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Shanklin Theatre

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Address: Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 868000
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Shanklin Theatre is an all year round 600 seat venue providing top...

Shanklin Theatre is an all year round 600 seat venue providing top entertainment for all tastes. There are regular shows with household names from Comedy and Music, and for 2016 there are professional touring plays featuring familiar TV faces. In the summer there is our legendary ' Best of the West End ' production and over the Christmas period there is a traditional Pantomime.

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Stewart frances

Saw him live last nigh and he was brilliant very funny not laughed so much Great location and the theatre is very modern and has nice leg room with comfortable seating

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Nigel G
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Sandown Isle of Wight
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Sandown Isle of Wight
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Saw him live last nigh and he was brilliant very funny not laughed so much Great location and the theatre is very modern and has nice leg room with comfortable seating

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Thank Nigel G
Ruislip, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very enjoyable theatre visit to see an entertaining and extremely well performed pantomime. This charming Theatre is situated at the top of Shanklin Old Village, is very well presented for a seaside theatre, has reasonably priced tickets, and no additional booking fee is charged. Looking at their forthcoming performances the theatre puts on an impressive range of performances, with... More 

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Thank William Q
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Shanklin Theatre has hosted a very good production of the pantomime "Jack and the Beanstalk". It was well produced, colourful, lively, humorous and immensely entertaining. Sadly the building was not as good. To be fair a refurbishment is proposed,and is greatly needed. The seating was below par and the decor needed improving. The toilets could do with modernisation. Access... More 

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Thank David S
Michael B, Volunteer at Shanklin Theatre, responded to this review

Dear David S. We are delighted that you found the production of the pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk at Shanklin Theatre to be "well produced, colourful, lively, humorous and immensely entertaining" and that the "performance was thoroughly enjoyed once the grandparents had managed to get in." We also appreciated your comment that you found our volunteer front of house staff... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 2 year old only lasted through the first half of Jack and The Beanstalk but loved it. Great venue and very friendly approachable staff who were keen to help with a smile!

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Thank YasminKitty2016
Seaview, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every year the family always goes to a pantomime and this year was no exception.they put on Jack and the Beanstalk and the cast was excellent, especially the young children.The show was as good as any West End show and a lot cheaper.

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Thank Graham621
Ryde, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Run by volunteers, this lovely little theatre in Shanklin, restored to its former glory attracts some top acts. We have seen Jo Brand and Edana Mingella, Suggs, the Ukuleke Orchestra of Great Britain, Phil Jupitus, Fascinating Aida, Omid Djalili and Dave Gorman. Soon to see Dilly Keane, Stewart Francis, Julian Clarey and many others. It's a fabulous venue and needs... More 

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Thank Jacqui A
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our grandchildren to see Jack and the Beanstalk this afternoon and we were absolutely over the moon with the whole show. Fantastic! Congratulations to everyone involved. We will be back! thank you.

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Thank Johnford749
Hessle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This pantomime far exceeded any previous pantomimes we've ever seen. The standard of every single player was first class, but we must single out Jack/James Derbyshire. Wot a star! But ALL of them were brilliant. We thoroughly enjoyed the performance, but also noticed that all foyer staff were happy and helpful, and so obviously enjoyed being in your lovely theatre.... More 

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Thank Sue K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful production, very professional, great costumes, dancing, singing and very very funny. Loved every minute.

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Thank Patricia R
Cowes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

What a show!! So much more than a pantomime...professional, funny and a real quality show!! Thank you everyone who was involved, you should be very proud and pleased with what you put on. 5 stars!!

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