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Edinburgh Playhouse

18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland
+44 131 557 2692
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No air conditioning and limited view from stall seats.

We went to see The Band here on its final night, my wife had booked seats for this as soon as the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jmjanderson
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Kirkcaldy
via mobile
THE BAND

Bought tickets on the day, wee bit expensive, but it is a fabulous show. Really enjoyed it, and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Linbeat
,
Belfast, United Kingdom
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“dirty dancing” (32 reviews)
“lovely theatre” (23 reviews)
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18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
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+44 131 557 2692
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to see The Band here on its final night, my wife had booked seats for this as soon as the tv programme had ended and it turned out to be one of the worst places to sit. The last 3 rows of the...More

Thank jmjanderson
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Bought tickets on the day, wee bit expensive, but it is a fabulous show. Really enjoyed it, and highly recommend to those of a certain age!!!! who liked Take That first time round, and to those who love them after the "comeback".... Theatre is good,...More

Thank Linbeat
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This theatre is lovely and the stalls offer great views of the stage. It was so warm inside though so you will need an ice cream at he interval. The bar gets extremely busy at half time so try to avoid if you can. As...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous show front row tickets for £19 really can’t complain about that no restrictions and plenty legroom only complaint drinks expensive

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went and saw this show last night.. it was amazing.. poignant, funny.. within the first couple of songs they had the audience gripped.. clapping, singing and dancing. We had a blast!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Told to sit down during a musical How boring Had a really bad and disappointing night we won’t be back

1  Thank Joannebo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just been to see the show the Band it was absolutely amazing the take that music really made it. It was sad and so funny at times but the cast was amazing. The staff are very friendly and helpful so will go back...More

Thank LyndaAndrew
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here recently to see "An Officer & a Gentleman" and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was a matinee performance so the theatre wasn't completely full but the atmosphere and response to the cast was brilliant!

Thank casswife
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The playhouse has currently gone through some much required refurbishment which has helped pick the theatre up drastically from its before drab / shabby state. Drink prices are the usual overpriced but nothing more than what you would expect to pay at venues like this...More

Thank Kazmcl
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see Wicked. The seats were good but unfortunately the guy sitting in front of me was massive so couldn’t see the stage fully. The queue for the toilets are very long but they have someone to guide to empty stalls, which really helped....More

Thank ScotlandRose
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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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Act one is an hour 25 minutes, 20 minute interval then act 2 is an hour x
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susan l
3 May 2018|
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