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Royal Exchange Theatre

Address: St. Ann's Square, Manchester M2 7DH, England
Phone Number: 0161 833 9833
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Ranked #6 of 117 Activities in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: We're an award-winning producing Theatre in the centre of Manchester. As well as classics from...
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Owner description: We're an award-winning producing Theatre in the centre of Manchester. As well as classics from William Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Oscar Wilde, Noel Coward, and Anton Chekhov, we're also one of the country's leading theatres for new writing, with over 125 premieres in the theatre history! The unique design means that none of the 760 seats are more than nine metres from the circular stage, with seats placed all around the auditorium, giving views from all angles.The Great Hall surrounds the Theatre, and this houses The Round restaurant, Bar Exchange, the Craft Shop and exhibitions, the Education Lounge and workshops, the Information Point, the Mezzanine Gallery exhibitions, as well as Friday evenings' FREE entertainment SPECIAL FX.And we're open on a Sunday too! With brunch served in our Great Hall cafe and free entertainment during the day.

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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Went to see this show today. Amazing! The plant is done brilliantly and the acting and singing was fantastic. A great show and I definitely recommend going to see this it.

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Manchester
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I went to see Little Shop of Horrors at RET last night and it is the first time I have visited the theatre. What a fantastic building, setting and production. Being a local, I am ashamed that I haven't been before as I enjoyed everything about it. The atmosphere is fantastic, the ticket prices fair and even the cost of... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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57 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

Went to watch little shop of horrors here and what a fantastic venue. We were in the seats at the top which were high seats but give you a good view. Love the stage being central so everyone gets a good view and the cast were amazing. Outside of the unusual theatre there is both a bar and a cafe... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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65 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We went here to see the little shop of horrors performance which was amazing. The theatre building itself is amazing, rich in history and very grand. The show was amazing all the actors did the show proud and our seats were really good. Inside the building it has a cafe and bar with serve alcoholic and soft drinks at reasonable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I will definitely go back 👍 I watched Little Shop of Horror there and I enjoyed it alot, lovely ending, nice place, great seats around the stage,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Watch Little Shop Of horrors here and it was fantastic we had really good seats and the place is spotless! The drinks at the bar are really reasonably priced and the staff are really nice too :)

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Sydney, Australia
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A good production of this tale. The theatre is a steel structure in the round, built inside the Cotton Exchange building. Looks a bit like a lunar lander. Show was well paced and enjoyed by all including a group of high schoolers.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Came here for lunch with my son after a lovely wander.the food was good and the place was full of style and character.lots to see a very interesting building.well worth a visit.will definatly go there again.

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Porto, Portugal
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A great theatre very worth visiting and goin for a play. We went for little shop of horrors and it was truly fantastic! I believe any play will be worth the money, a must-go place in Manchester

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Brilliant theatre and brilliant show, thoroughly enjoyable with an excellent view of the stage from row b on the stage floor. Actors, puppeteers and singers all excellent too, worth every penny well done all.

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