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Palace Theatre

Address: Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT , England
Phone Number: 08440 871 3019
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Ranked #35 of 116 Activities in Manchester
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Watched Lion King here last week, absolutely brilliant show that cannot be faulted! Brilliant costumes, music and acting the theatre however, let down. Getting to the Theatre is so easy, located directly opposite Oxford street train Station literally 40m away. Getting inside was easy, the tickets were only scanned by eye though and no effort to show us to seats,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Firstly. the show was thoroughly entertaining and, as somebody who had not been to a musical before, I really enjoyed it including some clever contemporary adaptations and excellent costumes and performances. 5*. The theatre itself is not up to much unfortunately, hence the lower rating. I was sat in the higher tier and it was steep to a point of... More 

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

we went along to see the lion king, the seats we had were in the stalls which we presumed ( I should have double checked) were on the ground level. as I struggle with stair I was a little bit surprised that we had to go down stairs to the stalls. any body with mobility problems are better speaking to... More 

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Lancashire
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10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Went to the Palace yesterday to watch "The Lion King". The show was fantastic, but was so disappointed with the Venue. We were seated in the Grand Tier, row C. Our view of the stage was find, but if was like climbing a mountain to get to our seats. Be warned: the steps are very steep, and despite there being... More 

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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We visited the palace theatre on 24th jan to watch lion king and what an amazing performance it was !!! It was outstanding and its probably the best theatre production I have seen !!! We had booked tickets in the grand tier as these where the only ones available ....I must say I would not like to sit in the... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Went to see Lion King which was excellent however be aware that the theatre is old and designed around the people of the time who must have been under 5ft tall I reckon. Most of the theatre myself included were half crippled by the end and it did spoil my enjoyment, hence my average rating for what is a beautiful... More 

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Palace Theatre is an amazing building, full of character. Seats in the circle were not off set from the rows in front, so other people's heads were blocking the view. Please be aware that if you're in the circle and some of the performance takes place in the grand tier boxes or stall aisles, you'll be unable to see... More 

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Manchester
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

If you go and see this show & don't enjoy it, you simply do not have a heart. It's the most spectacular stage experience in the world. Without a doubt. For the people complaining about the venue... The building was built over a hundred years ago, this is what a theatre should be like. Traditional and full of character. Yes... More 

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Morecambe
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6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I went to see the Lion King on 17th January for the opening night. Wow, wow, wow!!! The cast were absolutely amazing, the production and singing were out of this world. I would recommend anyone to go and see this show. The theatre however, was absolutely awful. Im not fantastic with heights and were in the gods (only tickets we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

I dont usually bother with reviews,but this show truely deserves it. I went to see the lion king today with my daughter who bought the tickets for my birthday. The lion king has always been my favourite disney, and friends and relatives that had been to the show had told me how great it was so was really excited. The... More 

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