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A Beautiful Atmosphere!

Love this theatre! Definitely my favourite. It's so beautiful and you should go yourself! The plays... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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A really lovely theatre.

The theatre was old but to me, how a theatre should be, we had good seats and thoroughly enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chichester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this theatre! Definitely my favourite. It's so beautiful and you should go yourself! The plays there are wonderful and I am going again this December. Try it out!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank freya134
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The theatre was old but to me, how a theatre should be, we had good seats and thoroughly enjoyed the show.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sandy5647
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I have recently had the pleasure of visiting this lovely old fashioned theatre twice to see a show.....Jason Donovan and Buddy Holly!! It is reasonably comfortable, but I have a back ossue and my husband is very tall, so not bad at all! The atmosphere...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank napier09
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have thoroughly enjoyed our many visits to this lovely old theatre over the years. Our Grandchildren have equally enjoyed being taken to performances The decor is a slice of Victoriana and the acoustics are great. I would recommend obtaining seats in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gus H
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

An amazing night, the artistes were AMAZING. Shame dancing is not allowed. Brilliant show and the band were superb. Love this little theatre

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EssexYvonne
Reviewed 4 October 2018

9 August 2018 – Return to the Forbidden Planet Mum and I went to this gorgeous little theatre to see the amazing experience that was ‘Return to the Forbidden Planet’ based on Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ – set to rock ‘n’ roll/pop music and set on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bikermanManchester
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

What a great show top acting and what a great little theatre and I would recommend both play and venue. Really enjoyed the acting as only really know Matthew Horne from Gavin and Stacey but he proved that he can act as well. The Charlie...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank U820HRmikec
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We saw the production of Rain Man and it was fantastic. The performances were outstanding with of course a special mention to Matthew Horne who played Ray. A truly superb performance. A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon. A great little theatre that I love visiting. Friendly staff...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amy W
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Such a cute little theatre. My local theatre is bigger, but The Devonshire Park Theatre has charm. Box Office staff were efficient. There is a tiny kiosk selling drinks and confectionery. The production was very professional - Good scenery & sound. Great views of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zoe O
Reviewed 29 August 2018

My wife and I visit this theatre on a regular basis as in our opinion it the best one. It is old but well maintained, and the staff are very friendly.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Debbie B
6 April 2018|
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Response from I5525YDpeterb | Reviewed this property |
Anything!! You’ll see scruffy jeans through to decent suits.
11 February 2018|
Response from 235maggie | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kathrynlls there doesn't appear to be much on at the Devonshire Park for the end of February. We have another theatre in town the Hippodrome which is good. Have you thought of ringing them to ask?