In 1905, a roof collapse at Charing Cross Station causing extensive damage to the adjacent Royal Avenue Theatre which necessitated a rebuild and reopening of the theatre as the Playhouse in 1907. It went on to be home to numerous plays and musicals and, in 1951, became a BBC recording studio for live performances such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin. Now an acting theatre again, the Playhouse welcomes a multitude of events; it is especially popular for filming and photo shoots.
|SPACE||CAPACITY STANDING||CAPACITY SEATED||NATURAL DAYLIGHT||WHEELCHAIR ACCESS|
|AUDITORIUM||12 in the Stalls, 7 in the
Dress Circle, 14 in the Upper Circle
|822 over three levels Level 1 377
Level 2 225
Level 3 220
|FOYER & BOX OFFICE||50||–||Yes||Yes|
|DRESS CIRCLE BAR||30||10||No||No|
|UPPER CIRCLE BAR||30||10||No||No|
Proud Central would like to offer Northbank Privilege Card Holders 20% off Event Hire (6pm-9pm). Proud Central is a world renowned art gallery specialising in music, fashion and popular culture photography. The gallery is spread across two spacious floors, housing both major exhibitions and an extensive permanent collection of inspiring works from renowned photographers such […]
Adam House would like to extend their discounted ‘Residents Rates‘ on venue hire to Northbank Privilege Card holders, as seen in the Adam House Brochure 2016. *rates may increase annually. Adam House is an entrepreneurial London based serviced office provider within a Grade 2 listed building over-flowing with a mix of rooms to hire. […]
Enjoy 20% off and 2 glasses of prosecco with your Northbank Privilege Card.
Arundel House would like to offer 15% off venue hire for Northbank Privilege Card holders.