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Royal Exchange Theatre

St. Anns Square, Manchester M2 7DH, England
+44 161 833 9833
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Lovely space

Enjoyed our visit to this unique theatre in the round. Nice relaxing foyer with cafe and craft... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Frances R
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Really nice place

Great place to see a show.,Mocated right off Narket street abd St Annes Square ,Its hard ti miss... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bornabrit
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Richmond, Virginia
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We're an award-winning producing Theatre in the centre of Manchester. As well as classics from William Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Oscar Wilde, Noel Coward, and Anton Chekhov, we're also one of the country's leading theatres for new writing, with over 125 premieres in the theatre history! The unique design means that none of the 760 seats are more than nine metres from the circular stage, with seats placed all around the auditorium, giving views from all angles.The Great Hall surrounds the Theatre, and this houses The Round restaurant, Bar Exchange, the Craft Shop and exhibitions, the Education Lounge and workshops, the Information Point, the Mezzanine Gallery exhibitions, as well as Friday evenings' FREE entertainment SPECIAL FX.And we're open on a Sunday too! With brunch served in our Great Hall cafe and free entertainment during the day.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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St. Anns Square, Manchester M2 7DH, England
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+44 161 833 9833
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed our visit to this unique theatre in the round. Nice relaxing foyer with cafe and craft displays. Always good to see live theatre. Play was not to my taste but I could appreciate the skill and slick production.

Thank Frances R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to see a show.,Mocated right off Narket street abd St Annes Square ,Its hard ti miss Recommend

Thank Bornabrit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been a few times on the reduced ticket prices for under 26's for £6. Great value, every show has been great so far. The venue really is something to behold. Really adds to the story.

1  Thank Conor P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will happily go and see anything at the Royal exchange. Went to see Perswassion by Jane Austin, even though I am not really a Austin fan, I loved this modern production, with a minimal set, and amazing acting. Really great to see theatre in...More

1  Thank bazonian2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went with our theatre club and I really thought this production was awful. If you did not know the book you would have been lost! It required too much imagination to transfer the time of Jane Austen's writing into this madcap 20th century version.

2  Thank portia517
Reviewed 16 June 2017

From the moment this began I was easily persuaded to be enticed into a very innovative and exciting adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion. It captivated and hypnotised me with an emotional rollercoaster of romance in a very sensual style. It was 19th Century meets 21st...More

1  Thank JaneandBobby
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I was uncertain how I would feel about a modern day performance of one of my favourite novels, but this was fantastic and exceeded all expectations. Jane Austen's wit and subtle observations were still there in abundance. Use of dance as a motif was a...More

1  Thank Lizzie27_12
Reviewed 15 June 2017

PERVERSION OF PERSUASION...We bought the programme which to be fair did say an adaptation of Persuasion. Well we stuck it out for the first half but we both felt totally cheated. Fringe theatre production would have better described it. I walked out wondering if every...More

2  Thank Tightwads
Reviewed 14 June 2017

There's something magical about the Royal Exchange. It's a lovely place to visit even if you're not seeing a show. On this occasion I was though. Saying that makes it sound like I go all the time, but the last time I went was in...More

1  Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Prompt polite service in , ''The Round Restaurant. ''The Food was perfectly cooked with an imaginative choice of fresh ingredients artistically displayed on the plate. Plenty of space and light in this amazingly grand unique building. An essential visit in Manchester, the cafe beats any...More

Thank FionaDurling
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Zena T
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Definately Exchange Square
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5 February 2017|
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Look up bowing etiquette before you go - a little politeness and acknowledgement of Japanese custom is very much appreciated, and you'll find people will go out of their way to help you. If you 'google' "Japan etiquette" you... More
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worrywortLiverpool
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Response from Ceri D | Reviewed this property |
I'm not entirely sure as I don't drive sorry ! I'm sure there are places as it's basically next to the shopping centre ! Best bet is train though !
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