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Gala Theatre Durham

Millennium Place | Durham, Durham DH1 1WA, England
+44 300 026 6600
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Excellent production of 'Rent'

Saw 'Rent' which was an excellent production with very talented performers. The theatre itself has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bee B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Great Venue!!

First time at this theatre to see the School Edition of " Rent " The theatre is modern and has a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve D
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Millennium Place | Durham, Durham DH1 1WA, England
+44 300 026 6600
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw 'Rent' which was an excellent production with very talented performers. The theatre itself has excellent seating set on a slope so you see past people sitting in front of you. The stage is a good size. The only improvements would be the toilet facilities...More

Thank Bee B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time at this theatre to see the School Edition of " Rent " The theatre is modern and has a nice feel about it, with excellent sound & lighting. I was amazed at how professional the production was, these young people should be very...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to see Rent at the theatre about teenagers struggling in empoveriged New York. I was overwhelmed by the talent of the Gala youth theatre actors. It was an astounding performance by everyone of them., The singing voices, the acting and the emotion they...More

Thank M A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Theatre has a good range of shows from comedy musicals plays singers groups etc also has a cinema downstairs. Have pantomimes for Christmas caters for all age groups.has a café serving homemade scones and sandwiches. Snacks. Good decor and ambience.

Thank magsjim_12
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Was fortunate enough to be in Durham when there was a single nights showing of Great Expectations at the Gala Theatre It was a fantastic production. The theatre is a modern one, so there is no grandness or majestic aura around the place. having said...More

Thank Rick_Yvanovich
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Gala is a modern, purpose built theatre with plenty of daylight in the common areas and plenty going on in the production areas. Well worth a visit

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We’ve been to the Gala Theatre 4 times to see comedians / speakers. The venue holds around 500 people. There really isn’t a bad seat in the house. Wherever you are, you are never too far from the stage. The staff have been excellent and...More

Thank collavfc
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Went on a visit to Durham to deliver a lecture on what we happen after Brexit, I was fortunate to visit this Gala Theatre. It was one of the amazing place around there.

1  Thank princeiseoluwa
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This was our first visit here and everything was excellent, it is a short walk from the railway station and easy to find and there are plenty of places nearby for a drink or something to eat. The venue itself was modern and clean and...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

This is only second time to see a Ballet in Durham Gala theatre. I loved the three short Ballet produced today by Birmingham Royal Theatre. (Solitaire. 5 Tangos. Pineapple Poll. Felt as if I had learnt culture :) I was in circle while my friend...More

1  Thank Heather G
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mrs M
3 December 2016|
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Response from michelle b | Reviewed this property |
I would say 4 -6 rows from front on the middle.
Sheila S
9 September 2016|
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Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
Not sure , best thing to do is check the website
16 June 2016|
Response from holidaymanWashington | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can see, there is nothing on at the theatre, at the moment. There may be something on at their cinema but the listings aren't up yet. Best advice is to keep checking on their website, for up to date events.