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A smaller, more intimate theatre but absolutely charming. We saw The Importance of Being Ernest... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
Lewes, United Kingdom
Charming Old-Style Theatre on The Strand

In recent years I've been to the Vaudeville Theatre on several occasions, including two different... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Offenbach, Germany
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Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Tired old theatre, with no real character at all. Disappointing visit and won’t be going back in the future.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Diggyd123
Reviewed December 28, 2018

It was lashing down with rain as my friend and I darted into the foyer of this theatre to see a show (True West) Cosy but roomy seats, I could cross my legs without my knees hitting my chin! Perfect view of the stage in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Where to begin? This is the last in a good series of Wilde plays at the Vaudeville. It is his best but the director wilfully ruins it. This production has no subtlety with the cast shouting at a frantic pace. The beautiful lines are lost...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

A smaller, more intimate theatre but absolutely charming. We saw The Importance of Being Ernest which was wonderful. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GrishGrish
Reviewed August 26, 2018

A beautiful theatre to look at with the stained glass around the front canopy, beautifully decorated inside and a tiny gem of a theatre creating a very intimate performance. Some of the most comfortable seats I have sat on in a theatre for a long...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ZoeBailey72
Reviewed August 21, 2018

In recent years I've been to the Vaudeville Theatre on several occasions, including two different versions of Oscar Wilde's classic comedy The Importance of Being Earnest and a rather nice Hobson's Choice. Like many such historical venues in the "West End" area, it is rather...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

The theatre is right on the main road at 210 Vaudeville Avenue. You'll be greeted by stairs almost as soon as you get in, I did not note any alternative arrangements so you may want to check with the theatre if you struggle on stairs....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 123_Sussex_UK
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Play and staging were great and the play is hilarious! Theatre is old and traditional and the seats are a little tight, but overall a great experience and location to see these classic plays.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Y7488PMjohnk
Reviewed June 9, 2018

The cast was wonderful. Frances Barber stole the show with her diction and characterization. Nathaniel Parker was not far behind her, as were the two wily Foxes and Susan Hampshire. Great supporting cast. Creative and grand production values. Loved it!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kim S
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Having already enjoyed, 'Lady Windermere's Fan', I decided to book 'An Ideal Husband' as a birthday treat for my daughter- so glad I did. I booked for the upper circle, but -for some reason and without asking- we were upgraded to the dress circle! What...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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