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Babbacombe Theatre

The Babbacombe Theatre is a theatre in Babbacombe Bay in Torquay, South Devon. Refurbished in 2009, the venue has been part of the Bay’s tourism industry since the 1930s, and is known for staging variety shows,particularly since 1986 when Colin Matthews took over the venue. The theatre boasts the longest running summer season in the country lasting nine months. With a regular Christmas show as well as touring productions, the venue is open throughout the year.


Barbican Theatre, London

The Barbican Centre is one of the largest performing arts venues of its kind in Europe and is situated on Silk Street within the City of London. The Grade II listed building is home to a varied and exciting programme of classic and contemporary music, theatre, film screenings, and art exhibitions. The Barbican is owned, funded, and managed by the City of London Corporation, one of the largest arts funders in the UK. The Barbican Centre was built as the ‘City’s gift to the nation’ and prides itself on being a public space, as well as a private arts space. The building’s magnitude...


Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre is a Grade II listed building located in Battersea. The venue was re-purposed as a performance space from its original use as Battersea Town Hall, and in recent years specialises in theatre productions. The building was designed in 1891 by E.W. Mountford and opened as the Battersea Town Hall two years later. The early history of the hall as public space was marked by the spoken recital of the famous essay, Why I Am Not A Christian, by Bertrand Russell. Following the end of its time as the town hall, the building was under constant threat of demolition....


Beck Theatre

The Beck Theatre is a community theatre offering a varied repertoire of concerts, theatre, dance, musicals, operas and pantomime. Located on Grange Road, the theatre is right at the heart of the Hayes community and was built in 1977 by Hillingdon Borough Council. It was designed as a purpose-built cultural centre to focus on involving the local public with artistic events. The venue has a parkland atmosphere due to its adjacent botanical garden, the Norman Leddy Memorial Garden, which is designated as one of the gardens of excellence for the area. The architectural beauty...


Belgrade Theatre

Belgrade Theatre is Coventry’s largest professional theatre, and acts as both a producing and receiving theatre for the local people. Having been the first civic theatre to be built after World War II, the venue is seen as a symbol of prosperity following the major damage caused to the city because of bombing. The theatre is Grade II listed and has a large capacity of 858. Belgrade Theatre opened in 1958 and took its name from a kind of timber largely used in its construction which was gifted to them by the official authorities of Belgrade, in Serbia (which is Coventry’s...


Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Birmingham Repertory Theatre is located in Centenary Square, Birmingham. The theatre forms part of the International Convention Centre (ICC), which is one of the UK’s main conference venues. The Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company itself (commonly known as the Rep) has been one of the longest-established building-based theatre companies in the UK. The Rep was originally established in 1907 by theatre director Barry Jackson, and founded its first home on Station Street in 1913. The construction of the building took just four months, operating both day and night, and became...


Bloomsbury Theatre and Studio

In 1968, the Bloomsbury Theatre officially opened as The Central Collegiate Building for University College London (UCL) with the support of a University Grants Committee funding scheme. The theatre now offers a professional year-round programme of innovative drama, music, comedy and dance. The main theatre was closed for three years between 2015 to 2018 in order to carry out restoration works. Prior to the renovation work, the main theatre had gained a reputation in a number of genres, including intimate productions of operatic works and inventive stand-up comedy. Drawing...


Boulevard Theatre

Welcome to Soho’s newest Playhouse. The original Boulevard Theatre site began as a sister venue to the Raymond Revuebar, running under the same name, and providing additional bar and restaurant facilities alongside gaming tables. It later became a small theatre in its own right, known as the ‘Elle et Lui’ theatre. Due to the similarity in genre of shows and competition that the ‘Elle et Lui’ theatre created for the Revuebar and the Windmill Theatre, the theatre was closed and reopened as the ‘Boulevard Theatre’, establishing a separate entrance and making it a stand-alone...


Brewery Arts Centre

Since 1972 the Brewery Arts Centre has hosted thousands of exciting and vibrant artistic events with many famous names gracing the stages of the Malt Room and Theatre performance spaces. The Brewery has also evolved to become one of the most important education centres for the arts in the North West with an extensive programme of arts based learning for youth and adult learners.


Bridge Theatre

Founded by Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr on leaving the National Theatre after 12 years, and now Co-Directed by them and Tim Levy, The Bridge focuses on the commissioning and production of new shows, as well as staging the occasional classic. The 900-seat adaptable auditorium is designed to answer the needs of contemporary audiences and theatre-makers and is capable of responding to shows with different formats (end-stage, thrust-stage and promenade). It is the first wholly new theatre of scale to be added to London’s commercial theatre sector in 80 years. The Bridge was...


Bristol Hippodrome Theatre

The Bristol Hippodrome, the city’s very own West End theatre, opened its doors on 16 December 1912 when the curtain rose for the first time on what was generally agreed to be Oswald Stoll’s most magnificent provincial theatre. Towards the beginning of the century, the theatre staged a variety of acts as a Music Hall. Since then, and due to the fact that it has one of the largest theatre stages in Britain, The Bristol Hippodrome has established itself on the touring circuit for all major musical productions, thus becoming known as Bristol’s West End Theatre. The theatre has diversified...


Bristol Old Vic Theatre

Built in 1766 as a place where the people of Bristol could come together, Bristol Old Vic is the oldest continuously working theatre in the English speaking world. It was built as a symbol of the pride we have in our city and what it can achieve and remains a place of joy, discovery and adventure to this day. Our front of house has recently undergone a multi-million pound redevelopment. Our new building boasts a brand new Studio Theatre, relaxing and fully-accessible front of house space, with a bar and kitchen serving everything from tasty treats with a morning coffee...


Bush Theatre

The Bush Theatre is a world-famous home for new plays and an internationally renowned champion of playwrights. They discover, nurture and produce the best new playwrights from the widest range of backgrounds, and present their work to the highest possible standards. The theatre look for exciting new voices that tell contemporary stories with wit, style and passion and champion work that is both provocative and entertaining. The Bush has produced hundreds of groundbreaking premieres since its inception in 1972, many of them Bush commissions, and hosted guest productions by...


Buxton Opera House

Buxton Opera House is located on The Square in Buxton, Derbyshire. This 902-seat opera house was designed by famous theatre architect Frank Matcham in 1903. It is the regular host of the Buxton Festival and was also the home of the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival which ran from 1994 to 2013. It now presents a wide-ranging selection of music, opera, ballet, films and cultural events. Buxton Opera House was solely a successful theatre for its first few decades, regularly presenting touring companies of opera and other classical arts. However, in 1927 the theatre...


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