Playhouse Theatre

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Playhouse Theatre

Address
Northumberland Avenue
Strand
London
WC2N 5DE
Telephone:
0870 0606631
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 18 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Playhouse Theatre

3.0 out of 5 30 August 2016
by Christy A.

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

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 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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