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The Bloomsbury Theatre

As part of the University College of London, The Bloomsbury Theatre prides itself on being a place of creativity. Don’t be fooled by the outward Brutalist architecture of the building, this theatre has been at the forefront of bringing cutting-edge performances to audiences for over fifty years. So if you feel like taking in a show at The Bloomsbury Theatre, you certainly won’t come away disappointed.

Here are some frequently asked questions about The Bloomsbury Theatre.


What’s it all about?

Despite the outward appearance of the theatre, major renovations inside have created a cutting-edge performance space in the very heart of London.

The Bloomsbury Theatre showcases a wide array of the very best in theatre, music, dance, comedy and everything in-between.


What can I expect to see?

Over the years, not only has the theatre played host to grassroots talent in these fields but to huge artists such as Ricky Gervais, Adele and comedienne Jo Brand. You can expect a wide variety of shows, talks and acts to keep you entertained when you visit Bloomsbury. There truly is something for everyone!

Where is The Bloomsbury Theatre located?

15 Gordon Street London WC1H 0AH

We’ve included a Google Maps route to help guide you there. 

How do I get there from the Crescent Hotel?

It’s just a short 8-minute walk from the hotel to Bloomsbury Theatre. 

As you head out of the hotel, turn left and then left again. Take an immediate right onto Burton Street and then your first left onto the A4200. Turn right and then take your first left again onto Endsleigh Gardens. Head down that road and take your third left which should put you onto Gordon Street. There’ll you find Bloomsbury Theatre.