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Salisbury Playhouse

2 Malthouse Lane, Salisbury SP2 7RA, England
+44 1722 320333
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Such talent. Where have I been all this time?

I was given tickets to Moonfleet a couple of weeks ago. Just amazing. The production, the set and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
amandanewbery
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Great little theatre, a Salisbury gem !

I and my husband visited the Salisbury Playhouse to see "Moonfleet" on Sat. 28 April. The theatre... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jeanbaylis
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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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Salisbury Playhouse is one of Britain's leading producing theatres and a registered arts & educational charity. It has a national reputation for home-grown work of the highest quality that attracts audiences from across Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset and beyond. It is part of Arts Council England's National Portfolio of Organisations (NPO) and also receives regular funding from Wiltshire Council and Salisbury City Council. The building comprises the 517-seat Main House, the 149-seat Salberg, a purpose-built Rehearsal Room and Community & Education Space. There is also an on-site scenery workshop, wardrobe and props store. In addition to producing our own productions and welcoming the UK's leading touring companies, the extensive Take Part programme engages with more than 14,000 people of all ages each year through a of wide range of creative learning, schools, community and youth theatre activities. We also have a cafe and bar open Mon - Fri from 9.30Am - 5.30Pm.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2 Malthouse Lane, Salisbury SP2 7RA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was given tickets to Moonfleet a couple of weeks ago. Just amazing. The production, the set and the voices were faultless. Then, randomly, I saw that Macbeth was on and since it was one of the only things I remember from school, I bought...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I and my husband visited the Salisbury Playhouse to see "Moonfleet" on Sat. 28 April. The theatre is quite central in Salisbury not far from the train station and local pubs/eateries. This was our first visit and what a little gem. Great to have comfy...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Although not overly bad in any particular way I just found the interior to be somewhat dilapidated which is unlike the rest of my experience in Salisbury. As this is a new thing for me, and by that I mean reviewing places I am unsure...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

An excellent production of an old favourite, The Importance of Being Ernest, in an intimate theatre.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

I have never been disappointed by my frequent visits to The Playhouse. Most impressive, in my opinion, are the sets for the various productions which are detailed and utterly believable. On a practical note the seating has decent legroom and there are excellent sight-lines from...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Had a very enjoyable evening watching "Murder, Margaret & Me". We required disabled wheelchair facilities and the staff were wonderfully helpful both on the telephone, when booking our tickets, and also at the venue. Disabled parking immediately outside the theatre. Ice creams at £2.50 were...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

It is a.good hour’s drive from our home but the we guide often visit this theatre, the seating is excellent, friendly staff & generally excellent entertainment.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We saw Murder, Margaret and me. Was a fun play and well performed. The theatre is comfortable with good sight lines to the stage. The staff were friendly and the facilities really good. It’s a nice local theatre.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Had good seats in Row C so clear view of the whole stage. Excellent production with a minimal Set. Have already booked for the next event

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We went to see the thought provoking rendition of E M Forster's Passage to India. We had reserved tickets which we collected form a well organised box office. The play was well attended but there were plant of volunteer staff around to look after people...More

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