The Playhouse Theatre is situated around the corner from Embankment on the River Thames. Located in central London, the Playhouse Theatre is close to the hustle and bustle of Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square and a range of restaurants, hotels and other West End Theatres. Just a 5 minute walk away from every major amenity, the theatre is perfectly positioned in the heart of the city.

Playhouse Theatre address: Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5DE


Tube or Rail

The Playhouse Theatre is located around the corner from Embankment underground, from which you can access the District, Circle, Bakerloo and Northern lines, which link to major National Rail services such as Kings Cross St Pancras and Euston. Charing Cross is a 10 minute walk away for those that want to use National Rail, equally the station can be accessed via Embankment underground on the Northern line.

Car or Taxi

There are numerous parking options available for those who will be driving to the theatre. There are single and double yellow lines on the road of the theatre itself, and there is a Westminster City car park in Spring Gardens, Trafalgar Square, which is a 5 to 10 minute walk from the theatre. To park here, expect to pay £17 for up to four hours.

There is a taxi rank at Charing Cross station and Embankment.


  1. I am disabled and would like to come by car. Is there disabled parking near the theatre? Also is there disabled seating in the theatre? I have scooter is there somewhere to put it? Would I need to use stairs?
    Hope you can help
    Daryl selbie

  2. Hello, my friends and I might have to come to the theatre directly from the train station. Is there somewhere we can store our luggage at the theatre if we don’t have time to go to our hotel first?

    1. Hi Vicki,

      The Playhouse Theatre does have a cloakroom which can store large items. We cannot guarantee that they will be able store large amounts of luggage.

    1. Hi Joe,

      The End of Longing running time is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes including an interval.

      Kind Regards,

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