Southwark Playhouse Southwark Playhouse

Southwark Playhouse

77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD, United Kingdom | 020 7407 0234 | Website

Venue Description

Southwark Playhouse is all about telling stories and inspiring the next generation of storytellers and theatre makers. It aims to facilitate the work of new and emerging theatre practitioners from early in their creative lives to the start of their professional careers.


There is step free access from the street to both theatre spaces and all facilities. The front row is level with the playing area and entrance, and each row behind it is one step up. Spaces for wheelchair users are reserved in the front row.

Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide Link:

Accessible Performances

Some productions offer relaxed and/or captioned performances - specific information is available from the box office and website.

Awards List

The Empty Space… Peter Brook Awards 2015 Peter Brook Empty Space Award – Nominated The Stage Awards 2015 Fringe Theatre of the Year – Nominated BWW: UK Awards 2014 Theatrical Venue of the Year – Winner The Stage Awards 2014 Fringe Theatre of the Year – Winner


Step-free accessible toilet with a door wide enough for manual and power wheelchairs. Features grab rails and easy-turn lock and tap, and a baby changing table.


Information about the staff has not been added for this venue.

COVID Precautions

Information about COVID precautions has not been added for this venue.

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

Assistance dogs are welcome and can go into the auditorium, or can be looked after by members of staff.

The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Carer Discount
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access

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