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Theatre Royal Wakefield

12 Drury Lane, Wakefield WF1 2TE, England
+44 1924 330063
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The Full Monty !!

We had an excellent Saturday afternoon watching the matinee. The theatre is beautiful, well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paualijesion2014
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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A gem of a theatre

Travelled up to Wakefield from Nottinghamshire to listen/watch an evening of exquisite music from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jackie K
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent Saturday afternoon watching the matinee. The theatre is beautiful, well organised and clean. Staff are friendly and helpful & the show was absolutely brilliant!! Fantastic value for money We had a great laugh and were amazed at the calibre of singing,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled up to Wakefield from Nottinghamshire to listen/watch an evening of exquisite music from Crofton Silver Band. The whole evening was a delight and as a fist visit to this little gem of a theatre it hopefully wont be our last. I picked up a...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

What great nights we have had here on a couple of three visits. First we did the James Taylor & Carol King, then the Rod Stewart & more recently the Stevie Wonder tribute show, the place was full & it was buzzing with enjoyment from...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

drank Matcham was a whiz at designing theatres and Wakefield have benefited for many years. The theatre is small enough to be intimate but large enough to have dress crcle circle and gallery. Beautifully refurbished, it is comfortable and well decorated. Staff who are often...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Beautiful old Theatre. Cosy warm and very helpful staff The show was good and theatre wonderful Will be visiting again next time I am in Wakefield

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We come every year for the traditional Christmas pantomime Just wanted to say how much we enjoy it!! The Dame is always amazing!! Fabulous show! Credit to the theatre as well though!! It’s a gorgeous piece of the city’s heritage and long may it continue

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent afternoon visit, the kids loved it, very proffesional, the staff are friendly & helpful. Very good value for money. Well done everyone at the theatre royal.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Arrive for the Friday matinee of Aladdin told be told Princess Jasmine is unwell (had been since yesterday) so the doors will be opening late and the lady stepping in to her shoes will be using a script. Not great but OK. Then 15 minutes...More

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TRWMarketing_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal Wakefield, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Please accept our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience caused. When it became apparent that Ms Rose was too ill to perform, we did everything we could to ensure the show would go ahead. An understudy, Ms Rosamond, was brought in straight away and we had...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

great family day out even more so around panto time HO YEST IT IS easy parking just over road and good access

Thank Lee W
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great shows not over priced friendly staff in a area of town to hav3 a nice drink before or after the show

Thank Lorraine L
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mandyheatley999
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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
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