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Royal Exchange Theatre

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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Superb evening

I just love visiting this theatre and watching a superb production in the round. As always, a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester

Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester Located in ST. Annes Square This is a good place to visit. It is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gary S
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We're an award-winning producing Theatre in the centre of Manchester. As well as classics from William Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Oscar Wilde, Noel Coward, and Anton Chekhov, we're also one of the country's leading theatres for new writing...more
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St. Anns Square, Manchester M2 7DH, England
+44 161 833 9833
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I just love visiting this theatre and watching a superb production in the round. As always, a lovely atmosphere as a diverse mix of people come together for an evening of brilliant entertainment in wonderful surroundings. It’s been too long since my last visit (I...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester Located in ST. Annes Square This is a good place to visit. It is an impressive domed building with round central stage and tiered seating, It also has café area for relaxing drink and snack. Regards Gary Saunders

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love coming here either to the theatre or just to eat. A fabulous building inside and out retaining a lot of its original features and character.

Thank TomMar203
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i had a lovely time and the building was magnificent. the performance was absolutely mind blowing and i really enjoyed my time here, it was a late birthday present and i thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank stephen t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great location in a wonderful building. We saw Death of a Salesman and had fantastic seats with great sightlines. Tip: for reasonable prices consider attending the Preview Performances

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great performance by all the cast. Always impressed by the plays put on here. Proximity to the stage adds to the experience. When you visit, take time to explore the theatre. The architecture is stunning and worth closer inspection.

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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This place was used to be stock exchange but it’s a theatre now. Great place to have a cup of tea. Look around about the old days. Don’t miss their decoration of the last business day on the very top of the wall. Food is...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester is the largest theatre in the round in the Uk. Built in 1976 inside The Corn Exchange in StAnne’s Square in Manchester. The theatre it self was made from 150 tons of steel derived from an oil rig. The theatre...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2018

I have mobility problems and was dropped off with my friends at the main original entrance where there was a very steep flight of stairs. We ascertained that the entrance with a lift was quite a long way away, so one of my friends got...More

Thank Margaret20
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Walk in wander round and take in the awesome structure of the original exchange and the later theatre. All so huge all so clever. This really is a gem and should be visited by far more people - I thinkmany people think you cant go...More

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January 25, 2018|
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Response from Phil B | Reviewed this property |
I always prefer to sit on the front row of the 1st tier (i.e. up stairs looking down on the action.) As long as you book in advance, I've seldom had a problem getting the seats that I want. Great theatre, enjoy.
Linda C
October 15, 2017|
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Response from Gabs172016 | Reviewed this property |
As the theatre is so small , all the seats are pretty good , we prefer the stalls , and if you don't like heights they are your best bet.
Zena T
April 25, 2017|
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Response from Steve_Grant1 | Reviewed this property |
Definately Exchange Square