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Nottingham Playhouse

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Address: Wellington Circus, Nottingham NG1 5AL, England
Phone Number: 441159419419
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Lovely local theatre

We've been here several times and always have a great time, To be fair,it is rarely sold out so we generally are able to move seats so that we have plenty of room to spread out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
AnnieM452
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been here several times and always have a great time, To be fair,it is rarely sold out so we generally are able to move seats so that we have plenty of room to spread out! Also buy cheaper seats and move to better ones if you can is a good trick! Nice bar and outdoor seating area compliments the... More 

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Exeter
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited mid September whilst on business in Nottingham. Booked over the phone and picked my ticket up when I arrived pre-performance, as the online booking system was a bit long winded. With it being a hot day, the outdoor seating area is great for pre-theatre drinks, love the public art. The theatre was a wee bit warm, but the performance... More 

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Thank YorkshireLassInDevon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall a good little theatre. Easy to find, parking but walkable from town. Would have given it 5 stars but the seats were not that comfortable, and the air conditioning could have been colder/more as it was a little hot towards the end. We'd return happily.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Came here to see a matinee show, the seats were uncomfortable, to say you are sat in them for around 2 hours in total, you can get comfortable as you are sat upright and so close to the person next to you, not great if you don't know them, the leg room is next to nothing and not advisable for... More 

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Bexley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Decent food, good value plus friendly service. We were able to sit outside as it was a sunny day in Nottingham and enjoy the Sky Mirror while we ate.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

I went to see a show here earlier this year. Great bar within the playhouse so grab a drinks before you show. Sound system good but need better aircon

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Thank colinac2003
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Fantastic place to see some really good productions. Always enjoyed coming here and do always keep an eye out for what they have on

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

On our first visit, to see the lovely Mary Chapin Carpenter, we experienced 2 for the price of one: a great show (especially from openers Applewood Road) combined with an unexpected sauna!! Granted it was a very hot day (30C) and we were told the aircon was on but the circle became like the Black Hole of Calcutta!! I have... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We watched a show which our granddaughter was dancing in. It was excellent.. We have been here a few times and throughly enjoyed the experience, however we were very disappointed in the price of the drinks and the lack of choice which seems very unfair when you have a captive audience especially at the interval!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Went to see a family member in an end of year show. Firstly parking with a blue badge was easy. Collection of tickets was a little hard but we came out good in the end. We had five tickets in total but one had been booked over the phone at the last minute. When we arrived we were told that... More 

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