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Beautiful theatre and a fantastic panto

Rock n roll Panto was possibly the best yet! Fabulous story with a twist, talented cast with the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
R Kay M
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Small theatre with a great atmosphere

Cinderella rock style panto was performed by a small group of talented people who all sing, dance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
howardw43
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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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Built in 1865 above the White Swan public house in Swan Street Leeds. Most famous for hosting BBC's The Good Old Days for 30 years. The City Varieties Music Hall has a varied programme of Comedy, Music, Variety, Family shows and Pantomime
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rock n roll Panto was possibly the best yet! Fabulous story with a twist, talented cast with the usual innuendos, ad lib, bouncing rocks and audience participation. Love the fact the cast come and chat with the audience before the show too. Prices for ice-cream...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank R Kay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cinderella rock style panto was performed by a small group of talented people who all sing, dance, act and play a range of musical instruments live. The seating is good, even in the upper circle. The bar prices are very reasonable for a city centre...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank howardw43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a pantomime with a difference. The actors were all very talented and could play many instruments and sing. It was lovely to see the instruments being played. They entertained the children and the adults with lots of well know old pop songs played...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Westleigh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having come over to England to live from Australia, I went along with the in-laws to the Rock & Roll Panto. Had a great afternoon, had no idea what to expect but what a lovely day out - all the kids having a great time,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JM_Melb2Huds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to City Varieties Pantos for a few years now. It is always excellent . Trad Panto with a twist. All the actors play musical instruments as well as act dance and sing, they are so talented . There is plenty of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from seeing this panto ,yet another great panto ,brilliant musicians and singers ,a beautiful theatre and friendly helpful staff .We went as as a family 4 generations ,ages ranging from 4 to 72 and everyone of us thoroughly enjoyed it ,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yorkshire1624
Reviewed December 6, 2018

30 of us from Holbeck spent an evening singing and laughing The rock and roll panto lived up to its title

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Attended tonight with my wife she is a wheelchair user to see comedian Hal Cruttenden. The staff were friendly, approachable and very helpful assisting my wife to her seat. An old venue which was in very nice condition and enjoyed the visit thoroughly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Good sized venue with pleasant helpful staff. Reasonable price bar with nice seats. Show area just right for the act we saw and seating was comfortable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul141
Reviewed October 8, 2018

I wasn't sure what to expect from a play "The Dressing Room." by Bobby Ball. Cannon and Ball passed me by, perhaps because I'm a fraction too young or they weren't to my parents' taste in an era with less viewing choices. Turned out to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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linda w
December 15, 2018|
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Response from howardw43 | Reviewed this property |
It is sloped
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Dawn G
August 25, 2017|
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Hi you are close to the stage and need to look up if you are in the front few rows so you may prefer to sit in the circle or further back in the stalls
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Secure public parking is available at various nearby car parks, including The Light (via Great George Street) and the St John's and Merrion Centre shopping malls. Park and Ride is available from Elland Road. A limited amount... More
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