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Garrick Theatre

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Address: 2 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0HH, England
Phone Number: +44 870 140 3300
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Rock of ages is created by Elliot Davis and James Bourne. Running at the...

Rock of ages is created by Elliot Davis and James Bourne. Running at the Garrick Theatre, this show stars Aaron Sidwell as Michael, Eliza Hope Bennett as Holly, Stewart Clarke as Eddie, Charlotte Harwood as Leia, Richard Lowe as Lucas, Lil Chris as Francis and Daniel Buckley as Marvin and more.

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A lovely old theatre in the heart of the West End. Very friendly staff and unusually for a London theatre really good men's toilets - can't comment on the ladies I'm afraid... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My fiancé and I went to the Garrick back in May to see Romeo and Juliet. Beyond the fact that the show was amazing, the theatre was fantastic as well. It has a lot of character and was a great venue for a classic play. I would recommend seeing a show at the Garrick.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I won 2 tickets to see the Entertainer via Today Tix. I was bit concerned after reading a few bad reviews online. I was in the front row and had an unforgettable experience! Sir Kenneth Branagh is just wow. He could literally stay on the stage giving a monologue and you will still love him. He is amazing and being... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely old theatre in the heart of the West End. Very friendly staff and unusually for a London theatre really good men's toilets - can't comment on the ladies I'm afraid. Stalls a down a long set of stairs but well worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great theatre building, not too big, good for a comedy, note that the balcony is deep enough that it may partially block views from the back 6 or so rows of the floor seating - one could miss the top of the scene

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have lived near London for nearly 2 years and see a couple of plays a month. This House was by far the worst we have seen. Maybe if you are a fan of British Politics there is some redeeming value but we did not see it. The play was slow and long and if we had not been seated... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a peculiar play, but Branagh and the rest of the cast, put in good performances and I think got to the heart of the characters. It's incredible that a leading West End theatre is allowed to have seats as uncomfortable as ours. The location, inthe stalls was good, but the comfort level was prehistoric. Almost ruined an otherwise good... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see the entertainer. half our party really enjoyed it which made it all the more galling for the two (normal sized people ) who just could not see anything. I know this can happen in any theater but the Garrick is the worst as the seats behind row M in the stalls are not staggered in any way... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went today the see The Entertainer but you need to understand that this is an older theatre and if you go try to ensure that if in the Circle you get Centre Seats as otherwise you have to lean forward which is not comfortable to view the whole of the stage. The Theatre was not designed with audience sight... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We were in the stalls,seats were comfortable and legroom was adequate.Lots of bars and toilets.Lovely theatre just shame about the entertainer which we didnt really enjoy,quite boring really.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The four rating is for the theatre which is of he old school with some lovely plaster work as decoration. Always lovely to look at the old theatres and to check out their similarities and differences. Had I been reviewing Sir Kenneth Branagh in The Entertainer it would have been a five. Very good play with a stunning performance by... More 

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