The circle and above are very high with steps but the stalls are very accessible to everyone.Lots of leg room in the stalls and easy viewing from all seats.Any description is, however, irrelevant because our visit was to one of the last performances before... More 

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Menlo Park, CA
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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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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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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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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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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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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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