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Above The Stag Theatre

Arch 72 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP, England
+44 20 3488 2815
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A great experience

Fantastic new venue - small and intimate with awesome pre-show bar for snacks and drinks. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark W
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Newhaven, United Kingdom
LGTB Theatre

Fantastic new venue! 2 new Theatre spaces and always great performances. Last seen at the new venue... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Niall R
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Above The Stag Theatre is an award-winning theatre in Vauxhall, London with a focus on producing LGBT+ themed work including new writing, musicals and revivals. We are the only full-time professional LGBT+ theatre in the UK.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Arch 72 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP, England
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+44 20 3488 2815
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic new venue - small and intimate with awesome pre-show bar for snacks and drinks. The theatre is literallt beneath the railway arches - and you hear the trains rumble sometimes - the play I saw made a great joke about it! The only downside...More

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic new venue! 2 new Theatre spaces and always great performances. Last seen at the new venue was "Beautiful Thing" which was fabulous.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the new location, wow, so much bigger and more professional. There is now twice as much seating as there was before, a much larger bar area with plenty of seating. The selection of performances is the same great combo of lqbtq+ theatre. Always a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see play with friends. You enter the venue through a bar set under the arches of the railway above. The bar itself is very spacious. The venue is set in the next arch over and is very intimate - the seating however is...More

Thank DublinWelcomesAll
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Saw the Beautiful Thing production at the new Stag. It was a great production and story. I haven't seen the movie so enjoyed it as a first time viewer. I've been to the former theatre a few times. This is a whole new experience. Great...More

Thank Kurt D
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

I won't repeat what everyone here has said but will add that this is a venue that you will want to visit more than once. There's probably not much that can be done but sitting up the back those trains that pass over during the...More

Thank h m
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Visited the venue last night to see Beautiful Thing. As always this was a really good production - well acted, moving and a joy to watch. Had tears in my eyes at the end. The new venue is fabulous. The bar area is well laid...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Visited to see a production of Beautiful Thing. Great venue. Modern and well laid out with a lovely bar and the theatre adjoining it. Friendly and helpful staff. We turned up on the wrong day and were really helpful in accommodating us. As we were...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

The new location has a large contemporary bar and good toilet facilities. The theatre has good raking seats and plenty of leg room. We were here for their very first night and the performance of Jonathan Harvey’s Beautiful Thing was faultless and well deserved the...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Just wonderful, New venue is amazing beautiful thing is still as fresh and funny as ever, Wonderful set and the seating allows everybody a good view. Bar staff were lovely and it was great fun to have after show drinks with the cast in the...More

1  Thank Roger N
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Response from northants90 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it is very easy to find in actual fact. It is in Vauxhall, South London. As you come out of the station (tube or rail) you will see the large brown heavily fortified building. The Stage is opposite that and comprises two... More
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