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218 - 223 PiccadillyLondonSW1Y 4XA
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Top 5 reviews of Criterion Theatre
Very old small theater..... not a lot of leg room. Seats are small. 2 floors.
During intermission, I saw staffs were selling something in the lobby. Guess what? ICE-CREAM!! And they are in high demand. People waiting in line just to get some ice-cream.
They do have concession stand, selling alcohol and snacks.
The show is funny. Tickets not too expansive. The theater is in the Piccadilly... more
Last night I finally came to this theatre!
Its crazy how you see something, walk by it almost all your life but never go in it lol
I know right?
Well last night my sister and I went to see "A Comedy About A Bank Robbery" at this theatre and we came away alight with joy and laughter!
The show itself was hilarious!!!! I have a six pack to prove it too!
They utilised that stage like how I... more
I visited the Criterion Theatre to see The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, reviewed below:
Hot on the heels of the surprise success of The Play that goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre Company is a breath of fresh air in the West End. It's evident that the cast and writers have a genuine passion for stage productions with heart- not only do they turn outs highly polished scripts peppered with the breed... more
I know that I'm not crazy, despite all the rave reviews making me question that. I found "The Play That Goes Wrong" pretty funny. This play was complete, entirely unfunny.
Let's start with the jokes -- "comedy" is in the title, after all. The jokes were nearly entirely derivative and unoriginal -- I've all seen almost every gag in here in some better form or fashion. The great "Who's On... more
The place is really nice looking to start with(outside and inside). Seats are comfy and it's easy to find the seat you actually booked.
Then the play; 39 Steps is brilliant; funny, well acted with an excellent use of simple prompts.
Finally the icecream in the break is a delight!! (And the bar too!!)