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Love this theatre - great venue, generally good productions

Came here earlier in the week to see Machinal - a harrowing little tale about a woman who murders... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Henry K
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East Devon, England
Great feminist play, good food nearby

Went to see The Writer which is a fascinating, smart post #MeToo piece. Well acted and directed... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Daf8888
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Toronto, Canada
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The Almeida Theatre is known for attracting A-list hollywood talent to perform in live productions.
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Came here earlier in the week to see Machinal - a harrowing little tale about a woman who murders her husband and ends up in the electric chair; so we took our niece and her two-days-into-being fiance..... Always enjoy productions here - well done and...More

Thank Henry K
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Went to see The Writer which is a fascinating, smart post #MeToo piece. Well acted and directed. Ate super meal across the street after.

Thank Daf8888
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We saw 'The Writer' by Ella Hickson. The play itself, the acting, the staging and everything to do with the production were amazing, and had us mulling over the topics for hours afterwards. The public spaces are done out minimalistic/black, which I have to admit...More

Thank Naomi E
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The Almeida theatre is slightly unusual, in that it is a horseshoe shaped auditorium. This gives you a good view of the stage all round.

Thank Henchelson
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I can't recommend this theatre enough, I really think that if you love theatre you should definitely visit this theatre. The "Summer and Smoke" was amazing! Will definitely come back again.

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Thank Tamara M
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We came yesterday to see "Summer and smoke" which was excellent. Wonderfully intimate theatre and very atmospheric. Theatre staff were friendly and helpful. The only complaint was with one of the bar staff who in-between serving undid her pony tail, rearranged her "bun" and fixed...More

Thank Aneta V
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

loved it great place so amazing. production summer and smoke was just brilliant. very reasonable bar and great area.

Thank David H
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This small theatre is worth a visit as you fell as if you are on stage it is so intimate. I went to see Summer and Smoke which was impressionable and meaningfully acted. I would certainly see this play again. There is a pleasant bar...More

Thank Bluebellplasnewydd
Reviewed 1 March 2018

While the theatre itself is small (seats approx 300), I enjoyed the atmosphere and intimacy it provided during this play. I didn't manage to get return tickets but I was lucky on opening night as 2 gentleman gave me their tickets just as the play...More

Thank DoctorDonnaSuperTemp
Reviewed 10 February 2018

As kids that used to stay up late to watch The Twilight Zone with our grandma’s we had to go to see the play. We didn’t expect to enjoy it so much, it completely brought us back to those late nightsfull of mistery and horror....More

Thank Carla C
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Quicker and cheaper to take the airport express from Paddington, so taxi to there. If it's Heathrow you mean.
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