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New Wolsey Theatre

Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
+44 1473 295900
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Rock and Roll Panto

We went to the late night performance of this year’s Panto. Great time was had by all, it has a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
marty243
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Unbelievable

We went and saw the pantomime again on Saturday night. We have been every year since they first... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chrissie B
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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 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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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to the late night performance of this year’s Panto. Great time was had by all, it has a great atmosphere. The staff are all young and enthusiastic. Only downside is the £2.50 price of a small tub of ice cream. However it’s a...More

Thank marty243
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. It's great to hear you enjoyed yourself and that the staff looked after you despite the ice cream prices. We absolutely agree that local theatre is a very important part of Ipswich culture and you...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We went and saw the pantomime again on Saturday night. We have been every year since they first started doing them - 12/13 years ago? Each time I walk away thinking 'that is the best yet' and I did again this year. How 10 people...More

Thank Chrissie B
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! It's really lovely to hear you had such a great time! Our first Panto was Cinderella back in 2001 so looks like you've been coming for 16 years!! I'm positive next years will also...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I see the Wolsey panto every year and this year was certainly not a disappointment. Fantastic cast with a brilliant story line. Theatre was clean and comfortable with reasonably priced drinks and ice creams!! Highly recommend!!!More

Thank cg2792
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review! Sounds like you have a great long-time running tradition of seeing out Panto! Our Spring brochure is now out and I'd definitely recommend branching out if there's something else you fancy watching before Panto...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wolsey pantomime lived up to expectations again. With a very talented, enthusiastic cast, who gave every impression of having a lot of fun, this production had something for everyone. There were lots of laughs, with enough risque humour to keep the grown-ups amused and...More

Thank Trevor and Avri... S
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review! It's so great to hear you had a fun time at the Panto and sounds like the whole family enjoyed it! Our fantastic Panto actors do tend to pop up in other shows throughout...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the rock and roll panto again this year. It was awesome as ever! The Dame was great and so funny. I wouldn’t say it’s the beat panto I’ve seen over the years. The story, based on Little Red Riding Hood was a little...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, glad you had a fab time with us! We've had a lot of great comments on The Dame who is absolutely brilliant! Thank you also for the feedback on the story, we like to have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really nice theatre, seating is semi circular with no blindspots and banked so no heads in the way. Show is highly polished and was thoroughly enjoyed by our party that included two under 8’s. This is our 4th visit and I’m sure...More

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

Thank you for the lovely review, so great to hear your family had a great time with us! The deep tiers ensure there's a good view wherever you are in the auditorium and that's particularly useful with small kids so they don't miss all the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see a pre Christmas show. The theatre is spacious and doesn’t matter where you sit, you get a good view. Sounds were very good and lighting complimented the stage and costumes Enjoyable evening - Thank You.More

Thank Thee-Daddy.
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the great review - glad you had a fab time visiting us! The theatre although spacious, still gives a really intimate feeling no matter where you are seated and the deep rake ensures there's a good view wherever you are in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice venue to go too as your close up to stage as it is a intimate place always good to go here not been to a bad performance yetMore

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, glad you always have a good time when you come here! Our Spring season kicks off in February which has some brilliant touring shows as well as our own productions if you haven't booked...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant can’t recommend enough I laughed I cried I sang and I even danced ! Absolutely the best panto ever our 10th year and every year seems to get better ! Roll on next year !More

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for your visit to see Red Riding Hood! 10 years strong - we love your commitment! The Panto for 2018/19 will be announced in February and we'll go on sale in March so please...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A number of Ipswich schools performed a play. A very well produced activity and very enjoyable for all ages.More

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

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, glad you enjoyed the schools activity show! We have a number of children's shows coming up in our Spring season brochure as well as a wide range of Musicals, Drama's and Comedies. Hope to see...More

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brianhgrant
29 November 2017|
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Response from les s | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was a Saturday.
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Jessa K
5 October 2017|
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Do you mean what is On? You will have to refer to their website or call box office
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tracygeorge42
29 December 2016|
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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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