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The Lyceum Theatre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Afternoon out with a friend

We went to see Local Hero and very much enjoyed the show and indeed the whole experience. Staff... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2019
Yarj12345
Glorious old theatre with warm atmosphere

Flew up from south coast of England to see a new production of The Duchess of Malfi. Delighted... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2019
Carol S
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Reviewed June 13, 2019

We went to see Local Hero and very much enjoyed the show and indeed the whole experience. Staff very helpful

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Yarj12345
Reviewed June 12, 2019

Flew up from south coast of England to see a new production of The Duchess of Malfi. Delighted with the show (shocking but brilliantly done) but also with this beautiful building. The decor is sumptuous and it is in excellent condition. It was a real...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Carol S
Reviewed April 30, 2019

I felt privileged to share the experience of the Local Hero musical with people who really wanted to be there. The joy of it was expressed in a standing rhythmic handclap at the end. Many thanks to everyone in the Lyceum on 20 April.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Heather P
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

This old theatre still has a wonderful atmosphere with good intimacy combined with an impressively broad stage. The acoustics are very good and the staff are helpful with a very efficient entrance and exit flow.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank _drayles
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Such a lovely theatre - the ceiling is absolutely beautiful and there is a lovely, friendly atmosphere. The production of Local Hero was magical and to see it in such a lovely setting was wonderful.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Jean S
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Visited for an evening show. I received an excellent email the morning of my booking giving details of transport to/from theatre, prices of programmes, posters and even ice creams! It also gave links to the cast and information about the show I was attending. I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Lhilljones
Reviewed April 10, 2019

Brilliant experience, performance was fantastic as had hoped. Plus a great little Theatre very well located, not too big so a good atmosphere. We had seats E26/27 so very near the front in the stalls on the left if you're facing the stage, a good...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DisneyAJ
Reviewed April 9, 2019

Fabulous interpretation of one of my favourite films retaining the humour and a fantastic new sound track . A great theatre with lovely staff.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kenny p
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

We attended here to see Local Hero, and found the theatre to very impressive. Customer service was excellent. Well worth a visit if only to view the architecture

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Hazelmcc
Reviewed March 19, 2019

I believe this was Am/dram but you would never know. We had seen the film so had high expectations and weren't disappointed. Whole cast was brilliant. It's long - probably a bit too long, but overall excellent.

Date of experience: March 2019
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