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Address: Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
Phone Number: 01473 295 900
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Description: The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the...
The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the heart of the county town of Suffolk. Come and visit us soon!We're more than happy for you to use this page to feedback about productions you've seen here but please also take the time to let us know about your overall experience. We can only improve with your honest and balanced opinions.
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We attend performances on a regular basis at the Wolsey Theatre and have never been disappointed. Excellent value for money and friendly staff who provide a good service. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We attend performances on a regular basis at the Wolsey Theatre and have never been disappointed. Excellent value for money and friendly staff who provide a good service. There is a nice restaurant to relax and have a pre show meal or just to sit and have coffee. We are so lucky to have this theatre on our doorstop.

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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We have been a couple of times now and are looking forward to the next show. The staff are very friendly and helpful. the shows are produced in the same professional manner as the west end but for the fraction of the cost and on our doorstep. It is well worth giving the venue a look and try the restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Lovely theatre, always go to the restaurant for coffee when I am in town. Good service and just a nice place to visit and relax. There is always a good selection of productions offered.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I used to work at the wolsey years ago,its always had a lovely friendly feel to it and very welcoming,you can see from any seat and there is a good mix of shows,its also good to visit for a coffee and snack during the day Ipswich is very lucky to have it.

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Ipswich, Suffolk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

On the 23/7/15, I went with my wife and friend to see a performance of West Side Story by the Children s Theatre Company. The show was really terrific, with minimum scenery and had me gripped from the start. What talent there was on stage! Well done to all concerned. We preordered interval drinks which helped avoid the usual bunfight... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This was a great show performed by the coop juniors theatre company. Its a lovely little theatre, and the seating is tiered so every one has good viewing

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Enfield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

What a wonderful little theatre this is and quite a surprise as the outside does not do justice to the inside. Have been to see two productions fairly recently which I thoroughly enjoyed. The seating is very well designed and laid out so that wherever you sit, you get a good view as the seating is tiered in a horseshoe... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a really nice little theatre. Great view of the stage from all the seats. Friendly and helpful staff. Good wheelchair access with dedicated spaces for them and also very close disabled parking. Nice coffee shop with comfortable seating. Very varied programme including productions by local groups. We saw Phantom Of The Opera by The Co-op Juniors which got... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

As previous a very professional and enjoyable performance - music and jokes. We have been going for many years!

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. May you join us for many more years to come. See you soon! More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

First, it is a great venue. Intimate and not a bad seat in the house. Second the production was fab. It's amazing to see such young talent perform so brilliantly. No it's not the west end but I'm sure some of this talent is on their way.

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. It's great to hear you enjoyed Phantom, the Co-op Juniors pulled out all the stops and thouroughly deserve all the praise they received for the production. Thanks for your kind words, see you again soon! More 

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