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Playhouse Theatre

Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5DE, England
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Needs to be more comfortable!!!

My review is two fold.... I took my boyfriend here to watch the Kite Runner as I absolutely loved... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Kite Runner

Wanted a change from musicals and was not disappointed. Have seen the film and read the book. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wayne H
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“leg room” (36 reviews)
“dress circle” (22 reviews)
Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5DE, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My review is two fold.... I took my boyfriend here to watch the Kite Runner as I absolutely loved the book, he hadn't read it, but he also hadn't been to see a theatre production in London. The play itself was quite good, the stage...More

1  Thank Saintlysinner
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wanted a change from musicals and was not disappointed. Have seen the film and read the book. The staging and cast were minimal, but they captured the heart of the story and it was clear the audience had an emotional response. A thoroughly enjoyable night.

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the book. Does not adapt well to the stage. Lead role was just not credible. Ok play but there are far better options in London

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read the book. Fabulous. Now I'm reviewing the play........ difficult book to put on stage but was done well and showed the emotional backgrounds and relationships extremely well. The background could be done with a little more creativity as it was dreary and less...More

Thank 734runnerbrady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A sunrise birthday present from my daughter , WOW ,amazing front toe seats excellent seats , lead man fantastic the whole cast were excellent ,standing ovation well deserved , Very well adapted from the book which I have read , beautifully presented

Thank niaguk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and a friend went to see The Kite Runner here. I loved the production and thought the acting was great. To be able to adapt the book in such a successful way is quite impressive. The theatre itself is one I didn't really know...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Kite Runner what a let down not my thing 2 wood boxes high-lite of the stage props adults playing the children actors play many other parts worst show i have ever seen proper low budget.

Thank CliveLongwood
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The seats were really comfortable with plenty of legroom. A classic theatre which is a must see to visit. Current play The Kite Runner was excellent.

Thank perfect_spy
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Went to see The Kite Runner, great seats in the dress circle which was fabulous. The production is excellent and works well on the stage. I was not sure if it would, but it does. Quite a few empty seats on the night I went...More

1  Thank AmbridgeGirl
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We went to see David Baddiel's one man show about his family and laughed from 'start' to 'finish'. It was the main thing we came down to London to see and we were not disappointed. If you have a family member with dementia then you...More

Thank max b
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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30 August 2016|
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Response from 719Traceyc_8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was quite restricted - with restricted leg room and the rail - it didn't spoil our experience just wouldn't choose to sit there again.
21 April 2015|
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