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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
Owner description: Shanklin Theatre opens all year round and is currently running approximately 150 shows a year...
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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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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 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

As my closest friends know, I am a regular visitor to Shanklin Theatre and some may say this report is biased because of my frequent visits, but I can assure you that what I viewed last night (Monday November 10th,2014) will stay in my mind as being in my all time top 5 acts I have had the pleasure of... More 

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Newport, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

As an Islander it was good to relive the 1970's in a local theatre, without having to travel too far. It was my first visit to Shanklin Theatre & I doubt it'll be my last. It certainly had an intimate atmosphere, although us reserved caulkheads were somewhat reluctant to get up & boogie. Please Shanklin Theatre book some more Soul... More 

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Shanklin, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I try to visit as much as I can throughout the year. Mad Cow very close you can pre-order drinks which saves time and queuing. Varied acts and very good local productions. If on Island would recommend a visit.

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Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excellent show by The Ventnor Theatre Group in a very nice and comfortable Theatre. Very welcoming box office when we booked our tickets

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We were on holiday and went see to see an am-dram comedy farce, it was great. The gentleman running the bar was a fountain of knowledge about the place and obviously loves the job.

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