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The Castle Theatre

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james797 wrote a review Mar 2020
Wellingborough, United Kingdom93 contributions31 helpful votes
What a pity that Dom Joly had sucha quiet, refurbished, theater in which to present his 'Hezbollah Walking Club' tour. The theater has recently undergone a refurbishment wit all the chairs being overhauled. Great facility that should be used more often by the local community. Hopefully the COVID-19 impacts will not hit it too hard in the next couple of months.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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MidlandsRocker wrote a review Feb 2020
Midlands48 contributions46 helpful votes
Looking forward to a show we'd booked. Received a call to move us down from the balcony into the stalls. Why? Why, because no tickets sold and no atmospheric audience! Looked ahead and poor sales all round. Why, no marketing. Nothing in local press, nothing on local radio, nothing in free press. Don't they realise you have to work to be a success? The new restaurant is opening...well Pizza Hut not a restaurant ...but with such low numbers then how long will that survive? It's such a shame for such a great venue and the acts they book. Nothing wrong with the programme, it's just that nobody knows it's there and what's on! Somebody needs to get a grip, and locals need to note, unless there's better promotion and response then we'll lose what is a super amenity.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Denzil S wrote a review Feb 2020
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I was in the audiance of the country musical show and a bunch of girls were made to leave because they were from a minority background! They were clearly enjoying the performance and I feel they were being well behaved and just chatting amongst themselves. At no point did I feel threatened or that they were ruining my experience. I will not be attending again and I'm going to let everyone know about this experience. I will not be associated with racial hate!!! Shame on you castle theater.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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BJHH12 wrote a review Jan 2020
Wellingborough, United Kingdom5 contributions2 helpful votes
We recently took our two children to see the pantomime here and had fairly low expectations based on previous pantomime visits (not at the castle incidentally) but we were really pleasantly surprised. The tickets were very reasonable, the auditorium was comfortable and the performance was enjoyed immensely by the children and even raised a smile from the panto hater in myself. I will definitely be taking in another show at the Castle Theatre.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Theatre2northants wrote a review Jan 2020
Northants41 contributions15 helpful votes
Very disappointed in the performance of Aladdin that we saw just after Christmas. Everyone wanted to be funny Abanzer was supposed to be scary he wouldn't have scared the skin off a rice pudding to busy trying to be funny he was supposed to be a baddy and the director obviously didn't no the traditions of pantomime they had him and also the slave of the ring coming on and off the wrong sides crossing over in the middle of the stage they lose there power when they cross the middle of the stage. The Emperor also trying to be funny a definite no no he's supposed to be the sensible one. Loved the Dame. The young dancers did a good job. The sound was to loud and the lights around the stage far to bright. Hopefully the amatuers who will be putting on their panto in a couple of weeks will show the theatre management how it should be done .
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Date of experience: December 2019
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