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The Dukes

Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 1QE, England
01524 598500
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Ranked #4 of 17 Attractions in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Go and watch this fab production! Really entertaining for young and old. Truly magical and funny. Its aimed at 5+ years and for boys and girls alike. Its not pink and princessy at all and a real gem. Younger kids were still amazed and entertained, but the story might be a bit lost on them. Its shown in 'the rake'... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Went to Dukes Lancaster last night brilliant show, the actors, the set, atmosphere was first class. Well done to everyone DEFINATLY recommend for all ages.

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Sadly, the Dukes do not provide live theatre all that often, but when they do it is excellent, they are a producing theatre and they should do more of it. The sound and sight lines are first class, The auditoria are both comfortable and the in the round has an intimate feel to it!

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Preston, United Kingdom
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We booked to see A Farewell to Arms at a Wednesday matinee but were informed that part of the ceiling had fallen down on Monday evening and the performance had been cancelled along with the Tuesday and Wednesday performances. Fortunately they put an extra matinee on for Friday afternoon so we were able to attend. It was presented in a... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Saw Farewell to Arms last weekend. A fascinating multi-media experience of a play that really engaged the audience in the small auditorium. Seats well raked, so nobody moaned about sitting behind me (I'm two metres tall). The theatre was well suited to an intimate production where you felt you eavesdropping on the cast as they did their own thing, filming... More 

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Blackburn Lancs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The Dukes has been established many years and is liked for its varied program of events including some interesting plays by visiting Theatre groups and musical events. Busy bar and friendly atmosphere. Just opposite Pizza Margherita Restaurant -a busy good value Italian Restaurant - excellent for a pre-theatre meal.

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Lancaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Last night I went to see Hansel and Gretel performed in Lancaster's Williamson Park - live promenade theatre with Morecambe Bay as the backdrop....It was a truly magical experience and I would thoroughly recommend it if you happen to be visiting Lancaster between early July and mid August - next year the Dukes is putting on Oliver Twist. The play... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

The Dukes in Lancaster is a fantastic theatre, their recent home grown show The Life and Times of Mitchell & Kenyon was an absolutely wonderful show, and their annual productions in Williamson Park are the original, and best outdoor theatre productions in the UK. The theatre comprises two stages, one in the round and one in the rake (which doubles... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is the most popular theatre and cinema in Lancaster. It has two theatre areas, a conventional large lecture-theatre for major productions, and a smaller theatre-in-the-round for more intimate plays. As well as local and visiting theatre productions, they often show films (many of which are art-house or foreign with subtitles), which are much-loved both by local people and students... More 

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Icmeler, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

when I lived in Lancaster the Playhouse was the only place to be to see quality drama .I saw an excellent play with Gloria Graham many years ago and was not disappointed .Do visit the venue if free as nit to be missed

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