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New Theatre Royal

20-24 Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth PO1 2DD, England
+44 23 9264 9000
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A Great Old Theatre!

We recently been to see "Turn of the Screw" at this venue and enjoyed our evening immensely. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CSK33
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Pasquale at Theatre Royal

Some mothers do have them - Joe Pasquale playing Frank Spencer, guaranteed to give you a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rodders_T
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Storrington, United Kingdom
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A recently refurbished beautiful Victorian theatre in the heart of Portsmouth.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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20-24 Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth PO1 2DD, England
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+44 23 9264 9000
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"beauty and the beast"
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"small audience"
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"plenty of leg room"
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"well worth a visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently been to see "Turn of the Screw" at this venue and enjoyed our evening immensely. We will be going back again very soon I hope. The play itself was very good but the main reason for wanting to go back there is that...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some mothers do have them - Joe Pasquale playing Frank Spencer, guaranteed to give you a laugh. This is a really old theatre with lovely comfy seats, we were in the dress circle and had an excellent view of the stage at all times. For...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to see the Official Sun Records Show. 17th March. Promised so much, gave so little. It was more an Elvis Presley tribute bash - and not a very good one at that. Except for the drummer who was actually quite good and the...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic venue! Quaint and interesting little part of history! The review reflects more on the show and the ensemble rather than the theatre itself- the theatre has all the facilities you would expect and getting a drink is a painless task. The show...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

We went as a family of 10 to see the above performance. We booked on the morning of the day before Christmas eve and we managed to get seats 6 rows back. The show was really good, it took a little while to get into...More

Thank spirezs
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Not really sure what the previous reviewer was moaning about.. you can clearly see the seating plan online and the box office team are really helpful and honest if you are unsure. With comedians like Russell Kane- you need to book early otherwise with any...More

Thank juliedrich
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NewTheatreRoyal, Manager at New Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you very much for supportive comments Julie. We look forward to seeing you at New Theatre Royal again soon.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

5 friends and I attended the New Theatre Royal to see Russell Kane for my wife's birthday. Tickets were booked on line and payment made. No mention was made of any restricted views or problems with viewing the stage from the selected seats at the...More

Thank Stuart S
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We visited the NTR Portsmouth to see ELO Again, what a great evening. The band were tremendous and the Theatre was really nice. After seeing news items about the restoration we really wanted to see it for ourselves, and were definitely not disappointed, the Theatre...More

Thank Phil42bognor
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NewTheatreRoyal, Manager at New Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are really glad you enjoyed the ELO show and we will consider your comments about the ice-creams.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I saw Ian Waite at this theatre. The show was good, as it usually is here, but I think £4.00 for an ice-cream is very pricey. This is more than I have paid at a London Theatre. I won't be buying one next time I...More

Thank Michelle A
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NewTheatreRoyal, Manager at New Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are really glad you enjoyed the Stricly Show and we will consider your comments about the ice-creams.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

First visit to this theatre. Lovely quaint theatre. However take your own drinks otherwise you will need to take out a loan to buy a drink here. £15.60 for a bottle of abbot ale and a vodka lemonade and lime! When questioned about that price...More

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lorraine d
2 February 2016|
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Response from NewTheatreRoyal | Property representative |
We are sorry Lorraine. Your question only came to our attention today. Rather late to respond we know, but unfortunately we did not have a show on in the Theatre that night. Hopefully you will be able to visit us again... More
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