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Playhouse Theatre Whitstable

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Address: 104 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1AZ, England
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+44 1227 272042
10:00 - 12:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 12:00

Whitstable is very fortunate to have its own theatre, The Playhouse, which...

Whitstable is very fortunate to have its own theatre, The Playhouse, which is owned and managed by The Lindley Players Limited.

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Charming period theatre with charming bar evocative of the thespian 1930's

We saw a showing of ''What the Butler Saw' that was quirky and funny in places. The atmosphere was lovely and play house quite full. Our youngest son who is 30 saw A Tale of two... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We saw a showing of ''What the Butler Saw' that was quirky and funny in places. The atmosphere was lovely and play house quite full. Our youngest son who is 30 saw A Tale of two cities the week before that was apparently much better and well worth seeing. Book in advance but entry can be made on the door,... More 

Thank Lovetti
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

A lovely small theatre which showcases many Kent talented drama groups.All seats are usually £10 and provide comfort with excellent stage views. Prior to the show , a large well furnished bar- lounge is available with very good value I've £2 for a glass of Chablis.Front of house staff are friendly and efficient ,so if your spending a few days... More 

Thank geraldbright
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

A trip to the playhouse always promises a great evening, tonight the youth theatre delivered. Two great plays very well performed, well done guys.

1 Thank Barry S
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Always a treat seeing a Lindley Players show as they are of such high standard and technically very impressive. Also great to see the staff so friendly and passionate about the theatre as they are all volunteers. Lovely community feel and a brilliant advocate for the arts.

Thank eponini
Peterhead, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Went to see Ello Ello with friends and was amezed at the standard and really enjoyed it Recommend always going to see their shows

1 Thank Peter1941
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

On the outside it looks like a cute little theatre and on the inside it looks like a quite little theatre. This place is easy to get to by public transport with the bus pretty much outside. The staff were friendly and welcoming and I had a great here.

1 Thank emmie t
North Cyprus
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346 reviews
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

This was my first visit to the theatre to see Fairport Convention. I was so impressed with the atmosphere and acoustics and wished I had discovered it before. It really was cosy having only about 180 seats. I would love to attend more performances here. For a town like Whitstable and being June, it seems a little underused. How about... More 

1 Thank magwii
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Very small theatre in the centre of town, home to the local amateur dramatic society. Well worth a trip. There are car parks in the area too, as well as a lathe variety of pubs, bars and restaurants

1 Thank James C
Birchington, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Have visited this lovely little theatre several times the most recently being for the Theatrecraft production of Quartet. It is a lovely little theatre

1 Thank theoloyla
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

Several visits to this local theatre and a wide variety of amateur productions seen, always enjoyable if not quite of a fully professional nature. Surprising how much talent is around. Latest production - "Who's life is it anyway?" was extremely well written and thought provoking although the acting was not quite convincing.

Thank davi777

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