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Theatre Royal

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Address: 100 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BR, England
Phone Number: +44 191 244 2500
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Rude staff ruined a fab night

Told to turn phone off during second half of show when a i was sorting a lift home and b dealing with a serious situation but nobody else got told to turn off there phones and... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Told to turn phone off during second half of show when a i was sorting a lift home and b dealing with a serious situation but nobody else got told to turn off there phones and they took photos how the hell that works i never know. If you go just avoid talking to the staff the seating plan is... More 

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bridlington
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138 reviews 138 reviews
27 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We bought our tickets at the last minute and were lucky enough to sit in a box, there were two of us sharing with another couple which meant we had plenty of space and a good view, there were five chairs in there but I'm afraid the fifth would have had to sit like a 'spare part' behind us. We... More 

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newcastle
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11 reviews 11 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful theatre and have been many times. Saw Barnum on the 22nd February and it was a fantastic show that could could watch over and over again there is so much going on, on the stage

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consett
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Went to see the musical petticoats and miniskirts - was in the upper gallery. The theatre was great - good atmosphere and a great show. Only slight complaint I would have was the leg room was pretty tight to the seats in front ( bit like easy jet planes ). Ordered interval drinks and they were ready waiting for us.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We went yesterday to see the matinee of Barnum. What a great show. Brian Conley at his best. All the actors were excellent. A very colourful show. The theatre itself is well looked after. We had super seats in row G in the stalls plenty of leg room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Fantastic show starring Brian Connelly as P.T. Barnum. Loved the audience interaction. Seats in the stalls, always feel more roomy than any other theatre I've visited.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I first saw Brian Conley supporting Cannon and Ball back in the '80s. I've loved him in the Royal Variety Performances, Seaside Specials and especially the "its a puppet" magical moments so I wasn't quite sure what to expect seeing him in a serious character role. WOW! He is amazing and really becomes Barnum. His relationship with Linzi Hateley who... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Me and my husband visited the theatre royal as a surprise for valentines day, we had gallery partial view tickets for the nutcracker. It was a brilliant performance which I would see again, the seats are extremely high so not for anyone wary of heights. We were not hindered by view apart from the very back of the stage up... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a 'must see 'play with an inspirational actor playing the part of the Boy with Autism.The stage setting supports the actors brilliantly with the design,lighting and visual effects bringing dynamism and movement to the performance. You really get to understand how it feels to have this and the great strengths that people with Autism bring to society.Now read... More 

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Taiwan
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92 reviews 92 reviews
40 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This Theatre is a real blast from the past and a real must go place even if your not a Theatre person We saw a great show but the venue was just as good as the actors

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