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Maddermarket Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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2017 Xmas present to see frankies boys in june 2018

A Very lovely place. Staff all helpful.Love it as big enough so you can see the acts close up every... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Erin G
LITTLE jewel

I was here for the second time to see the Locrian Ensemble, Vivaldi by Candlelight. The theatre is... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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St. Johns Alley, Norwich NR2 1DR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyment of concert ruined by selfish people standing in a small seated theatre completely blocking the view of those who had paid for the comfort of a seat and who through discomfort, infirmity or choice, remained seated. The tickets were not sold as restricted view...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 12 June 2018

A Very lovely place. Staff all helpful.Love it as big enough so you can see the acts close up every where you sit. The act we saw was Frankies boys .It was Brilliant.Dancing in the isle.Love this Theatre.

Thank Erin G
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I was here for the second time to see the Locrian Ensemble, Vivaldi by Candlelight. The theatre is small but I prefer it. It makes me wish I was a Norwich resident. I had to drive from Cambridge, but the Locrian are worth the effort.

Thank CambridgeIan
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Went here to see Ushers and it was a wonderful performance. Lovely cast who were happy to talk to you, in a quaint theatre with lots of character. Would love to visit again if I visit Norwich!

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is a great theatre. The bar staff was friendly, the theatre staff was friendly and the show I saw (An Ideal Husband) was unexpected, but really enjoyable.

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely place ,very personal and a great place to see a performance .Bar staff are friendly and drinks are middle of the range price wise , there’s tea and coffee available as well. Nice outside sitting area for the interval .

Thank stephanie n
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Just seen my first show at this wonderful arena, who needs the globe theatre in London, as soon as you walk into the auditorium, you are transported back in time, no reference to Henry Blofield there, of course, superb place, superb shows to come, would...More

Thank NorfBhoy
Reviewed 29 July 2017

An early Ayckbourn farce. This was a reasonable attempt at this play in a small restricted space. However, the pace was way way too slow throughout. The repetitive circulating of pillars to show movement between height of room levels was pedantic and laboured. Acting and...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Amazing building to start with. Small but comfortable bar in foyer, very welcoming. Watched a great play directed by an up and coming young man, and as it was a Victorian play, the theatre was an ideal setting.

Thank janettek200
Reviewed 1 April 2017

For affordable performances and a great choice of shows The Maddermarket is the place to visit. The building is full of history; most of the staff are volunteers and you see everything from pop music tributes to Shakespeare. Also a good programme for children during...More

Thank Gordon K
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12 December 2016|
Response from Margaret B | Reviewed this property |
The only thing I noticed was it made my neck ache a bit but did not restrict my view.
Simon C
25 September 2016|
Response from CityCanary | Reviewed this property |
Hi Leg room like all theatres can sometimes be tight. End of row seats are good as RE the whole of front row downstairs if you don't mind being right at front of stage. Front rows on each side are good too. I have no... More
1 August 2015|
Response from Maddermarket | Property representative |
Hey there! Fantastic to hear you will be visiting us for the first time later this year. At 312 seats, we are an intimate little theatre, so your view from the Gallery will be unrestricted and puts you close to the... More