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Shaftsbury Theatre

210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8DP, England
+44 20 7492 0813
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  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
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Travellers talk about
“diana ross” (11 reviews)
“berry gordy” (8 reviews)
“motown story” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8DP, England
Holborn
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+44 20 7492 0813
Ways to Experience Shaftsbury Theatre
US$75 per adult
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US$65 per adult
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"diana ross"
in 11 reviews
"berry gordy"
in 8 reviews
"motown story"
in 7 reviews
"grand circle"
in 11 reviews
"great singing and dancing"
in 3 reviews
"west end"
in 14 reviews
"standing ovation at the end"
in 4 reviews
"amazing voice"
in 3 reviews
"audience participation"
in 5 reviews
"story line"
in 6 reviews
"box office"
in 4 reviews
"great seats"
in 3 reviews
"songs"
in 27 reviews
"cast"
in 42 reviews
"performance"
in 27 reviews
"stage"
in 20 reviews
"knees"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Have visited here a few times and have not been disappointed at all. It’s a very pleasant restaurant with friendly staff. The food is delicious and plentiful

Thank Susan1921
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Good size theatre and great view of stage from the Grand Circle two rows from the front. Not a space for ones with fear of heights but a great view. The show was great and gave you a indepth insight into the history of what...More

Thank thetraveller782017
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Cosy and intimately Theater in London. Went to see Motown and was happy surprised, nice music good dancers take you throug the history of a record company established in Detroit to promote the afroamerican music and ends up in California in the 70 th's. Everyone...More

Thank TrysilKnutsen
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

The theatre is in a delightfully old building, the seats are extremely uncomfortable given the amount of time you are sat down for. The bar is extremely expensive £30 + for 6 small drinks 4 x beers and 2 x coke. The show itself was...More

Thank imjustme87
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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
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allyherbert
9 October 2017|
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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.
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Dennis N
4 October 2016|
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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.
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