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Playhouse Theatre

Playhouse Theatre
Northumberland Avenue

Seating Plan


(2mins) Follow Embankment Place right under the bridge; turn right onto Northumberland Avenue and you’ll see the theatre.

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Playhouse Theatre
Northumberland Ave,

Nearest Underground/Tube Station:
Embankment or Charing Cross

Nearest British Rail station:
Charing Cross

Access/ How to Get There
The Playhouse Theatre is found on Northumberland Avenue in London, which is near to well known areas such as the Strand and Trafalgar Square. It is also close to other West End theatre such as the Adelphi Theatre and the Vaudeville Theatre, in addition to venues like the Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Royal Festival Hall. As it is in central London it is also close to the usual amenities.

For those arriving at the Playhouse Theatre by London Underground, the nearest tube station takes the form of Embankment, though Charing Cross is also within close proximity. Meanwhile, for those that are arriving by train, the nearest railway station takes the form of Charing Cross.

For those travelling by road, there are a number of bus services that will drop visitors off near the venue, making it easily accessible by public transport. Meanwhile, for those travelling by car,the nearest car parks include an NCP at Bedfordbury and a council-run car park located in Spring Gardens in Trafalgar Square. The venue is also a part of the Theatreland Parking Scheme, meaning discounts for those who look for information on the Westminster City Council Website.

In terms of disabled access, the Playhouse Theatre has spaces for wheelchair users in rows H and G within the Stalls, with companions able to sit next to them, whilst six transfer seats are also found in the auditorium.  There is an adapted toilet located in the foyer.

For those that are hard-of-hearing there is a Seinheiser infra-red system in use around the auditorium, with receiving equipment found at the Box Office (headsets and induction loop necklace available for £10 deposit). For visually impaired guests, guide dogs are permitted inside the auditorium, provided the guest is sat in aisle seats in the stalls.