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Nottingham Playhouse

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Address: Wellington Circus, Nottingham NG1 5AL, England
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The place to see a panto

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Simon J
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Arrive early for the bar if going to a show but otherwise fine with cheerful staff. Great show with Rich Hall , seats ok for a couple of hours but not much more.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We went to see the excellent "The Underground Man" last night. We're not regulars, we've only been once before (1984, last year - brilliant!!), but this time we were in the small Neville Theatre upstairs, so we were really close to the actors. Although this did cause me some problems with seeing what was going on, I don't feel I... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We've been here several times and always have a great time, To be fair,it is rarely sold out so we generally are able to move seats so that we have plenty of room to spread out! Also buy cheaper seats and move to better ones if you can is a good trick! Nice bar and outdoor seating area compliments the... More 

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Exeter
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Visited mid September whilst on business in Nottingham. Booked over the phone and picked my ticket up when I arrived pre-performance, as the online booking system was a bit long winded. With it being a hot day, the outdoor seating area is great for pre-theatre drinks, love the public art. The theatre was a wee bit warm, but the performance... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Overall a good little theatre. Easy to find, parking but walkable from town. Would have given it 5 stars but the seats were not that comfortable, and the air conditioning could have been colder/more as it was a little hot towards the end. We'd return happily.

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