The Arches
Villiers Street
Box Office:08444 930 650

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Welcome to the Charing Cross Theatre and the Players Bar and Kitchen. This 'hidden gem' venue has everything you will need for an unforgettable experience under one roof. Our theatre, a former victorian music hall, offers an eclectic mix of drama, musicals, comedy, cabaret and even some late night shows. Our diverse programme has something to suit every theatrical taste. 

Our Players Bar and Kitchen has developed an award winning pre-theatre menu. So whether you are intending to slip down to our own auditorium or travel to another theatre, our delicious dishes are not to be missed. The menu has been carefully crafted by our head chef and offers delicious, modern, British Cuisine. It's regularly updated to make the most of seasonal produce so there's always something new to try. 

Our venue is comprised of a 265 seater theatre, a restaurant and bar which has a late licence to 2.30am. We are a unique venue to host your conferences, product launches, parties and screenings.

We hope you enjoy your visit and look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Forthcoming Shows

Titanic Titanic
Thom Southerland directs return of his multi award-winning Southwark Playhouse production of Titanic for a 10-week run from Saturday May 28.
Sat, 28th May 2016 to Sat, 6th August 2016
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Singular Sensations - Bonnie LangfordSingular Sensations - Bonnie Langford
Edward Seckerson will continue his Singular Sensations series of in-depth encounters with stars of musical theatre at London’s Charing Cross Theatre with Bonnie Langford on Sunday 12th June at 3pm!
Sun, 12th June 2016
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My World is My Song - Regina NathanMy World is My Song - Regina Nathan
My World is My Song is an exciting concert performance starring soprano Regina Nathan and featuring a rich and eclectic mix of songs and arias that enhances the deep connections between the music we love, our everyday experiences and our personal stories.
Sun, 19th June 2016
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Under the ArchesUnder the Arches
The Players’ Music Hall Company are delighted to be performing at the Charing Cross Theatre on Sunday 3rd July at 4pm and 7.30pm.
Sun, 3rd July 2016
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Radio Times Radio Times
Chock-full of quick-fire gags, side-splitting routines and classic songs from one of our ‘best of British’ musical talents, Noel Gay, the composer of Me and My Girl, Radio Times features 40’s favourites such as Run Rabbit Run, Hey Little Hen, My Thanks To You and There’s Something About a Soldier.
Sat, 20th August 2016 to Sat, 1st October 2016
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Ragtime Ragtime
Thom Southerland directs a new production of Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Terrence McNally's multi Tony award winning muscial
Sat, 8th October 2016 to Sat, 26th November 2016
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Death Takes a Holiday Death Takes a Holiday
Thom Southerland directs the UK premiere of Death Takes a Holiday, music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone and Thomas Meehan....the European premiere of the follow-up to Titanic by its Tony Award-winning composers.
Sat, 3rd December 2016 to Sat, 21st January 2017
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