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The Orchard Theatre

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Love the orchard theatre, so pleased it’s on our doorstep. They have some great shows and always... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dartford, United Kingdom
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Lovely little theatre...........

We went here to watch Dirty Dancing, had good seats which were front row on the balcony. I liked it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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All reviews west end great night upper circle comfortable seating last night pre show front row shopping centre joe pasquale local venue top marks full monty regular visitors first class great view of the stage seating area only downside
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love the orchard theatre, so pleased it’s on our doorstep. They have some great shows and always love the panto at Christmas

Thank Hyam123
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went here to watch Dirty Dancing, had good seats which were front row on the balcony. I liked it as a little theatre and would certainly return. Dirty Dancing was great, just like the film.

1  Thank Lozbell88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hardly clean in any area, filthy floors, stained seating and stinking toilets are all part of the service. Excessively high prices for food and drinks too. I feel sorry for the talented people that are forced to perform here!

Thank E7032HEpaulr
TheOrchardTheatre, Marketing Officer at The Orchard Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, thank you for your review. Would you please be able to tell us what show you came to see? We have passed along your comments to the relevant departments but would like to look into this further. Many thanks, The Orchard Theatre team.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see Dirty Dancing with friends tonight. Really enjoyed the show and had great seats. The thing that spoilt it was the constant talking from other members of the audience. There was even a big row up on the balcony but the actors carried...More

1  Thank humphriessue9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come to the theatre every year for the pants and love it decided to book tickets to see dirty dancing for 12 of us... what a disappointment the acting was so cringy none of us enjoyed it I will say the female singer is...More

1  Thank Louise A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Orchard does get some good shows. All the seats have a good view of the stage. Having said that, the welcome is not great once you get beyond the Box Office - lovely and obliging staff there. The meet and great team are hard...More

Thank PSlowly
TheOrchardTheatre, Marketing Officer at The Orchard Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, thanks for your review. Our accessible toilet does require a RADAR key, therefore anyone using the toilet will have one. We have passed along your other comments to our Front Of House team.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a easy to get to nice little theatre all staff where helpful my daughter loved the show!might have to pay a visit again for something for myself i can watch. I would recommend this theatre.

Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here with family to see Horrible Histories - The Terrible Tudors. Loads of kids in the audience and it was a very enjoyable show. Have been here a few times over the years and they do get some very good touring productions. The view...More

Thank ChrisWainscott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like the Orchard as it is a reasonable size venue that is easy to get too . The staff are friendly and has two bars that you can get reasonably priced drinks without having to que for too long. I have visited numerous times...More

Thank HooKev1501
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the show, with our friends, Ray Quinn was fantastic and so was the rest of the cast we loved the show so much we want to see it again we really liked the bus and all the singing and dancing the staff...More

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sue s
6 June 2018|
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Response from WorkHardForMyHoliday | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you ask them?
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Response from mbeale2014 | Reviewed this property |
have a look on the web site or give them a call
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Response from bishopjonathanblake | Reviewed this property |
Because it's a cosy auditorium, I have found, that all the seats without any note of a restricted view have been fine, even right at the back.