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Shaftsbury Theatre

210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8DP, England
+44 20 7492 0813
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Motown The Musical Theater Show
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“diana ross” (10 reviews)
“berry gordy” (8 reviews)
“motown story” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8DP, England
Holborn
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"diana ross"
in 10 reviews
"berry gordy"
in 8 reviews
"motown story"
in 7 reviews
"grand circle"
in 10 reviews
"great singing and dancing"
in 3 reviews
"west end"
in 13 reviews
"standing ovation at the end"
in 4 reviews
"amazing voice"
in 3 reviews
"jersey boys"
in 7 reviews
"audience participation"
in 5 reviews
"story line"
in 6 reviews
"box office"
in 4 reviews
"second half"
in 4 reviews
"great seats"
in 3 reviews
"cast"
in 42 reviews
"songs"
in 26 reviews
"performance"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The theatre has allowed the production company to bully them in to allowing late commers to be seated whilst the performane is in full swing. 4th row back from the front 4 seats in front of me and 2 sets in front of that are...More

1  Thank Ian S
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

beautiful old building ,seats a little hard but thats ok the show seemed a little rushed .a lot of talent on show but not allowed time to shine .worst thing was the RIP OFF bar prices at the bar £2.50 for a small bottle of...More

Thank 116tomo
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Firstly the show is great and the singing is amazing, the let down is the seats, they are so uncomfortable. I think they were put in when the theatre opened and have never been refurbished. We was in the stalls row U and you don't...More

Thank BROWNIESLondon
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Had stall seats at row P and can say this was one of the best shows I have seen. (Assuming that you like Motown music) Some audience participation and a standing ovation at the end. A great performance that i would recommend.

Thank Rich O
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing musical loved every moment of it!! Not only a music loved the story line learned things I didnt know !! Fabulous acting and amazing costumes!! Even bar was more reasonable than I thought and security freindly and helpful staff thank you for an amazing...More

Thank francis187
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

I really enjoyed this show, wasn't sure what to expect, having read some of the reviews on here, but the cast are superb. The lead singers, who play Barry Gordy and Diana Ross, are confident and powerful voices. The rest of the cast are also...More

Thank stressedparent
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic show, Motown the musical is a must. I can not fault the show itself. The shaftsbury theatre seats is not designed for the average sized person. I’m 5’7 and my partner is 6’2 and we both felt that the seating was very uncomfortable...More

Thank Tor L
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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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