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Superb Theatre

Very intimate theatre, fits a couple of hundred max. Surrounding the stage on 4 sides, many plays... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Matt B
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Superb acting in an intimate and unusual setting

I recently A View from the Bridge. More than excellent. Ahsolutely riveting and you feel almost... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
SlyakaShelby
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Tobacco Factory Theatres produces and presents excellent art in unique, intimate spaces, including our Factory Theatre, off site in Bristol and in venues across the country.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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The Tobacco Factory Raleigh Road, Bristol BS3 1TF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very intimate theatre, fits a couple of hundred max. Surrounding the stage on 4 sides, many plays make you feel like youre right in the story and the actors make use of all space available in the crowd. Bar is excellent with good service. Always...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

I recently A View from the Bridge. More than excellent. Ahsolutely riveting and you feel almost part of the production. Not my first visit and it won't be my last.More

Thank SlyakaShelby
Ben D, Marketing Officer at Tobacco Factory Theatres, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there, Thank you so much for your kind review. Great to hear that you were able to join us for A View from the Bridge and that you had such a positive experience. We're really proud of the production and it's lovely to hear...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Went to see the brilliant comic Daliso Chaponda (remember 2017's Britains got talent), here last week. Well, what a great place. Friendly and very chilled, but polite staff. Good drinks (not too expensive), great atmosphere, and a great setting. All in all, a lovely evening....More

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Ben D, Marketing Officer at Tobacco Factory Theatres, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for this. We loved Daliso's show and it was great to see his stand-up up close and personal in our Factory Theatre. I've noted down your comments and will pass on your feedback to our team here. Hope you can join us...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Staff extremely busy and helpful. Drinks pre ordered for interval so no queuing. Up close to act so don't need binoculars lol. Very casual and reminder when show is about to resume even if your outside having a smoke. Can take your drinks into the...More

Thank Faithymoo
Ben D, Marketing Officer at Tobacco Factory Theatres, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. So pleased to hear you had a great time with us on your recent visit and I'll pass on your comments to our team. Hope you can join us again. Best wishes, Ben, Marketing Officer, Tobacco Factory Theatres

Reviewed 14 May 2018

The Factory Company's production of 'A View from the Bridge' was one of the best plays I have ever seen! Staggeringly well acted; imaginatively and believably produced; brilliantly directed so that the pace never flagged but there was time to take in, and anticipate, the...More

Thank Christine H
Ben D, Marketing Officer at Tobacco Factory Theatres, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Christine, Thank you for you kind review. I'm really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit for A View From the Bridge and I'll pass on your comments to the director when I can. Hope that you can join us again. Very best...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

I loved this play and this production very much. It is a brilliant play and very touching and also relevant to today in so many ways. The production of it was wonderful - I really can't fault anything. The acting was fantastic and brought a...More

Thank Vicki T
Ben D, Marketing Officer at Tobacco Factory Theatres, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Vicki, Thank you for your lovely review. I've passed this on to both the production director and wider team here - especially your comments on the theatre in the round and finding your seats, which is really helpful. Hope we can welcome you back...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

A stunning production. Act 1 left us with plenty to discuss in the interval. Act 2 left us in tears. Thanks for a very memorable production.

Thank davidploss
Reviewed 12 May 2018

I love the intimacy of the Tobacco Factory Theatre and last night's experience was the best yet. After the performance I listened to the comments of people as they left - "the best thing I've seen here," "I really enjoyed that," "Wasn't that fantastic," and...More

Thank Howard C
Reviewed 12 May 2018

I went to see A View From a Bridge recently at TFT and it was incredible, not only the best play I have seen for a while, but the setting, direction and performances were outstanding. Mark Letheren as Eddie Carbone was mesmerising, and Aaron Anthony's...More

Thank mrswombat1
Reviewed 12 May 2018

View from the Bridge – Every now and then I get a theatrical experience which reminds me why I go to the theatre – from the amazingly skilful writing, to the great acting, great staging and direction – this really did the playwright justice. The...More

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