The Bridge Theatre

Photo of The Bridge Theatre from front of the building

Photo by Peter Brown 2019

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Artistic director: Sir Nicholas Hytner
Executive director: Nick Starr


The Bridge Theatre - seats 900


Box office: 0843 208 1846


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3 Potters Fields Park
London SE1 2SG

Council: Southwark

Region: London


London Bridge (Northern, Jubilee)

London Bridge



Tooley Street

Day no:
RV1, 47, 343, 381

Night no:
N47, N381

Access information

Wheelchair access

The theatre is located a 10 minute walk from London Bridge tube station which is an accessible station.

Drop offs can be made on Potters Fields where there is level access to the entrance of the theatre.

There is level access into the building.

There are approximately 12 steps to the Stalls and Gallery 1 and 2, 3 to Gallery 3.

There is one platform lift to all levels of theatre space.

You can borrow a wheelchair to use during your visit.

To arrange for a wheelchair to be available, email the theatre at or call 0333 320 0053 before your visit.

Subject to availability.

Visual assistance

An allocation of seats is usually held for blind and partially-sighted customers.

If you cannot find seats online, email the venue at and tell them of your requirements.

Hearing assistance

Audio aids are available for all performances.

There are two types of hearing enhancements: headsets for people who don’t use hearing aids, or neck loops for use with a hearing aid by switching it to the ‘T’ position.

Headsets are essential and should be collected before the performance from the ticket desk.

Assistance dogs are welcome in all spaces.

Current shows

Nine Lives

See over here it's not like over there. Here there are neon lights. Here there are queens. Here there are rainbow flags draw high. One man and a suitcase filled with the past, uncertainty, high heels, brokenness, African dancing shells and hope.

Previews from: Thursday 22 October 2020

Closes: Saturday 31 October 2020

Talking Heads

A series of double bills from the pen of Alan Bennett performed in repertoire by the actos who performed the roles in the recent BBC series.

Previews from: Monday 7 September 2020

Closes: Saturday 31 October 2020

Beat The Devil

Covid-19 seems to be a sort of dirty bomb, thrown into the body to cause havoc. On the same day that the UK government finally made the first of two decisive interventions that led to a conspicuously late lockdown.

Previews from: Thursday 27 August 2020

Closes: Saturday 7 November 2020

An Evening with an Immigrant

Littered with poems, stories and anecdotes, Inua tells his ridiculous, fantastic, poignant immigrant-story of escaping fundamentalist Islam, experiencing prejudice and friendship in Dublin.

Previews from: Friday 18 September 2020

Closes: Saturday 7 November 2020

Quarter Life Crisis

Alicia is a hot mess. She doesn't know what she's doing with her life. Swiping left, swiping right to find the perfect match. Even though she's a Londoner, born and bred, the scent of Lagos peppers her existence in the ends.

Previews from: Wednesday 7 October 2020

Closes: Saturday 14 November 2020

Upcoming shows

Simon Amstell - Work in Progress

Simon Amstell hones new stand up material for a possibly forthcoming tour. Some thoughts will be more developed than others.

Previews from: Tuesday 10 November 2020

Closes: Saturday 21 November 2020


From a private booth, you'll be drawn in close to this tale of orphaned brothers and their desperate odyssey across Europe, the action unfolding in an exquisite world of miniatures moving before you.

Previews from: Tuesday 10 November 2020

Closes: Saturday 16 January 2021

Fake News

A budding young journalist lands a dream internship at the country's biggest online news organization. There, he stumbles on an earth-shattering story and - against better judgement - decides to click publish.

Previews from: Tuesday 17 November 2020

Closes: Saturday 21 November 2020

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol didn't just invent Christmas as we know it. It is also scary, joyful, spooky, hilarious, furious, beautiful, and a triumphant declaration that even the hardest heart can melt.

Previews from: Friday 27 November 2020

Closes: Saturday 16 January 2021

John Gabriel Borkman

John Gabriel Borkman, once an illustrious entrepreneur, has been brought low by a prison sentence for fraud. As he paces alone in an upstairs room, bankrupt and disgraced, he is obsessed by dreams of his comeback.

Previews from: Thursday 11 February 2021

Closes: Saturday 17 April 2021


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