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“Walking down passed the bustle of cars and lights, you enter into a magical world...” 5 of 5 stars
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Queen's Theatre
51 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6BA, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
+44 0207 099 0930
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Owner description: At the opulent Queens Theatre London, the musical blockbuster Les Miserables is driving the audience successfully.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Walking down passed the bustle of cars and lights, you enter into a magical world...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Absolutely incredible theatre. Walking down the street amongst the hustle and bustle of the evening and entering the theatre, one is struck by the magnificence of the beautiful, warmly decorated theatre and the thrill of a show about to commence in such a splendid, inspiring environment. The quality of the shows (Les Miserables at the moment) reinforces the surreal feeling of such a night on the West End.

Visited January 2012
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“Les Miserables”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

The show is amazing. The theatre a little cramped compared to more modern ones but has a good bar overlooking the street.

Visited October 2011
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Seaham
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“worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Les Mis ... whats to tell... magnificent theatre ,good bar

Visited August 2011
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“balcony too low for stalls”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

balcony was in the way of clear view of barricade... maybe lower the stalls floor , so every one has the same view

Visited March 2012
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“Great Show”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

It is impossible to miss this theatre with the huge Les Mis billboards, however on first glance, as I approached the theatre, I was surprised to see a glass facade on what I thought would be a very traditional and old fashioned theatre. When inside and you get beyond the glass facade you do indeed step into the traditional and enter the theatre through a series of well sign posted rabbit warren runs which direct you to wherever you are seated. I was seated in the front row of the upper tear and had an absolutely fantastic view of the stage and performance. I don't think the same could have been said for those further back or in those seats in the lower tears and stalls with restricted views (well worth the extra deliberation on the tickets web site!).

The seating is not spacious and the leg room was just about enough for me (at 5'8"). The seats were comfortable enough, however numb bum syndrome was setting in at the end of the performance (approx 3 hours). The toilets were very clean and the bars were ok. The theatre does start to get quite warm as the performance goes on so taking in something to drink is well advised. Staff are extremely helpful and polite.

The overall setting was great, helped by an absolutely amazing performance to boot!!

Visited May 2011
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