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Swansea Grand Theatre

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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Visited here MANY times!

Used to visit here every Christmas time as a child to watch the pantomime. As an adult, I have... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2019
Wales, United Kingdom
via mobile
Thriller live

Spent a very pleasant afternoon here watching Thriller Live. It was an excellent show, but... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2019
Swansea, United Kingdom
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The Grand Theatre in Swansea has a wide variety of shows and exhibitions for everyone to enjoy. Footlights Cafe is open from 11.00am to 3.30pm on performance days (closed on Mondays), and Footlights restaurant is open from 5.00 pm on performance...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That will be the day show brilliant All sixties songs band were excellent comedian brilliant brought back memories of good days great views from seats in the stalls bar for half time if you wanted a drink pleasant surroundungs recommended

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank christine_blethyn
Jo H, Public Relations Manager at Swansea Grand Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed the show.

Reviewed July 2, 2019

This was Calon Lan the musical by Mal Pope, the first half was a bit slow but the second half was excellent, a little hiccup just before the second half when some electrics failed but the director of the play stepped up to the plate...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Used to visit here every Christmas time as a child to watch the pantomime. As an adult, I have watched “Joseph & his technicoloured coat” with friends & also the “Teletubbies Live” show with my children (BIG difference!) show tickets are rather pricey but as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

Love going to the theatre very good productions recently visited to see buttons undone show was lovely & very funny , but was spoilt when we had to visit the toilets they where very smelly everyone was complaining , why can't they sort this out...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019

Absolutely brilliant production the cast didn’t stop and did a wonderful job keeping us entertained throughout. The tickets were just short of £40 each which could have accounted for the very small audience which was disappointing as the show was brilliant. Lovely theatre old and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

Spent a very pleasant afternoon here watching Thriller Live. It was an excellent show, but disappointing to see it almost empty. It must be soul destroying for the cast to look out at all those empty seats. Perhaps if prices were lowered more people would...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019

AS this is my local theatre I have visited many times. It is a very well kept theatre with friendly, helpful staff. The pricing depends on what show you see but I have always found it very fair.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank helendaye
Swansea Grand T, Public Relations Manager at Swansea Grand Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

Thank you for your comments and for your continuing support of our theatre.

Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

Went here Saturday for the first time ever to see a show. Lovely little venue. Great view from where we were sat. Biggest problem was the queue at the bar during the interval so I highly recommend pre ordering interval drinks before the show. Much...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bethcj
Reviewed March 14, 2019

When we visited in person to book tickets, the box office staff were excellent, this part of the theatre seems very well run. However the Footlights bar was dreadful, They advertise as being open at 5pm, when in fact they start serving drinks at around...More

Date of experience: March 2019
9  Thank franklynalouishus
Reviewed February 6, 2019

Went to see the Band and really enjoyed myself, show was amazing, and the staff at the theatre were really helpful. Was worried if there would enough leg room but i had no problems in that respect. Cant wait to go back and see another...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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May 19, 2019|
Response from Jo H |
Hi, It can hold 5 people. Thanks
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Response from Indie22255 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, opposite the Grand entrance.