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Oxford Playhouse

11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW, England
+44 1865 305305
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Ad being from Belgium and a bit in love with the English language, it seemed a good idea to watch a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Shakespeare Madness

Very nice theatre, deceptive as it doesn’t look it from outside, the staff were very welcoming. Saw... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ad being from Belgium and a bit in love with the English language, it seemed a good idea to watch a play in Oxford. We saw "Scherlock Holmes : The final curtain" with two amazing principal actors Lizza Goddard and Robert Powell. We enjoined every...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice theatre, deceptive as it doesn’t look it from outside, the staff were very welcoming. Saw the fantastic Midsummer Night’s Dream that is touring the country. Very funny and a good Q&A session afterwards

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Tickets for my birthday to see the latest Agatha Christie play. Turned up in time to enjoy a drink and nibbles in the bar. The drinks were very expensive and there was nowhere to sit. You had to stand around guarding your drink in case...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

I am a regular visitor to this theatre and go to around eight productions each year and have never been disappointed with any productions that I have seen. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The leg room is better than other theatres I have...More

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OxfordPlayhouse, Marketing at Oxford Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hello, Thank you for your review - it's lovely to hear that you come so often. I'm sorry to hear that you find the releasing of seats frustrating. If you are coming as frequently as 8 times a year, you may wish to look at...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the performance of The Little Matchgirl. The staff were pleasant and helpful and the venue clean and tidy. The seats were comfortable and appeared new. Small-ish auditorium which made the atmosphere quite intimate with the actors. Conveniently located.

Thank Catherine M
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

The less said about the play we went to see (Hedda) the better. However the Playhouse, previously tired and rather decrepit, has had a decent facelift - comfortable new seats with plenty of legroom and decent facilities throughout. Much improved!

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

We were given some theatre tokens and decided to see “The Play What Went Wrong” at the Playhouse, our first ever visit. The play was amusing (over-rated??) but the theatre is a great venue with very comfortable seating and good sightlines and acoustics. We had...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Probably the best panto we have seen. The cast was very good, it was well directed and produced, lots of fun. The theatre has been well refurbed recently too. See you next year!

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We went to Friday afternoons performance of the Pantomine Jack in the Beanstalk at the Oxford playhouse. It's located opposite the famous Ashmolean museum and next to the Randolph hotel so easy to find. Suggest you use the park and ride like we did as...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

I have been going to the Panto for the last 10 years on Boxing Day with my family. We all enjoyed this years show, but felt it had moved away from the traditional Panto we so loved. There were not really any well know panto...More

Thank Diana K
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