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Chichester Festival Theatre

Oaklands Park, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
+44 1243 781312
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Highly Recommended Theatre Showing Exceptional Productions

The Chichester Festival Theatre has an excellent reputation for staging exceptional shows many of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Allan S
Pevensey, United Kingdom
Table Manners.

We went to a preview performance of 'Table Manners' last night and enjoyed a very entertaining... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Oaklands Park, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
+44 1243 781312
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Chichester Festival Theatre has an excellent reputation for staging exceptional shows many of which go on to lengthy runs in the London West End. Our first visit to the Chichester Festival Theatre was to see Fiddler on the Roof and we were not disappointed....More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to a preview performance of 'Table Manners' last night and enjoyed a very entertaining evening. Very amusing play performed by a strong and talented cast. Good luck for the rest of the run and hope it's a great success.

Thank GraceM
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I took my elderly Nan to see a performance here. She was in a wheelchair but there's a lift and disabled toilets, so that was no issue. Before the performance we were able to order interval drinks, which saved us time and hassle. Would definitely...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Actually, better than many London theatres! Comfortable and great thrust stage. In house productions are exemplary (often going on to London or tour). Love going there.

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw "Fiddler On The Roof" ..an amazing show in a very good theatre . Very comfortable seats and excellent sound and lighting. Had an enjoyable dinner at the adjoining restaurant. would highly recommend !

Thank mumsypops
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent show, well organised Theatre experience. Staff were very friendly and helpful . Would go again.

Thank Frank6449
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are always impressed by the quality and convenience of our local theatre. The standards are extremely high with prices much lower than London west end theatres. Not unknown for shows to be here in Chichester then transferred to the west end. The advantage of...More

Thank Tiler2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great production of Fiddler on the Roof. Omid Djalili was superb, as good as Topol in the original production. The theatre itself is very comfortable, with good legroom. We have been here twice and I prefer it to any of the London theatres.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic theatre for you to get really close as the stage comes right into the audience, I've been to a lot of productions here & never been disappointed

Thank Teglease
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent performance all round. One of the best productions I have seen at CFT. This theatre is superb in all respects

Thank Bob G
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11 August 2017|
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Response from Chrissy S | Reviewed this property |
Lots of stairs, but yes there is a lift, the whole theatre is extremely accessible.
20 July 2017|
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Response from Caroline L | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking.
Benedict L
25 July 2016|
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Response from ChichesterFT | Property representative |
Hello, I am not sure which show you are enquiring about, but we currently have two running. Half A Sixpence is 2 hours 45 minutes including one interval, FRACKED! is 2 hours 20 minutes including an interval.