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New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth

4.1
Theater · Concert / Show
The New Theatre Royal is a Victorian Grade II* listed theatre in the heart of Portsmouth, England, with a capacity of 667. The theatre building was constructed in 1854 as Landport Hall. It was converted to a theatre two years later. It was rebuilt in 1884 by Charles J. Phipps and again in 1900 by Frank Matcham.

The Theatre reopened in October 2015 after a £4.7M refurbishment project.
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  • Lovely night out at the grand old theatre to see the Nutcracker. Great night with singing and brilliant performance. Staff and volunteers make it such a lovey visit.  more »
  • Beautiful old fashioned theatre full of character with comfy fixtures and fittings. Main act Tom Stade was excellent his support act a mumbling drunken Irish waste of space who only did 20 mins, less....  more »
  • Theatre full of character and architecture being a grade II listed Victorian building. Quite distinctive with it's metal work arches over the pavement. Reasonably comfortable seating and organised...  more »
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  • What an awesome theatre!! This is an amazing building and the tour is a must! Amy and all the front of house staff and the volunteers were wonderful!! Alex the lighting/ sound tech is super talented and knowledgable. Stuart the stage manager was really helpful making sure the show went to plan. Thank you so much for a fantastic evening!
  • I love this theatre it takes me back to when l was a kid . The decor is beautiful and well maintained seats comfortable good leg room Toilets clean. Have seen many great show's there.
  • The customer service at this Theatre was amazing. I had purchased tickets through a 3rd party site which turned out to be invalid.. the lady at the box office couldnt do enough to find us alternative tickets and helped us get a full refund from the site. Will definitely be booking direct in future
  • Lovely venue, been a visitor here for many a year. Offers a good selection of music, comedy and drama. Just as good as any London theatre in my humble opinion! Seats are a little cramped in some parts and the ladies' loo can be a bit of a wait but otherwise good.
  • The staff were lovely (although some could have cracked a smile) and it is a beautiful building. The bench seating is so uncomfortable and you are very tightly packed, I'd personally say its unsafe being so high up with so many trip hazards. The place really needs some air conditioning, we couldn't breathe. So many people left because of the heat, it would be lovely if they could do something about it. I know we'd go back more often. But it is a lovely place and the show (Russell Howard) was fantastic.

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