The Bloomsbury Theatre, located on Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, in the London Borough of Camden, is right at the intersection of academics and performance art. This is because it is a part of the prestigious University College London (UCL). Located in the heart of the city, the theatre is known to put on theatrical, musical, dance, and comedic performances throughout the year, some of them being produced by the college’s students. From 2001, the Bloomsbury Theatre provided a residency for the New London Orchestra. The Bloomsbury Studio, a black box studio, was added to the performance space in 2015.

541 Seats

Wheelchair Accessible

Air Conditioning

Lift

Cafe

Washrooms

Assistive Listening System

Adapted Toilets

Guide Dogs

About Bloomsbury Theatre

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  • The Bloomsbury Theatre has a seating capacity of around 541 visitors per performance.
  • The seats are spread over the Circle and Stalls — 365 seats in the Stalls and 176 in the Circle.
  • The Orchestra Pit can seat 40 performers when fully extended.
  • The smaller Bloomsbury Studio has a seating capacity of around 70 people.

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  • Train: The closest stations to Bloomsbury Theatre are the Euston Station and Kings Cross Station. 
  • Bus: The following bus routes are operational to get you to the theatre —  10, 18, 24, 29, 73, 91, 168 and 253.
  • Cycle: Cycle stands are available in front of the theatre. The TfL Cycle Hire Docking Station is also in the vicinity of the theatre. 
  • Parking: The closest car parks are the NCP car parks at London Brunswick Square and London Kings Cross St Pancras, both a mere 800 meters distance away. 
  • Recommended Mode of Transport: The bus is the easiest mode of public transportation to reach the venue.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bloomsbury Theatre

Where is Bloomsbury Theatre located?

Bloomsbury Theatre is located on Gordon Street, in Bloomsbury, London.

How can I reach Bloomsbury Theatre?

Bloomsbury Theatre is easily accessible by train, bus, or private vehicle. The bus is the most recommended mode of transport.

What are the different types of shows and productions that are staged at the Bloomsbury Theatre?

Bloomsbury Theatre hosts a number of theatrical, musical, dance, and comedic performances each year. Some noteworthy productions that have been staged here are Internationalist Theatre's Liola, Robin Ince's Nine Lessons and more.

What are the seating options available at Bloomsbury Theatre?

The Bloomsbury Theatre has a seating capacity of around 541 visitors per performance, spread over two sections, Stalls and Circle.

Is Bloomsbury Theatre accessible to people with disabilities?

Yes, the theatre has made its performances accessible to those with motor, audio, visual and other stimulatory challenges. The Bloomsbury Theatre offers various facilities and resources for disabled visitors, including wheelchair access, a lift, companion tickets and more.

How much do the Bloomsbury Theatre tickets cost?

The price of the tickets depends on the show that you choose to watch and the timing of the same at the Bloomsbury Theatre.

Where can I book my Bloomsbury Theatre tickets?

You can book your tickets to shows playing at the Bloomsbury Theatre online at London Theatre Tickets. You will get the best deals and discounts and all the information you need at your fingertips.

Are there any dining options available near Bloomsbury Theatre London?

Yes, the Bloomsbury Theatre has many dining options nearby, such as Hare & Tortoise Bloomsbury, Dishoom and others. The venue also has an in-house cafe for patrons.

What are some of the things to do or attractions to explore near Bloomsbury Theatre?

A few attractions near the Bloomsbury Theatre that you can explore before you go for a show include the British Museum, the Harry Potter shop at platform 9 ¾, the Crypt Gallery, the British Library and others.

Past Shows

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