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Nottingham Playhouse

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Address: Wellington Circus, Nottingham NG1 5AL, England
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Brilliant Venue

Couples visit to see stand-up, Friday evening time. Well organised venue, clearly sign posted entrances and multiple staff on hand. Bar expensive, as expected, but service quick... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pete N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couples visit to see stand-up, Friday evening time. Well organised venue, clearly sign posted entrances and multiple staff on hand. Bar expensive, as expected, but service quick and competent. Clearly advertised selection of drinks. Great view from the stalls, and great atmosphere throughout. Will be returning.

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Thank Pete N
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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335 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never been here before what a lovely little theatre and Al Murray was brilliant. Easy to find parking and theatre validates your ticket so only half price, great idea.

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Thank Paul D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great venue for entertainment, we saw a couple of gigs there last weekend. Very comfortable seating with plenty of room. The place is well situated and easily accessible from the City centre.The place is clean with adequate seating and a cafe/bar is available. All the staff were helpful. One minor complaint is the lack of toileting facilities,... More 

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Thank Paul D
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

I like the Playhouse comfy seats, good all round view of the stage and in you can hear what the actors are saying. We went to Touched. Yeh it was OK. Well acted but the play itself was nothing to write home about. We thought it would make a good amdram play as there are some good strong women parts.

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Thank pieoutlaw
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

First of all, may I say how fantastic the pantomime was. It was a truly great performance. However, the experience was overshadowed by what the theatre had the audacity to call coffee. I really don't know whether any actual coffee was in the drink I had, even though it was coffee coloured. I can only assume they had got the... More 

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Thank theDiceThrower
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

I went to see 'Aladdin' at the Nottingham Playhouse just before Christmas. I think it was the 9th year in a row that I've attended a pantomime at this venue. A panto at the Playhouse is one of the jewels in Nottingham's crown. It's always funny, professional on every level (music, sets, etc.) and one of the highlights of the... More 

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Thank Simon J
Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

went to the Saturday matinee showing of this years panto,and how brilliant this was.in its natural enviroment nottingham playhouse is the perfect venu,a great time was had by all.the cast as usual were great.it's like visiting family we've been going so long.well done and looking forward to Cinderella next year.

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Thank mick m
Wigan, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Came here with a friend to see the Revenger's Tragedy, amazing amazing play and a truly gorgeous little theatre! Brilliant to have a mixture of traditional and new plays on offer- would definitely come again

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Thank 3m34
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic show. My face hurt from laughing so much. A wonderful venue with great accessibility for the less mobile.

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Thank Sharon H
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Rich Hall was excellent. However, the Playhouse deprived him of a perfect venue. The place seemed shabby and the drinks were definitely watered down in my opinion, either that or there was so much ice that there wasn't room for the drink! It would appear the interval drinks are now under the same management as Cast, rather poor! I hope... More 

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