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Gaiety Theatre

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Address: Harris Prominade, Douglas IM1 2HH
Phone Number: 01624 625001

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Unforgettable Gaiety theatre tour

Has been leaving for about 3 years and ish and never had the time to go in the tours provided.Place full with history, having the chance to go on the stage and under it. Always... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Has been leaving for about 3 years and ish and never had the time to go in the tours provided.Place full with history, having the chance to go on the stage and under it. Always has been wondering about the trap during a show. Now I know it. Lovely experience. Highly recommended.

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Ramsey Isle of Man
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This listed theatre has a marvellous record in the entertainment field having presented shows featuring local talent as well as International acts and shows. It is possible to book a tour of the theatre which is well worth doing as it takes you through the history of the theatre and behind the scenes as well as under the stage to... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

They have done so much work to bring this beauty back to its former glory. While I did not take the 2 hour (!!!!?) tour...I had a truly wonderful tour in about an hour. The backstage mechanisms, the lovely ceilings and boxes and the fire screen and... Well - go for yourself and imagine you were wearing a big hat... More 

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Tavares, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The Gaiety Theatre was originally a large pavilion opened in 1893. Shortly after opening it was closed and architect Frank Matcham was commissioned to redesign the building. In 1900 it was reopened as a grand Opera House and Theatre and it experienced great success. Throughout the 1950's the theatre was used as a cinema and by 1968 plans were made... More 

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newport
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Guided tour of this beautifully preserved theatre, a well informed and enthusiastic guide takes you to all parts of this lovely old theatre.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This wonderful example of Victorian architecture and decoration is now in its 115th year and has hosted the vast majority of the Isle of Man's theatre shows and major events. The Frank Matcham designed building came close to dilapidation during the latter part of the 20th century but gladly the Manx Government supported strongly by many sections of Manx private... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I have been going to shows at the Gaiety for years but had never even thought of going on the Saturday morning tour. We went on the first one of this year, on Easter Saturday, and it was a fantastic experience. We were guided around the whole theatre - downstairs, upstairs, backstage - and for the whole 3 hours Derek's... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This Theatre is full of history. It is absolutely stunning inside and out. This is a must see attraction! Phone up for a tour and you will have a theatre expert show you around. This is a true traditional theatre with lots of stories to tell. I cant recommend visiting this beautiful theatre enough!

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A great old lady of a theatre, which puts on some good shows the last one seen was Nigel Farage which was packed ,There is always something for everyone's taste during the year .

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I love visiting this beautiful and well maintained theater. Long may it continue serving our local talent

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Address: Harris Prominade, Douglas IM1 2HH
Phone Number: 01624 625001
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas

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