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New Wolsey Theatre

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Address: Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
Phone Number: 01473 295 900
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the...

The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the heart of the county town of Suffolk. Come and visit us soon!We're more than happy for you to use this page to feedback about productions you've seen here but please also take the time to let us know about your overall experience. We can only improve with your honest and balanced opinions.

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Great Provincial Theatre

Love the range of plays and concerts. This theatre is comfortable and intimate, even from the back seats. This is a real asset for Ipswich and district.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Ian J
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love the range of plays and concerts. This theatre is comfortable and intimate, even from the back seats. This is a real asset for Ipswich and district.

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Thank Ian J
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As a smallish venue, holds a good atmosphere, also seen some great stuff such as Muddy Waters son, first ever show of Marc Bolans music etc

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Thank davidmaile
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to see the CTC performance of Legally Blonde a couple of months ago and the theatre provided a good venue for this fantastic production. The theatre staff were friendly and accommodating and the facilities were good for its size.

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Thank Swoo2015
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have seen many wonderful shows here and honestly there is not a bad seat in the house, the worst part is that there is no central isle, so if you are seated in the middle you have to disturb half a row to exit your seat.

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Thank Sozlovesholisays
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Ipswich then give the Wolsey a call. If you are under 26 then tickets are usually only £10. There are often last minute seats and the seating is cosy and welcoming.

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Thank 205jeanniem
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Trevor Nunn's production of a Midsummer Night's Dream. Starting with access, there is generous "pay & display" car parking adjacent to the theatre also good access for disabled customers with dedicated seating in the stalls. Pre-performance meals are available as is a bar/coffee counter. The seating is well staggered and at an angle that allows an excellent... More 

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Thank GibBob
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant Trevor Nunn, the best production I've ever seen.I be never seen a bad show at the theatre and applaud the diversity the theatre offers at affordable prices too.

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Thank AnnieGrannieB
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a regular at this theatre, I went last Saturday to see a Legally Blonde, what a great performance!

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Thank Simon D
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely somewhat intimate theatre where the actors are very close to the front rows. This is a must to visit for the Christmas pantomine where a relatively few actors also play a range of musical instruments, interchanging with each other. The theatre presents a variety of plays and a lot will depend on if what is on is suitable... More 

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Thank David S
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Lovely rendition produced by Sir Trevor Nunn. So close to the stage packed full of amazing actors in this wonderful Town Centre theatre.

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

It's great to see you enjoyed A Midsummer Night's Dream. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I do hope we will have the chance to welcome you back soon. More 

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