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Address: Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth PO1 2DD, England
Phone Number: 02392 646477, 02392 649000
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Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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elaborate decorations

went to see "Andy Hamilton " in his stand up show ...... the theatre is beautiful with elaborate decorations ..... the staff where very friendly and the seats comfortable with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2015
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Went to see an excellent play (The Santa Trap) which was well presented by a group of talented performers. But the theatre was freezing cold. There seemed to be a permanent draught which felt more like air conditioning than a window being left open. I might go again, but not in winter months. Another point - if you've got parts... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Me and hubby went to see the Upbeat Beatles. Having lived in Portsmouth all our lives,neither have ever visited!! It is set in a central location, and is very well kept. It has an up to date bar area and still has that 'theatre' feel. Plenty of room, and staff very helpful. Lovely building. Would visit again.

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Thank MrsAirmiles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We went to see "Show of Hands" last night and the Theatre was an excellent backdrop to a superb group of musicians. The Theatre is newly refurbished and is well worth a visit.Quite lovely.

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Thank glyn l
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

went to see "Andy Hamilton " in his stand up show ...... the theatre is beautiful with elaborate decorations ..... the staff where very friendly and the seats comfortable with plenty of leg room ..... would have been nice to have some cup holders ....and Andy Hamilton had us laughing for his two hour show .... a great night out... More 

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Thank les h
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful theatre ornate definitely the gem in Guildhall Walk! Love the decor and has a vast and interesting history it's also one of the few surviving Matcham theatres left along with The Kings I've seen several plays here over the years I like the intimate feel that the bigger theatres don't have. Welcoming Staff and it also has its own... More 

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Thank Auror123
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

It is so nice to see a performance in such a small theatre with such character and charm. I have seen many performances here, and would choose this over a large theatre any day.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We liked this traditional theatre - easy off street car parking close by (free on a Sunday) - good views from the circle where we were seated. Yes the production wasn't the best but we were talking children's theatre and with two 7 & 9 year old boys in toe we felt it was probably at the right level (the... More 

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1 Thank Neil P
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Love the New Theatre Royal great historic venue. Seen some wonderful shows here. The location close to the train station and town centre

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1 Thank Miss J
Swansea, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

went in for a quick drink,still the same....if only i had killed her that day,i would be out now ! (just a joke) no it was nice to go back,nice wine and nice staff,

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Thank LORDmark2014
Palermo, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We went at New Theatre Royal for a performance of the Rite of Spring. The last play before the theatre close for restoration (that it definitely needs). A curious place with a intriguing Victorian taste, but now we've to wait till 2014...

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