The Rose Theatre is situated on Kingston High Street in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. It is one of the most famous performance spaces in South West London. Modelled in an Elizabethan style, the theatre aims to be a world-class production theatre in London while also being rooted in the community and being financially sustainable. Being closely associated with the iconic theatre persona, Sir Peter Hall, it is famous for its home-grown productions, mainly drama, and has special ties to Kingston University in London. Rose Theatre Kingston is also well-known for its learning and participation programme, which helps in nurturing new talent and in educating people on various aspects of theatre.

758 Seats

Wheelchair Accessible

Air Conditioning

Baby Changing Facilities




Adapted Toilets

Assistive Listening System

Guide Dogs

About Rose Theatre Kingston

Popular Productions
  • Rose Theatre Kingston has a seating capacity of 758 in the Main Auditorium.
  • The seats are spread across four levels - Front Stalls, Rear Stalls, Circle and Upper Circle.

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  • Train: The closest station is Kingston Station, a 10-minute walk from the theatre. All South West trains run through the station. 
  • Bus: The following bus routes serve the Kingston route - K1, K2, K3, K4, K5, X26, 57, 65, 71, 85, 111, 131, 213, 216, 281, 285, 371, 406, 411, 418, 465, 481.
  • Cycle: The nearest bicycle bays are available at Oxfam (opposite the theatre) and in the Market Square.
  • Parking: The closest car park is the Rose Car Park, where visitors with validated tickets may avail a discounted rate of £2 for up to five hours parking (for those who enter after 1 PM).
  • Recommended Mode of Transport: The bus is the easiest mode of public transportation to reach the venue.

Frequently Asked Questions About Rose Theatre Kingston

Where is Rose Theatre Kingston located?

Rose Theatre Kingston is located on High Street, Kingston upon Thames, in London.

How can I reach Rose Theatre Kingston?

Rose Theatre Kingston 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 Rose Theatre Kingston?

Rose Theatre Kingston is well-known for its home-grown productions, mainly dramas. It also has a strong education and awareness programme related to theatre. Some of the theatre's notable performances are Love's Labour's Lost, A Christmas Carol, The Winslow Boy, Treasure Island and more.

What are the seating options available at Rose Theatre Kingston?

Rose Theatre Kingston has 758 seats, spread across four levels - Front Stalls, Rear Stalls, Circle and Upper Circle.

Is Rose Theatre Kingston accessible to people with disabilities?

Yes, the theatre has made its performances accessible to those with motor, audio, visual and other stimulatory challenges. The Rose Theatre Kingston offers various facilities and resources for disabled visitors, including wheelchair access, adapted toilets, guide dog allowance and more.

How much do the Rose Theatre Kingston tickets cost?

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

Where can I book my Rose Theatre Kingston tickets?

You can book your tickets to shows playing at the Rose Theatre Kingston 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 Rose Theatre Kingston London?

Yes, the Rose Theatre Kingston has many dining options nearby, such as Côte Brasserie, The Bishop and others. The venue also has an in-house cafe for you to slip in a quick pre-performance meal or drink.

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

A few attractions near the Rose Theatre Kingston that you can explore before you go for a show include Kingston Museum, the Hampton Court Palace, Riverside Promenade, Fairfield Park and others.

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