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Marine Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1LZ, England
+44 844 248 1588
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Bowie tribute

Not been to Playhouse for a long time, now nice and modern look, busy bar with good service... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
Beware Only 50% Hearing Loop System & No Info.

Pleasant décor and carpets. Seats could do with more padding as they seem lacking in padding while... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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The beautifully refurbished PLAYHOUSE is the flagship of a major regeneration project in Whitley Bay, breathing new life into this famous coastal resort.The venue boasts 630 luxury auditorium seats, a 10 seater corporate viewing suite and a contemporary look and feel to it's bars and first floor lounge area which features a superb sea view.The PLAYHOUSE has hosted stage shows such as professional touring 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' and from the West End 'The Rat Pack - Live from Las Vegas', Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black's 'Tell Me on a Sunday' as well as live music from Kate Rusby, Seth Lakeman and Tom Paxton, comedy from Rich Hall, as well as entertainment from Moscow Ballet la Classique and Bob the Builder.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Marine Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1LZ, England
+44 844 248 1588
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not been to Playhouse for a long time, now nice and modern look, busy bar with good service. Seating was great, good views and comfortable. Ultimate Bowie was a great show!

Thank shirlandpauls
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Pleasant décor and carpets. Seats could do with more padding as they seem lacking in padding while looking 'pretty' As long as sit down time of around 45 mins at once , then it is manageable. Hearing Loop System only available up to row M....More

Thank yon-bloke
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Amazing theatre that host a wide range of events. Its so great to have a local theatre of this quality. I'd highly recommend a visit.

Thank alipooley
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We went to see a Vera Lynn tribute (shows our ages) on a Sunday afternoon. Parking in the adjacent car park is easy. The theatre is modern and the seats and leg room are very good. Had an enjoyable afternoon

Thank WLGLeedsEngland
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

First time to the Whitley bay playhouse and it was well worth a visit, plenty leg room and space when seating, lovely and clean and i booked up again for another show when there as I was that impressed by the playhouse. Staff very helpful...More

Thank emma310175
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We took the in-laws to see Ken Dodd and we were not let down. Not only was he spot on with his gags, he was truly very entertaining. We were not expecting the support acts, but we were really charmed by them, Andy Eastwood brilliant...More

1  Thank 10ogara
Reviewed 19 August 2017

It's been a while since we were at this theatre-- we live miles away so it isn't our first venue of choice. On arrival my handbag was searched.(as happens in most places nowadays) The staff were very pleasant but I was amazed to be told...More

Thank Amethyst-2009
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I visit this place quite a lot to see various acts. The staff are always welcoming, the place is immaculate and very light and airy. The bar stocks a good selection of drinks and snacks. We should all support local venues like this. I know...More

Thank Claire P
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Speaking as someone who is disabled, my trips to Whitley Bay Playhouse are always a treat. Like Jeff Johanson, l greatly enjoyed the recent visit by lan Hunter. Ian was so overwhelmed by the encore that he received that we were treated to four bonus...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The Play House, is easy to get to and the parking is good. It was a fun day out we all enjoyed are day out there. The entertainment was excellent . It is a must for the Christmas Holidays.

Thank Janice M
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