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Salford Quays, Salford M50 2QH, England
+44 161 200 2000
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Media City Tour

My husband and I had a great day being taken on the Media City Tour with two excellent tour guides... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
angelacgriffiths
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Manchester, United Kingdom
BBC Philharmonic concerts

Have joined the online free ticket ballot system and been successful in getting tickets for... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Bluerobin59
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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“media city” (25 reviews)
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Salford Quays, Salford M50 2QH, England
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

My husband and I had a great day being taken on the Media City Tour with two excellent tour guides, Tom and Lee. The tour was an hour and a half and was very interesting. The guides were very knowledgeable and helpful. We would recommend...More

Thank angelacgriffiths
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Have joined the online free ticket ballot system and been successful in getting tickets for different concerts. Once you have been awarded tickets usually two and printed them off you make your way to the home of the BBC Philharmonic at Media City. Parking in...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Easy to park near, easy to find and plenty to see. Cafe close and it’s interestingly see what goes on behind the scenes

1  Thank Ms B
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

After trying for some time we managed two tickets for Question of Sport at the BBC Studio at Media City on the 11th October 2017. Yes - you have to queue to get your tickets validated and pass through airport style security to get into...More

Thank Terry B
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Visited for a recording of "A Question of Sport", and had a great time. Access was made easy, the staff were helpful and knew their roles, the place was nice and clean and the facilities were excellent.

Thank KevinSadler2364
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Well what a disappointing day. Excited because finally we were successful in getting tickets for Question of Sport recording at Media city. Brilliant We arrived at the BBC at 12.30, tickets stipulated validation at 1.30,entry at 2.30 and recording at 3. The receptionist in the...More

Thank Gill S
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Considering we only live a few miles from media city based in Salford keys we were very surprised at the overall size of the whole complex, its huge. We first of all went for a walk and meal in the shopping area where there are...More

Thank macca-cooky
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Airport security to get in. Super modern interior with state of the art studios. A glimpse into the future of broadcasting.

1  Thank Daniel I
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Visited to watch recordings of The Boss quiz show. Security staff were pleasant and courteous and there was a security scan and pat down on entering the studio area. The production staff were entertaining and informative and it was great to see how the shows...More

1  Thank LamplighterYork
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

2 adults and a 9 year old really enjoyed this tour. Our guides were a delight, informative, funny and very interactive. We visited 3 buildings and each tour is slightly different depending on what is happening that day. Saw the Blue Peter studio, Radio 6...More

Thank CTM55
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DeuceDeuceUK
15 January 2018|
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Response from Terry B | Reviewed this property |
We have been to Media City a couple of times and did not see any merchandise shops in any of the three studio complexes. Try the BBC website. Hope this helps Terry
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