New Wimbledon Theatre London

The New Wimbledon Theatre is located in Wimbledon in the Borough of Merton, London and is a grade 2 listed theatre building which was built by an entrepreneur J B Mullholland. This highly artistic building was designed by Roy Young and Cecil Aubrey Massey and it was opened on the 26th of December 1910. New Wimbledon Theatre played a historic role during both the World Wars as quite a large number of famous artists performed there for motivational purposes. It has approximately 1700 seats spread across three levels which make it the eighth largest theatre in London. It is a perfect place for theatre lovers and offers a variety of shows for all types of audiences ranging from children to family visitors.

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    History

    The New Wimbledon Theatre was opened in 1910 and since then it has gained huge importance in the eyes of art lovers. The theatre played an important role during the two World Wars to offer a variety of motivation plays. It also hosted some famous shows including BBC’s Aladdin in 1971, Robin Hood in 1973, Jack and the Beanstalk in 1978 and Dick Whittington in 2002. The theatre faced severe financial issues in 2003 and was closed indefinitely however in late 2003, it was bought by the Ambassador Theatre Groups. They changed its name to New Wimbledon Theatre in February 2004 and since then, it has been getting stronger and stronger.

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    Things to Do at New Wimbledon Theatre

    - The New Wimbledon Theatre offers a variety of shows ranging from live theatre performances to live broadcasts.

    - The venue can also be hired for film making or shooting any type of documentaries.

    - It also offers bookings for corporate events.

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    For Booking at New Wimbledon Theatre

    For bookings, you can call on following number:

    Contact: +44 844 871 7646

    For hiring enquiries, please use the email address mentioned below:

    Email: sambain@theambassadors.com

    For all other types of bookings use the following number:

    Groups Bookings: +44 844 871 7696

    Access Bookings: +44 844 871 7677

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    Operational Hours

    The operational hours of New Wimbledon Theatre are not fixed and they vary from event to event.

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    Location of New Wimbledon Theatre

    93 The Broadway, London, SW19 1QG, United Kingdom.

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    How to Get to New Wimbledon Theatre

    By Tube

    The New Wimbledon Theatre is located 0.3 miles away from Wimbledon tube station and it takes you 7 minutes to get there. On leaving the station, head southeast towards A219 and after 289 feet, turn left onto Wimbledon Bridge and stay left at the fork. After approximately 0.2 miles, take a slight left turn onto A219 and after 394 feet, New Wimbledon Theatre will be on your right. View Map

    By Bus

    New Wimbledon Theatre is located in front of Wimbledon Theatre bus stop which serves bus numbers 57, 93, 131 and 219.

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