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Address: George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG, England (Formerly Apollo Theatre)
Phone Number:
+44 1865 723834
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09:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 09:30 - 18:00
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The New Theatre welcomes touring musicals, opera, ballet and family shows...

The New Theatre welcomes touring musicals, opera, ballet and family shows along with top-name concerts and comedy events throughout the year. The theatre is part of the Ambassador Theatre Group.

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Nice provincial theatre, welcoming and comfortable

We went to see the Commitments last night, We went down for the day from Leicestershire, drove down and stopped at the Park and ride, the bus dropped us off right outside the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
martinnD2165BZ
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to see the Commitments last night, We went down for the day from Leicestershire, drove down and stopped at the Park and ride, the bus dropped us off right outside the theatre. Plenty of eateries and bars very close, The show was excellent, seats comfortable, view in the stalls was really good, the bus picked us up 50... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went to see The Commitments at the New Theatre, show was great especially the singing not so sure about the acting! Venue is ok but as many people have mentioned the theatre is starting to look tired and could do with a face lift. We got a good deal as my friend works for TVP. But usually the prices are... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see a show which was amazing. The venue itself is nice and tradition and just what you'd expect from a theatre. The staff were really helpful, welcoming and friendly. My only gripe was the £5.00 I was charged for 2 small bottles of water and £4.00 for a tiny portion of ice cream.

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Thank Matt T
London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A comfortable modern theatre that wouldn't be out of place in London's theatre land. Great views of the stage even from the wings at the back.

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Thank Yvonne749
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the name New - this theatre isn't. It has the feel of a London theatre! The seating is standard, but we were allowed to move as there were empty better seats. The temperature was good - so often boiled or frozen! Generally very clean apart from the circle corridor where the Gents are - phew! Really pongy! Impressive amount... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to watch the Rocky Horror Show, the theatre is comfortable and the view was good, staff were helpful and happy to advise how to find the stage door as my daughter likes to meet the cast afterwrds

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Thank BoboHuntelaar
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see rocky horror show.... absolutely fantastic.....would recommend. Especially the lead actor

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Thank akib7
Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends in fancy dress as Riff-raff! Short walk from the train station. Spacious theatre with nice atmosphere.

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Thank Tim B
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last week to see Rocky Horror Show . Great show in good location . Refreshments remain expensive .. £2.50 for a bottle of water seems extreme .

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not sure if it's been done up or not but certainly the seat I was in on this trip was rough around the edges. Slightly more comfortable than previously but fabric already tatty. Seems to be a new service at the interval of the usher's being expected to run around with sandwich bags guessing where patrons are sat in order... More 

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