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Queen's Theatre

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Address: Queens Theatre Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1SY, England
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Still closed, no good news on the horizon

So sad to report that this lovely theatre is still closed. There are plans to try to reopen it but at present there is no news. Has been running at a loss for a long time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bideford, United Kingdom
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Bideford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So sad to report that this lovely theatre is still closed. There are plans to try to reopen it but at present there is no news. Has been running at a loss for a long time apparently. A great loss to the community as is the related closing of the Landmark theatre in Ilfracombe.

Thank Devon2urist
Chulmleigh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The local theatre trust has gone into administration and has cancelled all future events. This is a great loss to the local community, hopefully funding can be found and this theatre can reopen.

Thank Michael M
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Came here for the Christmas panto. Good theatre, stage big enough to see the show, even when far away. Theatre was clean and tidy, more female toilets could have been useful. Big downside- £3.40 for a pint of Coke, ridiculous! Apart from that nice visit, £70 for panto tickets, disheartening but no the fault of this place

Thank melissa b
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing show! My little 8 year old was so impressed with it! How they got the audience involved and the props like starbucks! Great start to christmas! Must see!

Thank Angiemays
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Very helpful staff , I booked late but the lady was very helpful as I was making a phone booking . She took trouble to explain where the seats were in the auditorium , I explained that I must consult my husband first and she rang me back later . Good choice of performances throughout the year with some local... More 

Thank 559suzannel
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I visited the Queens theatre for the first time in April to watch the Cavern Beatles, it was one of the best nights of my life. I am young but have grown up with my family listening to the beatles so I was truly in my element. The atmosphere was amazing and the night was fantastic! The only downside was... More 

Thank holbrook72495
Management response:

It's so wonderful to hear that you had a great time with us at the Queen's Theatre, we love to hear about all the fun our customers have. We have plans in place to extend our toilets, which will be a relief to our customers. As a charity, we struggle to get funding to make these big changes and will... More 

United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Recently moved to North Devon and have just returned from what was apparently an AmDram show. We were not only impressed with the show but mostly we really liked the surroundings. The theatre has apparently been on this site as long as people can remember, albeit not always a playhouse. It is comfortable, inviting, quite small, but looking at the... More 

Thank MangleCruncher
SarahAMarketing, Publicity Manager at Queen's Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We’re very proud of our theatre and I’m glad you enjoyed your visit with us. I wanted to let you know that we are very aware of the lack of toilets on the ground floor, and it has always been a problem due to the fact we don’t have a lot of space in the... More 

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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Visited here for many years and the quality of performance is always good with some brilliant acts as well as local plays. Always busy with a good atmosphere.

Thank Nicky D
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

good plays and other events both at Queens and Barnstaple and at the Landmark in Ilfracombe. they are after funding so that they can buy their buildings. do support them.

Thank wiselady1950
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Went to see Four seasons tribute act. Brilliant show, high energy and great night out. Theatre gets some great acts and its a super venue.

Thank paulb424

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