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Theatre Royal

Addington Street, Margate CT9 1PW, England
01843 292795
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Ranked #4 of 31 Attractions in Margate
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Description: A gem of a theatre in Margate town presenting an exciting mix of shows and events.
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was my second visit to this lovely traditional theatre. I enjoyed both the shows that I saw ( the first being Eliza Carthy, wonderful). The most recent being last night. Billy Mitchell and Ray Laidlow presented a very lively and interesting account of their musical careers as members of Lindisfarne and other groups. It was a great night. I... More

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A small and very intimate theatre with a great community feeling, some beautiful architecture and attracting some very big names.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went to see a show here last night. Have been before and I'm still amazed how beautiful it is. The seating is comfortable and you can see the stage easily. That is important to me as I'm a bit short. The staff are always very friendly and I like being able to order an interval drink. Yes it does need... More

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Margate, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

love this theatre..and when i go and see a show i always try and book the box seats near the stage..much prefer here than going to the larger winter gardens..highlight was seeing lee evans here...if any little gripe is there isnt much leg room but then its an old theatre..hence thats why i try and get the box seats...parking is... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Original features and great architecture have been preserved. Still putting on shows and entertaining the public.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Second, or is it now the oldest theatre in England? Small, but perfect, three tiers + boxes in a typical Georgian horseshoe shape, and a wonderful ceiling decoration above the stalls. A visit is a must for any lovers of theatre architecture.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A great atmosphere, friendly staff and a very well produced show. Great to see live theatre in a seaside town.

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Ab fab show last night The Red Ladies, one of the best I've seen AND I have never known the theatre so quiet throughout a performance... all began outside the theatre where The Red Ladies in their uniform attire sauntered up, down and around the streets... the atmosphere was almost eery and we the audience became more and more rapt,... More

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Kyle F, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this review

Lili, Thanks again for your wonderful words! Reviews like this make everything worthwhile :-) I will ensure everyone involved with Red Ladies and the Theatre is sent this review. Thank you for your continued support! Kyle More

Margate, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
28 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A delightful venue with a very good and varied programme. Intimate with good views from all seats. Musicals, artists and plays all in one venue

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Kyle F, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this review

Many thanks for these wonderful words Michael. Do come back soon :-) More

Birchington, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Beautiful and evocative old theatre. Well worth a visit just to say you have been there and if it is a performance you enjoy then even better.

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Kyle F, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review. We couldn't agree more, the theatre is a wonderful building with a rich history, something we wish to preserve. More

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