County Hall Theatre

County Hall London

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County Hall
Address: Belvedere Road, London, SE1 7PB
Nearest Underground or Train Station: Waterloo (Jubilee line, Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 76, 77, 211, 381, 507, N381

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What's on at the County Hall?

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What's on at the County Hall?
Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie is a current production at the County Hall. The latest booking period for Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie at the County Hall started 14 September 2021 and runs until 16 April 2023. Tickets for Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie start at £15 and are available to book now
How do I get to the County Hall?
Public transport is recommended to travel to the County Hall.  The nearest underground or train stations are Waterloo (Jubilee line, Northern line, Bakerloo line). If arriving by bus, then the nearest bus lines are 76, 77, 211, 381, 507, N381.  For directions to the County Hall see our Google Maps directions or Apple Maps directions.
Is there a dress code at the County Hall?
There is no specific dress code at the County Hall, with most people just wearing their everyday clothes.
Does the County Hall have air conditioning or air cooling?
Yes, the County Hall has an Air Conditioning system.
What is the Accessibility at the County Hall?
County Hall accessibility information
Access phone number: 0844 815 7141
Access email address: access@kxtickets.com
Accessible toilets situated: 1 unisex, foyer level; 1 male & 1 female, courtroom stalls
Number of Wheelchair spaces: Courtroom Stalls x1
Sound amplification: Hearing loop
Access from street to foyer: 6 steps or ramp
Access from theatre foyer to seats (number = stairs): 31 to Courtroom Stalls, 64 to Galleries row B, 2 down to row A. 2 up to row C, 6 up to row D
Level access: To Stalls Row F
Stair lift, lift or ramp available: Lift from street to Atrium, and seperate lift from Atrium to Chamber (Stalls)

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Theatre History

County Hall was originally the headquarters of the London County Council (LCC) and later the Greater London Council (GLC), remaining the seat of power in London for over 64 years.

The main six storey building was originally designed by Ralph Knott, in an Edwardian Baroque style. Built by Holland, Hannen & Cubitts, construction started in 1911 and was finally opened in 1922 by King George V.

In 1986 the building stopped being the centre of London government, and became a multi-use leisure space, including two hotels, and Sea Life London Aquarium.

The main council chamber of County Hall was opened as a theatre in October 2017, with a production of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution.

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Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie

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