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His Majesty's Theatre (HMT)

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Address: | Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GL, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 845 270 8200
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Beautiful theatre

Not much leg room, and it pays to pay for the best seats, side views are pretty restrictive so bear that in mind if you think about getting the cheaper seats. Beautiful theater... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not much leg room, and it pays to pay for the best seats, side views are pretty restrictive so bear that in mind if you think about getting the cheaper seats. Beautiful theater, but EXPENSIVE bar!!

Thank Bexandco
Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I went to the theatre to see the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra on Sunday afternoon and we thoroughly enjoyed not only the fantastic music but also this lovely theatre. We also had great coffee served by a very friendly lady.

Thank Granderbob
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At a concert their last night beautiful little place. Stage to small for an Orchestra so sound muffled. The most painful seats I have sat in for two hours. More room on Ryan Air. Good friendly bar staff and pleasant venue apart from the seats

Thank stewartdick
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got charged £4 extra because I didn't print tickets. In this day with technological advances who prints! Bought lunch at cafe, no seats available. Mistakenly went upstairs and asked could we sit here to be told 'most certainly not' by girl with long ponytail. Went downstairs again husband had to sit on wooden platform beneath stairs while I sat at... More 

Thank Orchid51
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The company playing at this venue were kind enough to allow MS Aberdeen to take a collection for our charity from the exiting audience. The theatre staff were very helpful throughout. We were given free seats for the show, which was a musical, excellently done. I can especially recommend the choreography. And audience were most generous in donating. There is... More 

Thank Ann M
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were given tickets to see the wonderful Sarah Millican at Aberdeen's His Majesty's Theatre. Everything went well except when we tried to take our seats - row A seats 6 & 7 in the balcony. Both my wife and I have mobility problems and use walking sticks and although there was a lift only part of... More 

Thank yorkiebard
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This theatre is great and lovely on both the outside and inside! I've been to see many different shows here and I'm never disappointed - can't wait for the next one! :)

Thank MeemsMay
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I've visited HMT quite a few times now and each time has been wonderful, be it ballet, opera, or a musical theatre. It never takes long to find your seats, and they're actually quite comfy. The view is unobstructed no matter where you sit. The theatre itself is beautiful, wonderful architecture, and acoustics to match. If you're planning to visit... More 

Thank captainMcFruitloops
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Good acoustics and all seats have a good view of the stage. Good toilet facilities and lift access to parts. Stages some great and top shows and usually always well supported. Has bar facilities and also a restaurant with a reasonable range of food. We go to shows there quite often.

Thank Alastair W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We went to see Jackie the musical and it was fantastic. It had a great cast with quite a few famous faces. It had us up on our feet dancing and singing

Thank kmgakc

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