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Pantomime - Peter Pan

We come to Whitley Bay playhouse every year to see the Pantomime. This year was ok, I’ve seen... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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Rip off prices

Whilst I throughly enjoyed the Pantomime Peter Pan I was left feeling ripped off at the price of... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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The beautifully refurbished PLAYHOUSE is the flagship of a major regeneration project in Whitley Bay, breathing new life into this famous coastal resort.The venue boasts 630 luxury auditorium seats, a 10 seater corporate viewing suite and a...more
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Marine Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1LZ, England
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All reviews christmas panto play house local theatre ken dodd peter pan buy drinks pre show plenty leg room recent visit returning next year great night front row comfy seats staff were very friendly last night well worth a visit bar staff
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come to Whitley Bay playhouse every year to see the Pantomime. This year was ok, I’ve seen better. Steve Walls was great as per usual, and Ben Hanson was great too. Playhouse itself is clean, friendly staff, overpriced (as all theatre’s are!) but we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

Whilst I throughly enjoyed the Pantomime Peter Pan I was left feeling ripped off at the price of the drinks and popcorn. £16.80 for 4 Capri sun drinks, a bucket of popcorn and a coffee. This is even more annoying as you are not allowed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

We arrived early at the Theatre as the restaurant we hoped to go to was closed. It was a very cold night and the Theatre was open but we had to sit in the cold vestibule. The doorman was friendly enough but he had to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank daysaway68
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I was delighted to be asked to sing again (for the seventh time) at Whitley Bay Playhouse. The Playhouse was upgraded quite a few years ago now but it still has that special aura about the place! It was a wonderful feeling to be up...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank RoverSE_216
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Visited this venue for a Glenn Tilbrook concert. First time here short walk from Metro (monk seaton) the auditorium was spacious the leg room was good and the acoustics was brill. Views are not an issue. The bar was not hard getting served staff are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tonym28
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Fabulous show in a great little theatre that accommodates one & all. Everything from booking tickets to pre drinks was excellent. Cost feel, but not cramped, good legroom in spacious seats. Snacks & ice cream available during interval. Was seated 3 rows from front, found...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Irene A
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent venue and the free parking is a bonus. This is the 2nd time I have been and I like how the staff are thorough when checking bags. This makes you feel a lot safer. Venue is always clean and the because...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank loughmyster
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

When visiting the Play House to see a performance, I was shocked at the prices for the drinks, I thought they were very expensive. The venue is very clean even though there is a lot of people. I thought the staff were very friendly and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RachaelStorey
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

A great venue - on site parking and very friendly staff. Took a detour to the Spanish City for chips before the show. Seats have great legroom and good views of the stage.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicola E
Reviewed 28 August 2018

great place to go and see what you like staff are great and the bar staff nice and helpful easy to park outside always have great shows on for you to enjoy we love going there we go about every two of three time a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from M9946HUclairep | Reviewed this property |
Hello There. The parking is free and unmonitored after 6pm. I hope this helps.