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The Playhouse Theatre in London is superbly decorative & features an intimate atmosphere.


Playhouse Theatre London

Playhouse Theatre in London

Originally the Avenue Theatre, the Playhouse Theatre in London opened in 1882. The building's French renaissance style was designed by Fowler and Hill and paid for by Sefton Perry. The building is highly decorative with an elevation of Portland stone and detailed ornamental carvings and statues outside. The interior is covered in rich ivory and gold. The Playhouse Theatre in London is set in a marvellous location overlooking the River Thames.

The Playhouse Theatre in London is one of the most popular London theatres amongst the acting community because of its intimate atmosphere. The audience feels like part of the performance as the actors can almost touch them.

In 1905, the London Playhouse Theatre was damaged as Charing Cross Station fell on top of it! However, the interior was carefully reconstructed to its former glory.

BBC radio was resident in the London Playhouse Theatre for 25 years but now the playhouse has returned to doing what it does best: Entertaining you with excellent performances.

For more information on the Playhouse Theatre shows in London, please phone +44 (0) 207 434 7584

Visiting Playhouse theatre in London:

Address: Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London, WC2N 5DE

Telephone: +44 870 060 6631

Nearest Underground Stations:
Embankment or Charing Cross

What's on at Playhouse Theatre London:
Spamalot at Playhouse Theatre
Spamalot at Playhouse Theatre
Spamalot tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and features a bevy (or possibly a brace) of beautiful show girls, witch burnings (Cancelled - too expensive) not to mention cows, killer rabbits and French people. The show features the hilarious songs He Is Not Dead Yet, Knights ...
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Feel like a part of the performance with the intimate atmosphere at the London Playhouse Theatre!