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“Fantastic” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Alhambra Theatre

Alhambra Theatre
Ranked #2 of 81 things to do in Bradford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Alhambra Theatre is regarded as the North's premier touring venue and hosts the best in large scale entertainment from ballet and opera to variety and comedy, musicals, drama and Yorkshire's biggest panto.The venue seats 1,400 people and is a popular choice for major touring companies including Northern Ballet Theatre, Matthew Bourne's New Adventures and David Ian Productions (Chicago, Grease, The Sound of Music). It has staged major West End shows including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Miss Saigon. It is a member of The Dance Consortium, a group of theatres who work together to bring the best in international dance to the UK.The Alhambra also offers a unique and unrivalled setting for meetings, events, corporate hospitality and conferences in Bradford.
Barnsley, UK
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

Enjoyed an excellent performance of Warhorse. Matched only by the grand splendour of our magnificent surroundings. What a truly beautiful theatre. Very clean and well kept.
One slight niggle not exclusive to this theatre there aren't enough toilets.

Visited June 2014
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English first
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Buddy holly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

We went to see the buddy holly show and was truly amazing!!!!
Staff were so helpful and friendly and the pre order drinks for interval was a great idea too saves time queuing
The whole place was lovely and clean (even the toilets )
I was lucky enough to even meet a few of the cast from buddy after the show and get some autographs via the stage door big thanks to the lovely lady there for her help

Visited July 2014
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Grand!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

I have been going to the Alhambra since I was a young boy for various different shows and I always have a good time there. The building itself is very grand and is an unusual looking building from the outside. These days it doesn't look like it belongs in the city when compared to the other building it has surrounding it. It's very beautiful and looks great a night. Inside the theatre is really nice with decorative ceiling and walls. You feel as if you have stepped back in time. The theatre always displays a variety of different shows which is great from classical to urban street shows it's got something for everyone. If you are staying in Bradford and there is show on you like this is a must.

Visited December 2013
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DONCASTER
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“The Buddy Holly show”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

Brilliant performance, faultless!

All the cast were so professional, excellent musicians and singers.

Close your eyes and it could have been Buddy Holly singing.

Visited July 2014
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ukwest yorkshire
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“buddy holly story”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

A party of 42 went to see buddy holly story. Well done to everyone concerned with the production of this show. Fantastic, brilliant lively and entertaining. What a show. Saw this in London some years ago but thought this was much better.

Visited July 2014
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