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Fantastic Show

We were staying in Sandown and it was our coach driver suggested that we go to the show "Beyond The... read more

Reviewed today
York, United Kingdom
East Coast Boys

To finish off the birthday treat we pre-booked our tickets online and sent out efficiently. Cost... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Paul R
Gosport, United Kingdom
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Shanklin Theatre is an all year round 615 seat venue providing top entertainment for all tastes. There are regular shows with household names from Comedy and Music, and for 2018 there are professional touring plays featuring familiar TV faces. In...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Shanklin Towers Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AD, England
+44 1983 868000
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All reviewswest endrun by volunteersbox officefull montygreat actsjoe pasqualefront of houseplenty of leg roomlovely venuefull houseaudience participationbook ticketsisle of wightwell worth a visitkeep up the good workcar parkvalue for money
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Reviewed today

We were staying in Sandown and it was our coach driver suggested that we go to the show "Beyond The East End" at The Shanklin Theatre. The show was wonderful and as we were seated in the fourth row back, had a great view. The...More

Thank Lindagreenacre
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

To finish off the birthday treat we pre-booked our tickets online and sent out efficiently. Cost good. Theatre was a little dated and needs some decorating. Staff were very helpful. East Coast Boys Brilliant well dine

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been to this theatre four times now, and each visit has been very enjoyable. Although quite an old building the seats are modern and comfortable with good legroom, all the seats have good views and the staff are very helpful. The lack of...More

Thank Dickusok
Reviewed 1 week ago

This year's show was arranged to celebrate the birth of Freddie the son of James one of the 10 wonderful dancers, singers,entertainers of this fantastic show . The singing and songs took us back to the 60s 70s from musicals which we have enjoyed and...More

1  Thank Anne G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We expected a ‘nice evening out’ but were absolutely bowled over by this performance. Very professional, very entertaining and a joy from start to finish. Highly recommended.

Thank 4lee852
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old school humour. As I remembered them. Funny throughout. Comedian was good if a bit risqué with some of his jokes.

Thank adrian l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly I would like to say that this is a brilliant theatre and well run by the volunteers. I never go to my local theatre as it is run by one of the larger chains and it does not offer a wide range of shows....More

Thank Josie001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a well run theatre this is. Plenty of staff to show you to your seat. Great presentation showing forthcomg attractions. Booked at the last minute to see Canon and Ball's play The Dressing Room. Fantastic entertainment for all the family and ticket price was...More

Thank beilby259
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly I must say I really don't like modern theatres. I love to see good old fashioned décor, proper curtains and a balcony, so I wasn't disappointed! So many different shows on at Shanklin and to think that 10 years ago it was nearly pulled...More

Thank Happyislandlady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always great here.. We went to see Joseph and the amazing Technicolor dream coat in a very packed theatre. All the staff well organised and very polite..!

Thank leanne p
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9 August 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Property representative |
Hello, Vernon Cottage car park, Orchardleigh car park or any on-street parking if available. Please note, there is no parking facilities at the theatre. We hope this helps.
5 September 2017|
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Response from 3050mary | Reviewed this property |
Sorry missed the question.....check website....better late than never.
Pauline E
5 February 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question, please visit the Theatre's website, select the show of your choice from the 'Whats On' tab, click on the show and then on the 'Showings, select a date' box (to the right), the seating plan... More