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New Wolsey Theatre

Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
+44 1473 295900
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Fabulous shows shame about food

This is my favourite theatre, I love the diverse shows and plays. The £10 tickets are great value... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
titch00
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ips
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Worst wedding ever

Awesome lovely clean theatre friendly staff fab actors and reasonable prices would highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lisapooley
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Ipswich, 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.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • 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 3 days ago via mobile

This is my favourite theatre, I love the diverse shows and plays. The £10 tickets are great value and I often book online for several at a time. Food. Awful. Such a shame as could be such a draw, like Colchester who have it right...More

Thank titch00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome lovely clean theatre friendly staff fab actors and reasonable prices would highly recommend x

Thank lisapooley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place, it provides a true intimate theatre experience. Fantastic range of shows for all ages. It's a small theatre but from every seat you feel part of it. At under 5" without my heels, even I don't miss anything or have to fidget...More

Thank nikki s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you are seeing a tried-and-tested hit, a one-off oddball or their amazing rock n roll panto, the NWT never ceases to delight and thrill. It punches way above its weight - just a little local theatre that serves up hit after hit, networked with...More

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to this theatre on numerous occasions and it is a great night out. Wherever you sit has a great view of the stage although it can get a bit hot in the summer. The productions are of a high quality and the venue...More

Thank Frances030
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to 3 shows this year and they have all been fantastic, best one was the worst wedding ever! Obviously with any show you need to read the bio to see if it's your cup of tea! Have found the staff all very friendly and...More

Thank Mark K
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts with the TripAdvisor community! It's so lovely to hear that you have a wonderful time visiting us, and that you continue to return to support our varied show programme and wonderful venue. We take great pride in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came to see 7 brides for 7 brothers. This is a fantastic venue, lovely theatre where you can book seats and all have great views. I purchased a Friend membership which was £50 but gives me lots of freebies and 15% off in bar...More

Thank Jacqueline C
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review :) It's so lovely to hear that you have a wonderful time visiting us, and that you continue to return to support our varied show programme and wonderful venue. I have to agree...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have seen several productions at the New Wolsey Theatre and always been impressed with the quality performances, which have also always been competitively priced - the last was Northanger Abbey in May and it was superb! Parking next door is easy and very cheap...More

Thank Allan H
NewWolsey, General Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts with the TripAdvisor community. 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...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came on a really hot today to see 7 brides for 7 brothers. The show itself was fantastic with a very talented young cast. Theatre itself was really great with comfortable seats and a good temperature. Staff were also really helpful and friendly!!More

Thank cg2792
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 4 weeks ago

This is a gem excellant views from all areas. I get the feeling that actors enjoy the intimacy of the 400 seat thesatre. That feeling tends to communicate to the audience, you feel as though you are an intimate part of each proiduction. The Rock...More

Thank waynesworld57
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review and thank you for your continued support :) I'm really happy to see that you enjoy our venue and return for so many of our varied shows. I have to agree with you...More

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tracygeorge42
29 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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