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Regent Theatre

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Address: 3 St. Helens Street, Ipswich IP4 1HE, England
Phone Number: +44 1473 433100
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09:30 - 17:30
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Amazing show and great sound

Went to see The elvis years. Great sound and no dud notes. What more can be asked for when going to a show.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see The elvis years. Great sound and no dud notes. What more can be asked for when going to a show.

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Thank Steve J
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw David Essex perform last night on his 'Missing you tour' It was fabulous and it was great listening to all his old and new songs. We sat in The Circle Block D and seat 39 40 which gave us a good view of the stage.

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Thank Jill M
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently saw David Essex here and the sound setup is awful and theatre itself is NOT sign posted at all!..There isn't one sign post to tell you where the theatre is in the whole of Ipswich,and once you find it the carpark is just big enough for a handful of cars. The speakers in the theatre are terrible and the... More 

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Thank Clive G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great show this evening seeing David Essex and Tim Newman, great venue polite & helpful staff will definitely be back to see other shows and events

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Thank Karen R
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41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice cosy ex cinema theatre . Very comfortable with a small bar and friendly staff. There is also parking a few minutes walk away. The acoustics could be better though and I wouldn't have mined paying a little more for my ticket had this problem been approached.

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Thank Mick&Janet
Suffolk
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great show Alexandra Burke and rest of cast amazing - showed to our seats by usher who looked at our tickets - gave us our seats then just before the show started said we were in the wrong seat and moved us just as show about to start ! Random especially as a lady sitting next to me told me... More 

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Thank stowbooty
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This could be a fantastic touring house for big shows. However this lovely converted cinema is lacking TLC and funding from its council. Shows cannot get their full sets in and shows have to change their blocking to adapt to the space. Backstage needs a major overhaul too. However the staff and crew are fantastic. Come on Ipswich Council put... More 

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Thank Allison H
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attending Sister Act. The show its self is fabulous, well it would be if we could hear what the actors are actually saying! As always I am reminded why I don't watch shows here! The sound quality is terrible either that or they only book shows where actors can not articulate! It reminds me why I go to the Wolsey!

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Thank Josie F
Essex
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you arrive early after a long journey as we did, you will find that the doors to the auditorium do not open until 45 minutes before the performance and guess where the toilets are, behind the firmly shut doors! The bar was also not open so we decamped to a local pub. On our return, the bar which is... More 

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Thank essexmember
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We went to see magic of motown the show was great. The theatre is a beautiful venue with very friendly and helpful staff the lady on the ticket booth on the 27th October in particular really tried to help im sorry I didn't catch her name but she deserves a thumbs up. Will definitely be back soon

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