Southwark Playhouse


Southwark Playhouse, London, photographed from the street in front of the building.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015


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Management


Artistic director: Chris Smyrnios
General manager: Alys Mayer

Theatres


The Large - seats 240
The Little - seats 120

Telephone



Box office: 020 7407 0234

Email


Access: Send Mail

Admin: Send Mail

Location


Address:
77-85 Newington Causeway
London SE1 6BD

Council: Southwark

Region: London

Location map for Southwark Playhouse

Transport


Tube:
Borough (Northern)
Elephant and Castle (Bakerloo, Northern)

Train:
Elephant and Castle

Buses:

Stop:

Elephant & Castle/ Newington causeway


Day no:
35, 40, 133, 136, 333, 343, C10


Night no:
N35, N133, N343

Access information


General

Assistance dogs are welcome in the auditorium, request an aisle seat when you arrive at the theatre.

Alternatively staff are happy to dog sit for you.

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


Click the image below to go there.


Access link for this theatre


Wheelchair access

There is ground level access to all areas of the theatre and there are accessible toilets.

There are a maximum of 2 wheelchair spaces available in the auditorium (usually along the front row).

When you collect your tickets notify a member of staff if you wish to transfer to a theatre seat.

Hearing assistance

STAGETEXT Captioned Performances are available - check schedule for details.

Hearing dogs welcome in the auditorium - request an aisle seat when you book. Alternatively staff are happy to dog sit for you.

Current shows


Unexpected Joy

The story of three generations of female singers, long-held family tensions and a week together where change is in the air - Joy, a baby boomer pop star, is visited by her daughter, Rachel and granddaughter Tamara.

Previews from: Thursday 6 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 29 September 2018

Wasted

Through the lens of a rock documentary, Wasted gives an access-all-areas account of the struggles, heartbreaks and triumphs of the three Brontë sisters Charlotte, Emily, Anne, and their brother Branwell.

Previews from: Thursday 6 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 6 October 2018

Upcoming shows


The Sweet Science of Bruising

London, 1869. Four very different Victorian women are drawn into the dark underground world of female boxing by the eccentric Professor Sharp. Controlled by men and constrained by corsets, each finds an unexpected freedom in the boxing ring.

Previews from: Wednesday 3 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 27 October 2018

The Trench

Inspired by the true story of a miner who became entombed underground in a collapsed tunnel during World War One. As the horror threatens to engulf him, he finds that not everything in the darkness is what it seems.

Previews from: Wednesday 10 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 November 2018

The Funeral Director

Life as the director of a Muslim funeral parlour isn't always easy, but Ayesha has things pretty sorted. She and Zeyd share everything: a marriage, a business, a future.

Previews from: Wednesday 31 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 24 November 2018

Seussical

The fantastical world of Dr. Seuss bursts onto the stage in this larger-than-life musical extravaganza brimming with fun and excitement for "thinkers" of all ages.

Previews from: Thursday 22 November 2018
Closes: Saturday 29 December 2018

The Night Before Christmas

Gary's life is shit. It's Christmas eve, he's broke, he's promised his son some top of the range Power Ranger figures but he hasn't delivered them, and now his ex wife is out to find him baying for blood.

Previews from: Wednesday 28 November 2018
Closes: Saturday 29 December 2018

Twelfth Night

Whilst searching for her lost brother at a music festival in Illyria, Viola stumbles upon love instead. In the melting pot of the festival, anyone can be who they want to be - but in reality, no one is really sure who is who.

Previews from: Thursday 17 January 2019
Closes: Saturday 9 February 2019


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