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Tyne Theatre & Opera House

117 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG, England
+44 844 249 1000
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An evening with Sarah millican

After having our tickets secured for a few months, we enjoyed a relaxing meal and a few cocktails... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2016
Rachel H
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Comedy night

First time visit to the Tyne Theatre for a comedy show. Our seats were in the upper circle, great... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2016
Fiona J
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The Tyne Theatre & Opera House, previously the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, is now under new management and ran by Tyne Theatre & Opera House Limited. The Theatre offers the best in Music, Comedy and Theatre and is a Grade 1 listed theatre rated in the top 4% of listed buildings by English Heritage and has been afforded a the three star rating, the highest available, by the Theatres Trust, branded as "a very fine theatre of the highest theatrical and architectural quality". The importance of the architectural and theatrical heritage of the building is also recognised by The Association of Historic Theatres in Europe and OISTAT (the International Organisation of Scenographers, Theatre Technicians and Architects). The Tyne Theatre and Opera House Preservation Trust became the freehold owner of the building in 2008. Located in the centre of Newcastle, the Tyne Theatre & Opera House is easily accessible by the city's varied public transport systems. There is a choice of off-street parking nearby and a wealth of restaurants, shops, hotels and local amenities.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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117 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG, England
+44 844 249 1000
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Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

After having our tickets secured for a few months, we enjoyed a relaxing meal and a few cocktails before heading to the theatre to pick up the tickets. On arrival I found out there was no reference to any such booking!! This may well have...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed July 23, 2016

First time visit to the Tyne Theatre for a comedy show. Our seats were in the upper circle, great views and great sound as well as the theatre having a beautiful ambience. There were bars serving each of the floors and even ice cream at...More

Thank Fiona J
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Visited Newcastle and decided to take in a show. Footloose with gareth gates and Maureen Nolan. The theatre is getting on a little and could do with some restoration. The seats in the stalls were a little uncomfortable. The show was good and enjoyable.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Visited the theatre to see jamie raven,a magician and we had a magical night. The theartre is a good size and the drinks in the bar are very cheap,two pints for just over £6,bargain. The show was good and the service at the interval was...More

Thank jonstirzaker
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We have been going to this theatre on Christmas Eve for around ten years to see the pantomime. Although it hasnt got all the bells and whistles that the Theatre Royal has it is a funny, family orientated show where they make the kids feel...More

Thank loughmyster
Reviewed June 12, 2016

I would highly recommend the Tyne theatre to any one, we were there watching Sarah Milligan and what a fantastic night all round... I would like to thank one member of staff you went out of her way to help me, her name was Joyce...More

1  Thank Janet B
Reviewed May 28, 2016

Went to see the Sara Millican show (excellent!) at the Tyne Theatre. Our seats were in the front row of the Grand Circle ..what a nightmare! I don't have terrifically long legs (30" inside leg lol) but I could sit straight my knees were jammed...More

1  Thank Poohsvbf
Reviewed May 27, 2016

Each year we visit the Tyne Theatre for the Panto the weekend before Christmas as a family and have a fab time in this great little theatre, during the year we visit for musicals and comedy. All the colleagues at the Tyne Theatre are very...More

1  Thank Lynn I
Reviewed May 8, 2016

Went to see Simon and Garfunkle Story here on Thursday night. The show was amazing and will be going back to see it again and possibly again (like some crazy groupie). The theatre is a lovely intimate theatre and staff are very friendly. My friend...More

1  Thank Victoria P
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We went to see Elvis through the ages and i was a litfle sceptical at first having read the previous reviews about leg space etc. I have to say that this theatre is a little gem, it is a beautiful building snd it was a...More

1  Thank Traceyg1967
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Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
Should be okay from there
May 24, 2016|
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Response from ian b | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not too sure if Im honest, I know there are a lot of stairs, we were in the circle so