Bloomsbury Theatre and Studio


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Main house from Circle

Welcome to the Bloomsbury Theatre & Studio: two state-of-the-art theatre spaces in a landmark Brutalist building. Our main auditorium, theŐżBloomsbury Theatre, seats 541 people and boasts an orchestra pit, cinema screen, and projector. The theatre's exceptional acoustics have drawn artists such as Paul Simon, Tim Minchin, Shawn Colvin and Martha Wainwright to perform here. Our multi-use black box studio space, the Bloomsbury Studio, has a permanent dance floor and seats up to 70 people for an intimate and immersive atmosphere. We also have one of the last theatre paint frames in London.

Our team of professionals is here to help make your event a success. We provide technical expertise and support, box office services, and backstage facilities. Explore our technical specifications for the Bloomsbury Theatre & Studio to see how we can bring your vision to life.

Whether you're hosting a concert, play, dance performance, or stand-up comedy, we have the space and expertise to make your event a success. Explore our websiteŐżand get in touch to learn more about how we can help you bring your event to life.


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Our spaces and technical specificationsŐż


Bloomsbury Theatre

Main house

The prestigious Bloomsbury Theatre can seat up toŐż541 peopleŐżand includes:

  • An orchestra pit for up to 40 musicians
  • Sprung dance floor
  • High quality cinema screen and projector
  • Up to twoŐżtechniciansŐżto support the activity
  • Front of House services
  • Two public bars
  • Box Office services

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Bloomsbury Studio

Bloomsbury Studio

The blackŐżbox Studio theatre can seat up toŐż70 people in a flexible layoutŐżand includes:

  • Screen and projector
  • Black vinyl dance floor
  • Mirrored wall for dance
  • One studioŐżtechnicianŐżto support the activity
  • Front of House services
  • One public bar
  • Box Office services

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Paint Frame

The Bloomsbury Theatre is home to one of the very last London-based paint frames available for hire. It has an automated bridge and wooden cloth frame measuring approximately 10.8m x 6.8m.

To find out more, get in touch by emailingŐżtheatre@ucl.ac.uk, telling us yourŐżproposed date/s and the technical support required.


Technical Specifications

Our technical specification for the Bloomsbury Theatre & Studio is available for you to review and explore.

Bloomsbury Technical Specifications (pdf)



How to book

Our spaces are available for commercial hire, Students' Union ¬“¬◊–„ societies and ¬“¬◊–„ departments and staff.
Follow the correct link below for more information.

     Bloomsbury Theatre stalls

    Commercial Hire

    Event organisers (non-¬“¬◊–„)

    Performance at Bloomsbury Theatre

    Student Union Societies

    All Students' Union ¬“¬◊–„ societies

    Bloomsbury performance

    ¬“¬◊–„ Community Use

    ¬“¬◊–„ departments and staff