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Edinburgh Playhouse

18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland
+44 131 557 2692
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Uncomfortable

After really looking forward to seeing Wicked last night we were left so disappointed with the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mac1309
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Show great venue not so much

Wicked was very good but the theatre is needing looked at the seats are so tightly packed in it was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jennifer m
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Dundee, United Kingdom
via mobile
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18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After really looking forward to seeing Wicked last night we were left so disappointed with the venue. The seats were tiny and so uncomfortable, I am 5’8 and my knees were jammed up against the seat in front. We couldn’t move once sat down and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wicked was very good but the theatre is needing looked at the seats are so tightly packed in it was uncomfortable, that coupled with a young child sitting in front of me bobbing up & down was very frustrating. Then at the interval the caos...More

Thank jennifer m
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and son had a reservation to stay here. All of their travel details on a shor trip to the UK were perfectly planned. However, because of a procedural snafu, they were shut out at this property. They booked on Hotels.com, and in the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to visit wicked last weekend (which was fantastic) where I lost my rayban sunglasses. Thankfully they were handed in to lost property. The man over the phone was extremely polite and helpful. I explained that I was not from Edinburgh and would not be...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an amazing place this is.. Daughter went to see Wicked with my sister and niece. Had a fantastic lunch in the bistro first. It was my daughter's 13th Birthday and Leane made it so special for her. She got both girls signed programmes.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I saw Wicked with my grown-up daughter, the Playhouse is a beautiful theatre and it hosts the best productions. There are several bars and there is also seat service available for drinks and snacks. We were seated in the front stalls and the view was...More

1  Thank Catherine M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went yo watch Wicked here. Had some reservations as some sites have less than complimentary reviews. However we did not think it looked tired in fact we were well impressed with it's classical theatre style. The seats have just enough leg room (think budget airline...More

Thank Neil w
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great show. Highly recommended. Worryingly slow planned emergency evacuation after the show and exit to steep steps. Like all atg venues, drinks etc. very expensive so avoid

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently saw Wicked here and the cast and the entire production were excellent. We could not have asked for a better show. The theatre is also quite beautful. Unfortunately, the seating here is really uncomfortable - narrow seats with virtually no leg room. I...More

1  Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

John Bishop was fantastic and would highly recommend seeing him, hes brilliant. Unfortunately due to the age of the building the seating is not comfortable and there is hardly any leg room, especially if you are tall.

Thank skye1234
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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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scotlinea
19 May 2018|
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Response from broathy | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure there are plenty helpfull staff that could probably accomodate your request .didnt see a cloakroom and is a really big venue .. hope this helps
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liz c
7 May 2018|
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Response from DundeeSunny_scotland |
Act one is an hour 25 minutes, 20 minute interval then act 2 is an hour x
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