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Citizens Theatre

119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow G5 9DS, Scotland
+44 141 429 0022
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Wonderful theatre

Every time I come here I vow to go more and life gets in the way. Wether it's a pantomime, comedian... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
EmmaandCo
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Des clarke

Funniest comedian we’ve been to in a long time. We were third row from the front and have to say... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
scottishtravellers96
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The home of great theatre in Glasgow, offering a world-class repertoire of classic and contemporary plays.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow G5 9DS, Scotland
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+44 141 429 0022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I come here I vow to go more and life gets in the way. Wether it's a pantomime, comedian or play the Citizens Theatre is always warm and welcoming and following ongoing renovations is getting more beautiful while regaining its small charm. It...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Funniest comedian we’ve been to in a long time. We were third row from the front and have to say the view of the stage was second to none and overall the theatre was a brilliant venue. Parking a bit problematic as the theatre car...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

If you're driving in make sure you check the final few streets. Satnav normally takes you sailing past the front of the theatre, and the car park is on the wrong side of a one way street. You need to circle round the one way...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

For somebody who normally begins to get uncomfortable at the theatre after about 45minutes I was overjoyed with the legroom and comfort of the seats at the Citizens. At no point during the show did I feel income or fidgety. There was loads if legroom...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Went to this theatre on Saturday night. The show was really good and we all enjoyed. We were sitting in front seats and although the view of the stage was good we were all a bit cold. There seemed to be a draft. I know...More

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CitizensTheatre, Public Relations Manager at Citizens Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

So glad to hear you enjoyed Bold Girls Grace! You're quite right that we're in need of our upgrade as our beloved theatre is in some real need of some TLC. One of the benefits of our planned new building will be a far more...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

A stunning theatre and I love the back ground behind it, staff are always lovely and ticket prices are always reasonable, I love the citzs and I love what they do. Make’s me proud to be from Glasgow and an actor.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

went to the studio at the citizens theatre with my 4 year old granddaughter to see the Last night before Christmas.Th parents and grandparents sat on benches and the kids sat on the floor small venue but great for kids. what a marvelous show for...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Went to see Trainspotting, the actors & actresses were terrific. My son & I thoroughly enjoyed it. I would recommend the theatre. It was my first time there & I can't walk far but the parking was right beside the door. The only negative, they...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Went to see trainspotting held our attention throughout with a funny and quite serious turn of events well worth going to see , staff very plesent and helpful , easy Parking and access, £4 taxi from merchant city.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We chose to go here over other performances sadly. We attended Travels with my Aunt. For some reason they chose to rotate the characters through the roles which led to a very confusing performance. The building itself was nice and the story behind how they...More

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Ruth M
18 December 2017|
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Response from CitizensTheatre | Property representative |
Hi Ruth, we do have a free car park at the Citz that can accommodate a minibus. The carpark is accessed on Cleland Street on a one way system from Crown Street or Laurieston Road. The car park can fill up quite quickly for... More
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dalecrew05
9 April 2017|
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Response from CitizensTheatre | Property representative |
Hello Dale, it's slightly dependent on the production you've booked for how restricted your view will be from your seat at the end of a row. Normally, your view of the side of the stage that you're sitting on may be slightly... More
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