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Oxford Playhouse

11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW, England
+44 1865 305305
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We actually hadn't planned to see a play, we had arrived in Oxford for the half marathon the next... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
SunglassesReady
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Great entertainment! Peter Pan in Scarlet

My daughter treated me to Peter Pan in scarlet. A nicely refurbed theatre, funny whimsical and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
ozlife1
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Perth Hills, Australia
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11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW, England
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+44 1865 305305
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We actually hadn't planned to see a play, we had arrived in Oxford for the half marathon the next day and popping into a pub we saw a flyer for the play. We had heard about the play so hot footed it down to the...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

My daughter treated me to Peter Pan in scarlet. A nicely refurbed theatre, funny whimsical and delightful way to spend a rainy afternoon.

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Superb performance by an immensely talented cast. Great enjoyment for all ages. Went with my wife and three teenage daughters. We were blown away by it

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to see Peter Pan in Scarlet yesterday evening with our two girls 9 and 6. What an incredible performance. The acting was superb, atmosphere was amazing and we had an absolutely fabulous evening. Perfect for all the family. The theatre...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2016

Having never been to the Oxford Playhouse before I wasn't sure what to expect, I'm always weary of getting a duff view. I wasn't disappointed on this occasion. A spacious theatre and I'm pretty sure everyone had a good view. The bar/cafe upstairs was being...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2016

We went with friends (4 adults and 4 children) to see Dear Father Christmas. Having BT been to this before we really had no idea what to expect. Well it was amazing!! We all really enjoyed it and left talking about booking again for next...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2016

The Playhouse is a pleasant enough place and seems to be reasonably popular, so it's difficult to understand why they haven't been keeping up the fabric of the building. The carpet is literally held together with sticky tape and the seats are old and decrepit....More

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OxfordPlayhouse, Marketing and Digital Media Officer at Oxford Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2016

Hi there, We're glad you think we're a pleasant place to visit. Thanks for your feedback, we're actually entering the final stage of a refurbishment project at the moment that should transform the theatre - including brand new seating and carpets. You can find more...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2016

We went to see the panto because our daughter had made one of Widow Twankey's costumes. We hadn't been to the Oxford Playhouse before and thought it was a good local theatre - the staff were all friendly and the seats comfortable and well tiered...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2016

Very happy with the box office treatment we received when I rang up prior to attending as had won 2 tickets on a voucher and wanted to pay for my partner to attend me and our autistic son. My partner was put through as concessionary...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2016

The traditional story of Aladdin was sadly ignored and updated to become unrecognisable. The duck and dog were not necessary, The worse thing they were asking for donations but really unclear as to what these were for.

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