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Palace Theatre

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Address: Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT, England
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Great gig, lovely venue.

Visited the Palace Theatre for Roy Wood/Galleon Blast. Really liked the old fashioned theatre feel and took a few photos of the venue itself. Gig was excellent of course. Bottle... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
SnowdropGinger
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Holyhead, United Kingdom
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

An excellent performance from the Moscow State Ballet, who along with the orchestra were amazing! A thoroughly enjoyable evening.

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see Swan Lake on Saturday. I had not checked the confirmation on my internet booking until collecting tickets from the box office. I had actually booked for 9th. However the evening was saved by the staff and Manager who allocated a box which although restricted viewing was greatly appreciated after making a 3 hour journey to Manchester.... More 

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Holyhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Palace Theatre for Roy Wood/Galleon Blast. Really liked the old fashioned theatre feel and took a few photos of the venue itself. Gig was excellent of course. Bottle of water a bit pricey. Allowed in with camera and many do not allow this (but allow camera/phones ironically) but I always respect this and don't use flash photography. Good... More 

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Middleton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A full house greeted the opening night of Swan Lake danced by Moscow City Ballet at the Palace for just 4 performances. The smiles of the well-drilled corps de ballet in their Autumnal-coloured costumes soon dispelled any shortcomings about the flimsy wings scenery representing castle walls in the first act. The normally upstaging rôle of the Jester, here, is played... More 

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Thank Eric H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The performance itself was good, although it was somewhat ruined by the theatre. We got seats at the rear, which left absolutely no leg room. Leaving us thankful when it finished so we could stretch our legs! The drinks very expensive. Despite this the theatre itself looked pleasant, and it looked as if some of the other seats had more... More 

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Thank Lauren M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Palace Theatre - a great Victorian theatre steeped in history. The only down side, like many other venues are snacks & drinks etc are overpriced.

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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see Billy Elliott on New Years Eve matinee performance. What an amazing show, simply wonderful. Yes, there is a lot of swearing and for some they might find this offensive. But you gave to remember this was set in the North East in the early 1980's in a mining community on strike. I think the language used... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am an averaged sized woman in my twenties, and took my average sized mum and teenage sister to see Billy Elliott. The theatre: AWFUL. The seats are painfully tiny, to the the point where you start looking forward to the interval so you can stretch your legs, rather than enjoying the show. The carpet is filthy, so even if... More 

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Derry, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have attended productions here many times...most recently to see Smokey Joe's Cafe with the original Coasters. It was a great show. The theater has recently undergone a renovation and is much improved. A beautiful OLD theater, updated.

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Burnley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see Billy Elliott,what a show.Everyone in it was just brilliant, didn't want it to end.We are so blessed to have theatres like this in our area and long may it survive and with shows like this there is no question it will.A proper theatre that if walls could talk would have endless tales to tell.If there is any... More 

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