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Gaiety Theatre

Harris Prominade, Douglas IM1 2HH
01624 625001
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Ranked #2 of 16 Attractions in Douglas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Telford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
8 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If you're in Douglas and fancy seeing a show go and visit - you'll not be disappointed - it's worth watching to see what's on and make your visit fit in with the show of your choosing. We saw The Edwin Starr Band and a lovely singer who supported them called Mel - what a voice! and what a lovely... More 

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Mold, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I didn't go for a tour around here but after seeing a show here, I want to! This is a gem of a theatre with lovely decor almost everywhere you look, all immaculately restored. Even the seats have had a lot of attention! I would love to spend more time in here to actually look at the architecture of the... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The Gaiety Theatre is like stepping back in time. It's a beautiful place and the atmosphere is always good. Some wonder if the significant costs in maintaining the place offer good value for money, and my head says it isn't. But in my heart the experience of the place it worth it.

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Herefordshire
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were lucky enough to pick up on the last tour of the season. As passionate theatre-philes the tour of this beautiful Frank Matcham theatre was fascinating, informative and comprehensive. Our guide was steeped in the history of the building and made the hour and a half whizz by. The highlight of our 4 day trip to the Island.

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We've been to see several shows at Gaiety Theatre and have always been impressed by the building (and the shows!). The theatre was built in 1899 within the structure of the former Pavilion to the designs of well-known theatre architect Frank Matcham, as an opera house and theatre. But you don't need me to give you that sort of history... More 

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Douglas, null, Isle Of Man
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very informative tour about the theatre, especially going under the stage to look at the Corsican Trap, and the bit about Most Haunted (always knew they were rubbish). Recommended.

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Thame, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We went on a tour of the theatre with a most enthusiastic guide and then in the evening went to "Sunset Boulevard" which was brilliant.

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