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Crucible Theatre

Sheffield Theatres 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 1DA, England
+44 114 249 6000
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Excellent Venue

Visited the Crucible a number of times the most recent to see 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest... read more

Reviewed yesterday
PDJ
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London
'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest'

A convincing, powerful production of this dramatic piece of work. All the characters were skilfully... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
englandcarole
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england
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Sheffield Theatres 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 1DA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited the Crucible a number of times the most recent to see 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' (which in itself was a superb production). The venue lends itself to both musicals and plays. The foyer is well set out for drinks etc & is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A convincing, powerful production of this dramatic piece of work. All the characters were skilfully played, it was a gripping production watching how the characters unfold. McMurphy was a likeable rogue that didn't deserve the 'treatment' he was given. Our hearts went out to him...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the studio to see Fleabag, theatre staff were friendly and helpful and the studio is an intimate, comfortable venue.

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SheffieldTheatres, Sales & Customer Care Supervisor at Crucible Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, its great to hear you enjoyed the performance. Hopefully we can welcome you back again in the future

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Reviewed May 5, 2018

First time visit to see the World Snooker. Staff are friendly and it was a pleasant surprise to find out that the cloakroom was a free service. Bar area was large and prices were reasonable. The one (big) negative was that the seating plan is...More

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SheffieldTheatres, Sales & Customer Care Supervisor at Crucible Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, I am sorry to hear you did not find the seating plan to be accurate our Sales Team will always be happy to discuss any seating arrangement and confirm where the aisle would be if needed for any future bookings

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

First time at the Crucible Theatre and thoroughly enjoyed my time there. Simple layout, easy access to the bar, betting stall, refreshments and theatre. Saw some great snooker frames, Din won very quickly and the the remaining frames where Trump went on to win. Staff...More

Thank Kate L
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SheffieldTheatres, Sales & Custoemr Care Supervisor at Crucible Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review, so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

I had an absolutely fantastic experience at The Crucible for a World Championship Snooker match. I found the auditorium quite small and intimate compared to how television makes it appear much bigger. The bar was great for a pre-show drink. My seat was perfect giving...More

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SheffieldTheatres, Sales & Customer Care Supervisor at Crucible Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, its great to hear that you had a fantastic experience. Hopefully we can welcome you back again in the future

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

I have played for years and never got to go to the Crucible the Mecca of snooker. Got my chance and went, the venue is great for snooker looks good and appealing from the outside, plenty of staff inside all polite and curteous. If your...More

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SheffieldTheatres, Sales & Customer Care Supervisor at Crucible Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and your feedback, I do hope that we can welcome you back to a future tournament

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Loved the snooker planning another visit, some view restrictions but we are smaller than the people in front.

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SheffieldTheatres, Sales & Customer Care Supervisor at Crucible Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and are planning on returning in the future. If you speak to a member of the sales team when booking tickets they would be happy to discuss the best seats to suit your individual needs

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I have been to the crucible on several occasions throughout my life and always enjoyed it, most recently visiting for the snooker. The outside of the crucible is inviting, modern and is set well in the square with the crucible, winter gardens and a few...More

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SheffieldTheatres, Sales & Customer Care Supervisor at Crucible Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review, we look forward to welcoming you back for your next visit

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Lucky enough to get tickets to sit in the lounge, fantastic experience. Was sat with a snooker player. The food was nice and the free drinks were plentiful.

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SheffieldTheatres, Sales & Custoemr Care Supervisor at Crucible Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed your experience at this years tournament, hopefully we can welcome you back again in the future

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David B
May 1, 2018|
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Response from Jon R | Reviewed this property |
Hi David - there is an enclosed garden area like a huge conservatory which is free but is locked at about 10pm each night I think. Hope this helps. Jon
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David B
May 1, 2018|
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Response from Jean S | Reviewed this property |
Like the others said, there aren’t any gardens at the Crucible. The Winter Gardens are about 100 yards away and entry is free. So is the Millennium Gallery reached through the Winter Gardens. The Peace Gardens have... More
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ian p
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Response from SheffieldTheatres | Property representative |
Unfortunately, we don't have a snooker museum at the Crucible. When the tournament is with us there are snooker related events in the Winter Gardens if you are able to get to any of those during the run of the tournament
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