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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Seats are so far away not only do they offer you binoculars at an extra £1 you cannot make out the faces of the performers. Seats are steeply tiered with no leg room. Cursed Child great but do not buy tickets for the balcony.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The show was fanatics effects brilliant and the actors very good. However what totally spoiled it was the lack of leg room in the balcony. When it says restricted leg room it means it. If you are 6ft or a slightly large fellow like my...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SimmywUk
Reviewed 4 days ago

Even if 'Harry Potter' was not on at 'the Palace' it would still be a magical place! The common areas in the bar and hallways are breath-taking as is the outside of the building. An incredible theatre that looks fantastic and a show that is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tedgatti F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a review of the theatre not the production , beautiful theatre , lots of original features . Is very warm when the lights go down , seats are better than some but still cramped for the taller person. Facilities are good lots of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sammy509
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

2 parts, 2 lots of incredible choreography, special effects, and story that pulled you in completely. Due to the #keepthesecret I can’t tell you much more, but it totally deserves all of the accolades and even though it is a long time in a theatre,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This theatre and absolutely beautiful. A great location to watch the cursed child. The staff were really friendly and helpful and they even had someone managing the ladies toilet queue in the interval which made things a lot easier!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LJK_1390
Reviewed 1 week ago

We watched the Cursed child here part one and two in one day and on both visits to the theatre, the organisation of the queues and security was fine, but the people doing the organising treated everyone like naughty kids, spoilt the experience

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GoonerPaul1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the books, and the movies, and was excited to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre, however I'm sorry to say I left thoroughly disappointed. The best part of the show is the staging, which is inventive and uses...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this theatre to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The first thing that struck me was the security. Bags searched and body wanded with a metal detector. We were in the stalls, very good seats and very nice theatre. The only bad...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank davidhcarter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very much looking forward to seeing The Cursed Child but my other half is not a Harry Potter fan so I opted for £20 tickets (£80 for two of us to see both parts) Unfortunately this placed us in a really steep part...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Shaun S
January 11, 2019|
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Response from aliol | Reviewed this property |
Hiya not sure what deals you are meaning, would be great to know!! Interval drinks are certainly swifter if pre ordered before the start of the show. Have a great time!
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December 31, 2018|
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry we sat a few rows back from that and we had a really good view of the stage
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November 17, 2018|
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Yes, 10pm
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johnix66
los angeles
stalls vs dress circle at Palace Theatre (3 Replies)
Hi. im going to see spamalot. which seats are better? dress circle or stalls? thanks in advance.
February 10, 2007|
Response fromsunshine3|
As above - theatremonkey rates dress circle B-D the best seats in the house. The diagram on their website will show green rows in stalls and dress circle that are considered the best value. I wrestled with this decision myself and went for the dress circle. The discussion about leg room in the stall seats kind of scared me!
Pat D
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
which train station do we need (9 Replies)
We are staying near the Palace Theatre, wanting to book our train tickets, which train station is the nearest for us. Thanks
October 30, 2018|
Response fromManS0L0|
Manchester Oxford Road station is closest to the Palace Theatre, but where are you travelling from and what hotel are you staying at?
726rosie
Liverpool, United Kingdom
CSKA hockey tickets Jan 2014 (5 Replies)
Hello We will be visiting Moscow 17th - 20th January 2014. We plan to take the free walking tour and have a list of other places we plan to visit but I'd like some information on ticket bookings please. We would like to see a ballet or opera performance, preferably at the Bolshoi or the Kremlin Palace theatre, and also watch a hockey game. With only 2 evenings in the city (we don't arrive until 5pm on 17th and leave at 4pm on 20th) I need some help with planning. From the internet...More
November 14, 2013|
Response fromVasily_from_Moscow|
Hi! Welcome to CSKA Hockey! we face Admiral Vladivostok (newcomer) on Jan 19th at 5 PM. No sellout expected, you can show up 2 hours before the game or buy online at khl.ru - they, I think have English. Have a nice stay in Russia!