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The Playhouse

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Great Theatre and Great Wham show

Lovely theatre well located in the lovely seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare We went to see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Yet another great night out at this amazing small theatre. Wide variety of shows and stage acts to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible1%
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Located in the centre of Weston-super-Mare the Playhouse is a friendly and welcoming 664-seat theatre which offers a lively and diverse programme of events including music, drama, comedy, dance, musicals, film, children's shows and pantomime. The...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
High Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1HP, England
+44 1934 645544
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely theatre well located in the lovely seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare We went to see the excellent Best of Wham show, brilliant Great show, great theatre, Great cast, great theatre staff. Thanks

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yet another great night out at this amazing small theatre. Wide variety of shows and stage acts to suit all tastes, in a welcoming and friendly venue.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mickle4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have seen the Searchers, Russian Ballet, Musicals, Elkie Brooks, Big Band Jazz, Classical groups, the list goes on. Amazing variety and quality of entertainment for a small, local theatre.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Since we moved to Weston 6 yrs ago my wife & I have been frequent visitors to the Playhouse. A smallish friendly theatre, with excellent staff and a wide variety of shows. Tributes to Am Dram. Last week we saw Illegal Eagles, next show is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris N
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Booking on-line was quite straight forward with the tickets being retained at the ticket kiosk I was a little apprehensive as our seats were up in the circle i13 / i15 however the view of the stage was good and central, with a little more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 6 November 2018

A great show 50s 60s and comedy, good music all people enjoyed it ,Trevor doing mick jagger so funny ,a must see ,3 or 4 shows each year.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Decided to go to the playhouse tat Weston Super mare to see 'This is the Greatest Show' Oh boy what a great evening, fabulous show great venue & the atmosphere was electric. Easy parking, staff are very friendly & its got a good bar if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jim K
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Relocated to Weston last year! I think people are somewhat unkind about the place. Ok, an English holiday resort it may be but, we’re lucky in such a small place to have such great places as the Playhouse. My partner and I had tickets for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank A3B
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The playhouse in Weston-super-Mare is a small well run friendly theatre,the staff are both helpful and friendly and also quite knowledgeable, the theatre boasts a varied mix of entertainment from brass bands to tribute groups to musicals e.t.c e.t.c ,your never disappointed and the cost...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank boba169
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A great theatre set in the centre of Weston-Super-Mare. Great friendly and helpful staff. The theatre has a nice bar and you can pre-order drinks for the intermission. All the seats are comfortable and seem to have a great view of the stage. Plenty of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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30 December 2016|
Response from vxdebzxv | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have only just seen your question. From my experience all seats have a good view. Hope you have or had a good evening
12 October 2016|
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Response from EdieM232 | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure what the prices are for the Panto this year. You can reach the box office at 01934 645544 during regular business hours. Hope this helps.