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New Wolsey Theatre

Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
+44 1473 295900
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As with most regional theatres there is a varied programme. The touring shows including comedies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mjhole
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Waiting for God play

Excellent play, well laid out theatre, tiered from front to back no stalls and circles. Café small... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
reddragon2017
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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the heart of the county town of Suffolk. Come and visit us soon!We're more than happy for you to use this page to feedback about productions you've seen here but please also take the time to let us know about your overall experience. We can only improve with your honest and balanced opinions.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
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+44 1473 295900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As with most regional theatres there is a varied programme. The touring shows including comedies, thrillers and musicals are top rate. The Rock 'n ' Roll pantomimes are originals and famous for their quality, humour and music. I regularly go to this theatre which is...More

Thank Mjhole
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your kind review. It's great that you have chosen to see many performances with us. I have to agree that we run a varied programme and it's so encouraging to see that you continue to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent play, well laid out theatre, tiered from front to back no stalls and circles. Café small though clean and well stocked with snacks

Thank reddragon2017
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us such great feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoy your visits to us! I do hope to welcome you back to the theatre again soon :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience at the Wolsey, Friendly welcoming staff. The show was mesmerizing. If I have one niggle, the bar! They dont serve Britains favourite white, no NZ S/blanc ! Just over priced nasty Hungarian Blush .More

Thank jon C
NewWolsey, General Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review with the TripAdvisor community :) It's so lovely to hear that you have had a wonderful experience visiting us, and that you enjoyed Tommy. I will be sure to pass on your kind...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding performances. So funny! I haven't laughed so much for years. This play has now moved on however I'm sure the New Wolsey Theatre will be offering another excellent show soon.More

Thank George W
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your kind review :) It's so lovely to hear that you have had a wonderful experience visiting us, and that you enjoyed Waiting For God. It was a very funny production, you probably heard me...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the Wolsey Theatre to see this famous Rock Opera and loved it. The Wolsey itself is a great place to see any show as the layout and ambiance is brilliant. Pick a show and go see it, if only the once, I bet...More

Thank DeBoss
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review with the TripAdvisor community :) It's so lovely to hear that you have had a wonderful experience visiting us, and that you enjoyed Tommy. I have to agree that it's a wonderful production!...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

As a regular visitor here to see shows of many genres I always find it's a bustling welcoming place! Pre-show dining is on offer plus a variety of drinks- coffees and teas downstairs and bar upstairs, range of sweets and ice -creams available too. Helpful...More

Thank SusieStar2
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review with the TripAdvisor community and for your continued support :) I will be sure to pass your kind words onto our Front of House and Volunteer teams, as I'm sure they will be...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Booked to visit the theatre to see a play which was brilliant. Super theatre with good management and thought we would book a pre show dinner. Arrived just after 6p.m. and our table was reserved. Good so far. One lady serving who was obviously overly...More

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NewWolsey, General Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on your recent visit to the New Wolsey Theatre. Firstly, I'm so sorry to see your experience with our pre-show dining was not to the standard you rightly expect due to the long wait for service...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Went with my wife to see "waiting for God". It was an amazing evening, terrific production and well worth seeing. This was my first visit to the New Wolsey. With my wife in a wheelchair, it's always interesting to see how we get round! Couldn't...More

Thank Sean F
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for your great comments around our ongoing commitment to access. I'm so pleased to see that you found our staff friendly as it is so important to us to be a welcoming theatre....More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Went with friends to see the Christmas panto and it was amazing . Been every year for 3 years and wouldn't miss it for the world.More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are pleased to hear that you love the Panto so much that it's become a yearly tradition. We hope you have your tickets already for Red Riding Hood as it's selling faster than...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Went here last month to see 'The worst wedding ever', great seats and friendly staff. Will come again!More

Thank carrie w
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for you great comments. We are pleased to hear that you found our staff friendly as it is so important to us to be a welcoming theatre. We hope that you will visit...More

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tracygeorge42
What will the show be on 12 th an 13 th of February please
28 December 2016|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
12th The Bear. half term play for kids 13th King Arthur. ditto
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