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Good Night Out

Lovely experience at a theatre for us unlike London theatres we found more leg room and comfortable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
roddyj770
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Cala D`Or
What great night

Went to see barry steele (tribute roy orbison) last night Sunderland empire was a great nt from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TinaD1957
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United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely experience at a theatre for us unlike London theatres we found more leg room and comfortable seating, no pillars to spoil the view, it is not easy to read the seating number's but there is always someone to show you to your seat,

Thank roddyj770
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see barry steele (tribute roy orbison) last night Sunderland empire was a great nt from start to the end,just watching barry on stage standing there singing the great songs you cannot believe he's not the big 0 himself , not forgetting barry s...More

Thank TinaD1957
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A really nice little theatre, build around 1910, before cars, on what was the main road leading into Southend-on-Sea. Inside, it still retains a lot of the Victorian charm, but with modern additions. There are plenty of big names, good plays, and shows, to see...More

Thank Rodney H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

As a local, I've been coming to the Palace theatre for over 30 years. Considering how relatively small the building is (in comparison to the other local Theatre, the Cliffs Pavilion for example) its amazing what they manage to fit in. There are actually two...More

Thank HooksaN
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

For Christmas last year I got tickets to see a show at the Palace Theatre I loved the fact that wherever you sit you will get a good view it was my first time at the venue and the staff were really nice as they...More

Thank jonnyc8
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

A classic, old school style theatre, on the cute and small side but completely adequate to hold a good audience. Fantastic stage. Plus smaller suites for those lesser known or up and coming acts. Facilities sufficient, just. I say 'just' lightly based on theatre age,...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

The Case Of The Frightened Lady. This was yet another great production staged at the Palace Theatre. It had a strong cast who made the roles their own. Be ready to jump. Thoroughly enjoyed it. The beauty of this theatre is that the performances seems...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Visited the Place Theatre recently to see Shawaddy Waddy. It was a great show. Normally only visit the theatre for plays as it is small and intimate. Only downside is the parking

Thank Tinse1943
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A lovely traditional theatre. Comfy seats and a good view of stage. Hoghly recommended for an enjoyable night out.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Plays that were on in the West End come to the Palace on tour. Excellent standard with the original cast.

Thank MICKRHOLLIS
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7 June 2018|
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Response from SevensUP | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gail, I’d say row ‘A’ should be fine for a 6 year old. They would be nice a close in full view of the stage. It is a bit of a look up however. When we went we were in the front row with no complaints. I’m not sure or the... More
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proseccococktail
4 June 2017|
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Response from HamishEssex | Reviewed this property |
There is a carpark 500m further into southend on the left by the next set of lights. There is also a nice italian restaurant 'azzuros' a further 50m on past the lights on the right. Hope this helps.
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