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Fortune Theatre

Russell Street, London WC2B 5HH, England
+44 844 871 7627
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Not great.

Second time i have been. First time was good, second time was very boring. No Aircon, boiling hot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AaronRowswell
via mobile
Intimate!

I was here last night attending The Woman in Black. Well, if ever there was a theatre made for a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bandy1954
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Cork, Ireland
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  • Excellent40%
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  • Average9%
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Russell Street, London WC2B 5HH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time i have been. First time was good, second time was very boring. No Aircon, boiling hot. Actors were ok but was basically just reading out a book. 2hr30 and no break. Seats so uncomfortable. Will not be going back anytime soon!!

Thank AaronRowswell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was here last night attending The Woman in Black. Well, if ever there was a theatre made for a drama, then this is it! It's really cosy and you're in close proximity to the stage and actors as well as the other patrons! Great...More

Thank Bandy1954
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this play/show on a Buy a Gift voucher we'd been given at Christmas. Never been in such a small theatre, which was rather run down and in need of a makeover, but it did lend itself to the whole experience. We have bigger...More

Thank jfjackson
Reviewed 11 September 2017

What a nightmare. We arrived at the small Theatre on Saturday 9th Sept 2017 looking forward to seeing the play of the film both my partner and I enjoyed. We were lucky to get front row seats or so we thought, now this is important....More

Thank dave c
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A very good play and i must add that it is well done considering there are only 2 actors throughout. For those people complaining that it was boring - you need an imagination to watch this play! Great atmosphere and the actors had very good...More

Thank Spinny4
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Over the years as well as this trip, I've been to many theatres in London. Seldom write a facility or performance review. This may be the smallest theatre around. Needs significant refurbishment, but in this case it adds to the show--Woman in black dress. Terrific...More

Thank SanMo
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Booked for birthday treat for my husband as it is his favourite film. We both loved it. Yes it was just basic props...but the acting was truly suburb. Kept us engrossed throughout. Lots of jumps and humour.

Thank Jacquelineanne57
Reviewed 15 August 2017

i nearly froze to death - they have freeing air blowing at you constantly!! Also the show (Woman in Black) was partially ruined because every single seat in the entire theatre squeaked! - every time you so much as breathed heavily let alone move a...More

1  Thank Foodlover7711993
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

My father and brother had been begging me for years to see 'The Woman In Black'; they'd seen it together five times already and my dad, being a drama teacher, had taken his students multiple times as well. But I was terrified; I had seen...More

Thank TheLilliMaple
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to see Woman in Black this afternoon at ft was fantastic! The acting is superb and it is an excellent example of British theatre. There are no frills and the set and props is basic, but this is all part...More

1  Thank annmrt
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JosieJo007
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Response from Pepster56 | Reviewed this property |
We were in the 'stalls' and had a fantastic view with lots of atmosphere. Enjoy!
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