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Mayflower Theatre

Address: 26 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GE, England
Phone Number: 02380 711811
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Ranked #8 of 50 Activities in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We regularly visit the theatre to see a wide range of productions. The new style foyer works very well with easy access for patrons. The staff are always very friendly & helpful. We consider ourselves very lucky to have such a beautiful theatre close by with such a wide choice of shows. Our last visit was to see 'Swan Lake'... More 

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Leverkusen, Germany
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329 reviews 329 reviews
52 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is the second year in the row that we have come to the Bryan Conley Show at the Mayflower Theatre, wrapped up this year in a loose rendition of a Cinderella pantomime. We took our places in the stalls early enough to avoid the last minute rush before the curtain call. Being "big boned" I felt really squeezed into... More 

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

La Fille Mal Garde was such a disappointment. It looked like a very junior class of a not very remarkable ballet school. Where was the Maypole dance that is supposed to be a big feature of the story,& the clog dance was dire. The set was quite pretty & the leading ballerina was lovely although not quite connecting to the... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I have been going to performances at the Mayflower Theatre for some years now and have never been disappointed. Fabulous Theatre. First Class Shows. As good as the West End Theatres in London.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Had a really lovely evening here the other week watching the Russian ballet perform the 'Swan Lake'. Great seating and a real atmosphere. The theatre is incredibly elegant and the seating is very comfy. There are great links from around Southampton including a bus which takes you just round the corner and it is conveniently located a short walk from... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Over the last year have visited to see the lion king(amazing)peppa pig(ok but not quite what I expected,hand puppets)and cinderella panto(absolutely hilarious goo wan and Brian Connelly the perfect pairing).the venue small enough that wherever you are seated you have a good view as and can appreciate the atmosphere the downside being as someone else said is lack of nearby... More 

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Sussex UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This review is about the The Mayflower as venue, not a particular performance or event at The Mayflower. The Mayflower is a great venue to see concerts, performances and events. It's easy to find, and the facilities are good. There are lifts to all levels, opera glasses for hire and refreshments available during intervals. But beware, allow at least 20... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This was an unexpectedly dull evening. The performances were adequate but unremarkable and there was no chemistry either between the leading ballet dancers or with the corps. It was described to me as two-dimensional with which I totally agreed. The comedic pieces were ok, although timing was slightly off, and the costumes and sets were pretty. The only exception to... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This venue hosts some amazing productions and is a great place for a special treat. The only downside is that the shows are very expensive and pantomimes are out of our price range now.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We originally were going to book this for 8 people which 3 of them were celebrating their 60th Birthday, 4 could not make it so they were quids in.......!!!!!! Thought the afternoon matinee would have tamed the language! The leading ladies had good strong voices however the male lead we found to be weak to the point you at times... More 

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