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Phoenix Theatre

110 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0JP, England
+44 844 871 7615
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Surely it's all about the Theatre... but the Girls Get a Name Check - except where was JR?????????

Never in 700+ reviews have I reviewed a theatre. And I guess because most people will review the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Ouseburn, United Kingdom
The Girls

Went to see this show it was absolutely brilliant, had you laughing and crying, great seats in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Poole, United Kingdom
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Owned and operated by Ambassdor Theatre Group (ATG) the Phoenix was designed by Giles Gilbert Scott and Bertie Crewe. It opened in 1930 with the premiere of Noel Coward's Private Lives starring the author, Gertrude Lawrence and Laurence Olivier. Many star actors have appeared at the theatre including Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg, John Gielgud, Dustin Hoffman, Derek Jacobi, Kenneth Branagh and Stephen Fry. More recently the theatre has presented a number of successful musicals including, between 1991 and 2012, Willy Russell's Blood Brothers which became the theatre's longest-running show and was seen by over 5 million people. The theatre is now home to the award-winning Broadway musical Once.
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“gary barlow” (23 reviews)
110 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0JP, England
Covent Garden
+44 844 871 7615
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never in 700+ reviews have I reviewed a theatre. And I guess because most people will review the show rather than the theatre that's the reason. But hey, in for a penny.... The Phoenix is in a better state of repair than many London theaters,...More

Thank MStJB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see this show it was absolutely brilliant, had you laughing and crying, great seats in the stalls, even at the back you are really close to the stage as not a massive theatre. We ordered our ice creams for the interval and saved...More

Thank Poolegirly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little theatre, full of charm and welcoming staff. The Girls was absolutely fantastic from start to finish, can't recommend it enough.

Thank musk_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ve just been to see 'Girls' which was excellent. Great story, Great cast, well played and funny. However, the theatre itself is a lovely piece of theatre history nestled in a side street off the main drag. It's small, well kept and a wonderful...More

Thank Dottie119
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful theatre. Brilliant atmosphere. We went to see the matinee performance of The Girls and was wondering how the film "Calendar Girls" could be successfully adapted to a stage show. There was no need to wonder for as soon as the cast...More

Thank ktbarker39
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely theatre, great atmosphere. Had a great time with my friend when went for a musical. Loved the design also.

Thank GlendaBijou
Reviewed 1 week ago

Trip to London to see The Girls with 3 W.I. friends was the most brilliant day out enjoyed by all. The show is amazing with drama, pathos and humour plus high energy. So glad we got to see it. Lovely old theatre with friendly staff...More

Thank kathphilpott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Thursday matinee of Girls - I have to be honest, I didn't know anything about it & wasn't really that bothered on going... It was absolutely brilliant! A really great adaptation of the film - the songs were catchy, there were laughs...More

Thank Howesthat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see ' The Girls' and what a cracking show! The theatre is a beautiful London Theatre but in desperate bad state of maintenance and disappear. The damp damage of the walls and ceiling in the bar is huge. The seats in the...More

Thank LondonKentReviewer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been a long time since I watched the film "The Calendar Girls" and other than remembering that they bared, nearly, all to raise money for cancer, I'd forgotten the characters, who died, and how it ended. I made a conscious decision not the watch...More

Thank CJFallowfield
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opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
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Beryl G
30 March 2017|
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Response from glenandgordon | Reviewed this property |
To be honest... not sure? We didn't drink in the theatre.. we had a drink before the performance in the 'Phoenix' bar next door downstairs in the cellar bar. So sorry can't help I'm afraid.
Beryl G
30 March 2017|
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Response from Georgie Thomas B | Reviewed this property |
Hi to you, funny enough thats one row behind where we sat slightly off centre but great panoramic view to be had, enjoy. Regards
Beryl G
28 March 2017|
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Response from ShazFinlay | Reviewed this property |
This is a small theatre so you will get a great view no matter where you are seated x