Churchill Theatre, Bromley

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The Churchill Theatre is a 785 seat ‘Number 1’ touring theatre, presenting a mixed programme of drama, musicals, ballet, dance, pantomime, amateur productions and children’s shows. It is open throughout the year, other than – typically – a 2 week closure for maintenance in August, and Easter Sunday and Christmas Day. It is currently operated by the Ambassador Theatre Group on behalf of Bromley Council.

MUMMY’S GIN FUND SAYS:

The Churchill is a good, mainstream venue presenting a broad programme including some high quality children’s shows such as ‘The Tiger that Came to Tea’ or ‘Ben and Hollie’, for example. It also has a good reputation for its annual pantomime, which is of the traditional commercial variety. It has a busy Creative Learning department which offers participatory activities for all ages, including drama classes and workshops associated with the shows. These are well worth checking out, and a bit of a hidden gem. The building has lots of steps, so not that easy with a buggy, but you can get to the main foyer and the Circle with level access from the High Street. 

Address: High Street, Bromley, BR1 1HA.

Website: www.atgtickets.com/venues/the-churchill-theatre-bromley.

Pram / wheelchair / mobility friendly: Yes, generally. No lift front of house but backstage lift can be used on request. Buggy park set up during pantomime and busy children’s shows.

Parking: The Hill car park is the nearest, and best for evenings. Otherwise, any Bromley town centre car park is ok for the daytime.

Nearest Station: Bromley South or Bromley North.

Bus: Any bus to Bromley High Street.

Phone: 020 8290 8210.

Email: Online form, www.atgtickets.com/customer-care/contact-us.

ABOUT:

Box Office open: 10.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m.

Bars selling coffees and snacks, which open an hour before performances. There is also a kiosk selling sweets, etc.

 

Review by Julia Robinson.

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