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Mayflower Theatre

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Address: 26 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GE, England
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+44 23 8071 1811
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Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Billy Elliott

Fabulous show! 5 stars for the show. Toilets inadequate, no toilet paper, empty soap dispenser. People constantly rustling sweet wrappers behind us. Very irritating. Fabulous... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fabulous show! 5 stars for the show. Toilets inadequate, no toilet paper, empty soap dispenser. People constantly rustling sweet wrappers behind us. Very irritating. Fabulous show though. Ticket prices make theatre going an elitist form of entertainment.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Another brilliant show (Billy elliot) helpful friendly staff, great theatre. Had drinks during interval. The whole place is lovely and relaxed and as good value for money as other smaller theatres.

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Surrey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having moved down to the coast from Surrey and being a fan of London theatres it has been a great delight to find such a good theatre with such a great variety of shows. I have been to ballets, musicals and a children's production so far - all excellent, and have also taken my elderly mother along in a wheelchair... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful theatre, great show Billy Elliot really enjoyed it! Lots of energy! Seats Ok, ticket price not the cheapest! But all in all a lovely evening in a beautiful building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had peasant seats up in the balcony but still great! Lots of stairs but apparently there is a lift somewhere. We saw Billy Elliot and would defo recommend it (bring tissues as some bits are emotional!) Staff were nice and friendly too.

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to the Mayflower Theatre a good number of times to see different shows, and always enjoy everything about it. The Theatre itself is charming. This time we saw Billy Elliott what an absolute joy. I took my two children 9 and 14, yes it has very strong language but it's lost in the story and wouldn't be the... More 

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed the pantomime at xmas, but you can never be certain who you will end up near to! First time however experienced. a lady whom told my grandson his light up sword ( bought at the show) was too much to bear! Instead of just containing herself to the management she did make our lives very uncomfortable and ultimately... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The theatre is similar to those found in London. Not quite as ornate, but you still get the old theatre atmosphere. This was my first visit to the Mayflower Theatre, my nearest theatre which offers the big productipbs is in Woking. We went by train to Southampton Central, the theatre is only about 5 minutes walk away. I believe parking... More 

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Thank UkVen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I love this theatre! We have been here to watch many productions, including The Lion King and Sweeney Todd. The layout is great, the views and sound are amazing and the atmosphere is always brilliant! A must-visit whether you're local or not!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great theatre - one of the very best outside London - perhaps even including. Parking is reasonable - there are two multi-stories nearby and its similarly close to Southampton Central railway station and the bus routes. Seats are not the most comfortable but OK. Foyer, bars and the ovation restaurant upstairs are all good. Ovation opens for pre-show meals. A... More 

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