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ADC Theatre

Park Street, Cambridge CB5 8AS, England
+44 1223 503333
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Ranked #31 of 106 Attractions in Cambridge
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Apr 7, 2014
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We love this theatre as it is very welcoming and although it is on the small side it is very accessible and has some great artists here.

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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Saw an excellent production of 1984 here which far exceeded my expectations. Lovely little theatre with good facilities and pleasant staff. Although the seats are comfortable, the arrangement is not good and some members of audience had problems seeing the stage. Good value for money and worth visiting

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

1st visit to the adc, great little theatre. Saw the BAWDS production of Dickens old curiosity shop. Great acting all round. Wonderful set. £10 a ticket, bargain. Paid £65 a ticket to see mamma mia in the west-end last week (awful set and poor production). This was miles better all round. Well done to all involved. Thouroughly recommend.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Went to see the Cambridge Footlights perform in their panto at the ADC. It was brilliant, the quality of the acting was superb and it is easy to se why so many big names first started their acting careers with the footlights. It was my first time at the ADC, it is cosy with a nice ambiance, the only downside... More

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230 reviews 230 reviews
130 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

While in Cambridge recently I visited the ADC. It was a great evening. The theatre is quite small and the seats are not roomy but the atmosphere was just great. I love amateur dramatics and the enthusiasm of young actors. For me this is part of the attraction. I often want to see a play without paying West End prices... More

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Kings Lynn
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We attended the opening night production of The Producers at the ADC. Full marks for the show - the actors acted their hearts out. The staff are friendly and helpful. We'd booked our tickets on-line and collected them a couple of hours before the show - worth doing as the queue is quite big immediately before the performance. As it... More

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Cambridge UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We try and watch something at the ADC at least every other month. The performance standard often matches London West End, but at shabby prices (typically £12 a seat). The theatre's Patron is Sondheim, so there is a at least one of his wonderful musicals performed each term, but the repertoire ranges from comedy to cutting edge drama, so something... More

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Cambridge England
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107 reviews 107 reviews
18 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

The ADC is a small intimate theatre with good sound. Th seats are not overly comfortable but the ambience is very good. The bar wasn't expensive and a hosted a local ale, Marcus Aurelius from th Milton Brewery. Polite efficient service. No booking fee which is a bonus and very reasonably priced tickets for Wyrd Sisters..

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

It's not as big as a lot of theatres, but the enthusiasm of the student actors and staff was infectious and great fun! The drinks were cheap too :-)

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Better than just OK it is a very small but comfortable theatre with quite a nice bar area, but not one of the top theatres.

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