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A truly Beautiful Thing

I watched the production Beautiful Thing twice! I loved the community choir in particular. Their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Beautiful Thing

We went to see the fabulous production on Beautiful Thing and it and the Tobacco Factory Theatre... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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
The Tobacco Factory Raleigh Road, Bristol BS3 1TF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I watched the production Beautiful Thing twice! I loved the community choir in particular. Their voices added another dimension to this very personal story. The cast delivered a touching performance. A big well done to all on the stage and behind the stage!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see the fabulous production on Beautiful Thing and it and the Tobacco Factory Theatre are both very much beautiful things. Great performances. Great choir. Great atmosphere. Brilliant staff and just an all round excellent community venue. Bristol is lucky to have this...More

Thank lizz652
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the Tobacco Factory. Always a programme of varied and interesting shows for everyone. Last night we watched Beautiful Thing. It was fab. I brought my eleven year old son with me, which I think surprised some audience members. However, he said at the...More

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely production. A wonderful play, beautifully acted and the usual perfect direction by Mike Tweddle.The Tobacco Factory is a wonderful space. Can't wait for the Borrowers in December!

Thank Rosie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed ‘Beautiful Thing’ at TTF this week. A fine revival of a really interesting play. The choir are tremendous and there’s some terrific individual performances. Go and see it

Thank BigKevTravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've seen lots of really good imaginative productions here. You are close to the actors, and and can easily hear them and see their expressions (though it's in the round, so sometimes they are facing away from you). It's friendly and casual. They've just put...More

Thank Rebecca_Sl2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this production of 'Beautiful Thing', wonderful acting and the community choir's singing was joyful, exciting and uplifting. Just love what the Tobacco Factory offers us … we're so lucky in Bristol!

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked to see another excellent production of Beautiful Thing at the Tobacco Factory with a full round view of the stage and the cast were excellent in this thought provoking production and the choir was an added bonus Off the beaten track and accessible by...More

Thank Ann L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a brilliant evening last night. Both the Play and the Community Choir were outstanding. The choir was magical! It was both a touching and positive play. Highly recommended, if it had had a longer run I would have returned a second time!

Thank Elainegibbs2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this splendid revival of ‘Beautiful Thing’. Cracking acting and a real ensemble feel. Always a great night out

Thank Kev1jr
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