Venue InformationTrafalgar Theatre
Address: 14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Nearest Underground or Train Station: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 9, 11, 12, 24, 29, 53, 77A, 88, 153, 159
What's on at the Trafalgar Theatre?
Frequently Asked Questions
Access phone number: 0800 912 6971
Access email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accessible toilets situated: Studio Bar
Number of Wheelchair spaces: x2
Sound amplification: Induction Loop Sennheiser Infrared Sennheiser Mobile Connect
Access from street to foyer: Level access
Access from theatre foyer to seats (number = stairs): 28 down to Stalls, 24 to Dress Circle
Level access: Foyer Bar & Box Office
Stair lift, lift or ramp available: Lift
Trafalgar Theatre Facts
What date did the Trafalgar Theatre open?
29 September 1930
Who designed the Trafalgar Theatre?
Edward A. Stone
What was the first production at the Trafalgar Theatre?
The Way To Treat A Woman by Walter Hackett
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The Trafalgar Theatre was originally called the Whitehall Theatre, and was designed by Edward A Stone.
It opened on 29 September 1930 with a production of The Way To Treat a Woman by Walter Hackett.
At various points in its history it has been a cinema, TV studio, and even a museum – with Paul Raymond creating the Whitehall Theatre of War in the 70’s.
It was refurbished in 1986, reopening on 5 March 1986 with a production of J. B. Priestley’s When We Are Married. It then closed again in 2003, this time for a much more significant refurbishment, with the building reconfigured into two studio auditoriums, a main theatre and a studio space, reopening in 2004 with the RSC’s Othello.
The theatre closed again in March 2020 for major renovation by new owners Trafalgar Entertainment, to restore the venue to its original Art Deco style and remove the smaller Trafalgar Studio. It reopened in 2021.