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Playhouse Theatre

Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5DE, England
+44 844 871 7631
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Great old-style theatre - Christian Slater in Glengarry Glen Ross very entertaining!

This theatre is great, old style decor is warm and inviting - and the Glengarry play is huge fun... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gary w
Great theatre

We came here to watch the Glengarry Glen Ross play starring Christian Slater, and it was simply... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5DE, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 844 871 7631
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This theatre is great, old style decor is warm and inviting - and the Glengarry play is huge fun - despite of and maybe because of the constant swearing! After three decades the play is still very relevant, the capitalist system and hard-sell aspects can...More

Thank gary w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here to watch the Glengarry Glen Ross play starring Christian Slater, and it was simply superb. The theatre itself is very well located and perfectly kept. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tonight was the most cringe making time I have ever spent in the theatre. After the continued prompting from the wings, the corpsing, the pauses in dialogue and the muddled speech we gave up and left at the interval. We have heard that the show...More

Thank ptony/pok
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good theatre house let down by staff and the production we saw. First the house keeping. Cheapest drinks are ordered from the seats, so do not order from the bar or from any of the seller stands, these are a rip off....More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful evening's entertainment of local amateur dramatics. This group of performers never let you go away without feeling that you have been entertained. The Playhouse troop of actors & actresses are a highly talented and worth you taking time to appreciate what a...More

Thank kevin d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently situated near Charing Cross/Embankment stations this is a great theatre. Went to see Glengarry Glen Ross starring Christian Slater, Kris Marshall, Robert Glenister and Don Warrington. Sound wasn't particularly good at the start but that seemed to be rectified in the interval. Seats in...More

Thank AmbridgeGirl
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Amazing theatre, worn red seats, and impressive curtain. Great atmosphere and performance. Seating capacity of 786. School kids were trying to take notes in the dark, it was good to see them so into it.

Thank GraindeSalt
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Attended the Derren Brown Show this weekend. The show itself was great. Typical Derren Brown; full of 'how did he do that moments'. Would definitely recommend the show. The theatre itself is quite pokey. We were in the dress circle and it felt like we...More

Thank Littlelucytravels
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Went on 23.9.17 to see Derren Brown 2.30pm Matinee show Theatre is a short walk from Embankment or Charing Cross Stations. Small but cosy theatre. We was in dress circle Front row A (view could have been better but it wasn't too bad). Drinks and...More

Thank Rustynad
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Nice Theatre, but there was no where to sit, we did arrive early but, had to stand.. we went down stairs and stood against a wall. Order cup of tea, but there was only fruit teas. So overpriced fruit tea and bottle water. Could do...More

Thank myadventures20
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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30 August 2016|
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Response from 719Traceyc_8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was quite restricted - with restricted leg room and the rail - it didn't spoil our experience just wouldn't choose to sit there again.
21 April 2015|
Response from talegend |
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