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

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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


Shook


Instead of GCSEs, Cain, Riyad and Jonjo got sentences. Locked up in a young offenders' institution, they trade sweets, chat shit, kill time - and await fatherhood.


Previews from: Wednesday 30 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 23 November 2019



Great Expectations


A chance meeting with a convict on Christmas Eve, a decaying house full of secrets and an orphan's life transformed by an anonymous benefactor. Great Expectations is a coming of age tale with love and class at its centre.


Previews from: Friday 18 October 2019

Closes: Thursday 28 November 2019



Frankenstein


The world premiere of a fast-paced and emotionally gripping modern adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic gothic thriller exploring Artificial Intelligence, emotional learning and what it means to be post-human.


Previews from: Friday 25 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 30 November 2019



Upcoming shows


Superstar


Nicola knew from very early on that if she wanted her four siblings' approval then she would need to impress them, so she set out to become a superstar. But what happens when one of her siblings genuinely does become a superstar?


Previews from: Tuesday 26 November 2019

Closes: Saturday 21 December 2019



Potted Panto


Seven classic pantomimes in eighty hilarious minutes! Double Olivier nominees Dan and Jeff return for a fifth festive season of Potted Panto, hot on the heels of their world tour of Harry Potter parody Potted Potter.


Previews from: Thursday 5 December 2019

Closes: Saturday 11 January 2020



Operation Mincemeat


The year is 1943 and we're losing the war. Luckily, we're about to gamble all our futures on a stolen corpse.


Previews from: Saturday 4 January 2020

Closes: Saturday 11 January 2020



You Stupid Darkness!


Everything's been falling apart for a while now. In a cramped, crumbling office four volunteers spend a few hours every Tuesday night on the phone to strangers telling them everything is going to be ok.


Previews from: Thursday 16 January 2020

Closes: Saturday 22 February 2020




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