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Ashcroft Theatre

Ashcroft Theatre
Address Park Lane, Croydon
London
 United Kingdom
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Capacity 749
Website
www.fairfield.co.uk

The Ashcroft Theatre is a theatre located within the Fairfield Halls, Croydon, South London. The theatre was named after Croydon-born Dame Peggy Ashcroft and is a proscenium theatre with a stepped auditorium. The mural on its fire curtain is by the artist Henry Bird.[1] A variety of productions are held throughout the year such as drama, ballet, opera and pantomime. The venue has a seating capacity of 749 and can be converted into a cinema as it has a large screen giving full Cinemascope and standard film format.[2]

References

  1. ^ http://www.turnipnet.com/atc/safetycurtain.htm Henry Bird and his Theatrical Mural on the Ashcroft Theatre Safety Curtain, Croydon
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External links

  • Official Website
  • Ashcroft Theatre Club website


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