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Original and engaging presentation of Calais 'Jungle' refugee camp, great performances

An unusual subject, but it brings to life the issues within the Jungle refugee camp and the various... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
gary w
Amazing

We were sat in the 'restaurant' against the stage. From the moment you walk in your really feel in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Jungle The terrible tragedy of the refugee problem from North Africa should be on everybody’s mind. I do not have a solution, I pray somebody does. The show, The Jungle, now playing in London is a very poor attempt to present this tragedy. From...More

Thank Everett L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were sat in the 'restaurant' against the stage. From the moment you walk in your really feel in a different world, it is very cleverly designed and the smell of food as you walk in also helped set the mood. The story is presented...More

Thank Didsbex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The is an extraordinary experience, and I totally recommend getting tickets to the 'cafe' area as you are really in the midst of the performance. Venue is a relatively small theatre, and I didn't use the bar but the staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent staff all, on the night we went. Drinks not cheap but, you are on a night out after all. The Jungle set design/construction wonderful. The best piece of theatre in one of the major venues in town at the moment. Go & see it...More

Thank ArchieK1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Playhouse is a classic London venue - a block from Embankment station and an easy downhill walk from Trafalgar Square - with the vintage trappings (and accessibility limitations) of similar, intimate venues. What set it apart this visit was the outstanding production of The...More

Thank Wanderweg80
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Wish I had looked on here before going and seen the previous reviewers comments about the wine prices. Unbelievable to be charged over £18 for two medium glasses of average standard wine. So beware. (We sucked it up as the £27 per ticket charge for...More

Thank LindaBBrighton
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The Jungle is a very clever production- pulls you in and gets you thinking - even if you thought you'd heard all the arguments before. The set succeeds in creating as authentic an atmosphere as you could hope for. It's a really engaging performance with...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The Jungle - The best piece of theatre I have ever seen! An absolute masterpiece - tragic, funny, insightful and completely heartbreaking - a must see while it's on at the playhouse.

Thank Ellie L
Reviewed 20 July 2018

An unusual subject, but it brings to life the issues within the Jungle refugee camp and the various NGO and charity groups that worked there .... a doomed project from the onset but a heartbreaking story of the desperate and tortured lives that led to...More

Thank gary w
Reviewed 18 July 2018

My son was performing here with Matthew Perry and we had a lovely night out in this beautiful Theatre, we get to go to many venues and this was a absolute gem which we had never been to before

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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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