The Tristan Bates Theatre

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The Tristan Bates Theatre

1a Tower Street
+44 (0)20 7240 3940

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 6 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Tristan Bates Theatre

3.0 out of 5
26 January 2009
by filimbouk

Saw a great Edward Albee play here, with a woman who later appeared in some kind of toilet cleaner advert, so there you go. You'll definitely be noticed appearing here, and get some of that seriously good toilet money we're all after. The space isn't really a proper theatre, basically a studio with seats in, but there are lights and such. more

2.0 out of 5
17 March 2016
by Bianca W.

Not a fan of this one. It basically just a tiny room with a few chairs set up way too close to each other.

The shows are really hit and miss as it's usually members of the actors collective that runs the place, some of whom are fantastic, some should really not try to act anymore as they're abysmally bad. And I'm not even particularly discerning.

They do try to do the best they can with... more

4.0 out of 5
19 February 2009
by caitharper

A really nice theatre space for new writers/actors, so easy to get to, with loads of restaurants around the corner. Seems very friendly, with a nice (and cheap for the area) bar downstairs.

We went to see the second night of Louder Than Words, Stripped by Hannah Chalmers, which was absolutely amazing. I have rarely been so riveted by a performance, let alone a one woman show. more

4.0 out of 5
18 April 2011
by Isabel A.

I recently watched the musical Thrill Me at this theatre, and it was a really good experience. The theatre is on a corner on an off street of the street that is right opposite the theatre where Priscilla is shown, off Shaftsbury Avenue. It is really easy to miss, as even the sign is hardly not visible, and it is a really tiny theatre, so even the entrace does not give it away. I passed by the... more

4.0 out of 5
18 February 2009
by Meike B.

What a lovely little theatre, shame about the rather grumpy receptionist.

The Tristan Bates Theatre is located in a little alley off Earlham Street and doesn't look like a theatre. We actually managed to miss it altogether and walked down the entire road past several stage doors of some larger theatres and had to turn back.

Went to part of the Louder than Words season which showcases new plays... more

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