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Address: 11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW, England
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+44 1865 305305
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10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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We actually hadn't planned to see a play, we had arrived in Oxford for the half marathon the next day and popping into a pub we saw a flyer for the play. We had heard about the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 10, 2016
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Playhouse is a great theatre which offers a wide variety of entertainment at a reasonable price in a very comfortable setting. The seating is excellent with very few restricted view areas. The view of the stage from the circle is just as good as the stalls. A brilliant asset for Oxford.

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Thank EagleEyeSamurai
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are over from Australia to visit family for Christmas and we can't resist a good Pantomime. We loved Cinderella and so did our teenage daughter - this modern version of Cinderella is brilliantly funny with so many hilarious bits having us in stitches! Very well written and directed and the music was outstanding! Great for all ages, our 9... More 

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Thank Anita P
Thame, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Obviously I can't review everything the Playhouse puts on but this one-night show was excellent. Thoroughly entertaining - a mix of acrobatics, gymnastics and a touch of ballet. Really entertaining for nearly all ages and great value-for-money at £18 per ticket for an adult. The seating has been refurbished and is very comfortable; good drinks on sale in the bars.... More 

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Maine
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

In one of those serendipitous moments, my husband and I discovered the Richard Burton/Elizabeth Taylor Studio adjoining The Oxford Playhouse. We bought tickets (at the "senior concession" price, thank you) for "Operation Crucible." We sat in the front row of the 50-seat theater and spent the next 75 minutes completely engrossed and mesmerized by the four actors who carried the... More 

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Thank Leslie M
Kent, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

We actually hadn't planned to see a play, we had arrived in Oxford for the half marathon the next day and popping into a pub we saw a flyer for the play. We had heard about the play so hot footed it down to the theatre and got a couple of great seats - well I must say the play... More 

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Thank SunglassesReady
Perth Hills, Australia
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

My daughter treated me to Peter Pan in scarlet. A nicely refurbed theatre, funny whimsical and delightful way to spend a rainy afternoon.

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Thank ozlife1
Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Superb performance by an immensely talented cast. Great enjoyment for all ages. Went with my wife and three teenage daughters. We were blown away by it

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Thank Brian D
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to see Peter Pan in Scarlet yesterday evening with our two girls 9 and 6. What an incredible performance. The acting was superb, atmosphere was amazing and we had an absolutely fabulous evening. Perfect for all the family. The theatre had just completed its renovation and looks beautiful. Thank you to all for such a... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

Having never been to the Oxford Playhouse before I wasn't sure what to expect, I'm always weary of getting a duff view. I wasn't disappointed on this occasion. A spacious theatre and I'm pretty sure everyone had a good view. The bar/cafe upstairs was being run by two friendly, efficient gentlemen and prices were reasonable for food and drink alike.... More 

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Cotswolds
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2016

We went with friends (4 adults and 4 children) to see Dear Father Christmas. Having BT been to this before we really had no idea what to expect. Well it was amazing!! We all really enjoyed it and left talking about booking again for next year. I will certainly be keeping a look out in the future for productions at... More 

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