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Polka Theatre for Children

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Transported to a winter wood

Went to see In the Winter Wood with some friends and our kids, age range from 3 - 8. What a... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
London, United Kingdom
Love this place!!

I feel very lucky to have this place nearby. There are often great shows, artistically... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Polka Theatre is one of the few venues in the UK which is dedicated to producing and presenting world-class theatre for children aged 0 - 13 years. Since the doors opened in 1979, this unique venue has been entertaining children with resonant...more
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240 The Broadway | Wimbledon, London SW19 1SB, England
+44 20 8543 4888
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

Went to see In the Winter Wood with some friends and our kids, age range from 3 - 8. What a fantastic solo production. Our kids were transfixed and talked about this magical experience for days. Excellent storytelling with music and dancing. Excellent audience participation....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

I feel very lucky to have this place nearby. There are often great shows, artistically interpreted. My children always enjoy. They also love the café which is very sweet.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Just been to see a show with Tara Arts - 3 sat under a banyan tree. Have forgotten what a lovely space they have at the polka. Staff were brilliant and their energy added to the experience. Walked past a busy pizzaexpress and remembered what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Went to the Polka Theatre to see Jack and the Beanstalk with Patrick Lynch from Cbebbies in the lead ( well in fact the only participant)- it’s not the West End and lacked those theatres sets, however with our almost four year old we enjoyed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

What a wonderful way to spend the afternoon! I took my grandson (age 7)! to see this Lyngo Theatre production of Jack and the Beanstalk. A brilliant performance by Patrick Lynch. Both of us enjoyed it and would highly recommend spending time at the Polka...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We visited the theatre today to see the play Everywhere Bear. A great production which we all enjoyed. We will be back.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

I travelled all the way from Hertfordshire to watch “Double Act” & it was worth the long journey. Amazing show, very talented team of actors. I hope to see more Jacqueline Wilson shows in the future! Lovely theatre & very reasonably priced for food, drink...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Took my three boys aged 3,7 and 9 to see this performance on Saturday 3rd March. The acting was superb and our boys were captivated by the actors and the stage set which included and excellent projection background. This epic tale was beautifully portrayed by...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

We have been regulars at Polka for the last 11 years. It used to be excellent but it is note of a ‚hit and miss’ nowadays. The Polka cast is nowhere as prefessional as Unicorn or Rose theatre ones. What really let the Polka down...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

I came here on Saturday with my family as I bought tickets to see 'The Borrowers' for my nieces and nephew's birthdays - aged 7 and 5. The show itself was excellent, very well done. The audience was slightly unsettled as you would expect at...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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