We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Salisbury Playhouse

2 Malthouse Lane, Salisbury SP2 7RA, England
+44 1722 320333
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Good theatre, good show

Went to see Love in the Links, an adeptation of P J Wodehouse. Well cast and polished performance... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DDJJmum
,
Hertfordshire
via mobile
Such talent. Where have I been all this time?

I was given tickets to Moonfleet a couple of weeks ago. Just amazing. The production, the set and... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
amandanewbery
,
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Read all 132 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Salisbury Playhouse is one of Britain's leading producing theatres and a registered arts & educational charity. It has a national reputation for home-grown work of the highest quality that attracts audiences from across Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset and beyond. It is part of Arts Council England's National Portfolio of Organisations (NPO) and also receives regular funding from Wiltshire Council and Salisbury City Council. The building comprises the 517-seat Main House, the 149-seat Salberg, a purpose-built Rehearsal Room and Community & Education Space. There is also an on-site scenery workshop, wardrobe and props store. In addition to producing our own productions and welcoming the UK's leading touring companies, the extensive Take Part programme engages with more than 14,000 people of all ages each year through a of wide range of creative learning, schools, community and youth theatre activities. We also have a cafe and bar open Mon - Fri from 9.30Am - 5.30Pm.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
2 Malthouse Lane, Salisbury SP2 7RA, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1722 320333
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Salisbury
from US$23.50
More Info
from US$229.80
More Info
from US$309.10
More Info
from US$221.80
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (132)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"excellent production"
in 7 reviews
"small theatre"
in 6 reviews
"provincial theatre"
in 6 reviews
"local theatre"
in 5 reviews
"studio theatre"
in 4 reviews
"friendly theatre"
in 4 reviews
"passage to india"
in 2 reviews
"slapstick comedy"
in 2 reviews
"professional performance"
in 2 reviews
"massive car park"
in 2 reviews
"in house restaurant"
in 2 reviews
"front row seats"
in 2 reviews
"fantastic play"
in 2 reviews
"sight lines"
in 2 reviews
"box office"
in 3 reviews
"cast"
in 15 reviews
"panto"
in 12 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Love in the Links, an adeptation of P J Wodehouse. Well cast and polished performance with many laughs. See it if you can if it’s on tour. The main theatre in Salisbury is larger than it looks from the outside. We had...More

Thank DDJJmum
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I was given tickets to Moonfleet a couple of weeks ago. Just amazing. The production, the set and the voices were faultless. Then, randomly, I saw that Macbeth was on and since it was one of the only things I remember from school, I bought...More

1  Thank amandanewbery
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I and my husband visited the Salisbury Playhouse to see "Moonfleet" on Sat. 28 April. The theatre is quite central in Salisbury not far from the train station and local pubs/eateries. This was our first visit and what a little gem. Great to have comfy...More

Thank jeanbaylis
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Although not overly bad in any particular way I just found the interior to be somewhat dilapidated which is unlike the rest of my experience in Salisbury. As this is a new thing for me, and by that I mean reviewing places I am unsure...More

Thank ALowlytraveller
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 March 2018

An excellent production of an old favourite, The Importance of Being Ernest, in an intimate theatre.

Thank david l
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 March 2018

I have never been disappointed by my frequent visits to The Playhouse. Most impressive, in my opinion, are the sets for the various productions which are detailed and utterly believable. On a practical note the seating has decent legroom and there are excellent sight-lines from...More

Thank Andrew B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Had a very enjoyable evening watching "Murder, Margaret & Me". We required disabled wheelchair facilities and the staff were wonderfully helpful both on the telephone, when booking our tickets, and also at the venue. Disabled parking immediately outside the theatre. Ice creams at £2.50 were...More

Thank Kate W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 February 2018

It is a.good hour’s drive from our home but the we guide often visit this theatre, the seating is excellent, friendly staff & generally excellent entertainment.

Thank peterandjenny282
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We saw Murder, Margaret and me. Was a fun play and well performed. The theatre is comfortable with good sight lines to the stage. The staff were friendly and the facilities really good. It’s a nice local theatre.

Thank Obtuse
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Had good seats in Row C so clear view of the whole stage. Excellent production with a minimal Set. Have already booked for the next event

Thank Irena H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 hotels in Salisbury
King's Head Inn
916 reviews
.21 km away
Peartree Serviced Apartments Salisbury
185 reviews
.35 km away
The Cathedral Hotel
613 reviews
.47 km away
Best Western Red Lion Hotel
1,104 reviews
.51 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Anokaa Restaurant
1,258 reviews
.06 km away
Eastern Chillout
2,460 reviews
.21 km away
Baroushka
483 reviews
.10 km away
Thai Orchid
290 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund
252 reviews
.23 km away
Arundells
243 reviews
.18 km away
Mompesson House
485 reviews
.40 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Salisbury Playhouse staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit