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Gala Theatre Durham

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Address: Millennium Place | Durham, Durham DH1 1WA, England
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+44 300 026 6600
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Sun 14:00 - 20:30
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A modern theatre with all the facilities

I am always dubious about visiting a cinema that is part of something else, but the cinema in the basement here whilst small has all the things I would expect from a cinema, add... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 September 2014
Graham B
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

I am always dubious about visiting a cinema that is part of something else, but the cinema in the basement here whilst small has all the things I would expect from a cinema, add to the fact that it is right in the City centre means you can still eat out before going.

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Thank Graham B
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

We are regular visitors to the Gala, and have been since it opened. It is now part of a whole complex of bars and restaurants, which is convenient, as the only quibble we have is the price of food in the in-house restaurant! We have seen all kinds of things - stand up comedians, professional and amateur plays and musicals,... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Visit this lovely theatre from time to time. This time for Durham Stage School annual performance. (Chorus Line). This compact, modern and friendly theatre is in a great setting on the Banks of the river. The performance from these young people never ceases to amaze me - incredibly accomplished and as good as many professional performances. Theatre well worth a... More 

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Thank Billions
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Brilliant venue. By far my preferred choice out of any cinema. Comfy seats, perfect sized rooms. The price of the food inside is the only negative I have. Overall a very good Emily experience.

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Thank Richard M
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

Saw a great 3D Movie at Gala best I've seen even when I've been to the big brand cinemas. The glasses were a lot more comfortable than normal, the prices lower so I was able to save more and the quality of the 3D screen was amazing

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Thank Alan S
Durham, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

Small independent theatre which houses cinema screens downstairs and theatre on the ground floor. Have been here many times to use both facilities and seen some fantastic shows. Thoroughly recommended.

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Thank pchelper
Durham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

Not a bad seat in the theater. Coffee shop serves some lovely home made cakes and scones. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Springwell9
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

The Gala theatre, small frienldy venue, prices of drinks at the bar are not silly. Often have real,class acts, and the comedy shows are a hoot. check it out

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

Went to see a show comfortable seating and disabled friendly. Nice bright well decorated building accessible from nearby car park

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Durham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

we went to see a step back in time,an act from the sixties.he was fantastic.the theatre is well set out,both for the able bodied and the notso.the staff are very helpful we had a wonderful night.

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