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City Varieties Music Hall

Swan Street, Leeds LS1 6LW, England
+44 845 644 1881
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I went to see Doug Stanhope here back in 2012, it's a nice little theatre, full of nostalgia and... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2015
Leeds, United Kingdom
Panto fun times

Amazing gem of a Panto, brilliant Rock & Roll theme, we have been to a few others & when your 7... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2015
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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
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Swan Street, Leeds LS1 6LW, England
+44 845 644 1881
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Reviewed January 19, 2015

I went to see Doug Stanhope here back in 2012, it's a nice little theatre, full of nostalgia and charm.

1  Thank PegPowler
Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Amazing gem of a Panto, brilliant Rock & Roll theme, we have been to a few others & when your 7 year old turns to you and says it's awesome and thanks you for bringing her win win - all up dancing at the end...More

1  Thank Bradford_mum
Reviewed December 28, 2014

My first trip to the City Varieties and took my Mum to the Rock n Roll Dick Whittington pantomime. Fabulous traditional venue, all staff very friendly and helpful, gave you a sense of a family run theatre, it was really nice that members of the...More

1  Thank dianebranford
Reviewed December 26, 2014

Once again the city varieties theatre in leeds proved to be a smash!!! This years rock and roll panto 'dick whittington' had a multi talented cast that rocked from beginning to end. Energetic and entertaining for all those young at heart, this is a definite...More

Thank elisadolittle51
Reviewed December 22, 2014

Went to see Dick Whittington on Saturday afternoon first time I've been to City Varieties and also first time for a rock and roll panto Enjoyed it thoroughly ,great cast great music can,t praise them enough ,thoroughly recommend it ,never laughed so much for ages...More

Thank Yorkshire1624
Reviewed December 20, 2014

Just been to see Dick Whittington it is fab. All of the cast are fab--especially Alice--she can sing dance and pull very funny faces. We went from Band(bag) of gold though to Meat Loaf, First cut is the deepest, River Deep Mountain high and all...More

1  Thank susieQ321_12
Reviewed December 19, 2014

Don't miss the Dick Whittington rock 'n roll panto at City Varieties, Leeds. It's a joy from start to finish, with great songs, brilliant musicians, and amazing characters. Lots of audience participation, fun for all the family, plenty of innuendo, and corny jokes which all...More

Thank Alston12
Reviewed November 17, 2014

My friends and I made a return visit to City Varieties to see Les McKeown and the Bay City Rollers. The staff were as before were really polite, professional and helpful. The atmosphere was electric and the show was fab. A great little venue and...More

Thank Liz A
Reviewed November 7, 2014

Make sure you sit centrally, the side seats are ok but you do end up with a crick in your neck. Loads of leg room and quite comfy.

1  Thank Rosiehylda
Reviewed November 7, 2014

we've been several times to all sorts of shows, a;ways enjoy it, the restoration is brilliant bit quirky in places but a very fine old venue, much loved

Thank darkside62
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Dawn G
August 25, 2017|
Response from GrandTheatreLS1 | Property representative |
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
February 25, 2017|
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Response from GrandTheatreLS1 | Property representative |
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
October 5, 2016|
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Response from DaveJDR | Reviewed this property |
The only restriction to your view will be a tiny section of the back of the stage on your side of the stage. Though as this is only a tiny stage, you will probably not be able to see about a 4 foot square area, any... More