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The Victoria Theatre

Fountain Street, Halifax HX1 1BP, England
+44 1422 351158
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A hidden gem

I went here for the first time last Thursday. everything about the experience was positive. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin B
Sad to see the decline

I have not visited this theatre in years and I went last week and it was sad to see the decline in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joanne H
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Bingley, United Kingdom
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good50%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“comedy club” (5 reviews)
“leg room” (4 reviews)
“box office” (3 reviews)
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Fountain Street, Halifax HX1 1BP, England
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+44 1422 351158
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here for the first time last Thursday. everything about the experience was positive. Very friendly staff, a glorious and very grand theatre , with free in street paring after 6 pm within yards of the door and very reasonably priced drinks inside. All...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have not visited this theatre in years and I went last week and it was sad to see the decline in the old Victorian building, they are in the process of doing the roof so there is scaffolding up in the foyer. I was...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always enjoy a visit to the Victoria Theatre. Could do with a bit of a refurb but nice to see the old place still going strong. Can usually find on street parking for the evening performances. Comedy club in the green room is usually worth...More

Thank Fishermans_widow
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Theatre is showing its age. Usual prices for a show In the bar etc. Good on street parking nearby free after 1800. Lee Nelson was average at best I personally wouldn’t go and see him again on his next tour

Thank chris f
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We went to see Rip it Up a couple of weeks ago. Our seats were really good especially as we had booked restricted view seats in the stalls but we had a really good view. The show was brilliant and there was a really good...More

Thank Liz A
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The comedy club is on the last Friday of every month- you don't know who's on but usually it's worth taking the risk . The drinks are expensive but at only £11-75 a ticket they have to make money somehow. We've seen really good comedians...More

Thank janet g
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is the first time my wife and I have visited this theatre, it’s quite an old style theatre but all the better for that. Access was good, our seats in the circle were ideally placed for viewing the stage, and were reasonably comfortable. Staff...More

Thank oztravellerLeeds
Reviewed 3 October 2017

my wife and i received theatre tokens for christmas from our son as in the last 5 years.we have used them every year for the sixties shows as my wife is 72 and i am nearly70 and this is the music of our era untill...More

Thank robertholroyd21
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The staff were pleasant and friendly. Seats were reasonably comfortable. Unfortunately there must have a been an issue with water...the toilets wouldn't flush and also the taps only had a trickle of water.

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Recently went to the theatre in Harrogate and this one is larger but not as opulent. Nice overall with large enough bars. Slightly more legroom this time. Shame that the play, Seriously Dead was awful!

Thank KevBooker
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donaghy79
7 November 2016|
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Response from Alison M | Property representative |
Hi there. The balcony gives a really good central view of the stage. It's not as high as a lot of theatres - but avoid the first 3 rows (there is a safety rail) and the view is good. Speak to any of the box office staff... More
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