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Almeida Theatre

Almeida Street | N1, London, England
+44 20 7359 4404
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Best arts threatre in London

Been a regular at the Almeida for almost twenty years, so it's long past time to review this... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
Could barely hear.

So looking forward to seeing this but spoilt as could barely hear what the cast saying, I'm not... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
cleveland16
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London, United Kingdom
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The Almeida Theatre is known for attracting A-list hollywood talent to perform in live productions.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Almeida Street | N1, London, England
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Been a regular at the Almeida for almost twenty years, so it's long past time to review this marvellous theatre. Haven't missed many productions over the years and been disappointed by remarkably few. The theatre space itself is small and intimate, creating a real feeling...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 2 April 2017

So looking forward to seeing this but spoilt as could barely hear what the cast saying, I'm not deaf, also lots of elderly people there, who when at interval, lots commentated that were missing half the story. Have been here several times and not come...More

Thank cleveland16
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The Almeida Theatre is a little unusual as it is nowhere near the West End but it is a lovely little theatre! I was amazed to see that the theatre was selling tickets for Hamlet starring Andrew Scott and Juliet Stevenson for only £10! The...More

Thank Katie2690
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I caught the number 4 bus from Waterloo Station, which I then stepped off within a few minutes walk of the theatre. I joined the queue to try my luck with day tickets (it was around 11.15am on a Thursday morning) After a few moments...More

Thank Luke_Sweeney_Todd
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I went to see Andrew Scott in Hamlet here and have previously seen American Psycho both of which were excellent productions and very impressed with the stage design and use of the space! We had seats in the circle which are described as restricted view...More

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Always count on the Almeida for a quality performance with innovative staging. Saw Hamlet yesterday and did not disappoint. Seating advice - stick to the left hand side of the stalls if you want to make a swift exit, gets a bit blocked up trying...More

Thank farmersto
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This jewel of a theatre presented me with a really great day out. From the delicious food in the cafe bar, to the really friendly staff it all helped to form a great opinion which was amplified by a wonderfully moving performance on this wonderful...More

Thank Ghislaine1
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My Mum and I went to see Mary Stuart, the most powerful performance in an amazing theatre setting. Will definitely be going back. Lovely ambience, great cafe and superb performance.

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Went to a matinee of Mary Stuart. This theatre is easy to get to, accessible, nice little cafe and helpful staff. Seats do get a bit uncomfortable if a long performance but if, as on this occasion, the performance was stellar and riveting then seats...More

Thank DMF500
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Have visited this small theatre quite a few times in the last 10 years. Every performance is excellent and due to the stellar performances you also get the celebrity spot! Beware you need to book well in advance and the tickets can be Like star...More

Thank JM-R144
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Quicker and cheaper to take the airport express from Paddington, so taxi to there. If it's Heathrow you mean.
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