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  • An Inspector Calls at the Playhouse Theatre, London

    An Inspector Calls

    Following multiple Broadway and West End runs, national and international tours and a huge collection of Olivier and Tony awards, Stephen Daldry’s renowned production of the JB Priestley classic thriller An Inspector Calls returned to London at the Playhouse Theatre for a strictly limited run from November 2016. As one of the most critically acclaimed productions of a generation, this was definitely not one to miss.

    Booking from 23 Feb 2017 to 25 Mar 2017
  • David Baddiel: My Family - Not the Sitcom at the Playhouse Theatre, London

    David Baddiel: My Family - Not the Sitcom

    David Baddiel’s hilarious acclaimed show My Family – Not the Sitcom returns to the West End following unprecedented demand in 2016, for a final run at the Playhouse Theatre.

    Booking from 28 Mar 2017 to 03 Jun 2017

Overview

The Playhouse Theatre is a Victorian-style building, situated next to Embankment tube station and overlooking the River Thames. Since renovation in the early 1900's, the theatre reduced its seating capacity to fewer than 1,000, making it an intimate yet accessible venue for medium-scale musicals and plays. The Playhouse Theatre is renowned for its celebrity-filled productions which have included Tamsin Greig, Lindsay Lohan and Matthew Perry, as well as hosting the regularly returning 1984.

The auditorium is built in a traditional Franco-Venetian style and is split across three narrow levels. Sight-lines are very good, with no immediate obstructions in the more expensive seats, which are located in the Stalls.

Location and Map

Northumberland Ave, London, WC2N 5DE