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Playhouse Theatre

Address: Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5DE, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
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Ranked #521 of 1,165 Activities in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The musical was very different not what we were expecting. The seats were are very good. The only problem we had was the theatre was freezing cold, like sitting in a fridge. People complained, but nothing was done. I don't think you are required to sit in a theatre with a overcoat, scarf and gloves on.

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London
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Loads of fun and very clever. Great singing & actind all round. Clever set changes swimmingly made. Want to go again. Recommended to all Women who have been on the Verge and any fan of the Pedro Master. Great costumes with a clear nod to the film.

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London, United Kingdom
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74 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Five star production of 'Women on the edge of a nervous breakdown' . Beautiful set,fast and clever stage movement, a cool orchestra and a splendid cast. Tamsin Greig leads an excellent troupe......Hayden Gwynne and Anna Skellern are spellbinding.....but the supporting actors excell , some playing several roles. The Toreador is amazing! An excellent show in a compact theatre with a... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The Playhouse Theatre is smaller than most in the West End, but has decent sized seats and leg room, and is easy to access, right near Waterloo station. The ladies loos are not well signed, which led to a lot of hilarity. Two lines of ladies criss-crossong each other up and down stairs and through winding corridors, all asking each... More 

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I think we like most people in the theatre were only there to see Lindsay Lohan, the play was boring ( young woman opposite us slept through the whole play )although Lindsay played her part well. The theatre is a lovely old theatre but poorly designed if you are upstairs its a job to see the stage. Staff are friendly,... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The play is absolute crap, the storyline is weak and you're left wondering what the hell it is you've just watched. Lohan looked good, her shoes were awesome. The theatre is crap and if you're up in the air good luck with trying to see anything on stage! Really short, 1.5 hrs long. Don't waste your money.

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Rhode Island
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

"When in Rome, do as the Romans..." - Rubbish: Here is my belated Standing-O for the outstanding threesome of this hilarious with-an-aftertaste-of-thoughtful script. Its fast moving dialogue doesn't let you see what's coming & is executed brilliantly by the live talents of this cast of familiar faces. The theatre is ornate, comfortable & allows you to consume the drinks purchased... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Went to see Speed the Plow, the David Mamet play starring Lindsay Lohan. Highly recommended, pick up bargain tickets on Last minute . com

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Got to be the shortest play I've been to. 1.5hrs with the interval! Not the point you say. Was it well acted etc. Well for a David Mamet it was thin, in every way, the characters were thinly drawn the plot was as thin as the paper it was written on so the actors had little to work with, so... More 

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london
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This has to be the worst show I have ever seen. The actors were great but the plot was terrible. So glad I got cheap tickets. Wish I had saved the money. Don't do it people

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