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Tyne Theatre & Opera House

117 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG, England
+44 844 249 1000
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Forgotten what a gem this place is

We Visited to watch a couple of silent movies as part of their 150 year anniversary celebrations... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ni T
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Lovely theatre

This was the first time I have been to the tyne theatre, I was very impressed, it's on a much... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Dicka34
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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The Tyne Theatre & Opera House, previously the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, is now under new management and ran by Tyne Theatre & Opera House Limited. The Theatre offers the best in Music, Comedy and Theatre and is a Grade 1 listed theatre rated in the top 4% of listed buildings by English Heritage and has been afforded a the three star rating, the highest available, by the Theatres Trust, branded as "a very fine theatre of the highest theatrical and architectural quality". The importance of the architectural and theatrical heritage of the building is also recognised by The Association of Historic Theatres in Europe and OISTAT (the International Organisation of Scenographers, Theatre Technicians and Architects). The Tyne Theatre and Opera House Preservation Trust became the freehold owner of the building in 2008. Located in the centre of Newcastle, the Tyne Theatre & Opera House is easily accessible by the city's varied public transport systems. There is a choice of off-street parking nearby and a wealth of restaurants, shops, hotels and local amenities.
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117 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG, England
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+44 844 249 1000
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We Visited to watch a couple of silent movies as part of their 150 year anniversary celebrations. Very clean comfortable building . Very polite staff and reasonable prices in the bar / cafe. But the real reason you should visit is the building itself. A...More

Thank Ni T
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This was the first time I have been to the tyne theatre, I was very impressed, it's on a much smaller scale than the theatre royal but still feels opulent, we went to see Miss Rory, what's up Hun, it was fabulous and because of...More

Thank Dicka34
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Pam Ann was amazing, the venue... well... £30 for 4 drinks, 2 x single vodka & lemonade, 2 x single Gordon's gin and tonic; 2 of them pre-ordered for the interval. We were advised that they would be available from "the red table" during the...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Went to see Count Arthur Strong - must see show.Theatre is in its 130th year and still looks marvellous, good priced refreshments on offer and lots of helpful/friendly Staff.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Took our young grand-daughter for the Easter Panto - Wizard of Oz. Sorry, but this was not great entertainment unless you believe the lead actor is funny while making fun ( twice ) of Gareth Gates and his speech impediment and then mocking Ozzie Osbourne's...More

Thank MikeC-R23
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The Tyne theatre is 150 years old and nothing much has changed in that time . The auditorium is a detailed delight of extravagant decoration, and the atmosphere welcoming with an air of genteel amatuer determination. The show we saw was an Easter pantomime with...More

Thank Reganlefay
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Went to see Copa on Wednesday and just wanted to say thankyou for a great show, you were all smashing! Just a shame it wasnt better attended but the atmosphere was still good.As a Barry Manilow fan you did him proud!!The reason I gave this...More

Thank vegas36
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Nice theatre with a lot of character and history. We've visited here quite a few times and find the theatre is well located to china town and parking. As some of the other reviews say, legroom is a bit limited so you need to pick...More

Thank Pablo F
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We looked forward to our night at this theatre, to see the Elvis story and we weren't disappointed it was a fabulous show,unfortunately our night was spoilt by two inconsiderate adults who insisted on taking photos on their mobile the whole night,not only photos they...More

Thank Maz009
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a great little venue which I love visiting. I have seen 2-3 comedians here and the little victorian feel to where they perform makes for a fantastic experience. I always consider coming back when I can.

Thank toonbhoy16
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Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
Should be okay from there
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Response from ian b | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not too sure if Im honest, I know there are a lot of stairs, we were in the circle so
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