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Civic Theatre

Fairfield Road, Chelmsford CM1 1JG, England
+44 1245 606505
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Brian Conley at the Civic - best comedy

I saw Brian at the Cliffs Pavilion and Civic is by far a better venue. This man has funny bones.. I... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Shirley_md_memories
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London, United Kingdom
What a great venue

Went with a group attending a Jack Petchey Achievers evening. Have been to similar evenings at... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Ian S
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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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“front row” (3 reviews)
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Fairfield Road, Chelmsford CM1 1JG, England
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

I saw Brian at the Cliffs Pavilion and Civic is by far a better venue. This man has funny bones.. I have seen a few comics over the years some legends like Brian and others the new crowd that all seem to start on quiz...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Went with a group attending a Jack Petchey Achievers evening. Have been to similar evenings at other venues. This is the best venue so far. Small enough to be engaging but big enough to create a buzz. Comfortable seating, good facilities, friendly staff. Ample car...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

For the last 5 years we have always booked to see the panto at Chelmsford, it’s something we love to do as a family, but until this year I have never felt the need to write a review. But I felt the civic staff and...More

1  Thank KellyanneValentine
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the Civic Theatre for their Panto for five years now. It is a superb theatre, lots of leg room, very friendly staff, and the Panto is always brilliant. Can not recommend this highly enough.

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civicmarketing, Marketing team at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely review, we're so glad you enjoyed our Panto!

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice little theatre. Staff are very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our visit. Don't understand why we couldn't have cappuccino in the evening. We wanted to relax with one before the show we didn't want soft drinks. Why is this as you have it...More

1  Thank tiffintaster
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civicmarketing, Marketing Team at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hi, Thank you for your review! We are glad you liked our theatre and we are really sorry you were not able to get a cappuccino. After speaking to members of staff who were working that evening it seems the coffee machine was out of...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

I've seen Barry Steele on numerous occasions and he is simply faultless. He is backed by a superb band and crew. All of them are exceptionally talented. The projection added to the story and makes the audience feel that they're immersed into the story of...More

1  Thank elementandeh
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civicmarketing, Public Relations Manager at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

I'm really glad you had a great experience at our theatres and enjoyed the performance! We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

A little hem of a theatre, just off Duke street. Excellent local parking and restaurants, bars so pre show drinks are convenient and well priced. Theatre is clear, retro but nice and makes the show personal. Staff friendly and helpful at all times. Bar and...More

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civicmarketing, Public Relations Manager at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thanks for the lovely review!

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

For a smallish theatre it still manages to attract some top events, especially good for comedy acts. If like me you have long legs you'll need an aisle seat or have to brave the front row. As for leaving the car park afterwards we always...More

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civicmarketing, marketing team at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thanks for the lovely review!

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Just had our annual outing to the panto brilliant performances as always. Just like to say a huge thank you to Chris - front of house supervisor and Jennie on the reception desk. We found out tonight that my mum has developed a severe fear...More

1  Thank vicky w
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Nice little theatre with plenty of leg room, however seats are not the most comfortable especially if you sit next to a very large person. Beautifully acted, loved the reading. Well done to the actor performing

Thank EssexYvonne
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