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Gaiety Theatre

Harris Promenade, Douglas IM1 2HH
+44 1624 625001
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Beautiful old theatre

The Gaiety theatre is worth a visit for a performance or during the open doors next year. There are... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Douglas, United Kingdom
Attractive building

I haven't actually visited the theatre but I have been passed on two visits to the Isle of Man and... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Durham, United Kingdom
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Harris Promenade, Douglas IM1 2HH
+44 1624 625001
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

The Gaiety theatre is worth a visit for a performance or during the open doors next year. There are also tours on a Saturday morning which will take you backstage to see how the theatre works. Seats are comfortable and I think the views are...More

Thank IOMtravelgirl
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I haven't actually visited the theatre but I have been passed on two visits to the Isle of Man and it is a striking building with an excellent location. Defiantly worth taking a photograph of the outside. I'm sure it's great inside as well

Thank seekeroffortune2013
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Took my mother to see "Joseph and his ATD" recently when over visiting her on the island. I knew it was an amateur production, but could not beleive how high the standard of singing and acting was. I asked the theatre manager afterwards if the...More

Thank RobandDavina
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Just a fantastic old style theatre. A real blast from the past. Served tubs of ice cream at half time. The staff where fantastic and just what you would expect of an establishment like this. We had a box that cost £80 and seats up...More

Thank stressedoutdad
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Thanks, Gaiety! An amazing couple of hours in a beautiful old theatre. Our tour guide was knowledgeable about the building and its history. This trip would suit teenagers upwards, not ideal for those who struggle with steps, or younger children due to the length of...More

Thank joannaodonoghue
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The Villa is part of the Villa Gaiety complex of arts venues on Douglas prom, connected by an Art Deco arcade and gardens. Went today with 90 year old great aunt and 9 year old nephew to listen to the Hallé Orchestra matinee. £11 each....More

Thank John W
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This review is for information only purposes - the 2 hour theatre tour only runs saturdays at 10am. However, the tours are all cancelled around the TT, which is not detailed on their website. Try again next time!

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Douglas choral union surpassed themselves in their version of this musical. It was excellent and just as good as any professional show. This is a must for anyone visiting the island. A real feel good factor.

Thank 287Barbara
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We did the 2 hour 'Behind The Scenes' Tour of this historic theatre with a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. The restoration work that has been achieved is amazing and whether you are interested in architecture, history or just theatre in general there will be...More

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We saw the Douglas Choral Union's production of The Producers at the Gaiety while visiting in May 2017. The Douglas Choral Union (DCU) first took to the stage in 1896, they perform in the magnificent and historic Gaiety Theatre. The quality of the talent and...More

Thank K H
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8 June 2017|
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Response from K H | Reviewed this property |
Check the Villa Gaiety website Apparently TA does not permit website links Ridiculous.
26 May 2016|
Response from Foillan | Reviewed this property |
Visit IoM website for up to date details.
23 January 2016|
Response from Jan295 | Reviewed this property |
Hi if you go onto to the villa Marina Website at the Isle of Man you can find out what is on at the Gaiety in August - it's often a musical with both local and uk artistes