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New Wolsey Theatre

Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
+44 1473 295900
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A well designed modern theatre

The auditorium is compact, has good site lines and good acoustics. Artistic direction could... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MisterNev
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St Albans, United Kingdom
Rules for living

Great evening spent at the Wolsey , my second home as always here!! If you have never been put it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane G
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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 the time to let us know about your overall experience. We can only improve with your honest and balanced opinions.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
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+44 1473 295900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The auditorium is compact, has good site lines and good acoustics. Artistic direction could possibly raise its level and ambitions. Reasonably priced. The attached cafe is not recommended for cooked food.More

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review with us. We agree that our auditorium has a great view from any seat and love it's intimate feel! Sorry to hear that some shows were not to your taste artistically. As we are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great evening spent at the Wolsey , my second home as always here!! If you have never been put it on your bucket list!! The panto is a must see.More

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review with us! Really glad you enjoyed Rules for Living and feel so at home with us here at The New Wolsey, it's exactly the way we want our customers to feel! Hope you've...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This exciting theatre offers musicals, dramas, comedy, kids shows, pantos.....! Staff are always friendly and helpful. There is a lovely cafe too.More

Thank TheBeautifulClan31
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, so lovely to hear that you enjoy coming to The New Wolsey theatre and the wide mix of shows we offer! The staff here are always committed to ensuring your visit is as enjoyable...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I and my family love the New Wolsey Theatre ... we attend as often as possible to see the most amazing shows and can never have enough. If time allows we eat first and all is a thoroughly enjoyable complete experience, Keep up the good...More

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

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review of "The best ever" theatre! We're so glad you enjoy your visits here and we do take pride in ensuring everyone feels welcome and that there is something in our programming that appeals...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see Wind in the Willows at the New Wolsey studio. The production was by the New Wolsey youth theatre group. An excellent show by a young cast . The staff were very friendly and helpful Seating was great.More

Thank Br1an67
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed Wind in the Willows, we've had lots of great comments regarding this show and how much everyone enjoyed the Youth Theatre's performance so I will be sure to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my two you children to see a show here. The staff are really nice. The place itself is nice and right next to a large car park. The show wasn't great but the kids still enjoyed it. Reasonably priced and has a cafe too.More

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm sorry the show wasn't great however really pleased to hear that your children enjoyed it regardless. We have a wide range of shows coming up at The New Wolsey and hope there is...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

My husband and I have seen The Ladykillers and Reasons to be Cheerful this season - two very different productions but each extremely enjoyable. The New Wolsey is extremely well designed and there is good visibility from all but a handful of seats which are...More

Thank Karen H
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with The New Wolsey Theatre! It's great to hear that you enjoyed both The Ladykillers and Reasons to be Cheerful - both very different shows but each very entertaining by great and...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

The theatre is a friendly intimate place with good seats and invariably a good show. The meals are good and served speedily albeit a little expensive but all part of the occasion. I have yet to see a bad show here despite numerous visits to...More

Thank PaulCIPswich
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to review The New Wolsey Theatre! It's lovely to hear you've had a great experience on the numerous occasions you have been here both watching and performing with us! The Pulse festival is a great chance to try something...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

No matter what type of show the entertainment is always first rate here and amazing to see the variety available. The Wolsey must have a great reputation to attract top notch productions. This place has a real feel good factor. Well done to all involved...More

Thank Jane C
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for reviewing The New Wolsey theatre, we believe in having a programme that appeals to everyone's varied tastes and interests so it's great to see that's been noticed! It's so important to us to be a welcoming theatre that has a great programme...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

We see four to six events here a year and they are always well organised. The seating is excellent all with very good views. Nearby parking is good value, especially in the evenings - but don't forget to press the Cheap Rate Yellow button FIRST...More

Thank Tim K
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! It's great to hear your support for our theatre and by seeing 4+ shows a season, you may be qualifying for our season ticket prices which entitled you to 15% off ticket prices for select...More

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Jessa K
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Response from Jacqueline C | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean what is On? You will have to refer to their website or call box office
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
12th The Bear. half term play for kids 13th King Arthur. ditto
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