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Maddermarket Theatre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wonderful old theatre

The Maddermarket is great it’s very old, small so you can be close to the performance and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
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The 39 Steps - not really!

I am a huge fan of the Maddermarket Theatre, the venue is great and the standard of the productions... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Average6%
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  • Terrible1%
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St. Johns Alley, Norwich NR2 1DR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Maddermarket is great it’s very old, small so you can be close to the performance and the volunteers running it are brilliant

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank I1214DUstuarth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a huge fan of the Maddermarket Theatre, the venue is great and the standard of the productions is always top rate. When I heard they were doing The 39 Steps I was thrilled as its a book / story that I like and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank X7326steven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled up from Essex to visit one of our favourite theatre's and this show really did not disappoint. It was not what I was expecting at all but this was the most superbly directed delivered and performed production. Pace a plenty and fantastic physical...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank David K
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Visited for a strictly ballroom dance show amazing show vibrant colourful and full life very professional great staff who volunteer there time for this little Shakespearean theatre.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank horinger
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Just seen the Norfolk Youth Music Theatre group present Oliver at the Maddermarket. What an outstanding group they are, a credit to Norfolk. From start to finish, a thoroughly enjoyable performance. Truly amazing! The attention to detail was incredible...we saw 'Singing in the Rain' at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rwayforest1
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Brilliant little theatre in the heart of Norwich. Complete with Bar which serves drinks before and after the show as well as in the interval period. Toilets could do with an overhaul but on the whole a lovely Theatre.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Steve G
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyment of concert ruined by selfish people standing in a small seated theatre completely blocking the view of those who had paid for the comfort of a seat and who through discomfort, infirmity or choice, remained seated. The tickets were not sold as restricted view...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Ian D
Reviewed 12 June 2018

A Very lovely place. Staff all helpful.Love it as big enough so you can see the acts close up every where you sit. The act we saw was Frankies boys .It was Brilliant.Dancing in the isle.Love this Theatre.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank eringuytonxx
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I was here for the second time to see the Locrian Ensemble, Vivaldi by Candlelight. The theatre is small but I prefer it. It makes me wish I was a Norwich resident. I had to drive from Cambridge, but the Locrian are worth the effort.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank CambridgeIan
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Went here to see Ushers and it was a wonderful performance. Lovely cast who were happy to talk to you, in a quaint theatre with lots of character. Would love to visit again if I visit Norwich!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Charlie S
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13 December 2016|
Response from 340margaretb | Reviewed this property |
The only thing I noticed was it made my neck ache a bit but did not restrict my view.
Simon C
25 September 2016|
Response from CityCanary | Reviewed this property |
Hi Leg room like all theatres can sometimes be tight. End of row seats are good as RE the whole of front row downstairs if you don't mind being right at front of stage. Front rows on each side are good too. I have no... More
1 August 2015|
Response from Maddermarket | Property representative |
Hey there! Fantastic to hear you will be visiting us for the first time later this year. At 312 seats, we are an intimate little theatre, so your view from the Gallery will be unrestricted and puts you close to the... More