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The Orchard Theatre

Home Gardens, Dartford DA1 1ED, England
01322 220000
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Ranked #1 of 16 attractions in Dartford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Jul 24, 2014
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Wokingham
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7 reviews 7 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Watched Bird College's phenomenal 'Wonderlands' graduate show last Saturday. The one thing that marred the experience, though, was the fact that it was just too hot in the theatre. Having been before, we knew it could get hot, and true to say it was a very warm evening, but nevertheless it made the experience distinctly uncomfortable. We took mini fans... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed my visit to this theatre which has great facilities, comfortable seats and a good bar. It also feels spacious which is welcome before the show starts.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Visited on Friday 27th June. Had a delicious meal in the restaurant served by friendly, efficient staff. Enjoyed a fabulous show in the theatre, however the lack of any air conditioning spoilt my enjoyment. By the end of the first half I was dripping and very relieved to get to the bar! Very surprised that in a modern theatre there... More

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Leicester
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97 reviews 97 reviews
11 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Medium sized theatre with an intimate feel.Everything was well used but clean and in good condition. VERY friendly and helpful front of house team

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Took my family to see EVITA at the orchard in june.I had always wanted to see this show,but was a bit too young when it made its debut at the west end.This was my second trip to the orchard.The show was up to west end standard.I was not disappointed.The cast were all fantastic and i sang along to all the... More

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

the front of house staff/stage crew and ushers do a good job at what they need to do but collin moon one of the ushers is very good at his job as he helps out at other thearters as well when he is not at the orchard i belive that the ushers should get paid

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Went to see a production of Evita. Really enjoyed the evening. Orchard Theater is easy to to to from the M25, parking was very easy as well. sensible queuing system at the bar so served fairly quickly. I had to change my tickets a few days before due to a knee operation and the box office staff were very helpful... More

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Our first visit to this theatre to see Marti Pellow in Evita! We had four seats in the front row and we all loved the close view from there! Marti Pellow was excellent with a fantastic voice. He was on the stage the whole time. The lady who played Evita was amazing and her voice was incredible. The whole cast... More

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Dartford, Kent
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

For a relatively small provincial town Dartford still manages to pull in the odd good play / convert / comic the facilities are clean and the staff are always friendly and helpful

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Very good venue. Friendly, helpful staff. Great sound system operated by someone who knows what they are doing.

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