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Some guys have all the luck

An amazing night, the artistes were AMAZING. Shame dancing is not allowed. Brilliant show and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Fab little theatre

9 August 2018 – Return to the Forbidden Planet Mum and I went to this gorgeous little theatre to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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8 Compton Street, Eastbourne BN21 4BW, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An amazing night, the artistes were AMAZING. Shame dancing is not allowed. Brilliant show and the band were superb. Love this little theatre

Thank EssexYvonne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

9 August 2018 – Return to the Forbidden Planet Mum and I went to this gorgeous little theatre to see the amazing experience that was ‘Return to the Forbidden Planet’ based on Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ – set to rock ‘n’ roll/pop music and set on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great show top acting and what a great little theatre and I would recommend both play and venue. Really enjoyed the acting as only really know Matthew Horne from Gavin and Stacey but he proved that he can act as well. The Charlie...More

Thank U820HRmikec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the production of Rain Man and it was fantastic. The performances were outstanding with of course a special mention to Matthew Horne who played Ray. A truly superb performance. A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon. A great little theatre that I love visiting. Friendly staff...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Such a cute little theatre. My local theatre is bigger, but The Devonshire Park Theatre has charm. Box Office staff were efficient. There is a tiny kiosk selling drinks and confectionery. The production was very professional - Good scenery & sound. Great views of the...More

Thank Zoe O
Reviewed 29 August 2018

My wife and I visit this theatre on a regular basis as in our opinion it the best one. It is old but well maintained, and the staff are very friendly.

Thank davos2016
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely theatre with fabulous acoustics. The staff were friendly and efficient. Very enjoyable evening

Thank Helena B
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I took my daughter and granddaughter to see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang staged and performed by the Rattonians. What a triumph! So professional, it is hard to believe these people are amateurs. The prices for the show are excellent value and I would highly recommend...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 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 13 August 2018

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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Debbie B
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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?