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New Wolsey Theatre

Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
+44 1473 295900
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Our Blue Heaven

A superb 40th anniversary musical of Ipswich Town winning the FA Cup. Superbly written by Peter... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wendy R
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Colchester, United Kingdom
My Blue Heaven

Awesome nostalgic trip through each round of the 78 FA Cup winning campaign, good music and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Simmo196
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the heart of the county town of Suffolk. Come and visit us soon!We're more than happy for you to use this page to feedback about productions you've seen here but please also take...more
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Reviewed yesterday

A superb 40th anniversary musical of Ipswich Town winning the FA Cup. Superbly written by Peter Rowe and performed by the cast and to see John Wark at the end. Wow.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome nostalgic trip through each round of the 78 FA Cup winning campaign, good music and cleverly done, the guy who plays Bobby Robson is excellent.More

Thank Simmo196
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we’re glad you enjoyed the production of ‘Our Blue Heaven’. The show celebrating the 40th anniversary of Ipswich’s FA Cup win runs until Saturday 26th May. There’s still time to get tickets, so please spread the word!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to the new Wolsey threatre, and on first impressions this modern building has a spacious and airy lobby which houses the box office, bars and seating areas. The auditorium has amphitheater style seating, ideally so everyone has a view of the stage....More

Thank RoutemasterCambridge
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! Firstly, we hope you had a great time on your first visit to us! We do pride ourselves in not having a bad seat in the house and due to the deep tiered seating, you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked to have a meal before the play...it was a great place to eat and made the overall visit very special.More

Thank Sally S
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review with us! It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your visit to us, the menu is based around seasonal produce and does change each season so you may get to try something different on...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We went to see captain Flinn and the pirate dinosaurs. Our son absolutely loved it. He kept him engaged, wasn’t too scary and was the perfect length of time. Only thing is we could have done with knowing that there would be no interval so...More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review with us. So glad to hear your son had a great time and loved the show, we hope you enjoyed it too!! Apologies you weren't made aware of the running time. For any future...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Visited with work in 2016 (wasn't possible to select that year when adding the review) We were all seated together (as a large group booking) and enjoyed the show a lot (Sinbad) Highly recommend a visit!More

Thank Kati N
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! So glad you had a great time visiting us in 2016 and still remember your time with us!! This year's panto is Cinderella and on sale now so we'd love to see you again this...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant relaxed atmosphere. Nice food and quick service. Would mention the table was a little grubby but nothing unexpected for a busy weekday lunchtime and would visit again happily as the staff were very friendly.More

Thank Mason276
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and so glad to hear that you had a lovely, relaxed visit. I shall pass on your feedback to the hospitality team so we can ensure the Front of House tables are kept on...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

One of the great advantages of the New Wolsey Theatre is the steep raking which allows for excellent views with an intimate feel of the production. There is a wide range of shows with touring companies visiting as well as local productions.More

Thank Amulus
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! Glad to hear you enjoying visiting our theatre wherever you are seated! Our Spring season has a great range of touring and our own produced shows and our Autumn season will be on...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were given tickets to see Quartet at the New Wolsey Theatre. It was our first visit and we thought we would take up the chance of dinner in the theatre cafe and bar. It went far beyond our expectations. The food...More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We're really glad to hear that you had a great time at The New Wolsey Theatre and I shall be sure to pass your comments on to all the staff here. We still...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Such a quaint & unique experience coming here. Parking facilities close by, & friendly & welcoming staff when you arrive. A small bar, & very clean toilets. The theatre seats are surprisingly comfortable, & all viewing areas are great! A really nice personal touch was...More

Thank Becky C
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, so glad to hear you had a lovely time on your first visit to us and especially glad to hear we will be welcoming you again in the future! I'll be sure...More

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