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Norwich Playhouse

Closes in 2 min: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Fantastic small theatre

Great small theatre with some big names often there. Good bar, friendly staff and a good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
I1214DUstuarth
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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great show

Came to see Steven K Amos , theatre itself was good , I always go for the front row so I get lots... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2019
noimnotsingle
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Great small theatre with some big names often there. Good bar, friendly staff and a good atmosphere. Many of the tours start here and try out their acts so you get to see lots of comedians etc in a small venue. Book early because it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank I1214DUstuarth
Reviewed 6 February 2019

Came to see Steven K Amos , theatre itself was good , I always go for the front row so I get lots of legroom , the bar is nice , good music and friendly staff , have been here many times in the past.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank noimnotsingle
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

This venue often has some good acts coming to it, but tickets sell out quick. The bar itself is great, it has a nice vibe and they have a good selection of drinks.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ashmore32
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

Great little venue, seating around 300 people. Within easy walking distance of the city centre. Would definitely come and see another show here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Manicrose
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

Started our new year with a Pasadena Roof Orchestra concert at the Playhouse. It is a friendly, vibrant and comfortable environment. Opportunity to pre order drinks for the interval is a bonus.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sue W
Reviewed 19 December 2018

The Bar is very popular and quirky. The venue uitself holds lots of good shows so always worth a look to see what is on. Always runs very efficiently and can't really fault it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank erikg05
Reviewed 18 November 2018

the playhouse is a popular bar with quite a nice outside area by the river.the interior is a bit unusual.the beers arn;t your usual types,including black lager!the atmosphere is quite pleasant,but this venue isn't my cup of tea.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Super cool mysterious and lively hang out with super drinks and quirky lights. Very popular with the art students. I wasn't impressed mid morning as I went to use the toilet a female member of staff tried to query me on whether I'd actually purchased...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Most enjoyable morning spent on Playhouse bar sofa, drinking their excellent coffee and eating (admittedly pre-wrapped) Bakewell tart, and doing ā€˜Iā€™ and Guardian crosswords. Such friendly staff and a lovely atmosphere with outside tables & chairs by the river when warm enough. Definitely to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Aigoual
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. šŸ˜

Date of experience: September 2018
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williamforder
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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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