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Wyvern Theatre

| Theatre Square, Swindon SN1 1QN, England
+44 1793 524481
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Worth it!!

Look in advance on the website for the schedule, it's varied and something there for everyone. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mark D
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Definitely not the Greatest Show!

Came to watch the Greatest Show with my husband on Saturday evening & it was a let down! We were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FussyEater83
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We are the Wyvern Theatre in Swindon. A 635 seat venue hosting musicals, comedy, plays and gigs.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“blood brothers” (21 reviews)
“youth project” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Theatre Square, Swindon SN1 1QN, England
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+44 1793 524481
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Look in advance on the website for the schedule, it's varied and something there for everyone. The prices are good, every event I have been to is good quality, views are great from everywhere and access is good with parking near.

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SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your kind words! we hope you continue to enjoy your visits. Next time you are in for a show you must check out our brand new ice cream parlour in the lower foyer! Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to watch the Greatest Show with my husband on Saturday evening & it was a let down! We were aware the show had changed but decided to still attend as we both like musicals & it looked like it could still be a good...More

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SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking time out to give us this feedback. Firstly it is good to hear that you were aware of the changes prior to your arrival, our team had worked hard to ensure everyone was contacted and notified of these changes in advance. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve attended the wyvern hundreds of times and have performed in many shows there over the years. Normally I haven’t got a bad word to say about the staff or facilities. However, I attended the wyvern to perform on Friday night and the dressing room...More

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SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for this information, In this circumstance I would suggest it would be more appropriate for you as part of the visiting company to contact the Theatre Manager / Director directly to discuss such issue or concerns you have relating to this matter. The technical...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent night of rock and roll courtesy of the Blue Jays , audience was literally rocking in the aisles, saw them on a cruise last year so had to see them tonight, much larger show and group which made it even more impressive, well done...More

Thank David B
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SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David and thanks for the rating and review. I am thrilled that you had such a good time, it sounds like a great night. We hope to welcome you...and them! back very soon Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super dissapointing and totally misleading!! I was under the wrong impression that my family and I went to sing along to hits from the Greatest Showman movie. It turned out that the show wasn't about the greatest showman at all. They sang four songs from...More

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SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this feedback. It is always disappointing to see such a low rating. The changes to the production and the actual content of the show were obviously out of our control as a venue, however as soon as these changes came to our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see the great show -songs from Hollywood last night but definitely wasn't greedy. So yeah what to say really, gave it a shot after knowing they'd change the show but it was really poor, some of the performances were good and some of...More

Thank Tania L
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SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this feedback. The feedback you have mentioned relating to the performance itself (I.e costumes, poor performance) will be passed on to the producers. Regarding the bar prices and service, we do compare our prices regularly and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought tickets for my daughter to see the Spice Girls tribute show, a show she and her boyfriend thoroughly enjoyed, she did encounter a problem from a group of girls in the seats in front of her who were drinking their own vodka and...More

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SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the 5 stars. I am pleased to hear the issue you mention was dealt with, I will certainly be sharing your comments with our volunteer team. Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is what it is, a theatre that has a wide array of shows in a nicer slightly smaller venue that makes you feel your sat close to the stage. It’s starting to show it’s age a little but where doesn’t nowadays. Has all the...More

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SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for the review. The Wyvern is serving us well but we acknowledge she is an older venue these days, but we are doing our best to keep her going with recent toilet refurbs and a new bar is under construction right now in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice staff, helpful, small but well organized theatre and very clean toilets. The show was outstanding including the orquestra...

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SwindonTheatres, Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the 3 stars. We also aim to be as welcoming and friendly as possible to everyone, after all, we want you to come back and visit again! Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to watch peppa pig adventures, the staff were very friendly and the place was clean. But no booster seats for my 2 yr old twins very disappointed because they couldn't sit properly too light to keep the chairs down so they had to share...More

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SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your comments. We do have a large stock of booster seats but on this particular show where it is predominantly young children they do tend to all be in use. We will look at increasing our allocation for future shows. Regarding the...More

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NannaSue51
April 19, 2017|
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Response from WyvernTheatre | Property representative |
Hi Sue, Thanks for asking this question. Although Row B is not tiered, the seats are graduated in that they are not directly behind each other. You can take a look at the auditorium on our website, go to About Us > Venue... More
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ChrisHindle
January 23, 2017|
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Response from Brian P | Reviewed this property |
I was just warning people that the front 3 rows are not tiered which may not suit everyone. Absolutely no problems with CBB at all. The seating is not within your control. Just to reiterate your show was great we enjoyed it... More
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