Events at Bloomsbury Theatre
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15 Gordon Street
Somers TownLondonWC1H 0AH
- +44 (0)20 7388 8822
The husband and I saw Katherine Ryan here this past Friday night. Hilarious. But this review is not about her show, it is about the venue.
The venue is small and, unfortunately, we visited during the Great Heat Wave of London 2015 where temperatures the prior day were 93 F and hovered around 85 F the day of our visit. There may be a/c in this theatre but if there is, it cannot accommodate for...more
So our visit here was sort of spur of the moment, as after seeing tweets from Chris Ramsey all week pushing his gig here, I finally gave in and bought two tickets with just 24 hours to go until the show. And I am SO glad I did.
To start with, the Bloomsbury Theatre is one of my favourite kinds. The online seating plan makes it look huge so I was a bit apprehensive that my...more
This is a great venue that's part of the university, so the prices reflect this. Both the tickets and the drinks inside the venue are reasonably priced and are fantastic value for central London. The theatre is styled in the traditional way with stalls and a balcony seating. The seats are very comfortable and have a fantastic amount of legroom (bear in mind I'm pretty tall), the stage is large...more
Decent sized theatre this - great raked seats with ample leg room.
They show a lot of comedy here. I was lucky to get some comp tickets for the Time Out comedy night and had myself a great time. It appears to be undergoing some work in the foyer area so it was in a bit of disarray. That said, there is ample bar support and the loos were practically empty at the interval which is always...more
This is a semi-secret venue for top class acts in London. It's part of University College of London and far from being a student union theatre, it plays host to national celebrities with acts ranging from comedy to drama and music.
Quite often, top comics will hone their acts here before going mainstream with new material. For example, I've watched Omid Djalili perform here before putting...more