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New Wolsey Theatre

Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
+44 1473 295900
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Best pantomime EVER!

I'm a bit of a panto nut and see around 20 a year - yes, really. A friend of mine suggested that I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fourcats130
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Barking, United Kingdom
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Red riding hood panto

I have just returned from the Wolsey theatre Christmas panto REd riding hood. The theatre was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alison W
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the heart of the county town of Suffolk. Come and visit us soon!We're more than happy for you to use this page to feedback about productions you've seen here but please also take the time to let us know about your overall experience. We can only improve with your honest and balanced opinions.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a bit of a panto nut and see around 20 a year - yes, really. A friend of mine suggested that I added the New Wolsey to my schedule this year so I obliged and bought my ticket. I cried with laughter and booed...More

Thank fourcats130
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to leave your review. What a great accolade from a seasoned Panto connoisseur! Glad to hear you had a great time and loved The New Wolsey's panto, there are some tickets still left if you'd like to see it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned from the Wolsey theatre Christmas panto REd riding hood. The theatre was very busy with not many empty seats. Five schools were represented and they all behaved beautifully. The panto was hilarious with the usual little bits for adults audience, some...More

Thank Alison W
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your visit to us at The New Wolsey Theatre! It's so great to hear you had a fabulous time at the Panto! We love the Schools Matinee's too and it's so lovely to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This year's rock and roll panto is the best yet. The talent of the performers shines through and their enjoyment is infectious The Dame is magnificent! The music is a little heavier than previous years - but absolutely brilliant and the humour a little more...More

Thank John B
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review! So pleased to hear you have had fun at our cheeky Panto!! We like to think we get better with age too and the cast definitely have a great time on stage! If...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here a number of times over the last few years, never seen a bad show or had a bad experience, great stall and good value for money, always looking to see what’s going onMore

Thank Jayne J
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review! Glad to hear you have always had a great experience with us,that's really important to us here at The New Wolsey! If you've not already booked for Panto, we are selling out and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent, hilirious pantomime, even funnier and slicker than last years. A little very intimate theatre with a bar and cafe.More

Thank Wendy R
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your lovely review! So glad you enjoyed this year's Panto (Oh yes you did!) We like to try and top each year so good to hear you loved it! Looking forward to seeing you again soon, if not for Panto again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watched the Red Riding Hood show here and was not let down! A beautiful theatre and great staff! We will be back!More

Thank monikakeller72
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you so much for your review and it's great to hear you had a fab time with us watching the Panto! We also think it's important to have great staff as well as a great show so do spread the word! Panto is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are visiting family for a birthday weekend and have travelled from Basingstoke. We had tickets for the rock panto red riding hood and wasn't sure what to expect. Firstly I would like to say what a lovely theatre you have from a very open...More

Thank Julie M
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your lovely review! We're so glad you made the trip and had a fabulously festive time watching the Panto with us! We also agree that there is a great view wherever you sit in the auditorium although some seats are guaranteed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Regularly have a pre show lunch. Swift order good food 1st class service...nice staff. I am disabled and staff always giver me table service in the cafè, and then check if I would another coffee or anything else...More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review with us! It's so great to hear you enjoy your lunch with us and I shall make sure your feedback is passed on to the staff in the Café Bar to keep up the...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

The auditorium is compact, has good site lines and good acoustics. Artistic direction could possibly raise its level and ambitions. Reasonably priced. The attached cafe is not recommended for cooked food.More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review with us. We agree that our auditorium has a great view from any seat and love it's intimate feel! Sorry to hear that some shows were not to your taste artistically. As we are...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great evening spent at the Wolsey , my second home as always here!! If you have never been put it on your bucket list!! The panto is a must see.More

Thank Jane G
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review with us! Really glad you enjoyed Rules for Living and feel so at home with us here at The New Wolsey, it's exactly the way we want our customers to feel! Hope you've...More

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brianhgrant
29 November 2017|
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no idea
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Jessa K
5 October 2017|
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Response from Jacqueline C | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean what is On? You will have to refer to their website or call box office
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tracygeorge42
29 December 2016|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
12th The Bear. half term play for kids 13th King Arthur. ditto
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