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.
Review Highlights
Sleeping Beauty Pantomime 2018

What a lovely and funny time was had by all, the pantomime was very profesional and so much fun, I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tracy B
Shanklin, United Kingdom
Great theatre

Just over 600 seat and run mostly by volunteers the show began. A West end musical. Last time we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 625 reviews
All photos (47)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“west end”(143 reviews)
“box office”(13 reviews)
Shanklin Theatre is an all year round 615 seat venue providing top entertainment for all tastes. There are regular shows with household names from Comedy and Music, and for 2018 there are professional touring plays featuring familiar TV faces. In...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Shanklin Towers Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AJ, England
+44 1983 868000
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Shanklin
from US$249,10
More Info
Reviews (625)
Filter reviews
623 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews west end run by volunteers box office full monty singing and dancing joe pasquale lovely venue audience participation front of house isle of wight keep up the good work well worth a visit car park value for money cast performance acts
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 623 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely and funny time was had by all, the pantomime was very profesional and so much fun, I will definately go this year (2019). The whole show was a laugh and audience participation was encouraged from the start. All the actors and young...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just over 600 seat and run mostly by volunteers the show began. A West end musical. Last time we came it was Carousel. Ice cream eating we went back to our digs very happy. The step in are not easy in a wheel chair very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go every Christmas time to the theatre to see whatever panto is on .This year was Sleeping Beauty and it was terrific. It seems to get better every year. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sharon V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Current pantomime - Sleeping Beauty (on till Jan 2nd) - really superb. Great singing (very skilled harmonies), very funny quick fire script, good sets and enthusiastic, high quality performers who worked really hard and all deserve to be household names. More of the same please!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank thisreality
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Did a show here and most of the staff were amazing, lovely people, tech guy's were amazing, Chris and the ice man! Please visit and support this theatre.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank buckshee72
MichaelB541, Volunteer at Shanklin Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

Thank you for your great review, we are delighted that we met or even exceeded you expectations! We all look forward to welcoming you back to our humble theatre very soon. Thanks also for your comment on our 'Ice Man' Peter Frankling who looks after...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

This is now run by a group of volunteers who still manage to pull in big names. We are going tonight, to see Jason Manford.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deewhy987
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place run by volunteers. We have seen some wonderful acts in the five years we have lived here. Stylistics were great. It is a wonderful place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tonyh2018
Reviewed 11 November 2018

We recently attended the show with the Stylistics performing. They were great and a very enjoyable set playing and singing all the songs we hoped to hear and as good as the many times we have seen them before. Unfortunately there was a warm up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amy B
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Watched a concert here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The place itself is very nice and the staff whom volunteer are so polite and helpful. Plenty of refreshments at reasonable prices are available and I think all seats in the theatre offer a good view. Parking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Me and my other half visited the Shanklin Theatre to see ‘Mindgame’ in April and it was just brilliant. The actual theatre itself is so lovely and quaint and it really needs the donations and peoples contributions to keep going. I for one would be...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank daniellefallows
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 114 nearby hotels
Daish's Hotel
983 reviews
.09 km away
The Braemar
60 reviews
.17 km away
Victoria Lodge Hotel
92 reviews
.19 km away
The Roseberry Hotel
131 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 730 nearby restaurants
Keats Cottage
338 reviews
.05 km away
892 reviews
.13 km away
Vernon Cottage
749 reviews
.11 km away
The Happy Haddock
669 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 330 nearby attractions
Shanklin Beach
205 reviews
.47 km away
Rylstone Gardens
280 reviews
.37 km away
Shanklin Chine
2 370 reviews
.40 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
9 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from MichaelB541 | Property representative |
Hello, Vernon Cottage car park, Orchardleigh car park or any on-street parking if available. Please note, there is no parking facilities at the theatre. We hope this helps.
5 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from 3050mary | Reviewed this property |
Sorry missed the question.....check website....better late than never.
6 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from MichaelB541 | 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