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Address: 147 Tooley Street | Southwark, London SE1 2HZ, England
Phone Number: 020 7645 0500
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Minotaur magic

Just attended the Minotaur with my son in year 3 followed by the myths and legends workshop. Highly recommend it for all adepts of Greek myths and percy jackson fans. This is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Maria K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just attended the Minotaur with my son in year 3 followed by the myths and legends workshop. Highly recommend it for all adepts of Greek myths and percy jackson fans. This is a great play to talk about what good and bad is and how decisions stop being so black and white. Superb.

Thank Maria K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I've only been here once but will return for the right play. This theatre produces theatre for all ages, which is important. Every now and again, an adult production is performed. Lots of space in the seating area. Great cafe inside to relax whilst waiting.

Thank perfect_spy
Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Wet Saturday morning in London with children? Get down here. Everything's free, our six-year-old left asking to come back the moment we're next in London having had a cracking time with other children improvising everything theatre, with hugely enthusiastic staff. As a parent, if your children are happy, so are you. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Andrew C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A friend and I took our 4 children (aged between 8 &12) to the Unicorn theatre Summer Cineclub, and I cannot recommend it enough. We booked online only a couple of days before and it was only £11 for myself and my 2 children which I thought was fantastic value for money, this also included a bag of popcorn each!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I went to see Love's Labour's Lost at the Unicorn last week. I loved the design of the theatre and the production was fun, different an interesting. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the whole ambiance of staff, audience and actors made for a very good evening.

Thank Lizzyg16
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I took my children aged 6 & 10 to see the original velveteen rabbit and all were spellbound. Beautifully acted, funny, moving. My daughter still talks about it now. It's a great little theatre, close to London bridge and the Thames. Friendly staff

Thank Jane P
Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We took our toddler to see The Velveteen Rabbit one afternnon. It was brilliant, touching and - despite the lack of any costumes to differentiate the stuffed toys from the humans - completely empathetic both for parents and our 30-month old. The theatre is spacious, the seats comfortable, and the cast's impact verging on overwhelming: our little boy was so... More 

Thank Philip B
Derby, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We visited the theatre with a friend, to see The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Not an easy work, and developed to provoke thinking in the audience - including pupils from local schools. The production was superb, engaging from the very beginning. The attention of the audience was captured, truly absorbed from the very beginning to the last word. The issues raised... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I had a lovely visit to the Unicorn with my daughter and grandson (11 mths old) to see 'Scrunch' a play for 0-2 years. I was sure my grandson would enjoy the experience, but wasn't sure he'd 'watch' a play. However, he was mesmerised. The little theatre room was draped with white curtains all around, and had a lovely atmosphere.... More 

Thank Rosetogo
Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The staff at this theatre were so polite and really helpful. The theatre was clean and well presented and I would definitely return. However we went to watch Nosferatu, the 2 actors put a lot of effort into the performance with all the lighting and props but I just found it very odd and I would not recommend that particular... More 

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