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A Tale of One City

We visited the Storyhouse Theatre for the first time and sat in the stalls. The seats were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
RiccardoWales
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Wales, UK
FAB modern Venue

This new venue in CHESTER IS AMAZING. It is spacious, modern and much needed. The shows are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
brookbo1
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North Wales, United Kingdom
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Storyhouse is Chester's brand new theatre, cinema, library, restaurant and bar. A renovation of an Art Deco 1930s Odeon, the building houses two theatres, with a home-produced summer season and an autumn touring season encompassing comedy, drama...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Storyhouse Hunter Street, Chester CH1 2AR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the Storyhouse Theatre for the first time and sat in the stalls. The seats were comfortable with decent leg room. The rake is slight but increases from row N onwards. Beware sitting too near the front as you may suffer from a crick...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This new venue in CHESTER IS AMAZING. It is spacious, modern and much needed. The shows are brilliant and very diverse, something for everyone. They have a great kiss zone and the staff and volunteers are brilliant. There are a few things I didn't like,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the 5th time I’ve been to the theatre. Fantastic shows, brilliant set up, very comfortable, easy access for all abilities. One of the best theatres in the north west. You can take your own drinks/snacks. Loads of staff available to help. Bar open...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A shopping day in Chester and we popped in for lunch. I’d love to come back and see a show. The food was excellent, the service good and it is an amazing venue. Surrounded by books and activity it’s a vibrant busy place which I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The two Star award is for the way you contact story house, I actually love story house and wouldn't complain about any other part of it. However, after trying to contact the given phone number you get a call centre that can't help with any...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Chester to come and see Avenue Q (excellent show!!). Great theatre! Very modern, though it looks like it needs more WC facilities from the queues even for the gents. Beating the bar rush at the interval is easy... just go outside to the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last night we messed up and missed seeing our intended film. We were rescued by Donna who was genuine, helpful, and kind. With her help we ended up watching a different film and had a lovely evening. Many, many thanks

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CBC69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to see the Moscow City Ballet and it was fantastic! Fabulous production that even my hubby enjoyed! Storyhouse is a great venue with food, a library and really nice at osphere. Fantastic volunteers who do a great job - fabulous community! Will definately visit...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 182Liz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first trip to the Storyhouse in Chester was for a children’s activity show. This was my first trip since going to this building as a cinema when I was young. The staff were amazingly helpful and the facilities brilliant. The kids were extremely well...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bonzo0511
EllieF275, Public Relations Manager at Storyhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there. Thank you for this review, we're glad your family had a good time. Thank you also for your feedback regarding the booking fee - rather than being a percentage, it is a £1.50 booking fee as standard across all of the touring productions...More

Reviewed 15 February 2019

This is the best place in Chester. I love the library, the theatre and the cinema in the Storyhouse. It is a great place for a coffee, glass of wine or meal before you are entertained. I’ve also been to an evening with my favourite...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Voyager17730759361
28 January 2019|
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Response from Justwantoenjoy2018 | Reviewed this property |
I the views better than most Theatres. It’s a modern fit so I think this has been taken into consideration.
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LisaW4423
26 September 2018|
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Response from T3441ZNpamelas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were in H row, which was just perfect.2 ladies did move from the front row, during the interval,as they said, it was too close & they craned their neck to see properly, luckily for them, there was some empty seats in... More
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SteveM999_12
12 September 2018|
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Response from UKDiver2007 | Reviewed this property |
The theatre is new, built as part of the update a few years ago. I’ve been a couple times, and I am reasonably sure that it is to modern standards, and with a reasonable legroom. I don’t have long legs though so legroom is... More
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