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The Place Oakengates Theatre

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Night out.

We visit here several times a year mainly tribute night's and the panto, oh yes we do, absolutely... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2019
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Wonderful regional theatre!

I have been to this theatre quite a few times over the years to see the likes of Tom Allen, Jason... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2019
Dave P
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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The Place Limes Walk, Telford TF2 6EP, England
+44 1952 382382
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Place is a smallish modern theatre that can vary its seating according to the show, unfortunately this form of seating does mean that itโ€™s not the most comfortable. If you are on the banked seating at a lively show there is a tendency for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DodgetheViper
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

We visit here several times a year mainly tribute night's and the panto, oh yes we do, absolutely love this place, does need a bit of a tidy up other than that no complaints ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 10 January 2019

I have been to this theatre quite a few times over the years to see the likes of Tom Allen, Jason Donovan, various pantos and Al Murray, and have always had a good night out there. The seats are comfortable with good legroom and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dave P
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We go every year to the panto at the place and itโ€™s fun and very affordable! Every year it gets better and itโ€™s not just fun for the children but itโ€™s fun for all the family ! The productions are of high quietly and The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claire B
Reviewed 5 January 2019

It was a kids-of-all-ages night out at the Panto. An excellent production of Cinderella but with a few risque jokes, some OTT camping, but mostly good knockabout fun and plenty of audience participation.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Great day at panto with grandchildren , clean friendly welcoming staff. Only one criticism the seats need updating , as it was a bit squashed up and limited movement , otherwise fab day out ๐Ÿ™‚

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank janel0uise71
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Just been to the Cinderella pantomime one5 year old and 5 over 30s. What a fantastic pantomime my granddaughters first pantomime and she loved it. Superb cast and they had the audience joining in. Would recommend for any family.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank margaretmE8919FY
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Saw Barry Steele as Roy Orbison Excellent show, good musicians and well produced good range of music from 60s-90s.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Boydenbunch
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The theatre is modern with the seating area that slopes towards the back of the theatre. Everyone will be able to have a good view. The seats are comfortable with plenty of legroom. There is a large bar. They don't serve tea or coffee at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank DavidTWinfield
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Have been to this theatre several times in past including Panto and work related conferences Have to say (personally) I think its starting to look / feel a bit tired Bar is limitedly maned when shows are on and queue for toilets (well ladies) is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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12 February 2018|
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Response from patandstevep | Reviewed this property |
Premier inn at Telford Central (Euston way). It's right by the train station and about 5min drive to the theatre.
Sue P
11 May 2017|
Response from Buck123153 | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! it is only a small venue so you get a good view where ever you sit!!
ken p
3 November 2016|
Response from barbararQ9731KD | Reviewed this property |
no sorry ken only just seen this.