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Playhouse Theatre

Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5DE, England
+44 844 871 7631
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Small intimate theatre with character

A really nice small theatre. We had bought tickets up "in the gods" but as it was not a full house... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
whereamI2day
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Worcester Park, United Kingdom
BEST MAN

This play was one of the finest I have seen in recent years. The acting was so natural and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DCFMalaga
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Malaga
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Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5DE, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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+44 844 871 7631
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A really nice small theatre. We had bought tickets up "in the gods" but as it was not a full house we were upgraded and sat lower down. We had a good view and good leg room. The ladies facilities were very modern and a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This play was one of the finest I have seen in recent years. The acting was so natural and effortless and was a Masterclass in how it is done.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ticket for yesterday s matinee. PlayhouseTheatre is a delightful buildibg Staff are young,friendly and keen The Play....i loved it. American Politics set in the sixties. Full of wit and drama. If you saw the dirty tricks debacle of the last Presidential Election Its been going...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not disappointed. Got into a Wednesday afternoon performance which suited us. Small intimate theatre. Amazing cast for Gore Vidal’s Best Man. I did not know it so the ending was very satisfying! Wonderful cast! What a line up! I was so happy all...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to the matinee performance of "The Best Man". Internally an attractive theatre and the play and cast were excellent, a worthwhile visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing evening last night up in London seeing, 'The Best Man' at the Playhouse Theatre. It was a political drama set in the 1960's during the US elections and was utterly brilliant. It ran for 2.5 hours and the script was a...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great theater. This is the second time that I have been to this particular theater. I go to school in London and class meets every two months for a week. I am from the USA and I fly in and catch 2 shows at different...More

Thank Barry C
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Visited last weekend to see The Best Man play. This was an enjoyable experience in all respects. The play & cast was excellent as you might excellent as you might expect from a West End Theatre. 6 of us enjoyed the intimate bar next to...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We visited recently to see "The Best Man". Only saving grace was that we enjoyed the play performed by an excellent cast. As for the theatre itself - what can you say. Very small bar in the foyer with 3 chairs and a wonky table...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

There was a day when drinks would be served before the performance, and during the interval, for those who wished, of course. They're long gone, and the management of The Playhouse have ushered in the ear of Profit Maximisation. So, they serve drinks by the...More

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hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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LuciD100
30 August 2016|
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Response from 719Traceyc_8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was quite restricted - with restricted leg room and the rail - it didn't spoil our experience just wouldn't choose to sit there again.
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mysterym
21 April 2015|
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