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Gracie Fields Theatre

Greave Mount Hudsons Walk, Rochdale OL11 5EW, England
+44 1706 716689
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good pantomime .

Went to see Dick Whittington pantomime on 29th December. Must say it was very good and Jimmy... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
marlene b
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
Dreadful

For a surprise I booked to take my 5 grandchildren ,husband and daughter to,see Dick Whittington on... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Suzanne G
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New Forest, United Kingdom
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The Gracie Fields Theatre offers an exciting programme of events from Rock, Pop, Jazz and Classical Music to Comedy, Drama and Dance. The Theatre is also host to Rochdale Amateur Operatic Society and their wide variety of productions including Concerts, Plays and Musicals.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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Greave Mount Hudsons Walk, Rochdale OL11 5EW, England
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Went to see Dick Whittington pantomime on 29th December. Must say it was very good and Jimmy Cricket was excellent. The only thing was on a day that had been snowing and there was ice on the ground it was very cold in the theatre....More

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nikkij_9, Manager at Gracie Fields Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hi Marlene, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your feedback is essential for us to improve our service. I can confirm that we do have heating, and the heating was on. Our heating is run by a BMS system which monitors...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

For a surprise I booked to take my 5 grandchildren ,husband and daughter to,see Dick Whittington on Boxing Day. The children range from 7 /12 I think the theme was too,adult and went over the children head But comment were very lewd and I am...More

Thank Suzanne G
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nikkij_9, Manager at Gracie Fields Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the performance, we are very sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit to the pantomime. Pantomime has a tradition of jokes for both children and parents alike. We have received lots of positive feedback that it was...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

my wife and i plus grandchildren have just done our annual panto trip remember your never too old for a panto oh yes you are oh no your not any how dick whittington was a great day out we all loved it if you,ve not...More

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nikkij_9, Manager at Gracie Fields Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your trip to our panto Dick Whittington this Christmas. I hope we'll see you again in 2018 for Sleeping Beauty! Happy New Year from myself and all the team, and...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2016

ad a great time but prince piss head charming needs to be sober next time, all the cast were great, thanks for a good dayMore

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nikkij_9, Manager at Gracie Fields Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and for the lovely 4 stars. We completely understand the circumstances surrounding the 1pm performance on Christmas Eve. I would like to offer you my sincerest apologies. Steps have been taken to prevent a...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

I visited the Gracie Fields theatre today with my mum and 2 children aged 9 and 11. The seating was comfortable, parking free and accessible and drinks and snacks very reasonably priced. I often visit the main pantos in Manchester but omg this performance was...More

Thank Nicola D
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Another fantastic panto, our 3rd time here, last Christmas , Easter and this Christmas. We have loved them all. It's a lovely theatre , plenty of parking and free , easy to get to. I've 4 children, 2 teenagers who both love the panto and...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to a pantomime in many years . I took a group of elderly residents some in wheelchairs . Everything about our visit was fantastic. The staff were so helpful they really couldn't of done any more . the theatre was...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I'm no expert (or even close) in anything theatre related but I happen to know a lot of effort goes into the productions put on at the Gracie Fields theatre. A good laugh for you and your children, a wide selection of refreshments and an...More

1  Thank Mich831g
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

My sister took my niece to her first panto here and both loved it, 10/10 for friendly staff, performance and location!!! :)

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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We came to the Watch the Panto a few years ago and it wasn't as good as it used to be years ago as I have been coming since I was little, with it not being on last year and new people producing it this...More

Thank Amy W
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MurgieH
22 December 2016|
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Response from nikkij_9 | Property representative |
Hello, it's running at approximately 2.5 hours including a 20 minute interval. There is 5-10 minutes difference sometimes depending on the level of audience participation.
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DazzaManc
10 December 2016|
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Response from nikkij_9 | Property representative |
Hello, you could bring a small booster seat to help your 6 year old see. We could also look at moving your booking subject to availability. Please direct message over Facebook or email via our website.
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