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Playhouse Theatre

Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5DE, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
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Ranked #493 of 1,153 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Performances
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

"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 NEW

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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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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Excellent performances from all the cast. Lots of funny moments and a beautiful theatre with excellent bar service during the interval. Really pleased we went!

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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have no problem with the Theatre or the staff - all was up to west end standards. The show I saw today was awful. "Follow-the- Plow" (Plough surely?) is the story of how a Hollywood film producer is sexually beguiled into contemplating turning down producing a sure fire hit for a (possibly) worthy but disastrous book (I do not... More

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London, United Kingdom
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20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

saw david Mamets 'Speed the plow' excellent seats row c in the middle matinee Performance. The play was beyond my expectations, really enjoyed it and laughed more than i expected. The reviews say Lyndsy Lohan makes the Play but i think she was average but was nice seeing a big celebrity up close. The drinks are quite expensive but the... More

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Ballymena
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Dilapidated building to say the least - attended 11/10/14 and to be totally honest they might've been able to at least Hoover before opening their doors. Originally were in upper circle (having not been told about the restricted leg room - my 5 foot 0 aunt didn't even have room for her legs.) paid for an upgrade to dress circle,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We went to see Speed-the-plow on the 9th of October 2014. To be honest, I booked it because of Lindsay Lohan. She was amazing. She was a bit stiff and nervous during the first act, but after that she was very good and more natural. Her monologues were very well performed. And she looked stunning. So please do not believe... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Me and my boyfriend went to see Speed the Plow, we were early so we decided to have a walk across the bridge which is really close, when we came back to take our seats the staff are courteous to let us know that one of the actors is unwell and will be replaced by a understudy, who is still... More

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