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The Playhouse

High Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1HP, England
+44 1934 645544
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Great theatre!

It’s a lovely local theatre which always runs a good varied programme of interesting acts and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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via mobile
Festive visit to the Panto

Another super Christmas Panto at The Playhouse WsM. This is the third year we have been and they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ailsa C
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Located in the centre of Weston-super-Mare the Playhouse is a friendly and welcoming 664-seat theatre which offers a lively and diverse programme of events including music, drama, comedy, dance, musicals, film, children's shows and pantomime. The Playhouse Theatre is available for hire for both community and professional shows and as a venue for conferences, meetings and corporate events. In addition to the main auditorium the theatres facilities include a licensed bar, meeting and rehearsal spaces and full disabled access. Our dedicated and professional staff are used to working with all visiting companies and hirers to ensure a successful event while our welcoming and caring front of house team ensure patrons an enjoyable entertainment experience. The Playhouse Theatre is managed by Parkwood Theatres working in partnership with North Somerset Council.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lovely theatre” (10 reviews)
“great shows” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
High Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1HP, England
+44 1934 645544

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s a lovely local theatre which always runs a good varied programme of interesting acts and performances. It’s a friendly theatre with good seating arrangements and friendly staff and volunteers. Well worth keeping an eye out for up coming events.

Thank digipicsuk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another super Christmas Panto at The Playhouse WsM. This is the third year we have been and they seem to be getting better and better. The jokes, on stage comradery and dancers young and old all seem to make for a fantastic show clearly enjoyed...More

Thank Ailsa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our third year visiting WSM Playhouse for the pantomime and it was great! Such energy from the cast and crew, very family friendly and lots of audience participation. Looking forward to next Christmas!!

Thank orinoco77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family day out to see the Aladdin Pantomime, was really good. Kids loved it. First time for me in about 20 years, very well written. Love seeing Nick Cotton.

Thank rob7bow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw this twice over the Christmas period as it was so good. The whole cast from professional performers to the young dancers were fantastic - in fact it was so refreshing to see the large contribution the young performers made to the show and wow...More

Thank Mark19642904
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to see the Panto. This was my first time visiting the Playhouse. What a lovely little Theatre. All the staff were really helpful and friendly. I could see from the posters they have lots of great shows there. I loved my time at...More

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been lots of times over the years for different shows great place to meet up with friends and family

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been visiting the Playhouse pantomimes for many years. It went through a very disappointing phase for a few years but it's now back to its best. Congratulations to all the cast and crew, Well done and see you next year.

Thank Cherrill H
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I watched a full run through of this years Panto, Aladdin on Saturday and found it brilliant. Great singing and dancing with jokes for all ages. John Altman (Nasty Nick in Eastenders) was the best lead I have seen there and is on stage a...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Another great panto. This theatre needs people to support it year in year. We are so lucky to have it. The staff all work hard and nothing is too much trouble. Great atmosphere we hope to return for next years panto when we know what...More

Thank mongoEngland
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30 December 2016|
Response from Deborah M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have only just seen your question. From my experience all seats have a good view. Hope you have or had a good evening
12 October 2016|
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Response from EdieM232 | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure what the prices are for the Panto this year. You can reach the box office at 01934 645544 during regular business hours. Hope this helps.