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Opera House Manchester

Opera House 3 Quay Street, Manchester M3 3HP, England
+44 844 871 3018
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Strangers on a train

Got these tickets for Christmas and meet my sister there. Excellent performance enjoyed our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lesley W
Altrincham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very tired, drab and seats more uncomfortable than the worst airplane seats!

I have read previous reviews (admittedly some dating back 3 years) but I think we went to a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Opera House 3 Quay Street, Manchester M3 3HP, England
+44 844 871 3018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got these tickets for Christmas and meet my sister there. Excellent performance enjoyed our evening. Quite cold in the theatre but it was a very cold night. I wish they would update the toilets a bit though.

Thank Lesley W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have read previous reviews (admittedly some dating back 3 years) but I think we went to a different place! Needs brightening up and a lick of paint. Very uninspiring. The play, Strangers on a Train very disappointing - we left soon after the interval...More

Thank Icefici
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a works night out to Dick Whittington panto which was so very very funny and professional, a real treat. Loved The Krankies and John Barrowman, you can't help but laugh with them. However the lack of professionalism of the manager who disregarded...More

2  Thank Jae2002
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Went to see the panto with John Barrowman and the krankies, absolutely loved it and would highly recommend . I hope it's the same next year. The opera house was nice and comfortable and staff was lovely

Thank Nicola D
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing from start to finish, loved it that much we have been to see it 3 times. Hilariously funny, not laughed so many belly laughs in ages. Rude.......but within the limits. Each time I’ve seen it it’s been even funnier. I wish they were in...More

2  Thank L281
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Great pantomine at the Opera House . John Barrowman was excellent as Dick Whittington. He is a charismatic professional showman who with the help of a good cast and stunning special effects engaged the whole audience. Great chemistry between Barrowman and Janette" Crankie" who gave...More

Thank lanehead
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

In the words of Spandau chuffin’ Ballet - this is GOLD! Wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve seen folk on stage have so much fun, grab the whole shebang by the boll*x and merrily take the audience with them on a jolly ole...More

1  Thank BecCheshire
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Absolutely brilliant show - well cast, great costumes and superb special effects. Definitely worth a visit before it finishes this weekend. Well done!

Thank pmarcroft
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Now this is a fantastic panto, I split my sides, Barrowman is really in the panto spirit, The Krankies as funny as I remember them as a kid back in the 80s. Highly recommended...5*****

Thank chrissy c
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We are a family of 5 our kids are aged 9 , 18 and 20 and all of us laughed all the way through this panto brilliant, the adult humour innuendos went over my 9 yr old sons head he belly laughed at the Krankies...More

Thank Casbat39
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29 January 2018|
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Response from Smith01England | Reviewed this property |
We have never had any problem with leg room. My husband is early 6 foot. We usually sit in the stalls. Hope this helps.
14 January 2018|
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Response from dallydally235 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think that's a problem but you could check with the theatre
Alan B
11 January 2018|
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Response from danijackson2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi the show last about 2.5 hours.