Theatres in South Bank  

 

South Bank Entertainment by category: Theatres (14), Cinemas (5), Classical Music (4), Arts Centres (3), Comedy Clubs (2), Live Music (1)

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam... More
 
 
 
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From... More
 
 
 
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The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best productions. From intimate character studies in... More
 
 
 
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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, South Bank, London WC2R | in South Bank
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable... More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had... More
 
 
 
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, South Bank, London WC2N | in South Bank
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of... More
 
 
 
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth... More
 
 
 
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse... More
 
 
 
Charing Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Arches, Villiers Street, 14 Villiers Street, South Bank, London WC2N | in South Bank
With just 275 seats, the Charing Cross Theatre is one of the smallest in the West End. Tucked away under the arches beneath Charing Cross... More
 
 
 
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Lyttelton is one of three theatres which make up the National Theatre. It was built in a proscenium style, but has thoroughly... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were... More
 
 
 
National Theatre Foyer
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The spacious foyer of the National Theatre offers a programme of free music, art and performance.... More
 
 
 
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The largest of the National Theatre's three auditoriums, the Olivier Theatre lends itself to grand spectacles staged by the National. The imposing theatre on the... More
 
 
 
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The Jellyfish Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
London's first fully-functioning theatre made entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials was constructed over the summer of 2010 and will be open from late August... More
 
 
 
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The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, Bankside, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre,... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Replacing the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed in 2013, the Dorfman Theatre offers a greater capacity, more comfortable seats, better sightlines and enlarged foyer... More
 
 
 
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Underbelly Festival
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Each summer, from April to September, a Speigeltent (from the Dutch for 'mirror tent') is set up in the shadow of the Southbank Centre, to... More
 
 
 
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Rambert
London > Entertainment > Theatres
99 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Founded by Marie Rambert in 1926, who was heavily influenced by her work with Diaghilev, Stravinsky and the Ballet Russes, Rambert dance company is one... More
 
 
 
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Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Originally called 'The Shed' when it first opened in March 2013, the Temporary Theatre run by and to the front of the National Theatre, is... More
 
 
 
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Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
3 Potters Fields Park, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up.... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre: Dorfman
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
In place of the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed in 2013, the Dorfman Theatre offers a greater capacity, more comfortable seats, better sightlines and... More
 
 
 
Waterloo Station Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Former Eurostar platforms 20-24, Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
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Shunt Bermondsey Street
London > Entertainment > Theatres
42-44 Bermondsey Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
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Waterloo East Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Brad Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Located in a railway arch under the tracks at Waterloo, Waterloo East Theatre is an off West End Theatre which was set up by producer... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every... More
 
 
 
Doon Street Car Park
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Car park directly opposite the National Theatre used as a venue for The Roof, a performance given here in summer 2014 as part of the... More
 
 
 

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Among The Trees
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2020 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from South Bank

Artworks from the late 1960s up to present day that highlight and explore our relationships with trees and forests, with ...More

Good
Good
Theatre | Until 19th December 2020 

Playhouse Theatre 11 minutes walk from South Bank

David Tennant, the well loved actor best known for playing Doctor Who, returns to the West End to star in ...More

 
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 15 minutes walk from South Bank

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
Hello, Dolly!
Hello, Dolly!
Theatre | Until 6th March 2021 

Adelphi Theatre 15 minutes walk from South Bank

Multi Olivier and BAFTA Award winning Imelda Staunton plays meddlesome socialite turned matchmaker Dolly Levi, taking the title role in ...More

 
Turner's Modern World
Exhibitions | Until 7th March 2021 

Tate Britain 16 minutes walk from South Bank

Major works by JMW Turner from around the world, which demonstrate how he transformed the way he painted, including The ...More

The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 2nd May 2021 

Duchess Theatre 16 minutes walk from South Bank

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 17 minutes walk from South Bank

Experience an 'abandoned' Tube station and discover stories about Churchill in the Blitz at the London Transport Museum's exhibition, Hidden ...More

 
Future Engineers
Future Engineers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

London Transport Museum 17 minutes walk from South Bank

Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 
Frozen the Musical
Frozen the Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2021 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 18 minutes walk from South Bank

Disney's hit film Frozen goes from screen to stage when the magical world of Arendelle is recreated at the newly ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 27th March 2021 

Fortune Theatre 18 minutes walk from South Bank

One of the less well-known West End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses ...More

 
 
 
 
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