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The Playhouse

High Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1HP, England
+44 1934 645544
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Horrible histories excellent

Was staying about an hour away and had booked to see horrible histories here before we arrived in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Lovely theatre

Visited Saturday evening to watch Blood Brothers......amazing!!! Very clean, well situated and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Located in the centre of Weston-super-Mare the Playhouse is a friendly and welcoming 664-seat theatre which offers a lively and diverse programme of events including music, drama, comedy, dance, musicals, film, children's shows and pantomime. The Playhouse Theatre is available for hire for both community and professional shows and as a venue for conferences, meetings and corporate events. In addition to the main auditorium the theatres facilities include a licensed bar, meeting and rehearsal spaces and full disabled access. Our dedicated and professional staff are used to working with all visiting companies and hirers to ensure a successful event while our welcoming and caring front of house team ensure patrons an enjoyable entertainment experience. The Playhouse Theatre is managed by Parkwood Theatres working in partnership with North Somerset Council.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“local theatre” (12 reviews)
“lovely theatre” (11 reviews)
“great shows” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
High Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1HP, England
+44 1934 645544
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was staying about an hour away and had booked to see horrible histories here before we arrived in the area. Lovely theatre with really friendly and helpful staff has a concessions stand and sells ice cream as well. Car parking is available after 6pm free...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Saturday evening to watch Blood Brothers......amazing!!! Very clean, well situated and comfortable seats. Would definitely visit again if something is on that we fancy.

2  Thank vicky186460
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this theatre to see ABBA Forever, it was a brilliant show. The theatre is clean, confortable and a reasonable size, We sat in the stalls but there is also a balcony and boxes if required. When we were going in a disabled person...More

1  Thank Kay B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

#We took an elderly relative, who walks with a stick, to see The Nutcracker and the staff were very helpful. They got her settled into the chairlift and made sure that she didn't trip when she exited. We had cups of tea at the interval...More

Thank Carol739
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been to this theatre many times, pantomime, tribute acts and comedians. Love the atmosphere and everything about the small theatre. They have such a variety of things on, we try and go once a month either as a couple or in a large group at...More

Thank Paul-brumski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a lovely local theatre which always runs a good varied programme of interesting acts and performances. It’s a friendly theatre with good seating arrangements and friendly staff and volunteers. Well worth keeping an eye out for up coming events.

Thank digipicsuk
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Another super Christmas Panto at The Playhouse WsM. This is the third year we have been and they seem to be getting better and better. The jokes, on stage comradery and dancers young and old all seem to make for a fantastic show clearly enjoyed...More

Thank Ailsa C
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Our third year visiting WSM Playhouse for the pantomime and it was great! Such energy from the cast and crew, very family friendly and lots of audience participation. Looking forward to next Christmas!!

Thank orinoco77
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Family day out to see the Aladdin Pantomime, was really good. Kids loved it. First time for me in about 20 years, very well written. Love seeing Nick Cotton.

Thank rob7bow
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Saw this twice over the Christmas period as it was so good. The whole cast from professional performers to the young dancers were fantastic - in fact it was so refreshing to see the large contribution the young performers made to the show and wow...More

Thank Mark19642904
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30 December 2016|
Response from Deborah M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have only just seen your question. From my experience all seats have a good view. Hope you have or had a good evening
12 October 2016|
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Response from EdieM232 | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure what the prices are for the Panto this year. You can reach the box office at 01934 645544 during regular business hours. Hope this helps.