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Tim vine at the hall for Cornwall

This was our first ever visit and we were sad to hear that it is shutting for a year as it was such... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Chrisc612018
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Penzance, United Kingdom
Comedy

A great night out of comedy, J Pies show well written and intelligent, made the audience not only... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Derek B
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

This was our first ever visit and we were sad to hear that it is shutting for a year as it was such a great night we were keen to go again! The staff were helpful and the show very funny - well done Tim...More

Thank Chrisc612018
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The attitude of the staff was terrible. Rude and aggressive. My husband is disabled in a wheelchair, now for twenty years the disregard was shocking. Show some empathy for your seniors. We paid £45. for rubbish. Ballet boys. it was deafening.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

A great night out of comedy, J Pies show well written and intelligent, made the audience not only laugh out loud but also think about the topics of his show.

Thank Derek B
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This theatre is a gem, having moved here from area with a choice of theatres this was a welcomed find. The atmosphere of the place is wonderful, one of our trio is in a powered chair and yet he can access the theatre easily and...More

Thank pamanddavid2010
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Popped in with a friend for a coffee and Shortcake . Went to coffee bar in foyer. Choice of chairs weird ..high or low fixed bars stools . Bitter coffee . Shortbread was either hard or stale ( we were not sure ) loos a...More

Thank majsmiles
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I was planning to see who's bad last night but I was snowed in I was not sure if the show was going ahead. I phoned but no one there fine I press 1 to check the show time and it says the show that...More

Thank George R
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Cornwall does not really get enough great bands to the area, I think, and was genuinely excited to see one of Scotland's finest acts - Belle & Sebastian were booked in… Made the trip and knew that I was going to enjoy seeing the band,...More

Thank roywferg
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This fabulous venue is closing for around 20 months to be completely refurbished. You have until June to catch on of the fabulous productions and then a bit of a wait. I am guessing tickets will sell out quickly so don't hang around. You can...More

Thank KatyRibbit
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Was the very first performance at HFC! Loved it, and have enjoyed many other performances since. There is a great ground floor cafe and upstairs restaurant. Can highly recommend this venue!

Thank susannamonk
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Went to the Hall to see the musical 'Crazy for you'. The Hall itself was the old town hall complex, big for its time. They used to run cattle and farm shows inside in the old days. Now it's a theatre. Obviously, its much smaller,...More

Thank Roddy999
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Hi, went to see matinee of Saturday Night Fever on Wednesday. Very talented cast of singers/musicians/dancers, although at times female singers were uncomfortably loud. However what really spoiled it was the frequent usage of the F word and other American expletives which would not have been heard in 1976 and did not reflect the era. As most of the audience was of a mature age the response was very poor. In fact it did not come alive until the finale which was great and more in line with what people had come to see and hear. I accept that maybe a younger audience would not have found the language so offensive as regrettably this is now everyday speech for some. Disappointing as other shows have been much more enjoyable without the vile language. hope this isn't t a taste of things to come .
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Response from HallForCornwall2016 | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your message. As with all our visiting productions, we rely on the information provided by the producers as to the content. While we were aware that, in common with the original film version, the show... More
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