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Curve Theatre

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Address: 1 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)116 2423560
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Curve Theatre is Leicester’s magnificent home for theatre and the...

Curve Theatre is Leicester’s magnificent home for theatre and the performing arts and is situated at the heart of the city’s Cultural Quarter. Curve is a proud supporter of new and emerging talent and actively participates in the development of the next generation of artists, writers and directors. As well as presenting some of the world’s finest touring work, Curve produces a varied programme of diverse, exciting and inspiring theatre including large scale musicals to rival the West End.

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Street Choirs Festival Weekend

Came here for the Street choir Festival hosted by Red Leicester choir. The Curve is a great venue, very close to the city centre with lots of shops and eateries. The cafe inside... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My poor Husband was so disappointed as he had arranged this as a surprise for me. OMG they were all shouting, sorry Pixie you are no Audrey Hepburn none of the cast had any charisma and we left in the interval. Is there any way we can get a refund?

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manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for the Street choir Festival hosted by Red Leicester choir. The Curve is a great venue, very close to the city centre with lots of shops and eateries. The cafe inside has really good food and great coffee and although there were hundreds taking part, the service was good and the staff friendly. The main theatre was ideal... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this theatre on many occasions. Every experience has been very positive. The plays and shows we have seen have been great. The theatre itself is clean and airy, the theatre seating is all round great views to the stage. One issue is that the bar during intervals can get extremely busy, but you can pay and order pre intervals.... More 

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Thank Jules L
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The family show was excellent and I cannot criticize the shows at all. However the whole experience was very poor. Service in the cafeteria was very slow, the number of tables was totally inadequate and staffing levels were too low. If you just want to see the production it is great but if you expect, as I do, refreshments and... More 

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Leicester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent show. Love the curve. Only one thing needs changing, the seats are uncomfortable. Please up grade to better seats. Not every one is size 0!!!!! And no space between people.

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Thank beccyraynor30
Grantham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a modern theatre with (oh joy) ample accessible toilet facilities. We were on the balcony which offered a great view, but it seems that most of the audience could see well. We didn't try the cafe or use the associated parking.

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Thank SueandPhil67
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to this venue to see the Rocky Horror Live which was amazing. Venue was good and in a good location so I was very pleased when I discovered there is an NCP car park right next door. I was not pleased though when I returned to my car after parking in said car park for the evening do... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Leicester used to be our home town once upon a long time ago, so it was a blast to go back again. The first time we saw The Rocky Horror Show was at the Haymarket Theatre, sadly now closed. (Why?) Anyhoo, The Curve is a wonderful theatre, a great desing and it has a cosy feel to it. The sound... More 

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Thank dick h
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our local theatre and the shows are amazing, The Curve production shows are excellent standard. Bar is reasonably priced. Staff are very helpful. I would recommend this theatre to anyone.

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Thank dunners7
Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to see two shows at The Curve. The theatre is easy to find from the station, perhaps ten minutes walk. The first time we had some food before the show, just snacks - it was fairly crowded but I don't remember queueing very long. The theatre itself is a busy one. You can walk right round the... More 

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