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The Groundlings Theatre

42 Kent Street | Portsea, Portsmouth PO1 3BS, England
+44 23 9273 7370
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The worst theatre

The theatre is so bad I can’t explain in words. This theatre not only is a very dangerous place to... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2018
Kieran P
via mobile
Fantastic pantomime

Went to the Groundlings Theatre to watch the pantomime, Aladdin, last night. The show was amazing... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2017
Susan D
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Moraira, Spain
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
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“cast” (12 reviews)
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42 Kent Street | Portsea, Portsmouth PO1 3BS, England
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

The theatre is so bad I can’t explain in words. This theatre not only is a very dangerous place to be due to its food/ bar area but it’s back stage area is extremely unsafe too (specially for children in shows).Being an actor my self,...More

Thank Kieran P
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

Went to the Groundlings Theatre to watch the pantomime, Aladdin, last night. The show was amazing and what an interesting venue as well. You can take your drinks into the theatre and at the end of the show you can speak to the cast. All...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Firstly, i didn't really know what to expect as I've never been there or to a murder mystery evening. The reception area is real quirky - which is ok, it kind of makes sense once in there. The play was ok, but it was only...More

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Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Went to Snow White Pantomime here and absolutely loved it! It was so much fun! The cast were excellent and it was so lovely that they came out at the end to chat to the audience and have photos with them. We usually go to...More

Thank Lisa H
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Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Wow.... what an amazing production...never been here before and yet I'm a local person. ...won't be the last either very much can recommend this panto... great fun..and a very talented cast.

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Reviewed December 18, 2016

I spent my first visit here for my sister-in-law's wedding reception - lovely, quirky venue, wonderful atmosphere, friendly staff. They made a special family day even more magical!

Thank Georgy R
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Reviewed November 11, 2016

Just home from watching Macbeth at this quirky beautiful old theatre, never been there before what a miss, shall be going again, after trauma of driving into portsmouth, with unbeknown fireworks at gunwarf and switching on the lights at southsea made it with seconds to...More

Thank 137jan
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

Went to see wizard of oz fantastic show all the cast was amazing.Took my 3 granddaughters and they loved it can't wait to go and see snow white and the seven dwarfs.If you have never been to this theatre it is a must,this was my...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2016

A great little theatre, centrally situated near all of the Portsmouth attractions. Quirky, historic and atmospheric. Saw a very funny play here, 'one man, two guvnors'. Has a small bar area. A surprisingly good experience all round! Please go, you will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Many times I have visited this amazing little place, for me personal memories as it once was the school that many past family members attended. The history of the building fascinating, even more amazing the team of volunteers and staff who keep this place alive....More

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