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Iris Theatre

Bedford Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9ED, England
+44 20 7240 0344
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Great value innovative and enjoyable theatre

We enjoyed both shows this summer on separate nights and overall would highly recommend this... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Andrea L
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London, United Kingdom
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Macbeth

Interesting experience. Loved the scenery and moving around, in and out of the St. Paul's Church... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Katienn
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Finland
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bedford Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9ED, England
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed both shows this summer on separate nights and overall would highly recommend this interactive outdoor theatre as an economic way to pass a summer's night. We debated whether moving about to see different scenes in different places broke up the dramatic tension. Personally...More

Thank Andrea L
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Interesting experience. Loved the scenery and moving around, in and out of the St. Paul's Church. Actors were good (apart from one I didn't like, sorry). Costume design could have been better! It was partly like from a school play with no budget. Obviously the...More

Thank Katienn
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

We decided to see MacBeth as both my children will be studying as part of their GCSE's. We had never seen a Shakespeare play before and we were not disappointed. It was a small cast and everyone was very passionate and talented. We loved how...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Went with family, kids aged 15 (perfect for her GCSEs) & 9. All found it wonderful. Great acting, lots of passion & pain! The setting in St. Paul's church in Covent Garden, right in the heart of the West End, is great. Out in the...More

1  Thank Robert H
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Reviewed July 10, 2016

I love this place and I am not normally a Shakespeare fan. If you can guarantee the weather, this really is a beautiful setting for open air theatre. Following the actors around the gardens of the church and finally finishing inside the church is truly...More

Thank wandenway
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Reviewed August 27, 2015

I recently went to my first open air theatre show with Iris Theatre. The show that was being presented was that of the story of Pinocchio. It was a magical evening suitable for all the family. I definitely will be visiting future productions held by...More

Thank FIL M
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Reviewed June 29, 2015

Spent a wonderful evening last night in St Paul's Churchyard Covent Garden to see the Iris Theatre perform Twelfth Night. They are in their 7th year and the cast and setting was fantastic. The play moves around the gardens, finishing inside the church and the...More

1  Thank 316andrea
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Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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