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Rose Theatre Kingston

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Address: 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1HL, England
Phone Number: 020-8174-0090
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Description: Situated at the heart of South West London, the Rose opened its doors in...
Situated at the heart of South West London, the Rose opened its doors in January 2008 and offers a unique theatrical centre to the entire region. It has its roots in Kingston, but serves more than a million people who live and work in the region.Under the leadership of Artistic Director, Stephen Unwin, the Rose offers a rich programme of artistic activity, for people from all backgrounds and tastes. It combines the highest artistic standards, a resolute commitment to learning, and a determination to involve the broader community in what we do.
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An asset to the Kingston community

I have visited the Rose theatre on a few occasions, the last being a week ago. That was to see my sons secondary school drama group portray Shakespeare's A Midsummer Nights Dream... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Surrey, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have visited the Rose theatre on a few occasions, the last being a week ago. That was to see my sons secondary school drama group portray Shakespeare's A Midsummer Nights Dream. It is a great venue to visit to see local talent and professionally produced plays and there is more than one stage to run concurrent performances. It is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The BEST time to come to London, especially Kingston Upon Thames, is to visit the International Youth Arts Festival!!!!! This festival really transforms Kingston by displaying different cultures, traditions and entertainment for 3 weeks. The people, the food and the environment really makes you want to stay even more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My sister and I visited The Rose Theatre for the first time this afternoon to see the penultimate performance of Agatha Christie's "The Secret Adversary". The venue itself is super as it is located the south side of the Market Square area and therefore ideal for parking/transport links and a variety of pre-theatre restaurants. I liked the venue as it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We've been to see a few plays here now, and 'An audience with Brian Blessed', what a legend he is! The staff are all very friendly and the bar is reasonable priced. Seats are comfortable and there's a range of prices. We will go again.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The Rose Theatre, Kingston, to the west of central London is a smallish (900 seats) venue built to copy the floor plan of the original Rose (near the Globe) where plays by Marlowe and Shakespeare were originally performed. It's comfortable, friendly, and very reasonably priced. We were there on a Saturday evening to see a revival of David Hare's "The... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Wonderful little theatre with a great programme. Well worth a visit No parking on site but multi story near by

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The Rose has some very good performances .....and some not so good but as it is a modern theatre the seating is comfortable and views are all mostly excellent. The bar/cafe is also good but getting anything in the interval is pretty difficult ......stick to ice cream!

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This theatre is located next to the Thames river and close to main car parks in Kingston. The seating are fantastic with a good view of the stage from all around. There is a little café with drinks and cakes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We always enjoy our trips to the Rose - the atmosphere is very friendly and relaxed, the productions good and although the bench seats are unusual actually find them more comfortable than many seats in both local and West End theatres - there is also plenty of leg room.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Went to see Romeo & Juliet on Saturday, and both my daughter and I loved it. Fantastic production with great music. It was great to be so close to the stage and not having to pay the earth to be their. Comfy seats and just a really nice atmosphere in the theatre. Will definitely visit again.

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Address: 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1HL, England
Phone Number: 020-8174-0090
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Kingston upon Thames

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