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Avenue Q

First visit to this venue, the foyer upon arrival is beautifully designed, and clearly sign posted... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Excellent venue but avoid top of upper tier

Love going to the Alex. Drinks expensive, which is expected and they don’t let you take your own... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
Trev F
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The Alexandra, commonly known as The Alex, is a theatre on Station Street in Birmingham, England. The theatre currently seats 1,390 and hosts a busy programme of touring drama, West End shows and stand-up comedy. It was the home of the D'Oyly Carte...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Suffolk Street Queensway, Birmingham B5 4DS, England
+44 844 871 7627
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Its been a while since our last visit to the Alex,great to see that the excellent customer service is still first class. The production,Glengarry Glenross was hard hitting,fast paced,gritty and sharp.Brilliant cast who demonstrated superb timing and delivery..we loved it but not for the faint...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank alison l
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been to this theatre for a show before and think it’s a great venue. I’m small so like the seats as they are tiered in the dress circle. I had no clue what the show was about as bought tickets for my husbands birthday back...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 5 days ago

First visit to this venue, the foyer upon arrival is beautifully designed, and clearly sign posted. There are ushers at every stairwell with great enthusiasm. And credit to the wonderful lady who was in the auditorium getting the sales on the refreshments to your seat,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RhiannonCollins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing show from the best eagles tribute band. Took my husband Tony for his birthday and he was not disappointed. 1200 fans on their feet singing lyin eyes absolutely brilliant. If you like good music see this band.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Carole D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic show, absolutely outstanding performance, you would have thought that they were the real Eagles. Highly recommend you see these 👍

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank keitha923
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Love going to the Alex. Drinks expensive, which is expected and they don’t let you take your own bottles of 2ater etc into the seating areas. Always big queues at the few female toilets, which is disappointing for such a nice venue - need some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Trev F
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Came with my wife to see Benidorm Live which was fantastic, we were in the upper circle and the space between rows resembled sardines in a tin, if you are taller than 5' 5" you will have a problem with comfort. Having said that the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyed our recent visit to see Benidorm. Hilarious show and great view from row E of the dress circle. Majorly hot in the bar area and long queues but went down pretty quickly. Get there in plenty of time to avoid queueing out of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank QueenieWorcester
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Lovely theatre to watch a Saturday afternoon matinee with friends. There is plenty of seating although some of the seats are up really steep steps which is a bit nerve wracking at times. Lovely bar area although it gets really busy so they could do...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LJE19671967
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We recently watch Benidorm on stage at the Alexandra. The show was excellent and with many similar theatre's the view of the stage can vary which is reflected in ticker prices. We were sat in the Grand Upper Circle which is pretty high but did...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from TouristyErdington | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes they have a box office - I use this option a lot rather than book on line and you can find out about the 'deal for the day' which can also save you money.
3 December 2018|
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Response from JaneRHARVEY | Reviewed this property |
Yes lots of choice of restaurants great variety of types of restaurant and price range within a short walk
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