Churchill Theatre

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Churchill Theatre
Outside the Churchill Theatre at night.jpg
The Churchill Theatre at Night
Address High Street
Bromley, London
England
Coordinates 51°24′13″N 0°00′52″E / 51.403611°N 0.014444°E / 51.403611; 0.014444
Public transit National Rail Bromley South
Operator HQ Theatres & Hospitality
Type Visiting performances
Capacity 781 seated
Construction
Opened 19 July 1977; 39 years ago (1977-07-19)
Architect Ken Wilson
Website
churchilltheatre.co.uk

The Churchill Theatre in Bromley, southeast London was built by the London Borough of Bromley to designs by its borough architect's department. The Churchill is an example of a repertory theatre built in the style of European opera houses, with a large stage and sub-stage workshops. Integrated into the central library complex overlooking Church House Gardens and Library Gardens, it was built on the side of a hill, disguising the number and size of the lower levels and giving the impression of being smaller by setting the auditorium below ground level which is entered by descending staircases from the foyer.

The theatre was opened on 19 July 1977[1] by HRH Prince of Wales, and seats 781.[2] It is now run on a contract currently held by the HQ Theatres & Hospitality.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Churchill Theatre". Theatres Trust. Theatres Trust. Retrieved 4 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "Venue Information". Churchill Theatre. Retrieved 4 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "ATG loses management of Churchill Theatre to Qdos Entertainment". The Stage. 15 June 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2016.