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Shanklin Theatre

Shanklin Towers Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AD, England
+44 1983 868000
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Saw "Songs from the Musicals and Beyond" at the Shanklin Theatre and it was fabulous, extremely... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
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Well Done Shanklin Theatre on getting another Certificate of Excellence. Shanklin Theatre... read more

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linda s
Sandown, United Kingdom
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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 2017 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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Shanklin Towers Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AD, England
+44 1983 868000
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Reviewed yesterday

Saw "Songs from the Musicals and Beyond" at the Shanklin Theatre and it was fabulous, extremely professional, loved every minute of it.

Thank moonshines
Reviewed yesterday

Well Done Shanklin Theatre on getting another Certificate of Excellence. Shanklin Theatre really does have many good shows coming up. Imagination a group from years gone by who once appeared in Lower Hyde should be a good show. / Jason Donovan and many more great...More

Thank linda s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked tickets for The Best of the West and Beyond on an impulse, to be honest, not expecting very much more than an amateur show. Before the show, in the run-down bar and among an audience of mainly pensioners our expectations continued to be...More

Thank Mr B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fine theatre, clearly lovingly maintained and fettled, offering a fabulous place for anyone to enjoy theatre on many levels. Situated on the edge of Shanklin's Old Town area, this well situated theatre is surrounded with excellent hotels, restaurants and pubs for both pre and...More

Thank maplesteve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a local and a wheelchair user I have attended several excellent performances at Shanklin theatre. It is an old and attractive building, but the provision for disabled patrons that cannot climb the stairs is terrible. The step free access is via a side door...More

Thank okeydokeIOW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a really nice old building that has chapter to it in the nice town of shanklyn where there is some nice theached places

Thank Pauline F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How flipping good was tonight at Shanklin theatre!?!? Last time I saw Count Arthur Strong's live show I had to travel all the way to Winchester and get an extremely late ferry (and taxi) home afterwards at considerable expense. This time he brought his show...More

Thank Blue-Jackal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went one thursday night and saw a show called West end shows and beyond. It was a lovely experience. We went by coach from our hotel and were given a drop off time (there is not much room for cars/busses/taxies in front of the...More

Thank leicestereve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having never been this this theatre before you would excuse my hesitation upon taking over seventy young children as part of a residential holiday. During the day the children did a short workshop with some of the actors which they enjoyed a great deal but...More

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great show, Best of the West End, great costumes, singing amazing and non-stop for 2 hours, it was a packed theatre and we loved it

Thank baptistbev1
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Pauline E
Where can I see a seating plan of the theatre please
6 February 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question, please visit the Theatre's website, select the show of your choice from the 'Whats On' tab, click on the show and then on the 'Showings, select a date' box (to the right), the seating plan... More
Pauline E
Where can I see a seating plan of the theatre please
6 February 2017|
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Response from LadySugarfoot | Reviewed this property |
Checkout the website. It's a very small theatre so good view from all seats.
What is showing at the Theatre????
10 May 2016|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
The theatre has a good website with full list in"Whats On" section Be sure to use com