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Adele- The Songbook

I Visited for the first time at the Playhouse Theatre in Whitley Bay, with some close friends and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Second visit this time Steve Harley - brilliant seat loads of leg space

This venue is brilliant compared to some other seated ones -very comfy great viiew easy to get in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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The beautifully refurbished PLAYHOUSE is the flagship of a major regeneration project in Whitley Bay, breathing new life into this famous coastal resort.The venue boasts 630 luxury auditorium seats, a 10 seater corporate viewing suite and a...more
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Marine Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1LZ, England
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All reviews christmas panto play house local theatre peter pan buy drinks enjoyable night plenty leg room comfortable seating returning next year great night staff were very friendly sunday afternoon bar staff good size stage auditorium performance
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I Visited for the first time at the Playhouse Theatre in Whitley Bay, with some close friends and went to see the Adele Songbook, who was played by Katie Markham she was absolutely phenomenal! A fantastic evening with fantastic songs. Will definitely visit again!.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This venue is brilliant compared to some other seated ones -very comfy great viiew easy to get in and out for another drink etc

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The newly refurbished Playhouse is much improved from the old style theatre that we last visited; though someone must have made a tidy profit, out of the eight and a half million cost of the work. There is a large area on the ground floor...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We come to Whitley Bay playhouse every year to see the Pantomime. This year was ok, I’ve seen better. Steve Walls was great as per usual, and Ben Hanson was great too. Playhouse itself is clean, friendly staff, overpriced (as all theatre’s are!) but we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

Whilst I throughly enjoyed the Pantomime Peter Pan I was left feeling ripped off at the price of the drinks and popcorn. £16.80 for 4 Capri sun drinks, a bucket of popcorn and a coffee. This is even more annoying as you are not allowed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

We arrived early at the Theatre as the restaurant we hoped to go to was closed. It was a very cold night and the Theatre was open but we had to sit in the cold vestibule. The doorman was friendly enough but he had to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I was delighted to be asked to sing again (for the seventh time) at Whitley Bay Playhouse. The Playhouse was upgraded quite a few years ago now but it still has that special aura about the place! It was a wonderful feeling to be up...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Visited this venue for a Glenn Tilbrook concert. First time here short walk from Metro (monk seaton) the auditorium was spacious the leg room was good and the acoustics was brill. Views are not an issue. The bar was not hard getting served staff are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tonym28
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous show in a great little theatre that accommodates one & all. Everything from booking tickets to pre drinks was excellent. Cost feel, but not cramped, good legroom in spacious seats. Snacks & ice cream available during interval. Was seated 3 rows from front, found...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Irene A
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent venue and the free parking is a bonus. This is the 2nd time I have been and I like how the staff are thorough when checking bags. This makes you feel a lot safer. Venue is always clean and the because...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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December 13, 2017|
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Response from M9946HUclairep | Reviewed this property |
Hello There. The parking is free and unmonitored after 6pm. I hope this helps.