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Gracie Fields Theatre

Hudsons Walk, Rochdale OL11 5EW, England
+44 1706 716689
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Ranked #13 of 15 Attractions in Rochdale
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Owner description: The Gracie Fields Theatre offers an exciting programme of events from Rock, Pop, Jazz and Classical Music to Comedy, Drama and Dance. The Theatre is also host to Rochdale Amateur Operatic Society and their wide variety of productions including Concerts, Plays and Musicals.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I went to see Sally Morgan here, with my Sister and my Daughter and a really great night. The theatre was just the right size for such an event. We ordered pre-paid interval drinks as we went in and they were waiting for us as promised, lovely, no standing waiting at the bar. Lots of easy free parking. Would easily... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I've visited the theatre numerous times both in my capacity as a Parent Governor of Redwood School and as a family. I find access can sometimes be a little difficult with a wheelchair but the staff are always on hand to guid you to the small lift that allows wheelchair users to access the theatre. Attending award giving ceremonies is... More

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Went to see a show here friendly staff comfy seating plenty of room and as this is a relatively small theatre it helps to see all that's going on

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Manchester, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Terrible acoustics, very unfriendly, unhelfpul and obstructive staff, filthy toilets. Glad I do not have to work here very often any more.

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nikkij_9, Manager at Gracie Fields Theatre, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. I am shocked to hear your comments and can only apologise for your negative experience. I'm disappointed to hear your comments on our staff, who usually receive praise on their friendliness and helpfulness to customers, and our flexible approach to accommodate visitors. Our staff work very hard to maintain... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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218 reviews 218 reviews
128 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Only theatre in Rochdale and is not in the town centre. Attached to Oulder Hill School. The theatre itself is big enough. The productions are few and far between. One pantomime a year and a few comedians, not much else.

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nikkij_9, Manager at Gracie Fields Theatre, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. Even though we are outside of the town centre, we enjoy good transport links. We also benefit from a large, well lit and free parking facility. We have a number of events throughout the year, an annual pantomime, annual musical production presented by Rochdale Amateur Operatic Society, as well as a number of comedians... More

Rochdale, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

It is good Rochdale retains a cultural venue, and every year there are worthwhile concerts and performances. The auditorium is okay and the atmosphere usually good. It is a little outside of the centre of town, but is well signposted and has good parking (it is reasonably easy to get nearby by bus).

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

They put on some great productions at very reasonable prices - bar area and small shop for sweets etc. I wish someone would give it a facelift as it's a bit tired now - a vital part of the local community though

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Been here a few times and seen lots of various shows and comedians here..always busy and lots goin on..good value for your money..easy to get to and lots of parking spaces.

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North west England
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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Took my grandaughter to a show here was very pleasantly shocked very clean modern theatre good view from all seats lovely staff a fraction of manchester prices will be looking for more things to see here

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

I've never ever been disappointed by any of the shows at the Gracie Fields Theatre. It's in a great spot, plenty of parking, friendly staff and all the seats are good.

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