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Shanklin Theatre

Address: Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 868000
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Ranked #2 of 14 Attractions in Shanklin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: Shanklin Theatre opens all year round and is currently running approximately 150 shows a year...
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: Shanklin Theatre opens all year round and is currently running approximately 150 shows a year, featuring top names from Comedy and Music, plus other varied entertainment for all tastes. During the summer the legendary "Best of the West End" production is staged plus a first class play and, of course, the year would not be complete without the annual Pantomime over the Christmas period.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Having lived on the Island for a number of years, I am ashamed to say I have never been to Shanklin Theatre before last night where I went to see Ross Noble. The theatre is a beautiful building with the inside being very warm, clean and welcoming. It is not unsimilar to some of the theatres in Birmingham (my home... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were spending the weekend in the Isle of Wight and found the Mowtown experience running at the Shanklin theatre. To our surprise, the theatre was well organised, the performing group did a splendid job and we returned with a pleasant experience of the complete event (an unplanned one whilst touring the isle), totally worth it!!!

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orpington
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Having not been to a pantomime for probably 65 years I was unsure what to expect.It can be said that everybody had a great time,The cast of Aladdin were very accomplished in their performance having good rapport with the audience getting everyone involved.I enjoyed every minute.It was pouring with rain outside which made the foyer congested during the interval.

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Our New Year is not complete without a visit to the annual panto at the Shanklin theatre. This years production of Aladdin was excellent and full of energy and fun. The script is very clever incorporating modern songs which the kids love whilst maintaining the strong traditional spirit of pantomime. The cast were great and bought the whole stage to... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Went to see Aladdin yesterday as had a very talented relative in it. Great show and got the audience up dancing and singing. Facilities at the theatre are good. Well done to all them volunteers there.

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Redditch, England
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Many seaside theatres have closed in recent years but thankfully this one which is staffed by friendly and enthusiastic volunteers, seems to be going from strength to strength. We now live on the island and we are spoilt for choice throughout the whole year not just during the summer season. Last night we attended a production of White Christmas and... More 

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Sandown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

One of the many fortunate things about living on the Isle of Wight is being able to watch shows at the Shanklin Theatre. It is a fantastic old but comfortable theatre and run by very friendly and helpful volunteers. They book a totally diverse range of shows during the year and there must be something for everyone at some time.... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Great night with a really good act belting out top chart hits. We saw them many years ago and they were just as good on Friday night. The downside was a woman in the second row taking photos on her iphone throughout the whole performance even though there were signs saying not to. This is so distracting and if we... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Wow what a place, we went here to see the local band Lucid on a Saturday night, had a drink in the downstairs bar, our seats were in the balcony area, lovely old theatre, totally amazed with it and Lucid were stunning to, to have the male voice choir singing outside on the steps as we left made our night,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Went to see the Stylistics Sat 15/11 - Legends of the 70's bought a lot of great memories back they were amazing. One of the only groups that I have not seen. They were in the Indigo at the O2 we had VIP tickets & the view was wicked. All the old songs of the 70's up dancing & singing... More 

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