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The Orchard Theatre

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Address: Home Gardens, Dartford DA1 1ED, England
Phone Number: 01322 220000
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Great show and pleasant surroundings

My son and I went to the Orchard last night to see Jasper Carrott with Bev Bevan of ELO.The show was outstanding the comedy great music.The theatre is modern and right next to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
chriswh24
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Had a fantastic evening hearing UB40 perform. Singing all my favourite songs. The Orchard Theatre is a great venue.

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My son and I went to the Orchard last night to see Jasper Carrott with Bev Bevan of ELO.The show was outstanding the comedy great music.The theatre is modern and right next to the railway station meaning you can enjoy a drink and still get home easily.I have never really had a bad seat view wise however if you have... More 

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had a lovely evening, dinner and theatre package was very good. A relaxing evening. Food not exceptional but very good, A little pricey but it is a theatre.

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OrchardTheatre, E-Marketing Apprentice at The Orchard Theatre, responded to this review

Hello - Thank you for your review! We try to provide the best service possible and hope to see you back soon. More 

Dartford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Orchard Theatre is currently being refurbished with air conditioning being put in, which is very much needed! On our visit this was still being put in so it was very hot but that aside, the show was brilliant. We had really good seats and enjoyed every minute. During the interval they come round with ice creams and drinks, you... More 

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OrchardTheatre, E-Marketing Apprentice at The Orchard Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we try our best to accommodate all of our guests to the best of our ability. We hope to see you back again soon. More 

Dartford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great variety of shows for the family. Find the staff always very friendly and helpful. Basket meals served in the bar and good value for money.

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OrchardTheatre, E-Marketing Apprentice at The Orchard Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we try and book a variety of shows to suit everybody! We hope to see you back again soon. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The Orchard Theatre is a fantastic modern theatre that has top entertainment outside of London. Have seen several productions over the years and some on more than one occasion when they visit. The productions cover a wide variety of genres from plays and ballet to stand up by top comedians. However, in recent years the pantomime is not up to... More 

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OrchardTheatre, E-Marketing Apprentice at The Orchard Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your experiences at the Orchard Theatre. We’re so pleased to hear how that you regularly visiting the theatre and enjoy the varied productions we host here. We hope you will enjoy our 2015 Pantomime, Dick Whittington, starring Shane Richie. This dazzling production will be spectacularly brought to life with an abundance of comedy, stunning... More 

Dartford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The show was very good, but the theatre is so uncomfortable, had seats that were not restricted but still my knees were really hurting by the second half and it was so hot, no air conditioning. And to add to our misery a hen party were aloud to blow whistles really loudly which really hurt our ears, they talked all... More 

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Dartford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The Orchard is a great little local theatre that plays host to the great & the good. My last visit was to see Tom Stade (Canadian comedian) probably best known for "The Meat Van". Great value at £17.00 and Tom came out to the foyer after the show to "meet & greet". My only complaint is that some of the... More 

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OrchardTheatre, E-Marketing Apprentice at The Orchard Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback – it’s great to hear how much you enjoying coming to the Orchard Theatre. Please be assured that we do carry out a daily routine maintenance programme for all seats in the auditorium. Thank you for your comments – we will pass these on to the maintenance team. More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
227 reviews 227 reviews
81 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Went to this wonderful theatre for the second time in a week and last night saw the musical 'Anything goes' which was simply wonderful and very entertaining. If you like tap dancing, great voices, fun and entertainment, then this is for you. The theatre is so comfortable and the lady looking after the top of the theatre and my row... More 

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OrchardTheatre, E-Marketing Apprentice at The Orchard Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so glad you enjoy the theatre and the shows that join us! We try our up-most to keep the theatre clean and maintained, and provide the highest quality possible. More 

Dartford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This theatre is one of the best around and has fantastic meals that you can get as a meal deal with your seats at very good prices. I have enjoyed may shows there and some come back year after year and all the shows are usually sell outs

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OrchardTheatre, E-Marketing Apprentice at The Orchard Theatre, responded to this review

Dear Colin - Thank you for your kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed your service, we try our up-most to provide to the highest quality! More 

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