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Shanklin Theatre

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Address: Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 868000
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Shanklin Theatre is an all year round 600 seat venue providing top...

Shanklin Theatre is an all year round 600 seat venue providing top entertainment for all tastes. There are regular shows with household names from Comedy and Music, and for 2016 there are professional touring plays featuring familiar TV faces. In the summer there is our legendary ' Best of the West End ' production and over the Christmas period there is a traditional Pantomime.

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Great little theatre

When planning this trip, our organising friend noticed a Beatles tribute band were playing while we were there. When we got there we called in to enquire about tickets, and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When planning this trip, our organising friend noticed a Beatles tribute band were playing while we were there. When we got there we called in to enquire about tickets, and the very cheerful and informative staff looked after us very well, sorted us out with 10 tickets and good seats for the following evening. The place had apparently been recently... More 

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Isle of wight
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE went to see The Mousetrap. was a very good production and measured up well against the London production. (I thought).

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Ightham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely Theatre, our first time since moving over to the IOW a month ago, love Agatha Christie so The Mousetrap perfect. Actors very professional and enthusiastic, very enjoyable afternoon , recommend the theatre to everyone .

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked tickets to see Music from the Musicals. I brought my 90 year old Aunt. She has some mobility problems and a young male volunteer was exceptionally helpful. I think he may have been Australian or From South Africa. He could see she was struggling and offered a wheelchair. He took us the back way down to the bar... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the shows at Shanklin Theatre are excellent - good effort by the volunteers to stage the variety on offer

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a wonderful venue for such an amazing event. Thank you to all the helpful and friendly staff who made it such a fantastic evening. Well organised, clean and easily accessible.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely little theatre which I would imagine is run by volunteers. Brilliant atmosphere and very well organised.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We have visited ST on a couple of occasions but tonight to see the Stylistics. This is a great venue with good acoustics, great bar (queue time is minimal) friendly staff. An all round great experience. Thank you

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Were in Shanklin for a few days and this theater was within walking distance of where we were staying. Thoroughly enjoyed Claire Teal and her band. Looking ahead at the schedule, we wished we were staying longer. Very much a small town theater that is lovingly tended. Volunteers friendly and we felt part of the community for an evening.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Visited this lovely theatre on Monday night to see the play "home before seven" It was brilliant, the actors were very good and it was a very enjoyable evening. A thank you to all the volunteers who keep this lovely theatre a joy to visit. I hope there are more plays in the future.

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