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New Wolsey Theatre

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Address: Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
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+44 1473 295900
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the...

The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the heart of the county town of Suffolk. Come and visit us soon!We're more than happy for you to use this page to feedback about productions you've seen here but please also take the time to let us know about your overall experience. We can only improve with your honest and balanced opinions.

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Rock and roll panto

Excellent, great show, we all enjoyed ourselves and will definitely go again next. Though you must book early the make sure you get a seat.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Michael F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent, great show, we all enjoyed ourselves and will definitely go again next. Though you must book early the make sure you get a seat.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A really neat performance space and a cultural asset for Ipswich; this is a super little theatre with an intimate feel. There are no bad seats in the auditorium so if the 'best view' seats are sold out you'll be absolutely fine with a, 'great view', 'good view' or 'up close' (i.e. virtually making an appearance in the performance!) seat.... More 

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review with the TripAdvisor community :) It's lovely to hear you have seen many shows here, and have found the views to be great in our auditorium. We're very proud of our pricing structure too - while we never make assumptions about what is or isn't affordable to any... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had purchased tickets for the MGM Story for our mum for Christmas, having no idea how this would be depicted on stage. The play consisted, in effect, of three main characters plus the band - initially, we wondered how the MGM Story, which spanned many years, could possibly be conveyed by only three characters. We were very pleasantly surprised... More 

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. It's lovely to see that you and your mum enjoyed The MGM Story and I have to agree that this show was a wonderful addition to our programme this year. I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to the company. We very much look... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good little theatre. The staff are always friendly. The seating arrangements are good with the seating in an arena style. I do find the seats a bit uncomfortable during a long performances. Allow plenty of time for parking as although there is a new car park at the side this soon gets filled if the town is... More 

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NewWolsey, General Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. I'm happy to read that you enjoyed your visit and I have to agree that our staff are wonderfully friendly. You will be pleased to hear that we will be getting some new seating very soon - in the meantime, please feel free to request a comfort cushion from the... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time the panto never disappoints, will be going again next year. Went to the comedy club show in February again had a fab night with lots of laughs

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review with the TripAdvisor community. It's great to see that you enjoyed Sinbad this year and continue to visit us for other shows throughout the year. I have to agree that our Comedy Club is always a winner! We very much look forward to welcoming you back again :) More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our Granddaughter to see this years pantomime, the show was excellent and we all had a great evening.

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review :) It's great to see that you and your granddaughter enjoyed your recent visit. I'm sure everyone aboard the Saucy Sausage will be pleased to hear you enjoyed the show! I do hope we will have the chance to welcome you all back soon. More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been going to the Wolsey for around 10 years since living in Suffolk, and we have never been disappointed by the welcome. The art/show is usually great too - because they have good taste in programming - but this is a quick review to celebrate the welcome. The management could not be more attentive, the staff from box office... More 

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your lovely review and for your continuing support over the years. It's great to see such kind comments about how welcoming our staff are - I have to say I agree with you! I'll be sure to pass your feedback on to all of our staff, who I'm sure will... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent event again this year.... fun for all the family. Cast were exceptional. Good atmosphere, comfortable seats in a small intimate theatre. Looking forward to our next visit.

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. It's great to see that you enjoyed your visit and the performance so much :) I do hope we will have the chance to welcome you back soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great pre show meal. Booked in advance and had a great two course meal (usually £14.50 per person) quite a lot of choice. The food was really tasty and beautifully presented. Service was excellent so was a lovely relaxed start to the evening before watching the show with no worries about being late - all under the same... More 

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We're so happy with our new Theatre Chef, and we're really proud of our Pre-Performance menu. As we enter spring, Chef will have a new seasonal menu - and I am already looking forward to the tasting session at our next training event! I'll be sure to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Sinbad rock and roll panto yesterday, we go each year but took two family members who had never been before. We all had a great afternoons entertainment, all performers were excellent but Donna the Dame was incredible. The music and singing so good too. If anyone reading this is wondering if they should go please do as... More 

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review and for your continued kind support! May I say a big Welcome from the New Wolsey Theatre team to all of you and your first time visitors - we hope it will be the first of many. It's great to see that you enjoyed the performance so much!... More 

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