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Oxford Playhouse

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Great venue

Visited this evening to watch some comedy . Well managed location with comfy seats . Beers are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Welcome area too small

Tickets for my birthday to see the latest Agatha Christie play. Turned up in time to enjoy a drink... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my family experienced our first ever panto today at the Oxford Play house and boy what an experience! The seating arrangement is a nice layout without the feeling of being a sardine in a tin can. The chairs are brightly coloured making them...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this evening to watch some comedy . Well managed location with comfy seats . Beers are reasonably priced although wine a bit expensive . Queues for toilets at half time a bit extreme

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Ad being from Belgium and a bit in love with the English language, it seemed a good idea to watch a play in Oxford. We saw "Scherlock Holmes : The final curtain" with two amazing principal actors Lizza Goddard and Robert Powell. We enjoined every...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice theatre, deceptive as it doesn’t look it from outside, the staff were very welcoming. Saw the fantastic Midsummer Night’s Dream that is touring the country. Very funny and a good Q&A session afterwards

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Tickets for my birthday to see the latest Agatha Christie play. Turned up in time to enjoy a drink and nibbles in the bar. The drinks were very expensive and there was nowhere to sit. You had to stand around guarding your drink in case...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

I am a regular visitor to this theatre and go to around eight productions each year and have never been disappointed with any productions that I have seen. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The leg room is better than other theatres I have...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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OxfordPlayhouse, Marketing at Oxford Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hello, Thank you for your review - it's lovely to hear that you come so often. I'm sorry to hear that you find the releasing of seats frustrating. If you are coming as frequently as 8 times a year, you may wish to look at...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the performance of The Little Matchgirl. The staff were pleasant and helpful and the venue clean and tidy. The seats were comfortable and appeared new. Small-ish auditorium which made the atmosphere quite intimate with the actors. Conveniently located.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 23 February 2018

The less said about the play we went to see (Hedda) the better. However the Playhouse, previously tired and rather decrepit, has had a decent facelift - comfortable new seats with plenty of legroom and decent facilities throughout. Much improved!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BrushM
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We were given some theatre tokens and decided to see “The Play What Went Wrong” at the Playhouse, our first ever visit. The play was amusing (over-rated??) but the theatre is a great venue with very comfortable seating and good sightlines and acoustics. We had...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Googly2010
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Probably the best panto we have seen. The cast was very good, it was well directed and produced, lots of fun. The theatre has been well refurbed recently too. See you next year!

Date of experience: December 2017
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