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Charming as ever.

Visited for Jack and the Beanstalk. This is theatre as it should be. Such a cosy and welcoming... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David T
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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Lovely theatre

The theatre is run by a trust and staff who care about the history of theatre are mostly... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2019
A3303XQpaulh
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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A gem of a theatre in Margate town presenting an exciting mix of shows and events.
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Addington Street, Margate CT9 1PW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for Jack and the Beanstalk. This is theatre as it should be. Such a cosy and welcoming space, beautifully maintained. It’s like the best of west end theatres in miniature. The pantomime was excellent. Really colourful with great music and dancing and a lively,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ukpam, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

wow! that's a long way to travel to see us - thank you so much for coming all that way. Lovely to hear your comments and I hope we see you again soon ( are you coming back to see The Jungle Book at Easter...More

Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

The theatre is run by a trust and staff who care about the history of theatre are mostly volunteers. They do a great job. It's a theatre with real circles just look up and the tiers above are in the round. Georgian theatre and we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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ukpam, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your lovely feedback! The Theatre Royal is set for a rosy future so I do hope we can tempt you back here again very soon!. many thanks again.

Reviewed 7 January 2019

This is the second time we have been to this theatre, both being for the xmas panto's performed by Wicked productions, we enjoyed it so much the first time we just all had to visit again and no doubt will be going back to watch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ukpam, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We love reading comments like yours - so many thanks for taking the time to post feedback. We're curently planning for our next panto but in the meantime Wicked Productions will be back this Easter with their production of The Jungle Book. Hope...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019

Went for Pantomime this Christmas, show was average but performed in a theatre that has been around for over 200 years, for goodness sake make sure this historical artefact survives.

Date of experience: December 2018
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ukpam, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We'll do our very best to make it so! Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback and we hope to see you back at this lovely theatre very soon.

Reviewed 14 November 2018

Have visited several times. The theatre is pretty old and small, not much room in the bar or the loos but the staff are very friendly and it is quite a unique theatre. You are close to the performers and it has a pleasant intimate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ukpam, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave feedback - we like to think of ourselves as small but perfectly formed! Hope to see you back here soon.

Reviewed 19 October 2018

Went here on a special open day recently and was amazed not being aware of this great Theatre in Margate town. We were allowed to wander around inside almost everywhere. The staff were so helpful. As a result of this freedom tour we ended up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ukpam, Guest Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Thanks so much for this lovely feedback - we're delighted that you enjoyed your fist visit so much that you came back for more. We look forward to welcoming you back here very soon!

Reviewed 13 October 2018

First time at this theater. Free parking close by. Really nice building. Staff very friendly and efficient. Theater really beautiful inside and deserves to be maintained....hope they sort out their future management and funding. Great show by Phil Jupitus. He really works hard.... on stage...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ukpam, Guest Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thanks so much for the lovely feedback which we have passed on to Phill's agent, to share with Phill. He was both brilliant and a genuinely nice person and it was a perfect gig as he enjoyed himself as much as we did. So pleased...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

beautiful building and lovely staff, comfortable seating. could do with some extra toilets as the que was very long. Also no card machine for the bar which can be frustrating if you have no cash. but there was beauty in every corner of this building...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ukpam, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review - our ceiling is pretty gorgeous isn't it! Hope to see you here again very soon.

Reviewed 7 April 2018

Alice in Wonderland 2018 at Theatre Royal Margate is exclusively for non-wheelchair users; the PA system for their production occupies all of the wheelchair spots: Needlessly. No excuses here; the only adjustment you'd need to make is remove n12's bench of seats and replace with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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ukpam, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

We're so sorry that your experience of the Theatre Royal at the weekend was such a disappointing one. You're quite right - it was unacceptable that no wheelchair spaces were available due to the large lighting and sound control desks being used for the show....More

Reviewed 28 March 2018

Although I have lived in the local area most of my adult life I hadn't been to the Theatre Royal until 2017. Most recently I visited last week and it is breathtaking. Small and intimate with a traditional feel, but also excellent lighting and sound...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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ukpam, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi ADot86 - thanks so much for your lovely comments! It's great to hear that you've enjoyed your visits to the lovely Theatre Royal. We're incredibly proud of the shows we present, but we simply wouldn't be here without the incredible support of local people...More

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david03
2 October 2016|
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Response from angela s | Reviewed this property |
Have a look at their website(also Margate Winter Gardens,Deal theatre and Marlowe in Canterbury)
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Marie R
24 March 2016|
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Response from ukpam | Property representative |
Hi there Marie, well we have the Thanet Gang Show on Thursday,Saturday and Monday but sadly nothing in Sunday. Hope this helps? Kind regards.
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Linda H
5 August 2015|
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Response from ukpam | Property representative |
Hi Linda I'm afraid we have nothing on here that evening. But do check out our website for details of what's coming up next - and I hope to see you here soon! Pam
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