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Address: Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT, England
Phone Number: 08440 871 3019
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Fab venue

Visited here to watch matinee performance of billy Elliot which was fab the theatre is absolutely beautiful we sat in the stalls which have very good leg room and an excellent... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic show with every member of the cast giving their all to entertain a packed theatre. Both funny and at times sad the show truly captured the emotions and nature of the mid 80's. Would point out that the language is reflective of a mining village as some members of the audience did seem slightly taken aback by it. Highly... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here to watch matinee performance of billy Elliot which was fab the theatre is absolutely beautiful we sat in the stalls which have very good leg room and an excellent view unfortunately the stalls bar area left a lot to be desired!there seemed to be an off putting damp smell and a shortage of corkscrews !!

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Thank GMH13860
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing show. We had seats towards the back of the stalls. Much better leg room than the circle. View was very good, although one person 2 rows in front slightly blocked it- to be expected for a theatre. The biggest fault was the wine we ordered - they couldn't open it with a corkscrew so had to abandon our preshow... More 

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Thank Katie H
Hyde, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been here several times over the years. Came this time to See John Edwards. Love this theater..It's easy to get too and never disappoints.

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Thank Annemarie M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic show tonight with very talented children. Our family of four really enjoyed our evening. Not suitable for younger children due to the amount of swearing throughout. When is the Palace theatre going to undergo a refurbishment? It's so old and tired looking with no leg room at all.

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Thank ArchietheWestie
Baslow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Arrived 30 minutes before afternoon showtime. It was very busy but we were helped to find our seats in the stalls very promptly and courteously. Lots of legroom, temperature about right. Impressed. And what a performance. Billy Elliot exceeded all my expectations, absolutely brilliant.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at the theatre, immediately shouted over to a man checking bags well I say checking he rummaged through every bag like a customs officer looking for drugs!! We was made to feel like criminals.We went to the bar at the interval to be greeted by yet another unhelpful rude member of staff on the bar. Couldnt see any drink... More 

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Thank Marie K
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time last night watching Dr Hook. As some people have mentioned the seats are on the small side but as this is a very old Theatre this is to be expected. The staff do a sterling job directing you to your seat, serving drinks which you can now order using an app on your phone. They... More 

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Thank Sue E
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to watch John Edward with my mum in law yesterday. I needed to use my wheelchair and therefore another entrance had to be opened that had no steps. A man called Oliver came to help us, took us in the lift and escorted us all the way to our seats. He was really attentive and so helpful. Just... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love theatres: wonderful buildings with huge individuality and history. What's on in the theatre can be a huge gamble though and, sadly the production of Ghost that I sat through here recently could have put me off theatre for ever mainly down to what was the worst performance I have ever seen on a stage. I was going to... More 

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