The 50-seat Finborough Theatre above the Finborough Arms pub in Earls Court is one of the best small theatres in London.
The award-winning theatre presents new British writing and premieres of new plays, musical theatre, and rarely seen rediscovered 19th- and 20th-century plays. Under the artistic direction of Neil McPherson, the theatre attracts the finest creative talent and regularly transfers productions to the West End and Off-Broadway.
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Venue Details & Map
118 Finborough RoadLondonSW10 9ED
- 0844 8471652
- Public transport:
- Earls Court or West Brompton stations
Such an odd location, as some of these pub theatres often are. It's in the middle of a fork in the road and has a cute pale green exterior. The bar area is pretty small - they sell pizzas too if you want to go for a pre-show meal - although there's not really much seating area. The theatre itself is cute and small. Seats aren't hugely comfortable, they're padded benches. Not sure if the...more
We were there tonight to see Andy Capp : the musical
The theatre is really small. It seats about fifty people and there are only three rows. When we first sat down I couldn't imagine how they were going to pull off a musical on such a small stage
Well, they did an amazing job! The play was very, very funny and the score was fantastic. These actors can really sing! This play could and...more
I saw "The Sweethearts" here and it's not just great pub theater, but simply great theater. The show was extremely well written and paced, with performances that were strong across the board. I was amazed that such a tiny venue could put on such a great show.
A total delight.more
I love what Finborough Theatre - like all small fringe theatres scattered throughout London - represents: a focal point for aspiring artists and members of the community happy to support that art.
Like other theatres of its ilk, Finborough Theatre is small, with perhaps room for 50 people max in its space. I was impressed with the set design of the otherwise disappointing play we saw here....more
The finborough is an extremely interesting little theatre. They only show new work or work which hasn't been shown for over 25 years. I saw a beautiful little play called Dusa,Fish,Stas and Vi. The set was genius and they even used the real window as the window in their world. Loved that choice. Overall, a great experience in a very cool theatre.more