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The Dukes

Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 1QE, England
+44 1524 598500
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La Travolta in a cinema

Went to see a filmed version of La Traviata. It was so much better than I expected! Music projected... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Lancaster, United Kingdom
via mobile
Treasure Island

We have been to many plays in the park and enjoyed most of them. Treasure island was the exception... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Ian S
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The Dukes is an award winning producing theatre. We run rich theatre, film, art and education programmes. We are the home of the nationally renowned Williamson Park Walkabout Theatre show which has had over 500,000 visitors over the last 30 years.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 1QE, England
+44 1524 598500
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Went to see a filmed version of La Traviata. It was so much better than I expected! Music projected really well. Seats comfortable - though some have clearly been re-covered. For a local theatre I really had not expected this size of cinema. Will definitely...More

Thank EFW_12
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We have been to many plays in the park and enjoyed most of them. Treasure island was the exception. The actors shouted and screamed a lot and with the high amplification we could not hear what was said. There seemed to be little similarity between...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Both to watch a play or view a chosen movie this is a gem of a place with so much more going on. It's a credit to Lancaster to have the Dukes - well done to all involved.

1  Thank DianeNDrew
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The Dukes is a great venue for the more arty films and plays, great bar and cafe, lovely staff, it's a real treat as you get to see films and plays which are not mainstream but high quality. A local attraction that deserves our support...More

Thank tcampapril
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I must say I have been to The Dukes quite a few times to watch some of the latest films that are on General Release, the staff are very polite & helpful.

Thank peterentwistle1
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Coming to the end of my visit in Lancaster England, I left some time on my trip to visit The Dukes. I was not disappointed! With such a wide range of theatre and film attractions it makes this place top of my list to visit...More

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Whilst I'd like to write a review of Pinocchio, I'm unable to as my family are currently watching this without me. We arrived, dropped the young children off and I went to park the car. Upon my return I was informed that the show had...More

1  Thank bubbles07
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

What a treat to get the opera in Lancaster all the way from Milan - Madame Butterfly. Have never done this before watching a live cast of an Opera. The sound via satellite was not quite as sharp as if live but that was countered...More

Thank Mr_Pab_2016
Reviewed 27 November 2016

You can choose from many different plays and types of theatre, such as 'The Round', the normal theatre and many more. There is also a play done in Williamson Park anually.

Thank lunesdalem
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This has been one of my favorite places in Lancaster for many years. Such a great range of theatre and film in a great atmosphere. From main stream to a little obscure the Dukes has it all. There is a lovely bar too with drinks...More

Thank Gemma D
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