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The Kings Theatre

Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth, England
+44 23 9282 8282
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Mamma Mia

I have been to this lovely theatre many times and seen high quality shows. Last night I saw Mamma... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Linda M
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Mamma mia

Absolutely Amazing!!! So moving and professional at the kings theatre southsea. Loved... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tina p
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth, England
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+44 23 9282 8282
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been to this lovely theatre many times and seen high quality shows. Last night I saw Mamma Mia, it was excellent, brilliant singing and dancing. However, it was the first time I have sat in the upper circle and the temperature and lack...More

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely Amazing!!! So moving and professional at the kings theatre southsea. Loved it!!! The cast were fabulous!!!

Thank tina p
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my first visit to this theatre. It is a beautiful old building and so quite small inside. The view from our seats in the stalls was excellent. The acoustics are superb. The staff were very friendly. The facilities clean and accessible. I will...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

An amazing performance that has you up on your feet dancing at the end. I have never seen it in London but very impressed with the cast/acting/singing etc. The Kings Theatre has all the atmosphere and a beautiful setting. Defiantely worth seeing. I took my...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 of us went here to see Mamma Mia and we were sat in the Upper Circle. It was a great view from there. The sound was great. The singing In this was awesome. If you love the film you must go to see this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The theatre is small and quaint and I have been a fair few times as it is only 10 minutes walk away. There are lots of restaurants/bars nearby for pre and apres drinks - both of which we had when we went to see Mamma...More

Thank Sue M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first visit to the King's Theatre. The area around the theatre is a bit down market and the exterior of the theatre doesn't look great, but once inside the building you find a lovely Edwardian playhouse. The seats were fairly comfortable and...More

Thank JPJP33
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely old building, not in Portsmouth but Southsea. Always have a great selection of shows and concerts. Seating in the Theatre is a little cramped with not much legroom but that's to be expected for such an old building and overall it doesn't spoil the...More

Thank Elliedoc
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this show. Music, and dancing very entertaining, in a beautiful old theatre with very helpful staff. Would definitely go again.

Thank Susan C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely historic building, the lighting effects and acoustics are brilliant. The show was fantastic just a shame that you are unable to vett people before selling them a ticket....

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Natasha B
24 March 2018|
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Response from Irene C | Reviewed this property |
So sorry just seen this. We travelled by coach. So unsure
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watermummy
12 March 2018|
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Response from Fiona G | Property representative |
There are plenty of hotels around Southsea in walking distance
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