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The Theatre of Small Convenience

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Address: Edith Walk, Great Malvern WR14 4QH, England
Phone Number: 01684 568 933

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Magical - and very funny !

Pure magic. We popped in on my Mum's 75th birthday - after meaning to for many years! What a perfect treat : ) A lovely welcome from Dennis Neale - amazing props, puppets... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Great Malvern, United Kingdom

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pure magic. We popped in on my Mum's 75th birthday - after meaning to for many years! What a perfect treat : ) A lovely welcome from Dennis Neale - amazing props, puppets, paintings and a show full of whimsy to make you laugh, cheer, smile and forget any cares... for a full 6 minutes! Do, do visit - we... More 

Thank pharos
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Think Spike Milligan, think The Goons! British humour at it's finest. This has got to be a must see for anyone visiting Malvern.

Thank Marie P
Belfast, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a fun filled box of imagination created by Dennis Neale and his family. We have been coming to Malvern for a long time but only recently were lucky enough to be there when The Theatre of Small Convenience was open. The quirky scenery beautifully painted on the walls reveals faces looking out at you from hills and skies. As... More 

1 Thank btwoshoes
Worcester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always pass this but have only recently stopped for a show, which the owner performs on request on Saturdays. This is an old public toilet which has been transformed into a tiny theatre and has been performing quirky 5 minute shows (similar to a puppet show) for years. The owner (and sole performer) is lovely and the children laughed... More 

1 Thank Lucy S
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Nice 6 minute performance that made us laugh. Definitely worth the visit and the (small) entry fee. would recommend

1 Thank Oliver W
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

For the last few years, whenever I visit Malvern, I find myself drawn to this place. What used to be a Victorian men's lavatory is now the smallest theatre in the UK, founded by Dennis Neale, a dramatist and puppeteer whose passion for performance shines from every nook and cranny of this little gem. For less than the price of... More 

2 Thank SeekingSomethingNew
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

such a lovely little theatre children love it.what a novelty. will certainly visit again. no waiting around performances put on straight away

Thank clansc
England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

One of the great British eccentrics. Unique in so many ways. If you're a visitor to Malvern at the weekend or school holidays put this on your agenda - it won't take long and you won't forget it.

1 Thank MrTumTum
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We have been to Malvern many times, but never had the chance to visit this little place. What great fun!!! It was like entering a weird and timeless den, with wonderful sound effects. The story of The Snowcake Man was the 5 minute performance, and worth every penny!! Sitting on the red velvet bench at the back and being transported... More 

Thank woolllly
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Called in with little ones during half term, came out absolutely enchanted. Wonderfully charming puppet show in gorgeous tiny theatre. Held the attention of the children for duration of the short show and allowed them the freedom to explore the den like theatre and engage with the props and musical instruments afterwards. Absolutely wonderful, highly recommended.

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