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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

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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 May 14

Matthew Perry, best known for his stint as a loveable neurotic in a small sitcom called Friends, presents and stars in his first play, The End of Longing, a dark comedy about four broken souls who set out to shatter their demons once and for all. Expect Perry's trademark wit to shine through in this bittersweet story of yearning and attempted recovery, directed by Lindsay Posner.

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


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


0.06 mi away at 18-21 Northumberland Ave
4 Star, Prices from £133

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