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“Lovely small theatre”
Review of Norwich Playhouse

Norwich Playhouse
Ranked #22 of 149 things to do in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This city-centre theatre is known for its quirky, offbeat and brilliant shows, and its ever popular bar. A firm favourite across Norwich, the Playhouse brings big-name comedians, fantastic Fringe productions, magnificent music, amazing drama, great family shows, and so much more to the region. The intimate auditorium has just been refurbished, and is even more comfortable than before.
Reviewed December 12, 2013

Careful here - conflict of interest.

BUT - this is a superb intimate little theatre - seats 312. Brilliant sight lines , good audio experience. Seating comfortable.

Bar and terrace are excellent - especially in summer, when outside is great.

Thank fidgetbuzz
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"intimate theatre"
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"fantastic bar"
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"pre show"
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"varied programme"
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"performing arts"
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"bar area is"
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"theatre goer"
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"quirky decor"
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"great view of the stage"
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"lovely venue"
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"local theatre"
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"lovely staff"
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"an eclectic mix"
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"selection of beers"
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"comfortable seats"
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Reviewed December 8, 2013

Lovely outside seating when not too cold (has heaters) and a nice quirky little bar. Not sure about any food.

Only issue is that there a lot of smokers so if, like me, you're not a fan of passive smoking it can be annoying, so loses a star or two for that

Thank Jack_norwich1978
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Reviewed December 6, 2013 via mobile

The playhouse bar is magical . An abundance of fairy lights adds atmosphere . A city on the ceiling is surreal . Real ales are in evidence . You can rent blankets and hot water bottles for outside .
Plus the theatre has a varied set list for all ages and persuasions . A Norwich gem not to be missed .

Thank jennychristine
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Reviewed November 16, 2013

The Norwich playhouse is a great little theatre with some great shows - make sure you plan a visit. However, the Playhouse holds another secret! The Playhouse Bar. You do not have to be a theatre goer to make use of this excellent chic and not over polished bar! A riverside terrace as well as quirky and comfortable indoor space. You will come across people from the business world, art students and many more depending on the time of day you visit - go on, give it a look! Just make sure the bar staff know it was because of my trip adviser recommentation

Thank robwhit56
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Reviewed October 20, 2013

The place is really nice, if you go on summer in the terrace, but also in winter inside. But there is no reason why the staff need to be so rude with the people, saying things as hurry with your drink when the pub was full of people. Really dissapointing actitude. Not coming again

Thank clara f
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