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Bridewell Theatre

Open Now: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Third visit and counting...

I accidentally discovered this place during a walk home from work. Now I love introducing my... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
London, United Kingdom
An absorbing experience.

I went with a work colleague to the production of Henry the Eighth. The play was well-acted... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Roger B
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26 Nov 2018
“Third visit and counting...”
28 Jul 2018
“An absorbing experience.”
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Off New Bridge Street off Fleet Street 14 Bride Lane, London EC4Y 8EQ, England
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

I accidentally discovered this place during a walk home from work. Now I love introducing my friends to it each time I return. On this occasion, we went to see Urinetown. The Bridewell's a wonderful place to catch small productions of shows that you might...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

I went with a work colleague to the production of Henry the Eighth. The play was well-acted, absorbing, and generally well-produced. An excellent night out.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Went to see the Tower Theatre production of Wolf Hall. This was a hugely enjoyable experience with an outstanding amateur cast. We were given a superb welcome by the members of staff, the bar was excellent with sensibly priced drinks and we felt that we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

What a wonderful little theatre, transformed from original baths to an intimate theatre space. In the downstairs bar there are old wooden artefacts for washing and drying clothes and the lovely barmen were happy to talk about the history of the building and even show...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank VivienneLafferty
Reviewed 25 May 2016

As others have mentioned; a lovely location with a real sense of stepping into the theatre. The performances I've seen here have always been of a really high standard. The lovely wife/husband team are such great people - very professional, accommodating and even forgiving when...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank S354
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

A great venue that produces lunch time shows, a great way to spend eating a sandwich. The stage is spacious enough allowing great use of movements. Seats are ok, decent facilities with a nice bar.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank perfect_spy
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Off the beaten track and hard to find, but what a lovely little theatre. You really feel part of the show (you actually are on stage if you need to pay a visit to the loo,). The sound is excellent and could not have been...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank K254CFtimp
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

A brilliant theatre space and bar. Lots of history within the St Bride Foundation above. The theatre occupies a former Victorian swimming pool. "They" act in the shallow end and the raked audience is 'in the deep' (The old pool space still exists underneath the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Yes it did because this little theatre is built into an old Victorian swimming pool (the pool is till there under the auditorium) which gives it much character. Nice bar and friendly staff but its best feature is probably the best amateur drama in London....More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank wasjet
Reviewed 6 July 2015

The Bridewell Theatre off Fleet Street, puts on top-notch lunch time theatre for busy city workers and tourists. Shows start at 1pm and last 45minutes. And the audience are welcome to eat their lunch. Limited half price tickets (£3.50) are available for each performance from...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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