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Garrick Theatre

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Covent Garden
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Address: 2 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0HH, England
Phone Number: +44 870 140 3300

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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This House

Brilliant evening. "This House" was interesting, entertaining and well produced. Theatre, as ever, looking good and generating the right atmosphere.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Brilliant evening. "This House" was interesting, entertaining and well produced. Theatre, as ever, looking good and generating the right atmosphere.

Thank NeilCarmichael
Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Matt B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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 

Thank La E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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.

Thank Terry E
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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

Thank smackArkansas
Portland, Oregon
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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 

Thank Mike1701d
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 

Thank tomlevin
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 

Thank Johntherunner
Leicester, United Kingdom
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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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