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Oxford Playhouse

11 - 12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW , England
01865 305305
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Ranked #27 of 66 Activities in Oxford
Type: Theaters, Adventure
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A good clean and well run theatre with plenty of scope for refreshment both before and in the interval of the production. Helpful and pleasant staff. Location easy to find opposite the Ashmolean Museum in the centre of Oxford. Everyone in the theatre would have had a good view of the stage and production.

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England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We have been visiting the Oxford Playhouse for many years; regretfully finding in recent years an absence of plays which took our fancy. Loving restoration comedy, She Stoops to Conquer was too much to resist. With like minded friends we visited last evening. The performance of all the players was superb, the production faultless and thoroughly entertaining. We all agreed... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The first play written by Agatha Christie, a real feast, well acted and very well produced. Slightly spoilt by rustling sweet papers but the ushers were brilliant and dealt sensitively with the issue. Looking forward to return visit

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
280 reviews 280 reviews
95 attraction reviews
660 helpful votes 660 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Marvellous version of this brilliant play to mark its 10th anniversary. Fabulous production and superb acting by the Oxford University cast.

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Visited Oxford specifically to see this play as we knew some of the people taking part. Lovely theatre almost opposite the Ashmoleum Museum. Nice little bar in the reception area that does get crowded just before curtain up. It is a very new play and dealt with many issues relating to the NHS, so it is very current. The audience... More

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Paris, France
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We saw an excellent performance of Guys and Dolls by the astonishing Musical Youth Company of Oxford. These youg people are incredibly talented and we were so lucky to be there. We sat next to a proud father of one of the performers, that was a plus. On a practical level it is easy to book tickets on the internet... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Have been many times to the playhouse and each time it has been very enjoyable. Friendly staff, comfortable seating and most importantly great acting! Went to see 'Guys and Dolls' recently which was performed by MYCO (Musical Youth Company of Oxford) . It was breathtakingly good & so professional! Cannot fault. Always have ice cream during the interval and although... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

the Oxford playhouse is a charity and it also puts a lot of energy into supporting the arts, young people and the local community. The shows are very varied - if you want big production musicals etc the new theatre up the road, a so much bigger venue, may be more you scene. I personally love the intimacy of the... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The Oxford Playhouse is a lively theatre with exciting new plays; an annual pantomime and pre-London performances. The seating is comfortable but the acoustics not of the best. The bar area is small and crowded and the washrooms are downstairs. I would recommend waiting in the Randolph Hotel a few doors along the road and going straight to your seats... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
24 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Visited recently to see Punt and Dennis . The staff all made us really welcome . Any complaint was the price of a glass of wine .....

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