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Address: Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT , England
Phone Number: 08440 871 3019
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Pleasant venue with good sound and seating

Good prices for a pleasant venue which reminds of large playhouses old fashioned theatre. Easy to find , comfortable seats with good views. Was in stalls so can't comment on upper... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Northampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Good prices for a pleasant venue which reminds of large playhouses old fashioned theatre. Easy to find , comfortable seats with good views. Was in stalls so can't comment on upper tiers. Within easy walking distance of central hotels

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Fantastic staff, lovely venue and catered for our ten year old daughter who is a wheelchair user. Helpful staff who even ensured that we got ice-cream during the interval. There was a lift to the wheelchair spaces and a disabled loo on the same first floor. Just great!

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Scunthorpe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Went to see a a great show here and the seats were remarkably comfortable as theatre seats go! We had ordered drinks for the interval but spent half the interval looking for them! We were seated in the stalls and followed the signs for the stalls bar but nowhere was there any indication that there were two bars! Also, as... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Just got back from a fab Saturday night performance of Forbidden Planet. The Palace is a famous Victorian theatre in central Manchester. It's everything you'd expect. Gold paintwork, deep red carpets ornate carving and fancy plasterwork. We were in the Grand Tier which is show biz speak for really scary high up place that's knee knockingly close to the ceiling.... More 

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Wigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

After my last trip to see Shrek which we walked out of due to the appalling seats in the grand tier we plumped this time for the circle seats to see Swan Lake. Just to re-iterate the many comments on here about the grand tier seating - it's bad in the extreme, just don't do it especially if you have... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

When we originally booked tickets in the front stalls to see the "ELO Experience" on Thursday 30 April 2015 was before my wife had broken her leg, now temperately in a wheel chair of which we have no experience of. A massive thank you to all the floor staff for all there care & attention in helping my wife down... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

After all the hype over many years we finally went to see this performance. The cast including all of the extras were excellent but for the life of me I never seen such a boring first half and this was down to the storyline. 3 persons around me did not turn up for the second half which was a shame... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Had front seats worth paying for as leg room gets restricted in some areas.The seats aren't the biggest you do get uncomfortable after a while. Drinks are expensive but expected. The show was brilliant.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A nice theatre with plenty of character, however if your tall the seating is quite tight. We went to watch Jesus Christ Superstar which was good but very intense.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

As a venue I think it's a warm and friendly venue. Yes sometimes you wonder if it's cramped or steep but I feel due to the design most seats get a good view. Staff are friendly . Nice small bars on each floor and never too corded to get a drink and fair prices. Well located venue close to the... More 

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