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Shanklin Theatre

Shanklin Towers Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AD, England
+44 1983 868000
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Excellent

We were only in Shanklin for a week, but went to three shows. Each were great.....I would say the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Silverysue
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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SHANKLIN Theatre

I have visited SHANKLIN theatre many many times and it is always a pleasure , Just some of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Janet H
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Shanklin Theatre is an all year round 600 seat venue providing top entertainment for all tastes. There are regular shows with household names from Comedy and Music, and for 2017 there are professional touring plays featuring familiar TV faces. In the summer there is our legendary ' Best of the West End ' production and over the Christmas period there is a traditional Pantomime.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“west end” (126 reviews)
“box office” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Shanklin Towers Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AD, England
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+44 1983 868000
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were only in Shanklin for a week, but went to three shows. Each were great.....I would say the Marty Wilde & the Wildcats was my favorite....a total showman. My sister’s fav was New Amen Corner... Run by volunteers, the whole theatre is wonderful...... A...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have visited SHANKLIN theatre many many times and it is always a pleasure , Just some of the shows I have seen is concert with ,Elke Brookes, Clarevoyant Derek Acorah, various shows by Island Savoyards , and also shows by Spotlight featuring children of...More

Thank Janet H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Oh my days! If you are in the area and like theatre then just go to BEYOND THE WEST END! A bloody marvellous show. I paid £19. Unlike most of what I have experienced this week on the IoW, this is NOT a rip off....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to see the show 'Beyond the West End' at this lovely little theatre and thoroughly enjoyed our evening! The theatre itself is lovely.....the seating is very comfortable and where ever you sit you will get a good view of the stage. I was...More

Thank Christine L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to watch a show while on holiday lovely place. The show was called The West End show. Very good. Understand staff are all volunteers. Well worth a visit. And tickets prices where good.

Thank Diane S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This theatre has been lovingly restored by some very dedicated local people and is now a wonderful venue for all types of entertainment. It is deceptively large at around 600 seats and therefore attracts many "big name" artistes. Facilities for the disabled seem to be...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

I am a little bias as this is my local theatre, the shows are varied so plenty of choice for everybody, recently saw Beyond the West End, absolutely brilliant, the first night was amazing, they are on various dates through the summer, catch it if...More

Thank Jean P
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve been going to this theatre for years, we were so concerned when the rumours about closing were about, but with a new team and lots of wonderful volunteers it’s now better than ever. We’ve seen some great shows here, two of the latest were...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

brian conley he bills himself as the worlds greatest entertainer and what do you know , he is ! We had a really great evening ,no swearing (trademark of all the best comedians ) just a top night out in a great old venue which...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Went to the theatre to see 3 shows in 4 days. Each was excellent in its own way. The firat was "A spoonful of Sherman" with songs by the Sherman family, including a lot of Disney music. The second was "Beyond the barricade" with songs...More

Thank Hassy049
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Keith R
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Response from 3050mary | Reviewed this property |
Sorry missed the question.....check website....better late than never.
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Pauline E
6 February 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question, please visit the Theatre's website, select the show of your choice from the 'Whats On' tab, click on the show and then on the 'Showings, select a date' box (to the right), the seating plan... More
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Pauline E
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Response from LadySugarfoot | Reviewed this property |
Checkout the website. It's a very small theatre so good view from all seats.
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