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This prestigious theater was built in the 17th century and continues to sponsor performances throughout the year.
Sawclose, Bath BA1 1EY, England
+44 1225 448844
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All reviews ustinov studio dress circle excellent production noel coward restricted view excellent play box office front row intimate venue front of house beautiful building performance stage cast interval pantomime matinee
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to see Glengarry Glen Ross and hated it. There was foul language throughout, for which there was no warning in the publicity material. Fortunately, the first half only lasted 35 minutes and we should have left then, but we didn't. This sort of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank robfear2012
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must visit here in the centre of Bath; one of England's beautiful ancient cities. Although the seats are fairly narrow, leg room is adequate. The box seats are exquisite as is the entire theatre. A great bar will serve your refreshment needs and the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 53Geoff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning building in bath city centre. Beautifully decorated interior and perfectly located near to our hotel, just 5 minutes away. Lots going on nearby too.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JRutter66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not been to the theatre royal for years as the tickets are expensive - but hey we saw Simon Callow and Jane Asher were in Song at Twilight by Noel Coward so went for it. Dress Circle - £70 for 2 - seats...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rotterdam0892
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Auntie Jane wanted to go and see A Song At Twilight by Noel Coward. So she booked the tickets and invited my wife. But on the night Auntie Jane was poorly, so since there was a spare ticket, I was invited along. Bad move. I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jacw2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here to see " A Song at Twilight" featuring Simon Callow and Jane Asher. The theatre is lovely and staff very helpful although gaining access to middle seats in Dress Circle is a bit difficult as you have to enter from end of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank steve j
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have visited the theatre several times over the last year, the productions are excellent with some well known actors/actresses. The theatre itself is not huge so most seats have a good view of the stage. There is a good variety of shows too to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Saluki25
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

We saw an excellent play (Blue Door), which was extremely well acted. So full marks for that experience. The theatre is another matter. If you are 6ft, or taller, the seating is very cramped. On this occasion I booked the front row of the stalls,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank handel21
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

A very beautiful and intimate theatre. Watched 'The lady vanishes' which consisted of a very professional cast. Would definitely go back.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chloe F
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

A wonderful production which my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed. Our seats in Row D had plenty of leg room, with a superb unobstructed view of the stage.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from Lynnieo62 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual. It can get pretty hot so light layers is best.
13 April 2017|
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