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York Theatre Royal

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cafe experience is good

We sat in the front part of the cafe as we don't have to negotiate the stairs with the buggy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
York, United Kingdom
Theatre Tour & Tea

We really enjoyed a backstage tour. John, our guide, was very knowledgeable and his explanations... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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York Theatre Royal has been producing great drama in York for over 270 years and is one of the country's leading producing theatres. Each year the theatre entertains over 200,000 people with its wide variety of performances, events and activities...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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St. Leonards Place, York YO1 7HD, England
+44 1904 623568
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat in the front part of the cafe as we don't have to negotiate the stairs with the buggy. Counter service Ok but I stood waiting for the drinks after paying and was not told they were ready on a tray at the end...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed a backstage tour. John, our guide, was very knowledgeable and his explanations were clear and covered so much of interest. We learned so much. The tour seemed to be over in a flash! The tour was followed by tea, cream scones and...More

Thank X5616YUsusanj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a truly wonderful experience on Saturday night to see the play A Inspector Calls brilliant performance lovely theatre well presented and very helpful staff.

Thank jo-h J
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We visited the theatre to see 'The Last Ship' which was absolutely fantastic! The theatre itself was lovely. The layout was very good and the bars were very spacious. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank KarenMants
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Went today and although the performance was good the seats in the Gallery have to be the most hard and uncomfortable seats we have ever sat in - set at 90degrees with a solid hard back there is no give at all. Toilets were also...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We messed up our booking and by the time we found out, the only seats left were in the gallery: we had never bought seats there before and never will again We were enjoying the show (the last ship) but had to leave at the...More

1  Thank Martinandphil
Reviewed June 26, 2018

We treated ourselves to a show at this beautiful theatre again but this time it was to watch the debut tour of the BluJays, a 50's music show which covered a lot of hits of the era together with a history of the time. We...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

As mentioned in other reviews, the leg room on the front upper circle row seats is absolutely appalling. We just had to leave halfway through the opera because the seats were so uncomfortable. They really ought to be labeled "restricted leg room". I don't think...More

Thank jule955
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Ticketing system is slick and modern, Bar is comfortable and relaxing, Staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank Helen H
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Me and my partner came here for the first time to watch a very good friend of ours in a play Soldier on, picked up tickets from the theatre no problems ,nice intimate studio very good seats and seating, very good play very good night...More

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Emma F
February 4, 2017|
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Response from MedEngland | Reviewed this property |
The Studio seating is in the shape of a "U" - that is seating on three sides, each side has three tiered rows with a further row of 8 seats on the left hand side. Row A (normally 26 seats max) is on the flat level, so is... More