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Reviewed 4 days ago

Always a splendid opera but we went to the first performance and it wasn't quite so slick. High up in upper circle voices were a bit thin but we would still recommend this performance.[ In fact might take a couple of visiting Aussies there next...More

Thank asquill
Reviewed 5 days ago

Technically excellent. The chorus was excellent and porgy showed passion as well as ability. Bess lacked conviction . There wasn’t passion. All songs were technically executed but you never felt the loss of the fishing boat crew for example .The sound from the orchestra was...More

Thank Allergyissues
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dreadful - dark, dingy and very strange. Didn’t quite understand the projection of just a mouth on the big screen and the weirdest dancing ever seen. Could put you off poets forever - 1 star is too high

Thank Barrrby
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the new production of Salomé by English National Opera. The venue has had a lot of work carried out since our last visit and it shows in a good way. It was very clean and comfortable and I'm looking forward to seeing...More

1  Thank Martlett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the London Coliseum home of the ENO, part of the London open House week-end. It was superb! Really enjoyed it and it is an impressive venue, full of history!! The visit was also very engaging and since the visit, I have already booked...More

Thank OJG2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here as part of the Open House Weekend. We had no idea it was the largest theatre in London occupying 2,300+ seats. The other impressive fact is that there are no restricted views in the theatre as none of the columns protrude out...More

Thank Jules4701
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here to watch Swan Lake. The building itself is very beautiful and watching Swan Lake in such beautiful surroundings was magical. Drinks are expensive but only to be expected for the location.

1  Thank Ann W
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Went with the girls from work for a ballet night out and it was absolutely stunning!! The story, the music, the costumes and the dancers took our breath away! We sat on upper circle and saw everything perfectly.

Thank juditdani
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

The coliseum was so huge and amazing u can take all day sitting in it taking pics, the place was so classy and old style but unique with a nice bar fo drinks tea and coffee and nuts served there, with a very friendly helpfully...More

Thank Q8LOST
Reviewed 7 September 2018

If you have never seen the great Russian St. Petersburg Opera company at work then you've missed true masters at their craft. Magnificent!

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patan116
28 May 2018|
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Response from Helen B | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty good as the rake on the seats is quite steep.
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sueOrpington
23 May 2018|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
We had the free water that we on offer, and then had a nice drink at a restaurant afterwards.
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Sam T
17 March 2018|
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Response from PaulNCKent | Reviewed this property |
That’s where we sat - great view and close enough. Try for centrally located seats.
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Phil B
30 January 2018|
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Response from skirkby4862 | Reviewed this property |
Yes this is much too close For stalls you ideally need to be at least 5 rows back From rows closer than this your view wiill be restricted despite the rake in the stage floor and you will be uncomfortable looking up for an... More
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Steve F
15 August 2017|
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