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Theatre Royal Wakefield

12 Drury Lane, Wakefield WF1 2TE, England
+44 1924 330063
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Enjoyable visit

Took my 8 year old granddaughter to The Theatre Royal.We both enjoyed the visit.l think the play... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ruthsmurg
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Intimate and fresh

We went to see 'On behalf of the people' in July at the newly opened Walker Studio. the playwright... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sanbradders
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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12 Drury Lane, Wakefield WF1 2TE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took my 8 year old granddaughter to The Theatre Royal.We both enjoyed the visit.l think the play was called Granpa’s lsland.Only two actors in the cast who were really good.The only downside was that it only lasted about 50 minutes.I don’t think that’s long enough...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see 'On behalf of the people' in July at the newly opened Walker Studio. the playwright spoke to us as we waited in line which was a treat and he was genuinely interested in my dad's experience as a coal miner. The...More

Thank sanbradders
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been on numerous occasions as a family and as a couple. A fabulous small theatre with no bad seats. Will visit again no doubt in the not too distant future.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We paid £27.50 to watch Chris Ramsey the act was good however it wasn’t enjoyable due to the temperature, it’s 2018 get some aircon

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

It is a very authentic traditional theatre. It is small enough to feel intimate. They have a good range of shows. They may be locally produced but are of a decent standard

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

What a wonderful atmospheric theatre that is the gem in Wakefield's crown and people should go there to watch the shows and acts there or it will close. The productions put on by the young kids are exceptional and I urge everyone to go and...More

Thank Nigel B
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

My wife and I have been patronising Wakefield Theatre Royal since we moved to Wakefield a little over 30 years ago. This has covered the period from having a young family to now being retired. The theatre itself has always been a happy place to...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Love this little theatre used to go on school trips then started taking my children to the panto every year . Visited with friends from work for celebration of The music of Queen and were not disappointed. The theatre is really cosy , nice little...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous night watching the Dire Straits tribute band Money for Nothing great songs and brilliant musicians would definitely recommend them and would see them again

Thank Emily F
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Six of us visited this theatre on Saturday evening for a Dire Straits tribute concert, which was, incidentally, superb! Two of us ladies are somewhat larger than average (approx size 26) and struggled to get into the seats because the seat arms were not moveable...More

Thank Liz B
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mandyheatley999
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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
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