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Emporium Theatre Brighton - CLOSED

88 London Road, Brighton BN1 4JF, England
+44 1273 911313
Review Highlights
The Tempest - playing in the Theatre at Emporium

Fabulous production of Shakespeare's Tempest by Director Nicholas Quirke and Designer Peta Taylor... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2016
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
7 30pm

Great to see this place being used, very basic decor but charming. Cafe great good variety. Play... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2016
Linda R
Worcester, England, United Kingdom
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Emporium is a theatre, cafe and bar set in Brighton's main area of regeneration, London Road. Open 7 days a week from 9am till late in the evening. Emporium Theatre's patron is Alan Rickman, who has this to say about us: "Emporium opens an exciting new door in British theatre venues. A great space with limitless potential for performance and serving the local community."
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
21 Mar 2016
“The Tempest - playing in the Theatre at Emporium”
13 Mar 2016
“7 30pm”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
88 London Road, Brighton BN1 4JF, England
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

Fabulous production of Shakespeare's Tempest by Director Nicholas Quirke and Designer Peta Taylor. Beautifully played with passion and a touch of fun by a cast of local actors. Well worth seeing in this intimate, wecoming theatre space.

1  Thank SueHorne
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Great to see this place being used, very basic decor but charming. Cafe great good variety. Play great "The Tempest". Toilets need some basic care, hardly any lights, running tap we couldn't stop and for a Saturday night NO TOLET PAPER, still had a laugh,...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I visited this venue after stumbling upon it, and needless to say my visit was awful, food was cold and horrid, and some gentlemen with a beard who may have been the manager was extremely rude to me whilst i was ordering my food!. so...More

Thank sally j
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Just before Christmas and I suppose it's Christmas Panto but all the same very enjoyable in this cosy almost old world environment. Cast gave their all with gusto and I believe with the help of some local school children. Liked the theatre very much and...More

Thank MSM848
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Saw "Dial M for Murder" really enjoyed it, with a super cast, but very small audience. It was a Wednesday night though so I hope that was why. Had a lovely coffee and chocolate cake in the interval

Thank mizzikate
Reviewed 29 October 2015

by Tony Flood, award winning writer and author of My Life with The Stars and The Secret Potion Those who have not yet discovered the delights of the Emporium theatre and café-bar in Brighton might like to take the opportunity to do so by going...More

Thank TonyFlood
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

A great quirky place to go for coffee/food or to see a show. I took my grandchildren to see Bard and Troubadour's Thumbelina which was marvellous. Well worth a visit.

Thank KraftyChica
Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

The outside is quirky and as soon as you step in it is just wonderfully done, with candles, comfy sofas and great props that make it truly unique! The coffee is superb, wine nicely chilled and all at exceptionally reasonable prices. The show was Sleeping...More

1  Thank Shevyjo
Reviewed 8 January 2015

cute, different, eccentric and definitely Brighton. Really good shows, got a great vibe about it, encouraging different realms of theater from all around.

Thank EllenHoltz
Reviewed 6 January 2015

we visited this theatre for the first time just after christmas 2014. Its at the end of the high street, and from the outside you may walk past as it looks quite unassuming but it is really worth going in. Through the doors it has...More

1  Thank storyman
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