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Open Air Theatre

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Neighborhood: Regent's Park / Kings Cross
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Address: Inner Circle, NW1 | Regent's Park, London, England
Phone Number: 020/7486-2431
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Description: Live performances are presented in Regent's Park.

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Theatre in the Fresh Air

There is always a wonderful atmosphere in Regents Park Open Air Theatre, it really buzzes at night and you can take your own picnic to eat in the grounds, if you don't want to pay... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There is always a wonderful atmosphere in Regents Park Open Air Theatre, it really buzzes at night and you can take your own picnic to eat in the grounds, if you don't want to pay the bar and café prices which are quite high. When it gets dark and the fairy lights come on, it is quite magical. Most of... More 

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Nancy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Fresh approach to theatre and a brilliant performance. Lucky to have the sun shining too. It felt as though I was on holiday for a few hours. Loved every second and even entertained my teenage brother from start to finish.

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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It's wonderful to have an Open Air Theatre. The plays are usually good and the musicals excellent. As long as it doesn't rain, it's a great evening out!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

I go here every year to see a show as the venue is so unusual and if the weather is kind, it's one of the best places to spend a summer evening. The shows are always varied so there's something for everyone. The seats are good view wise, but I would always take a cushion for extra comfort and also... More 

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Capel, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We loved the presentation of To Kill a Mockingbird this summer. The excellent cast's deliberate movement and focus on the action was a key to inviting the audience into total absorption in the action of this evergreen story. As a visitor to London I particularly enjoyed the whole Regent's Park experience. Highly recommended. Book early and look out for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

It was my first time at Regent`s Park Open Air Theatre and enjoyed very much. The performance was The Gershwin`s Porgy and Bess an American opera. It was not exactly what I want to see in England but, the enviroment at the theatre was very nice and very well performed. Before I had afternon tea and the cakes and sandwiches... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I visited the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park for the first time as had a super time. The facilities are very good, loos clean and next to the amphitheatre, a very good bar too with a decent range of wines and snacks available. The bar area was very busy but staff worked fast and queues went down quickly. I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We have been to the Open Air Theatre several times, most recently to see Porgy & Bess which we thoroughly enjoyed. As we are reasonably local, we tend to leave it to the last minute to book tickets & only book if there is a good chance of dry weather. This isn't an option for everyone (& it does restrict... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I took my first trip to the Open Air Theatre to see To Kill a Mockingbird yesterday. First off, I fell in love with the setting. What an incredible venue! Nestled among the trees in the centre of Regents Park you can enjoy the birds flying over head and the trees rustling as you take in some really high quality... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

On a warm dry Summer evening, with the fairy lights and a good production it an be very special here, BUT when its cold and wet its a different story. Of course the weather affects outdoor venues in this country, but unlike the Globe who never cancel, here they wait until the last minute to make a decision on if... More 

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