Friday, 18, August 2017

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The Marylebone

Theatre Near The Marylebone

Our top 5 theatre alternatives around The Marylebone

Avoid the hustle and bustle of Theatre Land in the centre of town with some of the many alternative theatre experiences available near The Marylebone

From fringe theatres to puppet touting barges, we’ve put together our top 5 theatre alternatives around The Marylebone.

1.     The Cockpit (25min walk)

Head north from The Marylebone and you’ll come across London’s first purpose-built Theatre in the round since the Great Fire of London. Home to everything from contemporary Jazz nights to its award-winning scratch nights; “Theatre In The Pound”. Where better to get your fringe theatre fix? 

Coming Soon: Gate by Artermis Fitzalan Howard

The Cockpit Theatre

The Cockpit Theatre

2.     Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre (20min walk)

The award-winning Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has sat at the heart of The Marylebone’s local royal park since 1932. One of the largest theatres in London, it’s a firm summer favourite and a regular fixture for Londoners and visitors alike.

Coming Soon: Jesus Christ Superstar

Duncan C - Regents Open Air Theatre

The Regents Open Air Theatre by Duncan C

3.     Canal Cafe Theatre (30min walk)

Nestled on the edge of Regent’s Canal in the leafy surrounds of London’s ‘Little Venice’, this little theatre has launched some of the biggest names in comedy from John Oliver to Miranda Hart. The 60 seat theatre and the charming Bridge House pub below make for the perfect pair to whiling away an evening with cocktails and comedy. 

Coming Soon: Scribbling Ape Presents: The Meat Within, Dara O’Briain: Work In Progress

Regents Cafe Theatre

Little Venice by Christopher Chan 

4.     Puppet Theatre Barge (15min walk)

An unassuming Thames barge on the Regent’s Canal has been putting on a programme of unique and magical puppet shows for over thirty years. This tardis like theatre has raked seating for over fifty people to enjoy the forgotten art of puppetry.

Coming Soon: The Hare & The Tortoise & Other Stories

Puppet Barge Theatre

The Puppet Theatre Barge

5.      Rudolph Steiner Theatre (15min walk)

Just a short walk from The Marylebone at Rudolf Steiner House, the Rudolf Steiner theatre operates concerts and performances alongside talks and workshops on philosopher Rudolf Steiner’s teachings.

Coming Soon: The Spirit of English by Andrew Wolpert

 

Images from Flickr.


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