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Central Theatre

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Address: 170 High Street, Chatham ME4 4AS, England
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+44 1634 338338
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Went to see this pantomime 30th December 6pm. The cast really sparkled - everyone who took part looked like they were having an amazing time - the dancers were fab, there was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 30, 2016
Bromley, United Kingdom
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Went to see this pantomime 30th December 6pm. The cast really sparkled - everyone who took part looked like they were having an amazing time - the dancers were fab, there was lots of high energy - the whole cast were spectacular. Had us singing away. Special mention must go to Matt Burridge who played Flesh Creep this evening -... More 

Thank Fitzdaisy
Chatham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the jack in the beanstalk panto production. This was the first time my 4 year old daughter had been to a panto and she loved it. Great for adults and children alike. They only downside for us was the leg room. Even i struggled being 5ft4 never mind my partner who was 6ft3! Luckily he has an isle... More 

Thank CaSk88
London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Went to see current panto performance with work and both the theatre appearances and panto performance were flat. The inside of the theatre seemed old and needs updating. The performance and displays seem cheap and boring. It didn't keep me engaged or wanting me to watch more.

Thank Paolo88_12
Chatham, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

I haven't been to this theatre for many years. The last few times i went the sound quality was terrible! It put me off going there. Thankfully the sound issues seem to have been sorted out. Went on the first night of the panto jack and the beanstalk. Very enjoyable evening! A lot of the jokes went way above children's... More 

Thank suscame
Chatham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We went to see Jimmy Osmond , doing the Andy Williams Show , Moon River and Me . We had a very good evening , the show was very good , must remember you have to pay for parking , but it is close to the theatre . We met Jimmy after the show , at the stage door ,... More 

Thank merritt402
Chatham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

The staff were absolutely fantastic, arrived early with my mother in law who is in her 90's, they allowed us in and found a chair for her to sit on, the theatre was very comfortable and the chairs exceptionally comfortable to sit on for over two hours, great parking just behind for disabled so very easy all round.

Thank John G
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

One night of Queen great showman looks like Freddie sounds like Freddie performs like him too. Lovely Theatre great staff.

Thank Tomcathandy
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

On Tuesday 8 November my wife and I went to the lovely Central Theatre at Chatham. Although we live a considerable distance from Chatham, this splendid theatre has become a firm favourite of ours which we enjoy visiting as often as possible. I understand this lovely 960 seat theatre was first opened in 1908 as the "Wesleyan Central Hall" and... More 

Thank Stewart C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Les McKeown was good at performing this show for us tonight. The band did a great job of putting together lots of old hits of the 70,s. The venue here was good but a little dated. The bar was good and drinks reasonable. Facilities ok with a feel good factor for atmosphere 4/5.

Thank Kevin B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Was extremely disappointed after buying these tickets for my boyfriends birthday well in advance, only to be turned away at the door on arrival on the night, even though the theatre had been informed of the cancellation almost two weeks prior to show night!!! As Sean lock had other tv commitments! I purchased to tickets online and so they had... More 

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