We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
In high demand - travellers recommend booking ahead!
29
All photos (29)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“diana ross”(10 reviews)
“motown music”(7 reviews)
“berry gordy”(7 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
13°
Oct
Nov
Dec
Contact
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8DP, England
Holborn
Website
+44 20 7492 0813
Call
Ways to Experience Shaftsbury Theatre
from US$74,00
More Info
from US$64,60
More Info
Reviews (239)
Filter reviews
233 results
Traveller rating
130
62
21
8
12
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
130
62
21
8
12
Show reviews that mention
All reviews diana ross motown music berry gordy grand circle great singing and dancing west end standing ovation at the end amazing voice audience participation second half story line box office great seats cast performance stage tickets
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 233 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to get tickets for Motown and we really enjoyed the show. The music was great, the costumes were beautiful and the voices were terrific. The theatre seats were old and at an angle so not so comfortable and they overcharged me for a...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Firstly I have to say Motown is a fantastic show to watch - the second half much better then the first half. We had seats in the stalls L1 and L2 and although a very small section of the stage can’t be seen which wasn’t...More

Thank Boultzz
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely old theatre, but the drinks expensive (nothing unusual for a London theatre) but really for a small bottle of water £2.50!! The show was good, but have to say the second half was better!! It’s not a show I will see over and over...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We visited to watch the show & all three of us really enjoyed the show The tickets we purchased were only in the grand circle but the seats were really good & great value A great show & the only complaint I had was the...More

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We visited to see Motown the Musical and really enjoyed it. Our trip was really helped by Max who help me enormously as I have mobility problems.

Thank Glenn T
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Had a great night watching the Motown Show, the performers were amazing with plenty of sing-a-long songs. Will certainly be recommending to friends and family.

Thank Humphman
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We saw Motown the Musical at this theatre it was absolutely fantastic .The show was full of energy from start to finish & I would highly recommend it . The theatre is right in the heart of the west end it's a fabulous place to...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

First ever visit to a show and it was a truly amazing experience. Went to see Motown which was fantastic. We ordered the vip experience and we were treated like royalty all night. It’s well worth the extra cost. I even got picked to sing...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I booked tickets on line to watch the History of Motown. We called earlier in the day to pick our tickets up and get our bearings. We were delighted when we had been upgraded to Royal Circle seats. We thoroughly enjoyed the show Infact the...More

Thank Katrina P
Reviewed 27 May 2018

My wife and I had been looking forward to seeing Motown, The Musical for some months having booked tickets in the front row of the Royal Circle. Our view of the stage was excellent and the show itself was brilliant! However, my only gripe is...More

Thank 1960NickL
View more reviews
Nearby
Holborn
Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet
cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or
quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on
the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially
convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1 087 nearby hotels
Travelodge London Covent Garden
9 082 reviews
.13 km away
Seven Dials Hotel
438 reviews
.14 km away
The Hospital Club
265 reviews
.16 km away
Covent Garden Hotel
1 118 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 25 275 nearby restaurants
Prime Gelato
220 reviews
.04 km away
Beso
89 reviews
.11 km away
Da Mario Covent Garden
964 reviews
.10 km away
Silva's Grill & Snack Bar
193 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 6 335 nearby attractions
Shaftesbury Theatre
859 reviews
.01 km away
St Giles-in-the-Fields Church
20 reviews
.13 km away
Oasis Sports Centre
38 reviews
.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
allyherbert
9 October 2017|
Answer
Response from ZacMonaco | Reviewed this property |
Le Bistro Savoir Faire. French restaurant within walking distance of the theatre. Very good food at excellent prices. Look at the reviews on Tripadvisor.
1
Vote
Dennis N
4 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from madhatter171 | Reviewed this property |
Get train to Waterloo station & pick up 59 bus get off Russel square 5 min walk from there to top of Shaftesbury ave.
0
Votes