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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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Reasonably priced tickets

Wheelchair accessible from main road for stall as is disability toilet (very basic but clean) Main... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Restricted View, AND Leg room

I did actually enjoy the performance but the restricted view and leg room was a disgrace. I did... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
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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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  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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117 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG, England
+44 844 249 1000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wheelchair accessible from main road for stall as is disability toilet (very basic but clean) Main toilets are upstairs. Welcomed by friendly staff. Bar, average prices and drinks allowed in auditorium. Not searched on entry but instructions were given incase of fire alarms. Interval ice...More

Thank cheryltodd1959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did actually enjoy the performance but the restricted view and leg room was a disgrace. I did actually book 3 restricted seats as all that was left,, 2 were yes restricted view but the 3rd seat was a joke. My daughter as the smallest...More

Thank lantmichellepatr2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quirky theatre 🎭 and easy to find, with a free car park around the corner. It has some great productions, I went to see Swan Lake and wasn't disappointed! Well worth a visit👍🏻

Thank Poppy2911
Reviewed 1 November 2017

My wife and I took our 10 year old grandson to the Liz Pichon - author of the Tom Gates books - roadshow and had a good time. The theatre is so small that I would imagine any seat would provide a good view of...More

Thank Steve587
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We went to see Tosca recently after not having been there for decades and had forgotten how intimate it feels. My husband is 6'3" and found the seats surprisingly comfy and as we were on the end of an aisle had just enough leg room....More

Thank col-sheila
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Have visited this wonderful and historic venue several times. The staff are always welcoming and knowledgeable and the venue is beautiful. Not many venues like this will allow you to have drinks in your seats but you can here, albeit in plastic glasses.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Turned up to see HMS Pinafore to find that it was cancelled. They had my phone number, email address and home address and had even sent me a ticket. At the time of booking, I bought non-refundable train tickets so even if I had been...More

Thank 590wanderer
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

One of my all time favourite shows , and a most beautiful building . Great production, very good dancing and singing , and an orchestra of great quality . Lovely evening x

Thank sally-copps49
Reviewed 15 August 2017 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
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21 November 2017|
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Response from CoralDart | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help there as always go in the Stalls.
1 July 2017|
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Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
Should be okay from there
24 May 2016|
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