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Dated but worth while visiting

It is important to put a visit into contexts. The theater is dated, a bit shabby and under staffed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Maps51989
Auditorium shabby

Just visited the theatre probably the first time in 20 years or more. It stood out that the decor... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
whica001
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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The Alexandra, commonly known as The Alex, is a theatre on Station Street in Birmingham, England. The theatre currently seats 1,390 and hosts a busy programme of touring drama, West End shows and stand-up comedy. It was the home of the D'Oyly Carte...more
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Reviewed yesterday

Benidorm live is a must see for fans of the show. A hilarious performance throughout. All the cast worked so hard. The characters were superb especially "Gay Derek". Derren Litten was magnificent . I could quite happily watch all over again. Well done

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is important to put a visit into contexts. The theater is dated, a bit shabby and under staffed. The bar area is ridiculously small and the prices steep. However, the running costs must be huge and I'm sure the management would love to do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maps51989
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hilarious! Rude at times, but hilarious. The actors put their hearts and souls into their parts, they are all so good. Gives a real boost in today's sometimes miserable world. Brings Sunny Spain to Birmingham. Please go. Great fun and a pleasure to watch.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kay W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just visited the theatre probably the first time in 20 years or more. It stood out that the decor in the auditorium it well past its due date to be updated. It look so glum! We have just had a cruise on the Queen Elizabeth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank whica001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly what an amazing show... we all laughed so much. The staff were so helpful and polite... Prices for drinks and snacks were the prices I expected but in my opinion overpriced. First time visiting this venue and we will be back. The only thing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank fuller2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

fantastic show -----belly laughs. downside no signage to the theatre from the train station. queues massive for drinks and snacks. Ladies toilets massive queues so go early or after everyone has queued. seating in the grand upper circle tight - if you are tall knees...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Natasha Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time visiting the Alexandra. We came to watch Benidorm Live on Sat afternoon. The theatre was quite full, queues for drinks but we got served quickly. We sat in the dress circle right next to the exit, which was ideal for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LynnieLou3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Alex has it's own charm and I wouldn't compare it to the Hippodrome. We enjoyed a very good showing of the stage version of Benidorm, hilarious, not to be missed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 653vinceg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How hard can it be to put enough staff on shift so that drinks and snacks can be bought before the show and during the interval? How hard? Too hard, it seems. Sigh.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely bloody brilliant. Extremely comfy seats. Really good service and local parking very close and quick to exit. Whilst I've visited the hippodrome more, I still rate this a fab theatre

Date of experience: December 2018
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jackiep83
December 3, 2018|
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Response from Q722ZVtraceyb | Reviewed this property |
Loads of places to eat near the theatre.... google it!
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hayden h
September 24, 2018|
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Response from JaneRHARVEY | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can’t remember the row we sat in just look at the seating plan on the website and/or phone the box office
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