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Chichester Festival Theatre

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Address: Oaklands Park, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
Phone Number: +44 1243 781312
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00

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One of the Best Theatres in the world. Fabulous productions, which usually set the standard and progress to London. Half a Sixpence was the most joyous theatre experience I have... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Chichester, UK
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Chichester, UK
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the Best Theatres in the world. Fabulous productions, which usually set the standard and progress to London. Half a Sixpence was the most joyous theatre experience I have had.

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142 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a super theatre, wherever you sit you get a fantastic view. The sound is good and if you want a bite to eat the restaurant is just opposite. Plenty of conveniences (no queueing). The only problem is the parking. Make sure you arrive early if you are attending a matinee as the car park is often very busy.

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Thank Dawn J
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good service from foyer and auditorium staff, easy parking nearby and delicious meal and attentive service from Minerva Bar and grill just across the plaza.

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Thank Simon D
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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448 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have enjoyed several shows recently from Stepping Out to Room with a View. Thus theatre offers quality shows at great prices normally before they go to the West End. The seats are all good views too. Coffees shop is a real bonus, not overly priced for a theatre. Looking forward to Peter Pan.

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Thank BargeeGirl
Chichester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a booking for 6.15 for a 7.30 play and we arrived early in the Bar and Grill. They seated us immediately, we ordered wine which was brought and we gave them our maincourse only order there and then. Thirty minutes later our meal had not arrived, we had drank most of the wine. Twice waiters and the Maitre... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue-last minute tickets to see "Relatively Speaking", super value. Will definitely be back before Christmas.

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Thank philip b
Winchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit this Theatre several times a year, are always excited at the prospect - and are never disappointed. The theatre - apron staged which, until I came here, I've never been keen on - is beautiful, the staff are efficient, welcoming and informative, the facilities spotless. I cannot think of anything to criticise. On our latest visit we went... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to the theatre in Chichester a few times a year and we book Access Seats, are my husband is disabled. On this occasion we booked our seats and arrived to see the show and it was obvious that I was going to have a restricted view, as the lady in front of me was tall or had a... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent play well acted by well known actors Robert Powell and Liza Goddard but the star of the show was Greg played by Antony Eden who played the part as well as did Richard Briers many years ago - he was the star of the show and one for the future the next Dr Who??) Ginny did well as his... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
56 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit to the Minerva - the smaller, more intimate little sister to the Chichester Festival Theatre. The play was outstanding: powerful, surprising, amusing, oh so close to home. Very well worthwhile seeing and an excellent production, minimal scenery and prop changing aiding the intensity.

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