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A-Z of Theatres

All the UK and Irish theatres so far added to the site.

Any theatres with known name changes are listed under each name but link to a single page for each theatre.




Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Adelphi Theatre,West End

Albery Theatre, now Noel Coward Theatre

Aldwych Theatre, West End

Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Almeida Theatre, London

Ambassadors Theatre, West End

Apollo Theatre, West End

Apollo Oxford, now New Theatre, Oxford

Apollo Victoria Theatre, West End

Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry

Arts Theatre, London


Barbican Theatre, London

Bath Theatre Royal

Birmingham Hippodrome

Birmingham REP/Repertory Theatre

Birmingham Theatre Royal

Brighton Palace Pier Theatre

Bristol Hippodrome

Bristol Little Theatre

Bristol Old Vic

Bristol Theatre Royal


Cambridge Theatre, West End

Chichester Festival Theatre

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend

Comedy Theatre, now Harold Pinter Theatre

Cottesloe Theatre, now Dorfman Theatre, part of the National Theatre

Criterion Theatre, West End

Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, part of Sheffield Theatres


Derby Playhouse, now Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre

Dominion Theatre, West End

Donmar Warehouse, West End

Dorfman Theatre, part of the National Theatre

Duchess Theatre, West End

Duke Of York's Theatre, West End


Embassy Theatre, London


Festival Theatre, part of Malvern Theatres

Fortune Theatre, West End

Forum Theatre, part of Malvern Theatres


Gaiety Theatre, Dublin

Garrick Theatre, West End

Gielgud Theatre, West End

Gillian Lynne Theatre, West End

Glasgow Theatre Royal

Globe Theatre, now Gielgud Theatre

Globe Theatre, part of Shakespeare's Globe

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Greenwich Theatre


Hackney Empire, London

Hammersmith Apollo, London

Harold Pinter Theatre, West End

Harrogate Theatre

Her Majesty's Theatre, West End

His Majesty's Theatre, now Her Majesty's Theatre

Hull Truck Theatre





Little Theatre, Bristol

Little Theatre, London, demolished 1949

London Apollo Hammersmith

London Casino, now Prince Edward Theatre

London Coliseum, home of the ENO

London Hippodrome

London Opera House, now Peacock Theatre

The London Palladium

The Lowry, Salford

Lyceum Theatre, West End

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, part of Sheffield Theatres

Lyric Theatre, West End

Lyric Hammersmith, London

Lyttelton Theatre, part of the National Theatre


Malvern Theatres

Manchester Opera House

Manchester Palace Theatre

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Mermaid Theatre, West End

Minerva Studio Theatre, Chichester


National Theatre, West End

New Theatre, West End, now Noel Coward Theatre

New Theatre, Bromley

New Theatre, Northampton

New Theatre, Oxford

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, now Alexandra Theatre

New Ambassadors Theatre, now Ambassadors Theatre

New End Theatre, Hampstead

New London Theatre, now Gillian Lynne Theatre

Noel Coward Theatre, West End

Norwich Theatre Royal

Nottingham Playhouse

Novello Theatre, West End


Octagon Theatre Bolton

The Old Vic, West End

Olivier Theatre, part of the National Theatre

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

Opera House, Manchester

Oxford Apollo, now New Theatre, Oxford

Oxford Playhouse


Palace Theatre, West End

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Palace Theatre, Watford

Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea

Palace Pier Theatre, Brighton

Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl

Peacock Theatre, Dublin

Peacock Theatre, London

Pembroke Theatre, Croydon

Phoenix Theatre, West End

Piccadilly Theatre, West End

The Pit, studio theatre at the Barbican

Playhouse Theatre, West End

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Prince Edward Theatre, West End

Prince Of Wales Theatre, West End

Princes Theatre, now Shaftesbury Theatre


Queen's Theatre, West End


Richmond Theatre, London

Riverside Studios, London

Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Royal Court Theatre, West End

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, home of the RSC

Royalty Theatre, now Peacock Theatre


Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, part of Shakespeare's Globe

Saville Theatre, West End

Savoy Theatre, West End

Shaftesbury Theatre, West End (1888-1841 theatre and current one)

Shakespeare's Globe, London

Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, now Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Sheffield Theatres

St. James Theatre, built on the site of the Westminster Theatre

St. James's Theatre, West End, demolished 1957

St. Martin's Theatre, West End

Stoll Theatre, now Peacock Theatre

Strand Theatre, now Novello Theatre

Studio Theatre, Sheffield, part of Sheffield Theatres

Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, RSC's smaller theatre


The Other Place, Stratford-Upon-Avon, RSC's studio theatre

Theatr Y Pafiliwn, Rhyl

Theatre By The Lake, Keswick

Theatre Royal Bath

Theatre Royal Brighton

Theatre Royal Bristol

Theatre Royal Drury Lane, West End

Theatre Royal Glasgow

Theatre Royal Haymarket, West End

Theatre Royal Norwich

Theatre Royal Nottingham

Theatre Royal Plymouth

Theatre Royal Stratford East

Trafalgar Studios 1 & 2, West End

Tricycle Theatre, London



Vaudeville Theatre, West End

Victoria Palace Theatre, West End


The Warehouse, now Donmar Warehouse. RSC's London studio theatre 1977-1982

Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry

Watford Palace Theatre

Westminster Theatre, rebuilt as St. James Theatre

Whitehall Theatre, now Trafalgar Studios

Wimbledon Theatre

Winter Garden Theatre, now Gillian Lynne Theatre

Wyndham's Theatre, West End



York Theatre Royal

Young Vic, London