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Queen's Theatre

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Brilliant entertinment, spoilt by an uncomfortable ambience.

The theatre is not easy to find. Unless you know Barnstaple well, you need a map. Their website is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
graham171946
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Exeter, United Kingdom
HOT! The Mousetrap

We went to see Agatha Christie’s Mousetrap last night. What an amazing show! The actors were superb... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2019
di682018
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Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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Queens Theatre Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1SY, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The theatre is not easy to find. Unless you know Barnstaple well, you need a map. Their website is not much help, unless you go to tech spec page, where there is a useful map. There are no signs in the town and the various...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank graham171946
selladoorvenues, Manager at Queen's Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Graham171946 Thank you for your review and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed The Mousetrap. New management took over the venue in recent months and consequently all our internal signage is currently under review and awaiting improvement. Sadly, the venue is not...More

Reviewed August 4, 2019

The auditorium was far too hot and uncomfortable. Thought we would have a drink at the bar which was expensive (£4.00 for a small bottle of lukewarm lager) and the wine was served in flimsy plastic glasses. In this day and age this is an...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Christopher J
selladoorvenues, Manager at Queen's Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

Dear Christopher, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you were not happy with your experience during your recent visit and we have taken your comments on board. Please be assured that all our disposable cups are recyclable and we take...More

Reviewed August 4, 2019

We spent a lot of money for tickets and were unable to enjoy the performance because of the heat in the auditorium. It was impossible to concentrate and lots of people were having to use their tickets as makeshift fans. It was a relief to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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selladoorvenues, Manager at Queen's Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

Dear Wisdomwaits, Thank you for your review and we are sorry to hear that you found your recent visit unpleasant due to the exceptional heat. Unfortunately, as a very old building, there is no air conditioning, however we are aware of the issue and are...More

Reviewed August 2, 2019

We went to see Agatha Christie’s Mousetrap last night. What an amazing show! The actors were superb and the whole production was a complete delight. We love going to Queen’s Theatre and have been going on a regular basis over many years. Although the performance...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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selladoorvenues, Manager at Queen's Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

Dear di682018. Thank you for your review and we are very pleased to hear you enjoyed The Mousetrap. Unfortunately, as an old building, there is no air conditioning fitted, however, we are doing everything we can to make the experience better for all our visitors....More

Reviewed May 7, 2019

Theatres are very important places for every age. From lavish, fun filled pantomime shows, comedy, live groups to serious plays and fantastic orchestral shows. We need to visit theatres and use them so we don't lose them! Our wonderful theatre here in Barnstaple is our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janet W
Reviewed January 31, 2019

OMG this was absolutly TRULY amazing,for a local production they were absolutly ACE!! we have been to many shows and this was by far one of my favourites and on my door step even better!! Please can we have more of these shows it was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We visited as a treat for the kids at Christmas to watch Peter Pan. We have 5 kids between us , including 1 with cerebral palsy and one with autism so every trip has its challenges... however, this was so relaxed and has flat floors...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2018

Great pantomime took my grandaughter aged 4 and 2 they were glued to the stage the 3d part was a great addition well worth going will be going again next year The only part that was a let down were the toilets there was one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Barnstaple is very lucky to have such an excellent theatre as the Queen's. The programme of different types of show looked very comprehensive. The staff are super-friendly and although the theatre itself doesn't have on-site car parking, a very large municipal facility is just a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little theatre! We went with friends to this excellent variety show - great night out. The theatre is really homely, welcoming and a delight to visit. The show was wonderful! A talented cast performed brilliantly.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alisonmassey
December 13, 2016|
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Response from SarahAMarketing | Property representative |
Hi there, yes, we have our panto Aladdin on over the Christmas period. There are two performances on both days at 1pm and 4.30pm. You can find out more on our website or by calling Box Office on 01271 32 42... More
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ninamartyn
July 22, 2016|
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Response from SarahAMarketing | Property representative |
Hi Nina, hopefully Will passed on my message, but if not, here is some info on our seats at the Queen's: Rows A-G are on the flat floor, H-L slope upwards, and then M-S are tiered in steps. If you're worried about not being... More
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