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Royal Exchange Theatre
Ranked #5 of 174 things to do in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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, with over 125 premieres in the theatre history! The unique design means that none of the 760 seats are more than nine metres from the circular stage, with seats placed all around the auditorium, giving views from all angles.The Great Hall surrounds the Theatre, and this houses The Round restaurant, Bar Exchange, the Craft Shop and exhibitions, the Education Lounge and workshops, the Information Point, the Mezzanine Gallery exhibitions, as well as Friday evenings' FREE entertainment SPECIAL FX.And we're open on a Sunday too! With brunch served in our Great Hall cafe and free entertainment during the day.
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“woww”
Reviewed September 19, 2013

fantastic place to visit.take your camera with you.so old building,perfect atmosphere.so friendly people around you. toilets are so clean.you can eat and drink there as well

Visited September 2013
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English first
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30 reviews
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“Beautiful and unusual theatre”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

The Royal Exchange Theatre has an unusual mix of classic construction with a modern spaceship-like structure where the plays take place. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited May 2013
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Burnley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Love The Exchange”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

We have seen some great plays at the Exchange, loved To Kill a Mockingbird and we are now looking forward to All My Sons. Always sit in the cheap seats at the top of the theatre

Visited August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Beautiful building - well worth a visit without a performance visit”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

I had forgotton just how much I like this place. Fabulous architecture. The theatre is 'in the round' and I used to visit it often when I lived in Rochdale. There is a cafe to sit & just ponder the ambiance.

Visited August 2013
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Show”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Took taxi from hotel, but could have walked, convenient. Enjoyed show, large queue for drinks before show

Visited January 2013
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