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Theatre Royal Wakefield

12 Drury Lane, Wakefield WF1 2TE, England
+44 1924 330063
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Gets some great theatre productions

If visiting the area well worth watching the theatre here. Lovely interior. Regular productions... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Wakefield, United Kingdom
via mobile
First visit.

My girlfriend & I went to see Giovanni Pernice at this venue last night. I didn't know who... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
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12 Drury Lane, Wakefield WF1 2TE, England
+44 1924 330063
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

If visiting the area well worth watching the theatre here. Lovely interior. Regular productions. Reasonably priced. Rarely disappointed by what we see

Thank AndyP1998
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My girlfriend & I went to see Giovanni Pernice at this venue last night. I didn't know who Giovanni was but he turned out to be a decent sort and, apparently, a stalwart of the Strictly Come Dancing TV series, something I strictly miss when...More

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TRWMarketing_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal Wakefield, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments. Please come back soon.

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

An atmospheric retelling of the classic, keeping close to the story itself. The theatre it sufficiently intimate to feel involved as part of the audience. The production communicated the emotions and the events of the dark tale superbly. The gloom was lifted by some quality...More

Thank JohnScarr70
Reviewed 25 May 2017

What a beautiful little theatre! Started the evening with a drink at Unity Hall across the road then straight in to the theatre. Staff were very helpful and welcoming. The theatre is small but very comfortable, plenty of leg room. The show Hairspray was fabulous,...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

First time at Wakefield Theatre since it was revamped and what a pleasant surprise. Having a wheelchair in our party, we found the staff to be very friendly, courteous and helpful. Bar prices a bit high but that's the same for most theatres. Seats were...More

Thank Ginny G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Booked to see Jasper Carrot show here. Loverly old theatre, not too big and the friendly staff are great. Best to book interval drinks as the bar was busy at the interval. The show was brilliant and the theatre is a pleasant place to visit...More

Thank J0HNc57
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We are blessed to have such a great theatre in our city. The shows, plays, comedy and music that this place attracts is of the highest order with helpful friendly staff (most of which are volunteers) you will always have a great time. Check out...More

Thank Hightower39
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A good old fashioned theatre; its almost as if you have entered a time warp, the seats while small were comfortable, the play "Stand Up, Stand Up" was enjoyable

Thank yorksdave
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Went to see the Dublin Legends - who were absolutely brilliant. I had a seat in row B which had a great view of the stage without me getting a crick in my neck by the end of the evening, leg room was great too....More

Thank BusterMum
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Visited Thursday for the Rocky Horror singalong and Friday as a member of the choir singing alongside Blake. Seats are comfy, ceiling is stunning! Cute little bar area well suited to the theatre size. Lots of nearby parking. Will keep an eye on future listing...More

Thank Amy S
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26 April 2017|
Response from TRWMarketing_Manager | Property representative |
Hi There, we do offer a concessionary rate for disabled patrons. We also have wheelchair spaces and a carers scheme for customers who are unable to visit independently. For more info our box office would be happy to help... More