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.

Theatre Royal Wakefield

12 Drury Lane, Wakefield WF1 2TE, England
+44 1924 330063
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Beautiful Matcham theatre

drank Matcham was a whiz at designing theatres and Wakefield have benefited for many years. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
395skier
,
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Good Theatre

Beautiful old Theatre. Cosy warm and very helpful staff The show was good and theatre... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
louis1721
,
Leeds, United Kingdom
Read all 185 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“john godber” (7 reviews)
“upper circle” (4 reviews)
Closed
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
LOCATION
12 Drury Lane, Wakefield WF1 2TE, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1924 330063
Write a ReviewReviews (185)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"john godber"
in 7 reviews
"upper circle"
in 4 reviews
"sleeping beauty"
in 4 reviews
"great shows"
in 2 reviews
"lots of audience participation"
in 2 reviews
"restricted view seats"
in 2 reviews
"original fittings"
in 2 reviews
"lovely historic building"
in 2 reviews
"full house"
in 2 reviews
"step back in time"
in 3 reviews
"brilliant night"
in 2 reviews
"coffee bar"
in 2 reviews
"staff were very helpful"
in 3 reviews
"an ice cream"
in 2 reviews
"second visit"
in 2 reviews
"car parking"
in 2 reviews
"panto"
in 39 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

drank Matcham was a whiz at designing theatres and Wakefield have benefited for many years. The theatre is small enough to be intimate but large enough to have dress crcle circle and gallery. Beautifully refurbished, it is comfortable and well decorated. Staff who are often...More

Thank 395skier
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful old Theatre. Cosy warm and very helpful staff The show was good and theatre wonderful Will be visiting again next time I am in Wakefield

Thank louis1721
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We come every year for the traditional Christmas pantomime Just wanted to say how much we enjoy it!! The Dame is always amazing!! Fabulous show! Credit to the theatre as well though!! It’s a gorgeous piece of the city’s heritage and long may it continue

Thank simonamgb
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent afternoon visit, the kids loved it, very proffesional, the staff are friendly & helpful. Very good value for money. Well done everyone at the theatre royal.

Thank pubaddict1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Arrive for the Friday matinee of Aladdin told be told Princess Jasmine is unwell (had been since yesterday) so the doors will be opening late and the lady stepping in to her shoes will be using a script. Not great but OK. Then 15 minutes...More

Thank 123MOUSEY
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TRWMarketing_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal Wakefield, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Please accept our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience caused. When it became apparent that Ms Rose was too ill to perform, we did everything we could to ensure the show would go ahead. An understudy, Ms Rosamond, was brought in straight away and we had...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 December 2017

great family day out even more so around panto time HO YEST IT IS easy parking just over road and good access

Thank Lee W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great shows not over priced friendly staff in a area of town to hav3 a nice drink before or after the show

Thank Lorraine L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

If visiting the area well worth watching the theatre here. Lovely interior. Regular productions. Reasonably priced. Rarely disappointed by what we see

Thank AndyP1998
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My girlfriend & I went to see Giovanni Pernice at this venue last night. I didn't know who Giovanni was but he turned out to be a decent sort and, apparently, a stalwart of the Strictly Come Dancing TV series, something I strictly miss when...More

Thank Hearts5Hibs1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TRWMarketing_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal Wakefield, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments. Please come back soon.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

An atmospheric retelling of the classic, keeping close to the story itself. The theatre it sufficiently intimate to feel involved as part of the audience. The production communicated the emotions and the events of the dark tale superbly. The gloom was lifted by some quality...More

Thank JohnScarr70
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12345619
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 hotels in Wakefield
York House Hotel
274 reviews
.05 km away
Holiday Inn Express Wakefield
318 reviews
.26 km away
CitiLodge Hotel
154 reviews
.65 km away
Premier Inn Wakefield Central Hotel
300 reviews
1.21 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Brazuca Rodizio Bar and Grill
702 reviews
.13 km away
Sloanes
495 reviews
.03 km away
Favela Brazilian Grill
89 reviews
.08 km away
Prego Pizzeria
249 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wakefield Cathedral
206 reviews
.40 km away
Wakefield Museum
48 reviews
.23 km away
Enigma Rooms Wakefield
20 reviews
.54 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
mandyheatley999
26 April 2017|
Answer
Response from TRWMarketing_Manager | Property representative |
Hi There, we do offer a concessionary rate for disabled patrons. We also have wheelchair spaces and a carers scheme for customers who are unable to visit independently. For more info our box office would be happy to help... More
0
Votes