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Barbican Theatre

Audience in Barbican Theatre

Our Theatre is world-renowned for its construction and famous production history.  
 

Seating 1156 people, the Barbican Theatre has an intimate feel with no seat located further than 20 metres from the stage. It's an ideal venue for conferences, award ceremonies or private events .

All guests have excellent sightlines with tiered seating. Our acoustics in the venue are geared to the requirements of international production companies, with a blank canvas stage allowing for bespoke production.
 

What people said about us

‘You managed everything so beautifully and with such kindness, enthusiasm and good grace. It was such a relief to know that you’d got our back at all times.‘
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Key features and inclusions

  • Projection roll screen (projector and additional cost)
  • PA system 
  • 6 cabled microphones
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Use of house white lighting 

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Discover

video of the barbican theatre in london

Watch: Theatre taking centre stage

Enjoy a video of our Theatre taking centre stage before the audience have even arrived...

a photo of the barbican centre's engineering room with pipes and other tubes

Watch: Barbican Portraits

Explore the unseen areas of London's Barbican Centre in this series of exploratory, behind the scenes videos leading you around, within and beneath the Centre's iconic architecture and intriguing spaces.

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