Venue Details & Map
77-85 Newington CausewayLondonSE1 6BD
- +44 (0)20 7407 0234
Top 5 reviews of Southwark Playhouse
Small and intimate playhouse. The audience is up close with the performers, so you see their facial expressions very well compared to bigger West end theatres.
They have a lovely bar, that also serves snacks and meals pre and post performance. You are allowed to carry your drinks and snacks into the theatre with you more
Nice artsy/alternative theatre with interesting shows and a bar and little restaurant in front. Since it's open seating best to get there a bit early. more
I came here with a friend during my last visit to London to see Bananaman. It seemed like a fun little show to entertain ourselves for a night, and we got tickets at a fantastic price on TodayTix, so we were excited for our night out.
Honestly I don't think either of us expected that much because it is a pretty small theatre, but it was really very nice! The lobby is wonderful, with a full... more
Saturday was my first visit to Southwark Playhouse and what a great first impression they made! I went to see Merely Theatre's Henry V (which was completely brilliant!). The box office staff were so lovely and friendly. They forgot to give me my program and were devastated about doing so! They were all clearly very passionate about theatre which gave such a positive energy to the experience.
I came here to see Titanic during preview.
Upon entering the venue, I felt like the place was pretty run down, and was starting to worry about my next few hours at this venue. I also thought the worst of the quality of the production. I fully expected an amateur community theatre type of production.
When I entered the theatre, "The Large", they called it, it was dark, and I had to watch my... more