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Great place to see tribute acts

Easy access idea place to watch tribute acts catch up with freinds good size seats great sounds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul G
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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Great experience (5* Rufus Wainwright!)

Modern, well designed theatre with free parking, nicely tiered seating for a great view, though the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andy S
Bathgate, 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy access idea place to watch tribute acts catch up with freinds good size seats great sounds well worth going they have lots on just look on there web site enjoy

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern, well designed theatre with free parking, nicely tiered seating for a great view, though the seats get a bit uncomfy after an hour or so. Staff really helpful and well organised. Bar prices a bit high as expected but service quick enough. Odd that...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Whitley Bay Playhouse for the first time on Saturday evening to see Ian Waite and Oti Mabuse Rhythm of the Night. We were very impressed with the venue. The bar service was brilliant, as much as there were queues, the service was quick and...More

Thank madlis90
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Utter rubbish, "Dusty" sings about 5 songs and the more famous songs ate sunh by the backing group while Dusty is back stage. Dusty then has the cheek to say its my show not theirs......exactly so why don't she sing more. Dont get me wrong...More

Thank emma310175
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Came here with 4 young children and 4 adults for the Christmas panto on the 2nd December it was great the children really enjoyed themselves the actors were great and very interactive with everyone can’t wait to go again next year!

Thank KerriLou91
Reviewed December 27, 2017

This Panto is wonderful - very well scripted, very funny & everyone on stage are brilliant, especially Cinderella!! The show flows from start to finish with lots of colour, humour & fun for all the family - the best one i have ever seen.

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Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Visited Saturday 9th December me daughter and grandaughter haven’t been since it was all done out it’s beautiful lots of room in seats and plenty leg room saw Cinderella have to say it was fantastic well worth the money and we really enjoyed it the...More

Thank sand62
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Not been to Playhouse for a long time, now nice and modern look, busy bar with good service. Seating was great, good views and comfortable. Ultimate Bowie was a great show!

Thank shirlandpauls
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Pleasant décor and carpets. Seats could do with more padding as they seem lacking in padding while looking 'pretty' As long as sit down time of around 45 mins at once , then it is manageable. Hearing Loop System only available up to row M....More

Thank yon-bloke
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Amazing theatre that host a wide range of events. Its so great to have a local theatre of this quality. I'd highly recommend a visit.

Thank alipooley
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Response from Claire P | Reviewed this property |
Hello There. The parking is free and unmonitored after 6pm. I hope this helps.