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Very old small and quaint theatre

Have visited several times. The theatre is pretty old and small, not much room in the bar or the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Trevor H
Great little Theatre

Went here on a special open day recently and was amazed not being aware of this great Theatre in... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
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“wizard of oz”(6 reviews)
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A gem of a theatre in Margate town presenting an exciting mix of shows and events.
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Addington Street, Margate CT9 1PW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited several times. The theatre is pretty old and small, not much room in the bar or the loos but the staff are very friendly and it is quite a unique theatre. You are close to the performers and it has a pleasant intimate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Went here on a special open day recently and was amazed not being aware of this great Theatre in Margate town. We were allowed to wander around inside almost everywhere. The staff were so helpful. As a result of this freedom tour we ended up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ukpam, Guest Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Thanks so much for this lovely feedback - we're delighted that you enjoyed your fist visit so much that you came back for more. We look forward to welcoming you back here very soon!

Reviewed 13 October 2018

First time at this theater. Free parking close by. Really nice building. Staff very friendly and efficient. Theater really beautiful inside and deserves to be maintained....hope they sort out their future management and funding. Great show by Phil Jupitus. He really works hard.... on stage...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ukpam, Guest Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thanks so much for the lovely feedback which we have passed on to Phill's agent, to share with Phill. He was both brilliant and a genuinely nice person and it was a perfect gig as he enjoyed himself as much as we did. So pleased...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

beautiful building and lovely staff, comfortable seating. could do with some extra toilets as the que was very long. Also no card machine for the bar which can be frustrating if you have no cash. but there was beauty in every corner of this building...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ukpam, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review - our ceiling is pretty gorgeous isn't it! Hope to see you here again very soon.

Reviewed 7 April 2018

Alice in Wonderland 2018 at Theatre Royal Margate is exclusively for non-wheelchair users; the PA system for their production occupies all of the wheelchair spots: Needlessly. No excuses here; the only adjustment you'd need to make is remove n12's bench of seats and replace with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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ukpam, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

We're so sorry that your experience of the Theatre Royal at the weekend was such a disappointing one. You're quite right - it was unacceptable that no wheelchair spaces were available due to the large lighting and sound control desks being used for the show....More

Reviewed 28 March 2018

Although I have lived in the local area most of my adult life I hadn't been to the Theatre Royal until 2017. Most recently I visited last week and it is breathtaking. Small and intimate with a traditional feel, but also excellent lighting and sound...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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ukpam, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi ADot86 - thanks so much for your lovely comments! It's great to hear that you've enjoyed your visits to the lovely Theatre Royal. We're incredibly proud of the shows we present, but we simply wouldn't be here without the incredible support of local people...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

A beautiful little old theatre. We were there to see Dr Phil Hammond. He was great and we were glad we had made the journey from Surrey. One small gripe, actually husband was quite peeved at the time. The bar area is tiny and there...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

What a great venue for an intimate soirée with Lloyd Cole performing an entirely acoustic set of his greatest hits. Fantastic old place steeped in history. No lifts so access is limited to upper floors Worth checking out what’s on.More

Date of experience: March 2018
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ukpam, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thanks so much for coming - it was a really special evening wasn't it! All our events are listed on our website - and new events appear there every week. Hope you spot something you like and we are able to welcome you back here...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Really enjoyed the morgan and west show. Such a lovely venue, oozing character and history. Definitely a treasure. Looking forward to seeing alice in wonderland at Easter. Great staff too.Worth looking on line to see upcoming programme, helpful and clear web pages and all terrific...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Saw Wizard of Oz Energetic blend of trad panto and high tech light show. For saying this was production No 3 that day the cast were on the ball and gave a lot to the audience. Once the basic story was told the second half...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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david03
2 October 2016|
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Response from angela s | Reviewed this property |
Have a look at their website(also Margate Winter Gardens,Deal theatre and Marlowe in Canterbury)
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Marie R
24 March 2016|
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Response from ukpam | Property representative |
Hi there Marie, well we have the Thanet Gang Show on Thursday,Saturday and Monday but sadly nothing in Sunday. Hope this helps? Kind regards.
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Linda H
5 August 2015|
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Response from ukpam | Property representative |
Hi Linda I'm afraid we have nothing on here that evening. But do check out our website for details of what's coming up next - and I hope to see you here soon! Pam
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