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|
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.