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Shanklin Theatre

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Address: Shanklin Towers Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AD, England
Phone Number:
+44 1983 868000
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Shanklin Theatre is an all year round 600 seat venue providing top...

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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Teacher took 72 children aged 10-11years

Having never been this this theatre before you would excuse my hesitation upon taking over seventy young children as part of a residential holiday. During the day the children... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having never been this this theatre before you would excuse my hesitation upon taking over seventy young children as part of a residential holiday. During the day the children did a short workshop with some of the actors which they enjoyed a great deal but little did they know what awaited them for the main performance that evening! The pure... More 

Thank Rob P
cornwall england
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a great show, Best of the West End, great costumes, singing amazing and non-stop for 2 hours, it was a packed theatre and we loved it

Thank baptistbev1
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

well worth a visit. everything was organised by our hotel. picked up at the hotel and returned after, lovely theatre, spacious seats, the cast did an excellent show and the chance to get up and dance at the end. all songs from west end shows, lovely costume changes

Thank leaveittodi
St Albans, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Shanklin Theatre 10 days ago to see The Best of the West End. What a delightful evening. It was our first visit to this beautiful victorian theatre which is greatly enhanced by the wonderful volunteer staff who help to make your evening so enjoyable. The show itself was excellent and from a couple who are able... More 

Thank Raffers28
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go down for a holiday and to watch this show each year from Yorkshire and cannot believe the value for money this show is,after seeing quite a few West End shows in London. A really beautiful old theatre well maintained,very comfortable and like everyone says is run by a fantastic team of people who make you very welcome. The... More 

Thank Joan P
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a great evening at the Shanklin Theatre recently......Beautiful theatre kept alive....and very much so, by a brilliant team of volunteers...The show was 100% professional....Really worth a visit....so glad we went.

Thank 3050mary
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we went here for a show booked as part of the hotel package deal we had but a rep came around and informed others of the show and bookings where also made at the time - it would appear that may be the approach used , that different hotels take bookings and then send in a coach full of clients... More 

Thank Gilliane M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really a nice theatre, saw music from the West end shows superb! Could do with some air conditioning though

Thank richard c
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watched the West End show here a couple of days ago. We were a little early so went to the bar area first. It's nothing special just a few tables and chairs but it's all you need. The theatre itself isn't the biggest but the atmosphere during the show was brilliant. All staff, whom i believe are volunteers, were very... More 

Thank LeighAnne G
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutelt fantastic again. Ten brilliant artistes gave an action packed and polished performance of west end show songs.dont miss this show it is worth every penny and is excellent.cant wait for next year sho

Thank Glenys T

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