Playhouse Theatre, High Street, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset: the auditorium seen from the emergency exit balcony

RIBApix ref no RIBA42813
Architect/DesignerW. S. Hattrell & Partners
Artist/PhotographerWestwood, Colin (1920-2004)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1969
Image Date1971
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP455/62
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This theatre occupies the site of the former market that closed in 1946. It was soon after converted into a 500-seat theatre. It underwent a major refit in the 1960s but was almost completely destroyed by fire in 1964. It was rebuilt by W. S. Hattrell & Partners and reopened in 1969.

Subject tags

balconies, theatres, auditoria, seating