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New Vic Theatre

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The 39 steps

4 "man" cast for this production with actors changing parts and characters at lightning speed. Fast... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
elderflowerjane
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
Theatre in the round

The essence of the New Vic is that it it is theatre in the round. The audience sit in teared... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nottoogrumpy
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having just seen the excellent ‘39 Steps’ at the New Vic I was at least expecting a similar level of acting ability. ‘Intemperance’ was shockingly bad, poor acting, shocking direction and a poorly written script which was at best incoherent. It was an expensive thoroughly...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 "man" cast for this production with actors changing parts and characters at lightning speed. Fast paced, hysterical in parts. Brilliant production. Well done

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank elderflowerjane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The essence of the New Vic is that it it is theatre in the round. The audience sit in teared seating all around the stage pit in the middle. It's a very different experience to proscenium arch theatre; you feel closer and more involved. Actors...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nottoogrumpy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Thursday 28th March 2019 at 2.15pm my friend and i attended the show called 39 steps. It was excellent and so funny.There was just 4 actors but they were so talented. They involved some the audience asking them to hold things for them. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jac720
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic productions yet again from an amazing team at The New Vic Theatre in the Round. The incredibly high standard of productions from the whole team, along with sublime performances from the actors who have a inimitable way of drawing you in to each scene....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LynnOldfield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having sat through three hours at the hospital on a waste of time appointment ,test results not back ,we both needed a dose of comfort food .so of to the Vic ,nice easy going restaurant not overly busy at 1300hrs .two Staffordshire oatcakes for me...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stokiebloke45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a challenging production for the 4 actors brilliantly fulfilled. Loved every minute of it. It's such a pleasure to visit this amazing Theatre in the Round where everyone is made welcome.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Yes this was an evening of really good theatre- dare not blink in case you missed something and excellent interaction with audience. The sheet versatility of the four actors carried any deficiency in the script. Facilities and staff of theatre welcoming and friendly as usual.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 1949etwall
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Not at all what you would expect from having read the book and seen the movie but wow! The staging was great, comic timing excellent , sounds all spot on . Humorous and a delight to be present at. One of the best performances we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank flowerlady2411
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Had a combined tour and show. The tour was very good and interesting and made me proud that we have this fantastic theatre, Then I saw Much ado about Nothing. It was a very enjoyable version , great humour and acting and a clever use...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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butterbee28
June 21, 2017|
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No idea but I’d like to see one too!
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vinnyp66
March 17, 2017|
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The car park is just behind the theatre, it gets quite busy though so arrive a good 30mins before performance
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