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New Wolsey Theatre

Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
+44 1473 295900
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Captain Flinn

We went to see captain Flinn and the pirate dinosaurs. Our son absolutely loved it. He kept him... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tatty1984
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Great Shows for good prices

Visited with work in 2016 (wasn't possible to select that year when adding the review) We were all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kati N
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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.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see captain Flinn and the pirate dinosaurs. Our son absolutely loved it. He kept him engaged, wasn’t too scary and was the perfect length of time. Only thing is we could have done with knowing that there would be no interval so...More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review with us. So glad to hear your son had a great time and loved the show, we hope you enjoyed it too!! Apologies you weren't made aware of the running time. For any future...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with work in 2016 (wasn't possible to select that year when adding the review) We were all seated together (as a large group booking) and enjoyed the show a lot (Sinbad) Highly recommend a visit!More

Thank Kati N
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! So glad you had a great time visiting us in 2016 and still remember your time with us!! This year's panto is Cinderella and on sale now so we'd love to see you again this...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant relaxed atmosphere. Nice food and quick service. Would mention the table was a little grubby but nothing unexpected for a busy weekday lunchtime and would visit again happily as the staff were very friendly.More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and so glad to hear that you had a lovely, relaxed visit. I shall pass on your feedback to the hospitality team so we can ensure the Front of House tables are kept on...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

One of the great advantages of the New Wolsey Theatre is the steep raking which allows for excellent views with an intimate feel of the production. There is a wide range of shows with touring companies visiting as well as local productions.More

Thank Amulus
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! Glad to hear you enjoying visiting our theatre wherever you are seated! Our Spring season has a great range of touring and our own produced shows and our Autumn season will be on...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were given tickets to see Quartet at the New Wolsey Theatre. It was our first visit and we thought we would take up the chance of dinner in the theatre cafe and bar. It went far beyond our expectations. The food...More

Thank Richard A
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We're really glad to hear that you had a great time at The New Wolsey Theatre and I shall be sure to pass your comments on to all the staff here. We still...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Such a quaint & unique experience coming here. Parking facilities close by, & friendly & welcoming staff when you arrive. A small bar, & very clean toilets. The theatre seats are surprisingly comfortable, & all viewing areas are great! A really nice personal touch was...More

Thank Becky C
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, so glad to hear you had a lovely time on your first visit to us and especially glad to hear we will be welcoming you again in the future! I'll be sure...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Went to the Wolsey to see panto jack in the beanstalk, what a gas, brilliant funny show, staff were excellent too good friendly service at the bar and helpful front of house staff,the seating is a little cramped but the show was enjoyed by everyone...More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we're glad that you enjoyed your visit to see the Panto and had a great experience not only watching the show but with the staff and the service you received! It's something we take...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Went to see the annual rock and roll panto. It was a great show as usual with such talented performers.More

Thank Peter545
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! So glad to hear that you had a fab time seeing the Panto! A lot goes into making the shows so it's great to hear that you enjoyed all the production! Our...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Did you know that if they cancel a performance, as they did with a recent one that I was taking my Grandchildren to, they credit your theatre account rather than give you a refund! I only realised when I was charged on my card for...More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, I'm sorry to hear of the problem you have incurred. I do believe you contacted us regarding this yesterday and we are looking into this matter for you. Please be assured we will be...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

We always go to the Wolsey Theatre to see the rock 'n' roll panto and, once again, it was brilliant. The cast were excellent, so talented and the script was superb. Costumes were gorgeous and the whole show cheers up a gloomy January. Can't wait...More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! So glad to hear that you had a fab time seeing the Panto! A lot goes into making the shows so it's great to hear that you enjoyed all the elements of...More

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