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Palace Theatre

Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT , England
08440 871 3019
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Ranked #38 of 126 Attractions in Manchester
Type: Theaters, Performances
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Manchester
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Went to see this on Nov 15. Brian Conley had a chest infection, seems to have had one for a while? He talked the songs but what a trouper. His throat must have been killing him. This show was FABULOUS ! The stage was full of action, great songs, laughter, tears. Brilliant. I will try to see it again before... More

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Visited the excellent Palace Theatre to see the performance of Barnum. Brian Conley was superb despite having a chest infection! the whole cast kept you captivated! the theatre staff were pleasant, helpful and friendly. we had excellent seats and thoroughly enjoyed our theatre night out

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Have been coming to the Palace to see shows for over 30 years and never disappointed. This time we were early and decided to get some drinks from one of the bars in the Circle area. Seating was limited but we were willing to stand and a coffee and a 500ml bottle of Pepsi purchased. What a shock at the... More

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Palace and Oper... M, Administrator at Palace Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting a review for our venue on Trip Advisor, however I am sorry to hear about your disappointing experience regarding venue refreshment prices. If you would like a personal response from the venue to your feedback then please email your review to customercare@theambassadors.com and mark it for the attention of the Manchester Palace Theatre. More

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We first saw Barnum when Michael Crawford undertook the role. Brian Conley's barnstorming revival surpasses Crawford's easily. The engagement with the audience by the cast of 'circus' performers opened the show and let us in. Conley, let us know he (as Barnum) had a severe throat infection, but this did not detract at all from his portrayal of P Taylor... More

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Oldham
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We have just got back from a very good night out at the Palace theatre the show was Barnum a fast moving colourful show starring Brian Conley I recommend you watch this Brian was a bit hoarse on tonights performance he had a chest infection however the part is one of the most demanding I have seen in any show... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
61 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This truly is a lovely theatre of the old traditional style ie all red's and gold. It is situated in the City centre but there is an NCP car park very close - you can get your car park ticket validated at the cloakroom in the theatre to gain a discount. Toilet and bar facilities are fine and staff are... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

the palace has a similar atmosphere to many of the old London theatres which I really like. The grand tier is very steep and the seats are rather cramped but the view is great. The bar and ice cream prices are just moronic, £8 for a glass of wine and £4 for a small ice cream, what a joke. Consequently... More

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Palace and Oper... M, Administrator at Palace Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting a review for our venue on Trip Advisor, however I am sorry to hear about your disappointment in our refreshment prices. If you would like a personal response from the venue to your feedback then please email your review to customercare@theambassadors.com and mark it for the attention of the Manchester Palace Theatre. More

Darwen
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I took my 7 year old granddaughter to see Joseph. We had back stalls but still had a good view. Seats were comfortable with enough leg room and they provide booster seats for children. The show was brilliant and entrances and exits were easy to negotiate. We took our own drinks for the interval to avoid the queues.

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Kent, England
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149 reviews 149 reviews
62 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

2 Stars for the state of this ancient theatre. I was taken to the Palace in the late 1940's every Christmas to see the Pantomime. Not been back since, till last week. Doesn't look as if any refurbishment has taken place in the past 70 years. Seating was set up for Victorians - they had short legs and no knees?... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

we booked at last minute for Jersey Boys, the only seats available were in the grand tier "with limited leg room", on the day of the performance I suffered a knee injury. I phoned up and the help and advice was excellent, I was moved to an aisle seat on the back row (the only seat in the house). However,... More

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