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Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5DE

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ADDITIONAL INFO

Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5DE

Year opened: 1882
Capacity: 786

  • Disabled access

Located near Trafalgar Square, The Playhouse is a West End Theatre, opened in 1882. It was originally built by F. H. Fowler and Hill with a larger seating capacity than it currently has. After being restored in 1907, it reopened as The Playhouse in 1987. From 1951 until 1976, the venue was used consistently by the BBC as a live performance recording studio. The Ambassador Group managed the venue from 2002, and in 2013, they bought full ownership of The Playhouse.

Booking until March 25

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Stephen Daldry's landmark production of JB Priestly's scathing social commentary returns to the West End this November. First staged in 1992 for the National Theatre, Daldry's reimagining has come to be seen as the definitive staging of the mid 20th-century classic, bringing new audiences to the drawing room drama of the Birling family, and their contribution to the death of a young working class woman in the industrial Midlands of 1912.

LOCATION

Nearby Restaurants

Garfunkel's - Northumberland Avenue
0 mi away at 3 Northumberland Avenue
Main £10 | Three course meal £20
Modern Restaurant: International Cuisine

The Strand Dining Rooms
0.01 mi away at 1-3 Strand, Grand Buildings
Main £17 | Three course meal £34
Bar & Restaurant: British Cuisine

Rockwell Bar at The Trafalgar
0.04 mi away at The Trafalgar
Main £15 | Three course meal £35
Hotel Restaurant: Modern European Cuisine

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Nearby Hotels


0.01 mi away at 8 Northumberland Avenue
4 Star, Prices from £119


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4 Star, Prices from £119


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4 Star, Prices from £133

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