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Salisbury Playhouse

2 Malthouse Lane, Salisbury SP2 7RA, England
+44 1722 320333
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Good place to visit

It is a.good hour’s drive from our home but the we guide often visit this theatre, the seating is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peterandjenny282
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Swindon, United Kingdom
Great local theatre

We saw Murder, Margaret and me. Was a fun play and well performed. The theatre is comfortable with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Obtuse
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Bristol, UK
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Salisbury Playhouse is one of Britain's leading producing theatres and a registered arts & educational charity. It has a national reputation for home-grown work of the highest quality that attracts audiences from across Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset and beyond. It is part of Arts Council England's National Portfolio of Organisations (NPO) and also receives regular funding from Wiltshire Council and Salisbury City Council. The building comprises the 517-seat Main House, the 149-seat Salberg, a purpose-built Rehearsal Room and Community & Education Space. There is also an on-site scenery workshop, wardrobe and props store. In addition to producing our own productions and welcoming the UK's leading touring companies, the extensive Take Part programme engages with more than 14,000 people of all ages each year through a of wide range of creative learning, schools, community and youth theatre activities. We also have a cafe and bar open Mon - Fri from 9.30Am - 5.30Pm.
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2 Malthouse Lane, Salisbury SP2 7RA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a.good hour’s drive from our home but the we guide often visit this theatre, the seating is excellent, friendly staff & generally excellent entertainment.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw Murder, Margaret and me. Was a fun play and well performed. The theatre is comfortable with good sight lines to the stage. The staff were friendly and the facilities really good. It’s a nice local theatre.

Thank Obtuse
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had good seats in Row C so clear view of the whole stage. Excellent production with a minimal Set. Have already booked for the next event

Thank Irena H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to see the thought provoking rendition of E M Forster's Passage to India. We had reserved tickets which we collected form a well organised box office. The play was well attended but there were plant of volunteer staff around to look after people...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

The best Panto I have seen for ages,very entertaining and well worth going to,thought the seats were a little bit expensive

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Went to pantomine last night,Jack and the bean stalk, brilliant hopefully this playhouse will continue to shine.

Thank Colin M
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

An excellent show and very funny. The theatre is small enough that you get a good view from almost all seats. Parking nearby is easy. Wine isn't too expensive.

Thank Charles K
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We went here to see Ladykillers which was great fun. Because the Theatre isn’t too old the rake is steep so everyone can see and there are enough ladies loos! Would definitely recommend catching plays here if you live nearby. It made us realise how...More

Thank Jo T
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

A fantastic play to watch, great fun and superbly performed. The set was amazing and worked so well in the space. The Playhouse is an excellent venue and has regular high quality productions being staged. Good access throughout the theatre for wheelchairs, a large foyer...More

Thank Bryan F
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Have just seen 'A Murder us Announced' by Agatha Christie. It was absolutely fabulous and the cast were brilliant. I would highly recommend this. Well done to all the actor's.

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