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Bride LaneLondonEC4Y 8EQ
- +44 (0)20 7353 3331
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Top 5 reviews of Bridewell Theatre
A theatre that occupies the space where a Victorian swimming pool used to be. You find it by wandering around the windy little lanes off Fleet Street - it's part of the Bridewell Institute.
There are a lot of lunchtime shows for city workers, but also productions that happen in the evenings in this space oozing with character.
There's a bar downstairs in the basement which was... more
You're unlikely to find this theatre by accident given it's entrance is down an ally-way just off from Fleet street/New Bridge street. Uninspiring to look at from the outside, the inside, too, holds back on the glitz and glamour. A couple of soulless corridors link the box office to the bar and the auditorium.
The Bridewell doesn't put on large scale productions, it's a small theatre largely... more
We headed here to watch a production of "The Importance of Being Earnest"
You book tickets online and when you get to the counter, you are given tokens that "admit one".
Seating for our show wasn't numbered. It looks like the seating arrangements can be moved around depending on the production.
It's a small theatre, so sound wasn't an issue and great views all around.
We were front... more
Hidden gem is definitely the best way to describe this place. I was quite shocked by it! The bar area is stunning...the theatre a decent size and my only complaint was the obnoxious man on the box office! But really surprised I haven't been here before! It's great! more
Tucked out of the way the Bridewell is a hidden gem in the city.
Offering a selection of lunchtime performances, the Bridewell gives and great cultural alternative to otherwise boring, mundane working lunches.
You can take your lunch along and enjoy the rapid pace of these intimate productions.
We have seen Oscar Wilde, Shakespeare and many others performed here - it's true escapism... more