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The Playhouse

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Excellent local venue for outstanding shows

We have seen the Searchers, Russian Ballet, Musicals, Elkie Brooks, Big Band Jazz, Classical... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mark W
Who needs the west End?

Since we moved to Weston 6 yrs ago my wife & I have been frequent visitors to the Playhouse. A... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris N
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“local theatre”(12 reviews)
“lovely theatre”(11 reviews)
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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
High Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1HP, England
+44 1934 645544
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have seen the Searchers, Russian Ballet, Musicals, Elkie Brooks, Big Band Jazz, Classical groups, the list goes on. Amazing variety and quality of entertainment for a small, local theatre.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since we moved to Weston 6 yrs ago my wife & I have been frequent visitors to the Playhouse. A smallish friendly theatre, with excellent staff and a wide variety of shows. Tributes to Am Dram. Last week we saw Illegal Eagles, next show is...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booking on-line was quite straight forward with the tickets being retained at the ticket kiosk I was a little apprehensive as our seats were up in the circle i13 / i15 however the view of the stage was good and central, with a little more...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A great show 50s 60s and comedy, good music all people enjoyed it ,Trevor doing mick jagger so funny ,a must see ,3 or 4 shows each year.

Thank mikejrich1950
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to go to the playhouse tat Weston Super mare to see 'This is the Greatest Show' Oh boy what a great evening, fabulous show great venue & the atmosphere was electric. Easy parking, staff are very friendly & its got a good bar if...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Relocated to Weston last year! I think people are somewhat unkind about the place. Ok, an English holiday resort it may be but, we’re lucky in such a small place to have such great places as the Playhouse. My partner and I had tickets for...More

Thank A3B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The playhouse in Weston-super-Mare is a small well run friendly theatre,the staff are both helpful and friendly and also quite knowledgeable, the theatre boasts a varied mix of entertainment from brass bands to tribute groups to musicals e.t.c e.t.c ,your never disappointed and the cost...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great theatre set in the centre of Weston-Super-Mare. Great friendly and helpful staff. The theatre has a nice bar and you can pre-order drinks for the intermission. All the seats are comfortable and seem to have a great view of the stage. Plenty of...More

1  Thank Tony and Joy W
Reviewed October 2, 2018

A beautiful theatre, always providing you with a wonderful experience. The choice of shows is vast . Very friendly staff and certainly an experience not to miss.

Thank YaY187
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Easy to book and pick up tickets, helpful staff and as always excellent seats with the best view. The performance was phenomenal and totally blew me away.

Thank charmel50
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December 30, 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
October 12, 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.