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Guided tour

Met by actor dressed as headmaster of the oroginal Foundation School, later to become Groundlings... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Betty M
Gosport, United Kingdom
An amazing location full of character - take a tour - and a show - be surprised

Being new to the area we took a theatre tour last week (£5 every two weeks). An entertaining tour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met by actor dressed as headmaster of the oroginal Foundation School, later to become Groundlings Theatre. He gave us tour of building introducing us to several other actors dressd in different parts. Very well done.

Thank Betty M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being new to the area we took a theatre tour last week (£5 every two weeks). An entertaining tour with costumed guides telling the story. The building dates from 1784 - and shows it off well. It acts as an arts centre for aspiring thespians...More

Thank angter
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We had our wedding at the groundlings at month and although it was a lovely day it has been tainted since as we have lost our security deposit from our caterer as the incompetence of the staff there has meant not everything has been returned...More

Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 12 May 2018

This week we went to see (and listen to) Boogie Child. It's an Am Dram version of Saturday Night Fever meets Portsmouth. The whole show (around two hours) seemed to pass quickly and my lady partner enjoyed every minute of it. This was despite a...More

1  Thank CSK33
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Went to see Club Cairo at Groundlings Theatre. The show was excellent and great value for money. The theatre is small and tucked out of the way. A hidden gem. Very Old listed building which is full of character and charm. Seating was very relaxed...More

Thank ume64
Reviewed 16 February 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
Reviewed 14 December 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

1  Thank Susan D
Reviewed 5 November 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

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 29 December 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
Reviewed 22 December 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.

Thank Abigail W
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