Queen's Theatre (Hornchurch)

The Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch photographed from the front of the building.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015

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Queen's Theatre (Hornchurch) - seats 500


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Billet Lane
Hornchurch RM11 1QT

Council: Havering

Region: London

Location map for Queen's Theatre (Hornchurch)


Hornchurch (District)
Upminster Bridge (District)

Emerson Park



North Street

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165, 256, 370

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About Queen's Theatre (Hornchurch)

The Queen's Theatre is a vibrant regional theatre with a rich heritage, working in Outer East London, Essex and beyond, celebrating its 65th birthday in 2018.

As the cultural hub of the region, over 200,000 people enjoy the programme each year, including the best in home grown theatre, visiting live entertainment and inspiring Learning and Participation projects.

Behind the scenes, sets and costumes are lovingly created on-site by a highly skilled carpentry workshop, scenic artists, prop makers and wardrobe team.

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch was winner of UK Theatre's Most Welcoming Theatre 2016 & 2017.

Access information


Inform box office of any special requirements you may have. Guide and assistance dogs are welcome

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.

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Wheelchair access

Wheelchair accessible lift in the foyer gives access to bar area for a person in a wheelchair and a walking person, a pushchair and a walking person or two walking people.

Wheelchair accessible toilet in the south foyer and in the bar area.

Visual assistance

Audio brochure available from website, and larege print brochure available from box office.

Audio Described performances are available - see schedule or contact box office for details.

Headsets are available from box office, please mention when booking.

Hearing assistance

Box Office has an induction loop. Auditorium Infra-red Transmission: a headset or necklace is required from the Box Office, please mention when booking. Sign Language Interpreted performances: for BSL (British Sign Language) - see schedule or contact box office for further details.

Current shows

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Upcoming shows

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

A trio of unlikely performers set out on an adventure across the Australian outback in a battered old bus named Priscilla, searching for dreams and friendship, but discovering much more.

Previews from: Friday 27 April 2018
Closes: Saturday 26 May 2018

My Fair Lady

Be immersed in the story of Henry Higgins and his attempts to coach flower girl Eliza Doolittle into speaking "proper" English.

Previews from: Wednesday 30 May 2018
Closes: Saturday 2 June 2018

Abigail's Party

Beverly and husband Laurence are entertaining their newlywed neighbours and twitchy divorcee Sue. Over a stack of cheesy-pineapple sticks, small talk and splashes of alcohol, the appalling host's soiree soon descends into chaos.

Previews from: Thursday 30 August 2018
Closes: Saturday 22 September 2018


Abi is told from the viewpoint of 15-year-old Abisheera who surveys what's left from the previous generation's night before, in response to Mike Leigh's seminal play, Abigail's Party.

Previews from: Tuesday 4 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 22 September 2018


Summer 1978, disco is all the rage, the National Front are on the streets and 15-year-old Simon should have everything to live for. But Bibi won't stop nagging and his Dad hides in the pub, just because Simon is disabled.

Previews from: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 29 September 2018


Winner of eight Tony Awards® in 2012, including Best Musical, Once tells the unforgettable story of a Dublin street musician and a funny Czech woman, drawn together by their shared love of music.

Previews from: Wednesday 3 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 20 October 2018


In the run-up to Christmas, three families are placed into cramped temporary accommodation. Strangers. Forced together. No space is personal.

Previews from: Thursday 25 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 27 October 2018

Haunting Julia

Julia was a musical prodigy - nicknamed 'Little Miss Mozart' in the tabloids. She was composing symphonies aged eight. By nineteen the world was at her feet … until her dead body was found mysteriously in a dingy attic.

Previews from: Thursday 1 November 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 November 2018

Jack and the Beanstalk

When Jack sells Daisy, his beloved family cow, for magic beans, he soon discovers they open up an unexpected world of thrilling adventure.

Previews from: Wednesday 28 November 2018
Closes: Sunday 6 January 2019

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