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“Love this theatre” 4 of 5 stars
Review of West Cliff Theatre

West Cliff Theatre
Tower Road | Clacton-on-Sea, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1LE, England
+44 1255 433344
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Established on the current Clacton site in 1899, and run independently by the West Cliff Trust, the West Cliff is the only surviving purpose-built theatre in Clacton, and plays host to professional touring shows and many local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, dance schools, and other youth groups. Its compact auditorium with just under 600 seats, a unique atmosphere and knowledgeable and friendly staff make it Clacton's theatre of choice for artistes and audiences alike. The Stage Door Bar is open both prior to and during the interval for each show, and provides pre-booked meals for selected shows. The lounge may be hired for private functions with or without bar and catering services.
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Love this theatre”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Have been to many shows here. It is a truly personal experience to come to this theatre as it has such a unique personality. I love it!

Visited June 2012
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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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“Greal location!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Lovely theatre, comfy seats too. The bar staff need to learn to watch who arrives at the bar when, as they are a little haphazard when serving. Parking is okay as long as you use the car park just down from the theatre. I would go and see something there again.

Visited September 2012
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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“A treat of an old fashioned sea side theatre”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Great atmosphere in the very best tradition of seaside entertainment - shows which include various tributes have had the whole theatre up and dancing in the aisles! Some very real talent has been displayed, I think the theatre is incredible, and does so well to nurture the young talented dancers. This is, I believe, a real treasure of Clacton. Well worth a visit.

Visited December 2011
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surrey
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“rat pack”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

had a great evening watching the rat pack at this theatre.will def go again.the show was good.nice little bar with good priced drinks.seating comfortable and reasonable priced tickets.

Visited September 2012
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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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“Lovely Little Theatre”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Nice little theatre, reasonably priced drinks, been here a couple of times to see shows, much cheaper than the Princes Theatre. Good for the pantos

Visited June 2012
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