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Oxford Playhouse

11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW, England
+44 1865 305305
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Tickets for my birthday to see the latest Agatha Christie play. Turned up in time to enjoy a drink... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Louise P
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Great Theatre

I am a regular visitor to this theatre and go to around eight productions each year and have never... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
1Minerva9
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average7%
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11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tickets for my birthday to see the latest Agatha Christie play. Turned up in time to enjoy a drink and nibbles in the bar. The drinks were very expensive and there was nowhere to sit. You had to stand around guarding your drink in case...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a regular visitor to this theatre and go to around eight productions each year and have never been disappointed with any productions that I have seen. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The leg room is better than other theatres I have...More

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OxfordPlayhouse, Marketing at Oxford Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your review - it's lovely to hear that you come so often. I'm sorry to hear that you find the releasing of seats frustrating. If you are coming as frequently as 8 times a year, you may wish to look at...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the performance of The Little Matchgirl. The staff were pleasant and helpful and the venue clean and tidy. The seats were comfortable and appeared new. Small-ish auditorium which made the atmosphere quite intimate with the actors. Conveniently located.

Thank Catherine M
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

The less said about the play we went to see (Hedda) the better. However the Playhouse, previously tired and rather decrepit, has had a decent facelift - comfortable new seats with plenty of legroom and decent facilities throughout. Much improved!

Thank BrushM
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

We were given some theatre tokens and decided to see “The Play What Went Wrong” at the Playhouse, our first ever visit. The play was amusing (over-rated??) but the theatre is a great venue with very comfortable seating and good sightlines and acoustics. We had...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Probably the best panto we have seen. The cast was very good, it was well directed and produced, lots of fun. The theatre has been well refurbed recently too. See you next year!

Thank AdamRN76
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We went to Friday afternoons performance of the Pantomine Jack in the Beanstalk at the Oxford playhouse. It's located opposite the famous Ashmolean museum and next to the Randolph hotel so easy to find. Suggest you use the park and ride like we did as...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

I have been going to the Panto for the last 10 years on Boxing Day with my family. We all enjoyed this years show, but felt it had moved away from the traditional Panto we so loved. There were not really any well know panto...More

Thank Help56
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Went to see jack and the bean stalk With elderly relatives last and had a great time . Great performance and so topical . If your visiting from another country Pantomime is a great British Christmas tradition and this show is one of the best

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Saw a play here once while i was in oxford a couple of years ago , good and comfortable sitting area, most that i liked was the surrond sound speaker system that they have there you get a good audio all around no matter where...More

Thank WILDSURFER2018
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