Located in one of the most vibrant parts of the centre of Nottingham, the Nottingham Playhouse is a theatre where patrons can enjoy some of the most spectacular artistic performances in all of the Great Britain. The venue was first opened in 1948. However, it initially served as a repertory theatre. The modern movement theatre that is still active today was opened in 1963. The building, which has a capacity of 770 viewers, was renovated and refurnished in 2004.
Situated in the heart of Nottingham, on Wellington Circus, the Nottingham Playhouse is accessible via car, train, tram or bus.
By train and tube: the Nottingham Playhouse is just a 13-minute walk from the Nottingham railway station and a 7-minute walk from the Royal Centre Tram Stop.
By bus: the building is located within a 3-minute walking distance from the Cathedral bus stops Y1 (routes Rainbow One and i4); Y2 (routes 80, Localink L4, Localink L14 and Turquoise Line routes 77, 77C, 78, 79, 79A, 79B and N77); Y3 (routes 21, L7, Localink L10, W3, The Two and Purple Line routes 28, 30, 31 and N28); and Y4 (routes 20, 34 GO2 Uni, Eighteen, Indigo, L64, Localink L3, Y5, Y36 and Orange Line routes 35, 35A, 35B, 36, N34 and N36).
By car: the Nottingham Playhouse is not far from the Maid Marian Way/A6008 main road, so it won’t be hard to find it while you’re driving.
International: It will take you around 20 minutes to drive to the Nottingham Playhouse from the Aeros Nottingham airport. Alternatively, you could hop on the V2 bus, which stops close to the airport.
The venue is within a 3-minute walking distance from the NCP Car Park Nottingham City, which offers multiple parking spots for Blue Badge Holders.
Access for people with special needs
The Nottingham Playhouse is highly accessible to people with all kinds of disabilities, as it includes features like elevator access, accessible toilets, audio described and captioned performances, touch tours and enhanced hearing headsets.