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Great theatre but looking tired

This used to be such a beautiful Theatre inside, however it's really looking tired and could do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
andiworf
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Newcastle
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Newcastle is lucky

Newcastle is lucky to have the Tyne Theatre, the Theatre Royal, the Northern Stage and Live... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
J_Jarndyce
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Durham, United Kingdom
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The Tyne Theatre & Opera House, previously the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, is now under new management and ran by Tyne Theatre & Opera House Limited. The Theatre offers the best in Music, Comedy and Theatre and is a Grade 1 listed theatre rated in the...more
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117 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be such a beautiful Theatre inside, however it's really looking tired and could do with a facelift. The paint is flaking off the walls and some of the seats are starting to get really uncomfortable. It still has great entertainment but car...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank andiworf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here to see the Red Hot Chilli Pipers. We had a great night watching a great band in a great venue.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mikey_P7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Newcastle is lucky to have the Tyne Theatre, the Theatre Royal, the Northern Stage and Live Theatre, along with the Sage music venue in Gateshead. We saw Dylan Moran's comedy gig at the Tyne Theatre and were impressed by the performer and the venue. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank J_Jarndyce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with my partner on our latest visit, to this little gem of a theatre in our lovely city. We went to see Sara Milican the Geordie comedien. She has us falling off our seats she was so funny which definately added to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is lovely, they seem to have a good mixture of events on the program, and the staff were friendly. We stopped by last minute to see Sara Pascoe. She was great, we had a fun evening, and would come back again. We were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lucie E
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Nice intermet theatre where you feel close to the stage, the age of the place is showing especially in the seat spacing where people must have been under 5’ at the time of construction.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank peteratkinson1
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Went to see Paul Young and was pleasantly surprised on how good he was.He sang a large range of songs and was perfect with all of these,the lead guitarist was brilliant and his backing singers were good.The only downside of the excellent venue is the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bill R
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Great show but the theatre seats definitely need a revamp or give cushions out, they are like sitting on boards.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Philip R
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The Tyne Theatre was a perfect cosy venue to see this tour. Early Doors Live was packed with fans of the original show , it was easy to enter / exit with friendly staff . The show itself was amazing . Like meeting old friends...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nialls_angel
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

NB the visit should be just family , they are grown up ! So , Brian Blessed , just amazing . Positive and major force of willpower and energy ... he cared greatly about the audience and by the end we all adored him ....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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reggierugbybstt
22 November 2017|
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Response from Martin C | Reviewed this property |
The best seats are in the dress circle. This tear of the theatre was designed to seat wealthy people who wanted to watch the play as opposed to the stalls where wealthy people sat to be seen at the theatre. There are a few... More
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AlexBellUK
1 July 2017|
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Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
Should be okay from there
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Cazzajoan
24 May 2016|
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Response from unknowngeordie | Reviewed this property |
Only in the stalls! There are no lifts as it is a grade 1 building that needs to be preserved and it would Destroy the atmosphere to put lifts in. So, if there is a wheelchair requirement, book in the stalls!
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