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Chichester Festival Theatre

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An amazing theatre

Chichester theatre has lots of shows on all the time.Performance is very high and staff are... read more

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Great variety

Been coming here for years. Offers an extremely good variety of shows, many of which are heading to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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“matt lucas”(17 reviews)
Situated in the cathedral city of West Sussex between the South Downs and the sea, Chichester Festival Theatre is internationally renowned for the exceptionally high standard of its productions. Its bold thrust stage design makes it one of England’s...more
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Oaklands Park, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
+44 1243 781312
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Reviewed today via mobile

Chichester theatre has lots of shows on all the time.Performance is very high and staff are outstanding. The building is very interesting and famous too. The queen has visited a few times.

Thank hazzasazza
Reviewed today

This was my first visit to CFT, and I loved the way the auditorium has been set out to maximise the view. It was unfortunate that the ladies toilet was out of order in the main theatre and that both theatres had shows on, kudos...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been coming here for years. Offers an extremely good variety of shows, many of which are heading to the west end or have just come from it. Ice cream is expensive but is very good. The seats are quite small and some seats are a...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great Theatre ,seating view all around due to design of the theatre which made it a very pleasant experience..

Thank JamieWetherall
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice venue, very organised for all the graduations. Lovely day very good seat near the frint very enjoyable day

Thank mackmanje
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit and impressed by the building and auditorium. Theatre in the round and all seats have good views. Recommended as a venue

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been both on the boards myself with a traveling Circus I used to belong to and also sat as an audience member. And both experiences have been fabulous. So much history. Beautiful place and warms my heart every time

Thank rebel_riot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love coming to the Chichester Festival Theatre. We have seen several productions here now and all of them have been fantastic. It is set in a beautiful park and probably a 10 minute walk from the town. Although there is plenty of parking available.

Thank Zena E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The festival theatre is quite a walk over from centre, but there is a car park . Really nice place, I saw Sweeney Todd here years ago and have just seen Me and My Gal whilst staying B&B. Easy to book online from home.

Thank pauline l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As always an enjoyable day . Arriving by coach we were able to be dropped off outside the theatre. Plenty of options for eating and drinking and enjoying the surroundings. The staff there cope with the many hundreds of visitors very well. On leaving it...More

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catherine c
18 July 2018|
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Response from tonys1313 | Reviewed this property |
It's in the round so should be OK although the centre is always better.
28 September 2017|
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Response from Lisa C | Reviewed this property |
HI yes, there is a stage door, but as to meeting cast members I am unsure. We have seen a few as they leave or meet family and friends in the foyer. Sorry not a great deal of help. Have fun when you visit.
10 August 2017|
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Response from Stephen B | Reviewed this property |
There are lifts after a recent refurbishment. Not easy to find so ask staff who are very helpful.