Crucible Theatre
Crucible Theatre
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  • LadySurfinRocker
    Sheffield, United Kingdom241 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Miss Saigon, utterly stunning in a wonderful theatre
    This is a wonderful modern theatre but with a great atmosphere. Easy to navigate and suitable for people with mobility issues. The seating is arranged around the stage and is tiered so you have a good view from all seats. The staff are superbly friendly and helpful. It has a snack bar, restaurant and gift shop. We went to see Miss Saigon and the production was absolutely stunning.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 26 July 2023
  • Beverley L
    43 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Forgotten how great this theatre is AND the show was good too
    Went to see Miss Saigon and loved it . We had a last minute booking and the cheapest seats but that does not matter at all. All seats in this “in the round” theatre are roomy, comfortable and have a great view. The bars and cafe areas were busy but coped well and unlike a lot of theatres there are enough toilets You don’t have to spend all the interval in a queue It’s a long time since I’ve been to the Crucible and I’d forgotten how much I loved it
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 August 2023
  • Tony Saffin
    Coventry, United Kingdom127 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant Venue, clean and well run!
    Nice , clean and well run venue with a friendly and helpful team. We came this week to see Miss Saigon which was different but very enjoyable. Comfortable seats and all seats give a great view. A brilliant venue, this was our first visit but we will certainly return!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 August 2023
  • Mrs D
    Crawley, United Kingdom32 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Must Visit
    My husband and I paid a visit to the Crucible Theatre as part of our visit to Sheffield. The theatre is beautiful and the staff are lovely. The lady on the reception desk was so helpful, saying that we couldn't view the auditorium at the moment, because a show had just started, but if we were able to come back any other day in the week they would be happy to show us around. We were given a brochure for free, that's usually £7, and we were told we could make use of the cafe if we wanted too. We did use the cafe, and again the lady who served us was so very kind and helpful. The food and drink was really good, and I would definitely recommend it. When we were leaving we stopped to talk to a security guard, who was so knowledgeable, and answered all of our questions and more. All in all a brilliant visit, we will definitely be going back. Huge thanks to the staff who served us. Nothing was too much trouble, and the whole experience was very relaxing.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 August 2023
  • cmullen48
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    White Christmas show
    Allways wanted to go to this theatre and wasn't disappointed. The show White Christmas was one of the best things we have seen in over 50 years of theatregoing. All seats have a briiliant view and the coloured door system is excellent. They could have a look at the interval drinks system because that was chaos. But this did not take away from the experience, all round terrific. WE WILL BE BACK.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 January 2024
  • DerbyDoris
    Derby, United Kingdom39 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Snooker Hospitality at The Century Club
    Visited The Century Club hospitality for the snooker world championships - a once in a lifetime, unforgettable experience! We were treated like VIPs from start to finish! A beautiful meal with complimentary bar, and our host Sara couldn’t do enough for us! We were joined by Ken Doherty who didn’t just pop in for photos, he sat at the table for a good 15 minutes chatting and sharing stories. Worth every penny we spent on the experience.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 April 2024
  • James T
    43 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Go 45mins early and stand front left
    You must go! Once in a lifetime activity - do it. We were 4 rows behind the players and had in our view the best seats and they were £100 each or so for a semifinal of the world championships!! You don't need to spend much to enjoy this. What a place! Tip: be at the front of the front left queue - people will give you their headsets for free rather than paying £12+ for one once inside. Also the same for umbrellas - pick the freebie up before you go in!
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 May 2024
  • THE TRAVELLER
    Malaga, Spain13,306 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely theatre.
    Lively theatre. Very comfortable seating efficient and friendly staff. However, there was one irritant- everyone was queuing outside the internal entrance doors as they were not opened until 15 minutes before the performance. Silly !
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 May 2024
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Mac
Sheffield, UK48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
The Crucible Cafe is a modest little place with very tasty food at very low prices and enormous portions. You can find the Cafe on the ground floor of the theatre. Do not confuse it with the Crucible Corner across the square, which is also great but not dead cheap.
Written 12 February 2020
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Thank you so much for your great review, we hope that we are able to welcome to back to the Crucible Café in the near future.
Written 18 February 2020
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Mrs D
Crawley, UK32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
My husband and I paid a visit to the Crucible Theatre as part of our visit to Sheffield. The theatre is beautiful and the staff are lovely. The lady on the reception desk was so helpful, saying that we couldn't view the auditorium at the moment, because a show had just started, but if we were able to come back any other day in the week they would be happy to show us around. We were given a brochure for free, that's usually £7, and we were told we could make use of the cafe if we wanted too.
We did use the cafe, and again the lady who served us was so very kind and helpful. The food and drink was really good, and I would definitely recommend it.
When we were leaving we stopped to talk to a security guard, who was so knowledgeable, and answered all of our questions and more.
All in all a brilliant visit, we will definitely be going back. Huge thanks to the staff who served us. Nothing was too much trouble, and the whole experience was very relaxing.
Written 20 August 2023
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Sue T
Sheffield, UK96 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
This was my first theatre trip since March 2020 . I felt that The Crucible staff and management handled our visit in an efficient , calm and friendly way. Less people were admitted, we wore masks throughout the play and we left the theatre a row at a time.

Thank you for keeping us safe
Written 18 July 2021
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THE TRAVELLER
Malaga, Spain13,306 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Lively theatre. Very comfortable seating efficient and friendly staff. However, there was one irritant- everyone was queuing outside the internal entrance doors as they were not opened until 15 minutes before the performance. Silly !
Written 31 May 2024
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Beverley L
43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Went to see Miss Saigon and loved it . We had a last minute booking and the cheapest seats but that does not matter at all. All seats in this “in the round” theatre are roomy, comfortable and have a great view. The bars and cafe areas were busy but coped well and unlike a lot of theatres there are enough toilets You don’t have to spend all the interval in a queue
It’s a long time since I’ve been to the Crucible and I’d forgotten how much I loved it
Written 4 August 2023
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James T
43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
You must go! Once in a lifetime activity - do it. We were 4 rows behind the players and had in our view the best seats and they were £100 each or so for a semifinal of the world championships!! You don't need to spend much to enjoy this. What a place!

Tip: be at the front of the front left queue - people will give you their headsets for free rather than paying £12+ for one once inside. Also the same for umbrellas - pick the freebie up before you go in!
Written 4 May 2024
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cmullen48
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Allways wanted to go to this theatre and wasn't disappointed. The show White Christmas was one of the best things we have seen in over 50 years of theatregoing. All seats have a briiliant view and the coloured door system is excellent. They could have a look at the interval drinks system because that was chaos. But this did not take away from the experience, all round terrific. WE WILL BE BACK.
Written 15 January 2024
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Alan A
Chesterfield, UK1,767 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Family
That time of the year again & snooker is high on our family’s priorities. We did our first session during the first week on the Tuesday afternoon. Comfortable seats & efficient air conditioning. Nice & warm also. The atmosphere is unique for this tournament & a sense of history is contained in the fabric of the building. Good lighting & an acceptable view of the tables in play. I have mobility issues but the staff were very helpful & kind. Bar adjacent the theatre doors & comfy seating can be found during intervals. For all snooker lovers this is the place to be during the World Championship.
Written 21 April 2023
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Thank you for your fantastic review, we do hope that we are able to welcome you and your family back for next years tournament
Written 28 April 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Pauline Eastwood
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Friends
The Crucible Kitchen is a new cafe in an updated area of the crucible theatre in Sheffield. Everything first class. Catered for my gluten free diet (Coeliac disease) brilliantly which is very refreshing.
The staff were very attentive, polite and helpful. The food was delicious and me and my friend thoroughly enjoyed our visit.. Five stars well deserved.
Written 10 November 2022
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Thank you for your fantastic review of our recently opened 'Crucible Kitchen', we are so pleased to read that we were able to cater for your dietary needs and you both enjoyed your first visit. We hope that we are able to welcome you back for a second visit very soon
Written 8 December 2022
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LadySurfinRocker
Sheffield, UK241 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
This is a wonderful modern theatre but with a great atmosphere. Easy to navigate and suitable for people with mobility issues. The seating is arranged around the stage and is tiered so you have a good view from all seats. The staff are superbly friendly and helpful. It has a snack bar, restaurant and gift shop. We went to see Miss Saigon and the production was absolutely stunning.
Written 26 July 2023
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