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Criterion Theatre

Berkeley Road South, Coventry CV5 6EF, England
+44 24 7667 5175
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Another brilliant production

Just been to yet another brilliant production at The Criterion. How lucky we are to have this... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Alison P
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Excellent play in a homely theatre

A sudden urge on Friday night to see a live show on the Saturday resulted in an online search that... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Col M
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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Berkeley Road South, Coventry CV5 6EF, England
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Just been to yet another brilliant production at The Criterion. How lucky we are to have this theatre so close to home. Small, cosy, friendly and highly professional. A good bar, and great website for easy on line booking WITHOUT having to create a login!

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

A sudden urge on Friday night to see a live show on the Saturday resulted in an online search that resulted in a visit to this little hidden gem. The play was Communicating Doors by Alan Ayckbourn, the actors were excellent and the play funny...More

Thank Col M
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

This week I was fortunate to see Skellig at The Criterion in Earlsdon Coventry. Although I have been to this theatre before this was actually the first time I have seen a show. It was a great ensemble production and well directed. The play was...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a wonderful little theatre with friendly staff! Last night we went to see A Tale of Two Cities, which was great! The acting was fantastic, and I was really glad I went. The set design and lighting we also brilliant. I only wish...More

Thank Charlotte H
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

If you are a theatre goer and enjoy quality, look no further than the Criterion theatre in Earlsdon. A small intimate venue but the plays that are performed are very varied and performed to a very high standard. The next play Tale of Two Cities...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

A well acted piece of theatre with some fine performances. I really enjoyed it. A terrific non professional theatre with a very professional approach .

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Sometimes I have to remind myself when I watch productions at The Criterion, that the cast and crew are all amateurs. Because there is no difference from the standard and quality of a professional theatre. Liberty Valance was no exception - The set was amazing,...More

1  Thank Steffothen
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

The productions put on at Criterion Theatre in Coventry just get better and better. this year, we have already had the amazing production of Let the right on in, followed by the Weir. in May, we have One man two Guvnors to look forward to....More

1  Thank judyschmid
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Lovely little theatre. The young people worked extremely hard on this production and it was a fantastic performance. Well done!

1  Thank Diane D
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

This gem of a theatre offering a variety of different productions is just hidden behind the High St. With a welcoming and friendly bar there is a chance to get a drink before, during and after any play. I have seen most of the show...More

1  Thank PaulSHarrison
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