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Lovely Theatre Great Show

Had a lovely visit to the theatre with my wife. Newly refurbished theatre, clean and fresh bar... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Alfred H
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Dandy Dick - A lovely light hearted comedy

As always, a lovely visit to Whitefield Garrick; this time to watch Dandy Dick. This is my type of... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Mary C
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Small but perfectly formed ( 86 seat ) Theatre with thrust stage layout. This well equiped and intimate theatre provides 5 plays per season each for 9 performances. The society aims to provide a wide range of drama to appeal to most theatre goers...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Bank Street, Whitefield, Bury M45 7JF, England
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely visit to the theatre with my wife. Newly refurbished theatre, clean and fresh bar area. Friendly and approachable staff. Top tip -arrive early as seats are allocated on arrival not when tickets are purchased. Cracking show as always.

1  Thank Alfred H
Reviewed 24 September 2018

As always, a lovely visit to Whitefield Garrick; this time to watch Dandy Dick. This is my type of play, a good old fashioned comedy with larger than life characters. A super performance by the vicar and I loved the stable boy's comical interjections. Well...More

3  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great night at the the theatre. Such a good play, great set, superb acting from a great cast but especially from the lead Peter Schofield. This play was very funny and centred around a Deane and his family. It’s very well directed...More

2  Thank Kitkatshore
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Shame to see this company wasting its effort on this lightweight fare. Competently done, of course, but not funny, of historical interest, or having anything to justify the time spent. Sad.More

8  Thank LesManchester
janet717, Committee Member at Whitefield Garrick Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Sorry to hear this play wasn't your cup of tea, Les. As I'm sure you can understand, we need to ensure we produce a varied and balanced season each year to satisfy all our audiences tastes. Hopefully you will find another one of our future...More

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Went to see A Different Way Home this week. It was exceptional - funny and moving. John O’Connell delivered two amazing monologues- an incredible feat of memory an incredibly engaging performance. Well directed too. Lovely bar area.

3  Thank Alfred H
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

This was an exceptional production! I think John O'Connell connected with every audience member with his towering performance. The nostalgic tales of the lives of Leslie and Maureen developed into both a very moving and a very funny production. Congratulations Andrew Close, John O'Connell and...More

3  Thank JoHoBolton
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Well what can I say, an amazing night at the Garrick. A superb theatre and a wonderful venue. A master class from John O’Connell. The play was wonderful and the characterisation of Leslie and Maureen was faultless.John played both parts so well it was hard...More

3  Thank Kitkatshore
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

A stunning solo performance by an accomplished actor. Anyone who ever had a sibling will find something in this acutely observed drama that reminds them of their own relationships. It is a poignant tale but not without humour, and should warm even the coldest heart....More

3  Thank Niall M
Reviewed 25 November 2017

The professional standard of this theatre company was maintained with the latest offering "Shadowlands". The story concerns C S Lewis, the donnish bachelor of the Narnia Chronicles and much Christian apologia, and the love that came to him late in life when he met Joyce...More

2  Thank LesManchester
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Another outstanding show at the Whitefield Garrick. An excellent production of Billy Liar. Brilliant cast with some familiar faces. Excellent lighting, and sound. Great directing. You are always made to feel very welcome at Whitefield Garrick, greeted and served with a smile. Lovely little bar...More

1  Thank mindi_12
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