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Address: 11 - 12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW , England
Phone Number: 01865 305305
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Great place to see quality theater

had a very enjoyable evening here seeing Arthur Miller's All My Sons put on by Talawa, the UK's top black-led theater group, fresh off of the West End. The theater is intimate... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Portland, Maine
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Portland, Maine
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

had a very enjoyable evening here seeing Arthur Miller's All My Sons put on by Talawa, the UK's top black-led theater group, fresh off of the West End. The theater is intimate with decent acoustics. The tickets were only £24, which I thought was reasonable. There seemed to be a lot of student productions in addition to professional casts. A... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Now when you have a short City break you probably don't think of visiting the local theatre/playhouse. Due to circumstances we did and it made for a great change. We were lucky enough to see a comedian Gina Yashere who was very funny. In fact she is on tour throughout UK at moment and I would recommend seeking her out.... More 

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Reading, UK
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77 reviews 77 reviews
26 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

On a recent overnight stay in Oxford we were keen to experience a production put on by students since my daughter has a keen interest in drama. The production of 'Noises Off' by the 'Milk and Two Sugars' company from Oxford University fitted the bill nicely. What a scream. This farce was incredible from beginning to end. The ticket price... More 

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England
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99 reviews 99 reviews
34 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

This is such a lovely theatre. Very traditional yet really well modernised so that the bars etc are bright and airy. All the staff were friendly and helpful. Refreshments were enjoyable - great to have the option on tea and cake as well as ice cream and alcoholic drinks! We saw a student production of Noises Off which was superb.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

It has been many years since we last visited this particular theatre, but a present of tickets from our children meant we were able to enjoy a terrific performance of this award winning show. Robert Webb, Jason Thorpe and Christopher Ryan were brilliant in their respective roles and received lengthy ovations at the end from the appreciative audience, This was... More 

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I went to the pantomime here in 2013/4 (Robin Hood) and again in the 2014/5 season (Beauty and the Beast). Both were very engaging performances, with the latest one being a real extravaganza of colour, sound and action. Our kids (6 & 4) loved it (and the adults were quite impressed too). The venue is petite but all the better... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

10 of us, age range 5 - 72 thoroughly enjoyed this years panto Beauty and the Beast. Brilliant venue, great cast. Fabulous :) a great way to celebrate New Year's Eve.

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Winslow, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
22 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I love the Panto in Oxford each year....good old fashioned fun. No hyped soap stars..just great fun acting. Good jokes-suits all ages.... Good fun acting, great audience participation. We come every year & love this Panto ....we!ll be back next year too!!! This is a well run theatre, comfy seats.drinks ice creams etc not too over priced... Easy to find... More 

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Brighton England
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192 reviews 192 reviews
53 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Beautiful venue with great selection of shows suitable for all ages during each year. Lovely bar with super-helpful staff and small but interesting selection of food. Worth a visit - opposite Ashmolean.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Had a wonderful night at this years Panto Beauty and the Beast at the Oxford Playhouse it was great from start to finish with loads of laughs and million times better from that year I would highly recommend to anyone.

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