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Far from an ordinary day!

Went to see a brilliant musical called Ordinary Days which was really awesome! Loved the venue... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Undermined, by Danny Mellor

Loved it ! A very enjoyable evening (about an hour) with a very energetic and well thought out one... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Leicester, United Kingdom
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27 May 2017
“Far from an ordinary day! ”
20 Sep 2016
“Undermined, by Danny Mellor”
Upstairs at the Western is Leicester's first pub theatre which programmes two seasons (Spring and Autumn) of brave, engaging and inspiring performances of theatre, comedy, spoken word, music and workshops. Home to Off the Fence Theatre Company.
70 Western Road | The Western Pub, Leicester LE3 0GA, England
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Went to see a brilliant musical called Ordinary Days which was really awesome! Loved the venue which was quirky and unusual in a great way! It's the Great Western pub with a theatre upstairs! Couple of tips take a cushion as seats can be a...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Loved it ! A very enjoyable evening (about an hour) with a very energetic and well thought out one man performance in this intimate studio theatre. I have already booked to see further events here. As an elderly pensioner I had no problems although there...More

1  Thank peterlawyer
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

The billing sounded intriguing - someone cooking a 3 course meal using only hotel room appliances! And George met and exceeded our expectations. First it was very funny as only comedy with a strand of truth running through can be. Anyone who has tried hotel...More

1  Thank Partw0rn
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Who would have thought a great evening at this miniscule pub-theatre would include a chemistry experience and a docu-comedy mime. John Hinton who wrote and performs all the parts is a genius reminiscient of Rik Mayall, Dame Edna Everage and your favourite teacher all rolled...More

1  Thank IPRI111
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I can't recommend this venue highly enough. Lovely staff, great shows and beer! A great venue to see shows up close.

Thank Mrjohnkirby
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Been to a few plays here over the last year. Every one has been brilliant. Looking forward to the next season!

Thank NickiBoop23
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

As producer of KW Productions, last year we hired the theatre for a week long production of 'A Slice Of Saturday Night'. Fantastic venue with great facilities. It is unlike so many other theatres because the audience and performers are so intimate - its so...More

Thank Keiran W
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Gary and Verity have great taste and host excellent productions. They are friendly, thoughtful and listen to feedback. With the help of volunteers they have improved the venue in each closed season. To be able to see high quality productions of new plays in an...More

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Visited the ' Upstairs at the western' theatre to discover a hidden gem. It is above the Western pub ,which is a great place for a pre- show drink. It was a chilly night and with the real fire we were sold straight away. As...More

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Situated above a pub in the heart of Leicester's student quarter, what is not to like about the city's only pub theatre? Now in its second very successful year I have managed to see many productions including a whole raft of this year's Leicester Comedy...More

3  Thank Paul P
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