Playhouse Theatre

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Playhouse Theatre

Northumberland Avenue
0870 0606631
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 17 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Playhouse Theatre

4.0 out of 5 1 April 2016
by Guglielmo S.

Very nice theatre,

not big, so almost every seats are close to the stage.

The staff is very nice and pro.

The best seats with a very good rate price/quality are in the front stalls, you can clearly see the stage with a good angle and have no one in front of you.

The bar is small, with a good variety of snacks and drinks, but it's very expensivemore

5.0 out of 5 8 February 2016
by Cristina G.

My most favourite plan for a 'cultural night out': theatre night!

Went to see Matthew Perry's 'The end of longing' and had an absolute blast. Booked the blue package tickets which included a complementary drink, a box of treats and a programme. The theatre is gorgeous and the acoustic is perfect. Sat on the stalls H row and didn't miss a thing.

The theatre staff is very nice and helpful. The...more

5.0 out of 5 4 January 2016
by Brian E.

Came here to see Lord of the Dance the other night. A very ornate theatre with slightly wider than normal seats which was a nice treat. Sound, lighting and ventilation were great.

The only thing that wasn't great was that everyone had a bag search when they went in. I don't know if this is a normal thing or not, or if it was down to tightened security in London over the New Year's Eve...more

4.0 out of 5 31 August 2015
by Sarah O.

This is a little gem in London. A small but beautiful theatre. It's a little way from the West End but just one minute walk from Embankment Station or a 5 minute walk from Charing Cross.

The staff are efficient and reasonably friendly and the seats are quite comfy.

We bought cheap tickets to 1984. We were the second to last row in the upper circle and we were warned when we booked that we...more

4.0 out of 5 5 May 2015
by Robert W.

Somewhat away from most of the major West End theatres, The Playhouse is situated on a nice stop at the end of Northumberland Avenue on the Thames Embankment. For a while it was home to the BBC, who recorded live shows here. It returned to being a fully functioning theatre in 1987.

The theatre has a seating capacity of almost 800 seats. I have seen many productions here over the years. I've...more

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