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“A Scarborough gem”

Stephen Joseph Theatre
Ranked #7 of 82 things to do in Scarborough
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The home of truly great theatre. Let us transport you to new worlds and enjoy new experiences through the magic of theatre – no trip to Scarborough would be complete without it! We offer a unique, intimate experience in our renowned theatre-in-the-round as well as the more traditional end-on McCarthy theatre and cinema. The SJT has been and is known for its commitment to new writing throughout its 61 years not to mention Alan Ayckbourn’s 80 World Premieres. It is home to excellent drama, music, films, comedy and live streaming and has been the starting point for many, now familiar names. Access: The SJT provides regular captioned and audio described performances and has infrared and induction loop systems. There is level access to the Box Office and disabled toilets, a wheelchair lift to the Shop and a passenger lift giving access to all floors. There are designated wheelchair spaces in both theatres, which are easily accessible from the lift. Please notify the Box Office at the time of booking if you require wheelchair access. Access to some seats in The Round and The McCarthy is via steps, please advise staff when booking if you have any specific seating requirements.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Stairs / lift
UK
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A Scarborough gem”
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Excellent theatre - a variety of plays and shows - as good as you would find anywhere.
'The Boy who Fell into a Book' will appeal to all the family - on the surface a child's fantasy, but it has deep (Lacanian) themes expressing our imprisonment in words, narrative, and image.

Visited August 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Wonderful evening out!”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

The boy who fell into a book. Wonderful theatre experience. Excellent production and talented cast. Highly recommended.

Visited August 2014
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“Nice way to spend an evening”
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Great play, great theatre. We came to Scarborough specifically to see the play and we weren't disappointed. The show was excellent and in super surroundings.

Visited August 2014
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Preston, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“fantastic!!!”
Reviewed 21 August 2014

went to see the boy who fell into a book amassing show actors kept you in suspense must visit this place

Visited August 2014
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Malton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great 'local' theatre”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Love this theatre especially 'In The Round' Visit as often as I can. Usually matinees as I travel to Scarborough on the bus.

Visited August 2014
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