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Citizens Theatre

119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow G5 9DS, Scotland
+44 141 429 0022
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A Real Pearl.

This is one of the most challenging, honest and stunning places you will ever visit. If you get... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2015
Sharon G
Darvel, Scotland, United Kingdom
Great Theatre

Just going to the Citizens is an honour watched a fabulous play In The Absence of War political... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2015
Diane L
via mobile
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The home of great theatre in Glasgow, offering a world-class repertoire of classic and contemporary plays.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow G5 9DS, Scotland
+44 141 429 0022
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

This is one of the most challenging, honest and stunning places you will ever visit. If you get the chance to spend even only a couple of hours here for any show or production, don't hesitate. It will establish / restore / reinvigorate your faith...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Just going to the Citizens is an honour watched a fabulous play In The Absence of War political drama Fantastic small intimate theatre great prices you feel part of the production when you are in the stalls great night out

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 3 April 2015

I have special memories of the "Citz" as my husband brought me here for our second date to see Hamlet nearly 40 years ago. So it was really nice to return and see stand-up Susan Calman who also has fond memories of this theatre. The...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2015

Great Show but not for the politically correct brigade! The bar was very accessible and service was quick. Only negative was too many people visiting the toilet during the show.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 27 February 2015

At the Citz for a production of The Slab Boys absolutely fantastic had a quick drink before curtain up another at the interval and a coffee before home great venue very reasonable night out !

1  Thank Diane L
Reviewed 23 February 2015

We went as a family, Grand Children included, to see this fantastic production. We took the train from Fort William to Glasgow and onwards to the Theatre. Every one of us, small kids included, had a fantastic time and thoroughly enjoyed their Christmas treat. Well...More

Thank theoraclesboy
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Having now seen a few shows at the Citizens I think I have caught the bug for live drama. The Citizens provides great entertainment at realistic prices with on site car parking an added bonus

Thank Braveheart1928
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Have been to 2 recent productions at this theatre. Both have been wonderful. The first was "Who Killed Johnny Glendinning" and then "A Christmas Carol " Have just received the new programme and plan to go to "The Slab Boys" with friends in February. This...More

Thank Rae969
Reviewed 4 January 2015

The Citizens never fail to amaze me with their unique and quirky repertoire but this performance of a Christmas Carol was just outstanding and so powerfully delivered. Hope you do this again next year. Many many thanks for a beautiful evening of laughter and tears

1  Thank Kundera1
Reviewed 29 December 2014

There were six of us who went to see Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Great family entertainment. The production was simple but highly effective. A little singalong to get us going and then they slid into a wonderful production of this old classic. The casting...More

Thank paul1953uk
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My partner needs extra leg room so I tend to book an aisle seat. Could you tell me how restricted the view is in the stalls(row H to be exact) Thank you in advance for your answer.
9 April 2017|
Response from CitizensTheatre | Property representative |
Hello Dale, it's slightly dependent on the production you've booked for how restricted your view will be from your seat at the end of a row. Normally, your view of the side of the stage that you're sitting on may be slightly... More
Hi, I've bought tickets for a show at the citizens theatre, but I've never been before - I just wondered how bad the 'restricted view' is from the dress circle slips? Will I struggle to see any of the show? Thanks, Michael
2 February 2017|
Response from CitizensTheatre | Property representative |
Hi Michael, it really depends on the design of the show that you've bought tickets for how much your view will be affected. Our dress circle has a very deep curve, so you'll be quite close to the stage, but may not be able... More
Sheila B
What's the best way to get to the theatre from Glasgow Central Station?
30 March 2016|
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Response from CitizensTheatre | Property representative |
Hi Sheila, the Citizens Theatre is a 15 minute walk away from Central Station on the other side of the River Clyde. The number 75 bus to Castlemilk leaves every 10 - 15 minutes from Union Street, to the East of Central, and... More