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“MAGNIFICENT!!!”
Review of White Rock Theatre

White Rock Theatre
Ranked #22 of 71 things to do in Hastings
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Reviewed November 14, 2016

We just saw what is perhaps the best live performance I have ever seen anywhere on the globe here at this small, but lovely theatre.

The Richard Darbourne production of 'Pride and Prejudice', starring Joannah Tincey & Nick Underwood was extraordinarily wonderful. For two actors to carry off 21 roles - and to do it so convincingly and with such conviction and complete habitation in each and every role - even when changing characters mid-sentence - this is truly one of the most memorable theatre experiences of all time.

As for the theatre itself, it is a delightful 1920s building that has retained much of its original character.

The staff are all lovely! Truly, I could not fault one of them.

The restaurant is delightful, although the food was a little disappointing, but in light of how glorious the rest of the evening was, it was a minor detail.

All in all, I am already looking forward to my next visit!

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Reviewed November 12, 2016

Went to see Doctor Hook featuring Dennis Locorriere. What a great show. No support act just Dennis and the band covering the evening from 7.30pm until 10.20pm with only a short interval. Fantastic value for money. Great musicians, great vocal harmonies and a wonderfully tight overall sound. Additionally, Dennis was extremely entertaining. He connected fully with his audience. I recommend this show. Nice theatre. Great staff.

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Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Visiting the Hastings Storytelling Festival with husband and daughter. Booked a table at the theatre bistro for an hour and a half before show start. Arrived 20 mins late due to traffic, but table was still available - hurrah. Ordered swiftly; still an hour to curtain up. Two drinks arrive after 20 minutes. No sign of third drink or food. 45 mins later still waiting. Husband asks, waitress goes to check and never returns to table. Give up the food order with 5 minutes before curtain up. No apology, no sign of waitress. Absolutely useless. To be fair the customers who received their food looked as if they were enjoying it, but if you do want to visit I suggest leaving a minimum of an hour and a half between arrival and the start of whatever show you are seeing *sigh*

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We have always found the white rock theatre a great place we usually have a drink in the ground floor bar before a show
But this evening we went to the upstairs bar it was terrible
Staff did not know what they were doing only one lager tap was working and this was un drinkable a load of un satisfied customers had returned the beer will never use again
But the show was great

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Reviewed October 9, 2016

Was really impressed with this theatre - our first visit. Being disabled, a lovely member of staff showed us to our seats and explained where we could leave my rollator. Great seats, as advised when booking. Even sitting in the stools on the flat (Row H), we had a good view of the stage. Venue and facilities are easily accessed. Everyone is so helpful and friendly. All in all a very good evening. We shall return. Thank you White Rock.

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