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Norwich Playhouse

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Great evening out

Lovely little theatre which seemed to have good views from all seats. Saw Marcus Brigstocke and... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Kassie000
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Corringham, United Kingdom
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A great place to hang out

We've never actually seen a play at the Playhouse, but the Playhouse Bar is one of our favourite... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
michaelapat
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Germany
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This city-centre theatre is known for its quirky, offbeat and brilliant shows, and its ever popular bar. A firm favourite across Norwich, the Playhouse brings big-name comedians, fantastic Fringe productions, magnificent music, amazing drama, great...more
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42-58 St. Georges Street, Norwich NR3 1AB, England
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely little theatre which seemed to have good views from all seats. Saw Marcus Brigstocke and supporting act. Really great night out. Would definately go there again. 😁

Thank Kassie000
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We've never actually seen a play at the Playhouse, but the Playhouse Bar is one of our favourite hang-outs when we're in Norwich. The location itself looks excellent - you could spend an hour just examining the weird city on the ceiling and all the...More

Thank michaelapat
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Invited to this by my Meet up group, an online social group. So glad that I was, prior to invite, I had no idea he was performing. I was a big fan of Black Books and was looking forward to this for a couple of...More

Thank kathywalsh84
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Have lived here for sometime now and this is def one of my favourite places. You can sit with a book and a coffee or meet friends there and every one is friendly . Staff are great too . Relaxed, arty, unpretentious and highly recommend

Thank Jeni T
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Saw this at the playhouse last weekend. Superb acting and singing. The tickets were reasonably prices and such a lovely venue. We’ve booked for another event. Very impressed. Lots of nearby parking too

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This is a great little theatre venue, smallish and intimate, and practically impossible to get a bad seat. Tickets are usually reasonably priced, and the variety of acts is usually very good. It is a particularly good venue to see comedy. Lots of top comics...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

What an enjoyable, funny evening! Outstanding performances throughout but Meg Artherton ( Lina Lamont ) was truly brilliant.Made me laugh out loud, followed closely by Tom Davies ( R.F Simpson ). Definitely recommend !

Thank rwayforest1
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Brilliant theatre, lovely setting, comfortable seating, perfect sightlines from any seat, intimate feel, attracts top acts, and you're so close to the stage. Rhod Gilbert was on fine form btw. It's a lovely place.

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

When my wife suggested we go to a matinee performance of a musical based on the wives of Henry VIII (SIX) I wasn’t very keen. However the performance was one of the best I have seen in years. The theatre, bar and garden areas are...More

Thank kishere t
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Just love this place - hadn't been for a while though but went on Saturday to see SIX - what an amazing show!!! This Playhouse is perfect for shows like that as the acoustics are superb. The staff are so courteous in a genteel kind...More

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williamforder
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Response from NorwayDave | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I like to sit in the middle downstairs about 5 or 6 rows back from the stage. When I last went I was "off centre" but this was fine
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