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Never a bad visit

Have seen quite a few shows here over the years and have yet to walk away with any complaints... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
What a wonderful space

This pretty little theatre space is just beautiful. A lovely relaxed bar and eating area lead you... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
United Kingdom
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Hope Mill Theatre is situated in the Grade II listed Hope Mill – a former cotton mill, close to the city of Manchester. This 5 storey mill is home to a number of creative’s studios and now home to Hope Mill Theatre, an in house producing and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Hope Mill 113 Pollard Street, Manchester M4 7JA, England
+44 7830 288728
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lived in Manchester for nearly a year, I finally visited Hope Mill for the first time this week. While the performance I saw was unexceptional (Guy: A New Musical), it’s a charming sort of venue and the seats were good. They’re unreserved: you’re allocated...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Have seen quite a few shows here over the years and have yet to walk away with any complaints. Every production is of an amazing quality, staff are always friendly, the venue is beautiful and its just overall one of the best (probably my favourite)...More

Thank AdamsR_5_
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This pretty little theatre space is just beautiful. A lovely relaxed bar and eating area lead you through to the awesome theatre space. The production we saw just SUPERB - in fact they must be doing something right as all shows here appear to be...More

Thank Jules123Mac
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Very characterful small theatre with a nice lounge/bar. Not far from Manchester city centre. Gives the impression of being run by a small team with a human touch. A few weeks before the show, I unfortunately suffered a back injury, and was struggling to walk...More

Thank rubidius
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic, quirky, intimate little theatre making brilliant use of a relic from our more industrial age...and boy did the actors use it well!... A phenomenal performance of Spring Awakening by a talented young cast, some of whom are making their professional debut... No allocated seating,...More

Thank Leanbean_13
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Visited with friends for the first time What an experience Having parked in the small car park we entered through an unpreposessing door to find a small, quite dark vestibule On through a further door we were met with the sight and sounds which immediately...More

Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 31 March 2018

I went to Hope Mill Theatre for the time to see Spring Awakening the musical yesterday evening, as I heard great reviews. The theatre is small and intimate which is just great. There is a bar which serves food and drinks; although I just had...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Just returned from an evening watching Vincent River which was excellent. This is a lovely theatre and we received a lovely welcome at the door. Vincent River was fantastic and the actor Dominic Holmes playing Davey was outstanding. Would highly recommend this theatre and its...More

Thank janet r
Reviewed 18 February 2018

I saw a matinee performance of D'Eon. Absolutely brilliant play and production. One of the best things I have seen in a long time. Imaginative, a gripping true tale and one of the best female parts ever written in my view. Excellently performed by all...More

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 18 February 2018

I saw a matinee performance of the brilliantly written D'Eon by Renny Krupinski. Superbly brought to life by the excellent Straight Acting Theatre Company, with a breathtaking performance from Kaitlin Howard. The venue, as the name suggests, is in part of an old mill. The...More

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Response from Liz C | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I arrived about 1hr before the performance and was told that I would be in the first group that would be called (you were given a coloured token when you showed your ticket to a staff member at the bar). I got a seat... More
26 November 2017|
Response from wriggers1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. There is a small car park on the premises. We travelled by tram but our friends parked there without difficulty. Access at night is not well lit and quite narrow so drive slowly down the road so as not... More