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Great place for a show

10 of us, all family came to see Return to the Forbidden Planet. For me, about the 7th time since... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gary C
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A superb cast,show and theatre.

We took our 3 generation family to see Return to the Forbidden Planet , this we have seen this show... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
East Sussex
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

10 of us, all family came to see Return to the Forbidden Planet. For me, about the 7th time since seeing in in the west end 20 odd years ago. A great show for the family and always enjoyable. The theatre itself is a fantastic...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 3 generation family to see Return to the Forbidden Planet , this we have seen this show three times previously, this production we felt was the best, a great cast of talented actor/musicians (including some we had seen previously in other show...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night we very much enjoyed watching "Return to the forbidden planet". This really was a very enjoyable evening of music and song in one of Eastbournes loveliest and well loved theatres. All the players worked extremely hard to entertain us and they certainly achieved...More

Thank 235maggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great historical venue. Newly painted. Great landmark.Ideal for couples or family shows. Good shows all year round.

Thank SergioR1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw 'Dial M For Murder' here last Saturday evening, absolutely brilliant. Was a very small cast and they did an exceptional job, enjoyed it immensely. We arrived early and had drinks in the very sunlight bar. My husband bought tickets for centre stage, second...More

Thank Pauline D
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This is a nice intimate theatre. The booking staff were helpful, and the show we saw (hairspray) was so much fun! Would recommend the theatre and the show to all. We need to support these lovely local theatres as the atmosphere is great! Very few...More

Thank kimmyf666
Reviewed 18 June 2018

With good loop system for hard of hearing and some good productions over the year. Friendly staff and volunteers

Thank Esther W
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Went to see importance of being Earnest. Excellent performance . Theatre does need upgrade as seating in parts very cramped . We edged along front row of circle to reach seats at far end annoying other patrons who could not believe this was only way...More

Thank 147ChrisB
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Four of us attended at the Devonshire for this performsnce. This is a lovely harmless farce and the play was very enjoyable. The inevitable queue for the ladies loo!

Thank Carole T
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Visited on the final night - quite a few empty seats. Starred Gwen Taylor of Duty Free TV show. It was in 3 parts - the second being not so interesting. Lovely theatre which I was more interested in seeing than the show. Tickets were...More

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Debbie B
6 April 2018|
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Anything!! You’ll see scruffy jeans through to decent suits.
11 February 2018|
Response from 235maggie | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kathrynlls there doesn't appear to be much on at the Devonshire Park for the end of February. We have another theatre in town the Hippodrome which is good. Have you thought of ringing them to ask?