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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to go see the Magic Flute by W.A Mozart at the English National Opera (The London Colosseum) on the 14th March 2019 (which was the opening night). The art forms it was in were music (the orchestra playing the pieces), drama, dance and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to the Coliseum to see The Merry Widow. Technically an operetta. Our expectations were low, but we thought we would try. The theatre was beautiful and the staff welcoming and helpful. The show programme was a very good price and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Phil R
Reviewed March 15, 2019

The building is exceptional, the history is tangible and makes you feel lucky to be there. Somehow when we arrived we popped into the shop and then in the enterance I had my bag searched, all fine. However we then went up to the bar...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

We visited here to see the Merry Widow. It is a great show, great music, great cast and a lot of fun. Recommend it highly. The theatre itself has undergone renovation and change since we were there last and the foyer has been opened up,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

First time at the Coliseum and we were most impressed. Went to see Akhnaten, Phillip Glass and what a performance. The whole cast were excellent and made all the better by the wonderful surroundings. A truly amazing experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank David S
Reviewed March 3, 2019

The interior of the Coliseum is beautiful, stunning reliefs in the opera hall. I sat on the very last row of the balcony. Although the distance to stage is quite large, the view is not really that bad, of course details can not be made...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

I went to see Lucia di Lammermoor (ENO). The performance was very good and the venue itself has a beautiful interior. I’d recommend both the performance and the venue itself.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kheiron_je
Reviewed February 25, 2019

Been to see La Boheme, it was special, it was magnificent! it was everything you would expect and more... Also friendly staff, organised, worth a trip for sure or many!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

I saw Swan Lake here before Christmas and despite being in the 'Gods' it was a fabulous setting for Swan Lake. Dancers from Royal English National Ballet are breathtaking (sadly performance ruined by 4 3-5 year olds and their mums not knowing how to act)....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank skilakimou
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic venue for a festive treat. Lovely theatre in a great location. The ballet was delightful and we loved every minute.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Helen B | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty good as the rake on the seats is quite steep.
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These prices are excessive. I'm not sure it is a con unless the price lists show the published price to be different or the staff lied to you, but it does demonstrate the excessive costs of drinks in theatres and it is... More
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