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Edwardian theatre

Edwardian theatre in great condition. With the red and gold seating and surrounding it looks good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A3303XQpaulh
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Beauty and the Beast

A quaint yet modern theatre in the beautiful City of Winchester. The splendid production of Beauty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PhilK420
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Whimple, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Edwardian theatre in great condition. With the red and gold seating and surrounding it looks good. Big stage able to handle West end musicals or great plays like importance of being Ernest. Staff are friendly and welcoming and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quaint yet modern theatre in the beautiful City of Winchester. The splendid production of Beauty and the Beast was very well performed. Bar and cafe area serves hot and cold drinks and snacks. Numerous public car parks within easy reach of the theatre.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PhilK420
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Always enjoy visiting this lovely theatre. It's small and intimate with good views of the stage in both the stalls and circle. The seats are offset so you can easily see between the people sitting in front (why don't all theatres do that?). It has...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

A lovely theatre, not too big and not too small. We sat in one of the boxes - not the best place to see the whole stage but nice and close. It's a shame that the show we went to was somewhat boring (Salad Days)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charles K
Reviewed 18 October 2018

I've seen multiple shows here. It really is a lovely theatre, the bar and foyer area is modern, whilst the auditorium is beautifully decorated as a traditional theatre. Seats are comfortable with good leg room. Due to the size of the theatre, where ever you...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Went to this lovely small but handsome theatre to see the Activ8 dance show and competition. Kids put on a good performance and worked their socks off. Well done everyone involved. Good comfortable seating up in the gods, excellent view of the whole stage.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Doug C
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Excellent performance. Charismatic actors. Theatre team absolutely fantastic! Theatre is easy to find and close to parking spaces.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 22 May 2018

What a great little theatre. Small but efficient bar. The staff in the bar and in the theatre are extremely helpful and go way beyond the norm.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Sasha Regan’s All-Male Company performing Iolanthe was the best theatre experience of the year. They are SUCH a talented group- acting, dancing and most of all singing with skill, joy and humour. You could hear every word. If you missed them in Winchester, do try...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We saw Brighton Rock here and absolutely loved it! The production was faultless and the venue wonderful. It's quite small so you always get a good view and the acoustics sound great. Staff are all very helpful and friendly. Great venue!

Date of experience: April 2018
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mowgli10
9 December 2018|
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Response from mjwilliams543 | Reviewed this property |
Front row stalls would probably be best, as if you sit front row circle, the safety bar (unless you’re pretty tall) can be annoyingly in the way. If you sit 2/3 rows back in the circle however it’s not a problem.
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MrsW139
31 July 2018|
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Response from bgs20086 | Reviewed this property |
As near the front as you can get - unless it’s going to be LOUD!
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Nancy S
7 May 2018|
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Response from bgs20086 | Reviewed this property |
There’s a small car park very near, in Jewry St, if you’re lucky enough to find a space. We normally travel by rail or else park and ride as Theatre Royal is close to the station and P&R bus stops.
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