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The Playhouse

High Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1HP, England
+44 1934 645544
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Love the Playhouse they have great shows and have seen amazing acts there overs the years. Long may... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jackielune
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Gem of a theatre

Great local theatre, I don’t think there’s a bad seat in the house. Close to the town centre and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
C D
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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.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“local theatre” (12 reviews)
“lovely theatre” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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High Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1HP, England
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+44 1934 645544
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"lovely theatre"
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"blood brothers"
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"beauty and the beast"
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"excellent shows"
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"small theatre"
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"jane mcdonald"
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"audience participation"
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"very enjoyable evening"
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"christmas panto"
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"singing and dancing"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the Playhouse they have great shows and have seen amazing acts there overs the years. Long may it continue.

Thank jackielune
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great local theatre, I don’t think there’s a bad seat in the house. Close to the town centre and restaurants. Seats are quite comfortable, more leg room would be great but pretty standard with the type of theatre. Staff are always friendly from the box...More

Thank C D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Front row aisle seats to see Leo Sayer, it's a nice place but with no air con it was very hot. Staff equally as hot should you try and take a photo! Maybe our seats made us an easy target

Thank crushertim
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've just got home from The Playhouse Theatre and thought I'd write a review as the facilities were so good. We saw Leo Sayer (who was exceptional!), and sat in the stalls, row M, seats 19 & 20; a very close and clear view of...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed it....we go every year...even my teenage daughter still comes with us. Very entertaining Love the way everyone gets involved

Thank Faye G
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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Great theatre and it gets a lot of top comedians trying out their shows before they tour for a fraction of the price . I paid £30 to see Alan Carr ! Drink are slightly higher £ but you can take them to your seat...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Brilliant night with a great atmosphere . The playhouse have introduced a great Idea where you can pre book and pay for your interval drinks when you arrive , they are waiting for you so you do not have to beat the crowd during the...More

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

A good venue with comfortable seats and helpful and friendly staff makes a visit to the Playhouse always a pleasure. You are never too far from the stage and most seats have a good view. Apart from the rather dated exterior, there is nothing much...More

Thank Grant C
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

A lovely theatre half the price of big city theatres plenty of choice and great views from all seats

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

A very enjoyable eveningseeing and hearing a group that I have followed for years. It has been a regret that I never had the chance to see the original live.

Thank Aberh0nddu
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stallion2
December 30, 2016|
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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
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suetheholly
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.
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