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Had the pleasure of attending London's Playhouse Theatre to see the award-winning screenplay, 1984. Back for a limited time and honored I had the opportunity to enjoy it at such a nice venue. The outside lights were shining bright with a sign tailored in the show's namesake. The interior was cozy, filled with comfortable seating & great views. Staff was pleasant; accommodating and friendly....more
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
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
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
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