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York Theatre Royal

St. Leonards Place, York YO1 7HD, England
+44 1904 623568
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"The Railway Children" an excellent show.

This was one of the best performances of this play I have ever seen and everyone is to be... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2015
ColinR464
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Darlington, United Kingdom
railway children at signal box theatre

Absolutely brilliant. Perks was very funny. Absolutely loved the show and would highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2015
sparkieplug24
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Scotland Uk
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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St. Leonards Place, York YO1 7HD, England
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

This was one of the best performances of this play I have ever seen and everyone is to be congratulated on producing such a magnificent show. The acting was superb and the lighting and sound effects made the atmosphere magical. The only downside was the...More

Thank ColinR464
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Absolutely brilliant. Perks was very funny. Absolutely loved the show and would highly recommend for children and adults alike. The theatre is like a big tent from the outside and I was a little concerned we might find it cold but it was far from...More

Thank sparkieplug24
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This production by the Signal Box Theatre at the National Railway Museum telling the story of George Hudson was amateurish, tedious and low on content. Save your money and don't go. I feel ripped off having paid £20 for over 3 hours of poor quality...More

Thank Veronica B
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I cannot wait to see the theatre when the work has been completed. It is a truly magical experience and if you see nothing else go to the panto with Berwick as the Dame. A beautiful old atmospheric theatre with all the modem lighting and...More

Thank KCHx
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The Theatre Royal is a great theatre in central York it is currently closed for major refurbishment, productions are at various other locations in the city.

Thank joanea
Reviewed 30 June 2015

York Theatre Royal is currently closed for a major £4.1M redevelopment. The Theatre has now taken up temporary residency at the National Railway Museum, in the Signal Box Theatre, a 1000 seat, heated, semi-permanent, purpose built auditorium. For my visit, this venue was hosting the...More

Thank eborguy
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

We visited today as one of the lucky few who got free tickets to see the theatre as never seen before. The theatre closed in March 2015 to undergo a £4.1 million renovation. The whole auditorium has been ripped out and dug up to reveal...More

Thank ELAINE B
Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

We visited the cafe for lunch today. We found it very clean very pleasant the service and the food was excellent the staff were friendly. Value for money. Well worth a visit.

Thank Holebro3
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Visited last night to see South Pacific. The show itself was terrific - so much talent and enthusiasm in one place was a joy to watch. Unfortunately the cast were savagely over-miked, which did their singers no favours at all. The mikes threw 'feed back'...More

1  Thank Silver2844
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

This little gem of a theatre is great to visit to see the performance of your choice.The circle and above are very high with steps but the stalls are very accessible to everyone.Lots of leg room in the stalls and easy viewing from all seats.Any...More

Thank Jae55
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Emma F
Has anyone seen anything the "studio" bit? Looking for recommendations in relation to seating
4 February 2017|
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Response from MedEngland | Reviewed this property |
The Studio seating is in the shape of a "U" - that is seating on three sides, each side has three tiered rows with a further row of 8 seats on the left hand side. Row A (normally 26 seats max) is on the flat level, so is... More
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