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Address: Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 868000
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Description: Shanklin Theatre opens all year round featuring top names from Comedy and...
Shanklin Theatre opens all year round featuring top names from Comedy and Music, plus other varied entertainment for all tastes. During the year the legendary "Best of the West End" production is staged plus first class Plays and Musicals, and the year would not be complete without the annual Pantomime over the Christmas period.
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It's always a joy to visit this delightful old building that has been lovingly restored and brought to a viable financial position by a group of dedicated and talented volunteers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Hornchurch, England, United Kingdom
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Hornchurch, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It's always a joy to visit this delightful old building that has been lovingly restored and brought to a viable financial position by a group of dedicated and talented volunteers. From a failing old relic, it has been brought to a place of prominence in the community, both with the local residents and visiting tourists. The volunteers recently won a... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Attended two excellent shows last week "The Best Of the West End" and "The Simon and Garfunkel Story". This theatre is largely run by volunteers from the local community who got off their butts and brought it back to life again. Well done a great job. The first show Best of the West End was put on by the resident... More 

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is a lovely old theatre that has been saved from closure by local enthusiasts and now seems to be going from strength to strength. All of the staff were extremely friendly and cheerful. We sat in the balcony which had an excellent view of the stage and had plenty of leg room in comfy seats. We saw a show... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I can't remember what the show was we saw but it was aimed at junior school children. Our group absolutely loved it. They were singing and dancing in the isles and laughing along with the storyline of the show. The staff are always helpful and friendly here...even when the theatre is packed with screaming 10 and 11 year old from... More 

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Port Richey, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

One of the best musical variety shows ever! Professional, Quality, Great Costuming, and a good mix of different styles in featured Musicals over the years. Had just spent a week on the 'Queen Mary 2'...This show was well up to the same level and standard of performance that the worlds finest cruise ship provides. First rate all the way. See... More 

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Bembridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We went last night to see "Best of the West End" which was very professional and amazing. We enjoyed a drink in the bar before hand and had very comfortable seats in the auditorium. The whole place is run by very enthusiastic volunteers who are obviously very passionate about the theatre and the shows produced there. Tonight's show was a... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was our second trip to the theatre and we love it. The staff, who are mostly volunteers and friendly and welcoming. We had excellent seats again having remembered our choice from last year. The choice of acts is impressive which clearly shows they enjoy coming to this theatre.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Showing a wide range of shows, and open all year round. Run by enthusiastic volunteers, (and on the lookout for more!) This is a traditional theatre, the old seating has been refurbished. You can book online, by phone, or in person at the box office. The box office is through a side door on the right of the building. The... More 

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Coalville, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Shanklin theatre put on a show called 'Best of the West End' featuring songs from hit musicals. The cast were absolutely superb, the choreography was as good as any I have seen in West End Shows. The theatre is comfortable with the usual facilities, bar etc. Well worth a visit.

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Shoeburyness, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a lovely old theatre that puts on shows a couple of days a week (during the school trip season) for school parties. They are a mad combination of west end show, pantomime and audience participation! The children love every minute and are really inspired by the actors. For a lot of them this is there first experience in... More 

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Address: Address: Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 868000
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