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PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay offers a wide range of entertainment, including comedy, dance, drama, musicals and concerts.



Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A193. Take A193 into Whitley Bay. At the T-junction turn right, then left at the next set of traffic lights, follow the one way system along Park Road and you will see the PLAYHOUSE on your left.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Monkseaton Metro Station. Leave station and turn left to the end of Norham Road. Turn right and walk down Marine Road for 15 minutes and you will see the Playhouse on your right.

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Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - BCL induction loop system.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 10
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue - 1
  • Toilets

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families - 1
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens - 1
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Opening Times

PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Box office is open Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm & Saturday 10.30am - 2.30pm plus event days.


Wednesday, 26th July 2017 - Saturday, 29th July 2017

Father Ted
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Friday, 10th November 2017 - Friday, 10th November 2017

Dr John Cooper Clarke Live with Special Guests
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Friday, 12th January 2018 - Friday, 12th January 2018

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Friday, 30th June 2017 - Friday, 30th June 2017

The Junco Partners
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Thursday, 14th September 2017 - Thursday, 14th September 2017

Ocean Film Festival World Tour
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Saturday, 20th May 2017 - Saturday, 20th May 2017

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Thursday, 4th May 2017 - Thursday, 4th May 2017

Seriously Dead at Playhouse Whitley Bay
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Thursday, 17th August 2017 - Thursday, 17th August 2017

Bringing On Back The 60s at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Wednesday, 24th May 2017 - Sunday, 28th May 2017

Goodnight Mr Tom: The Musical at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Saturday, 6th May 2017 - Saturday, 6th May 2017

Chicago Blues Brothers at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Friday, 5th May 2017 - Friday, 5th May 2017

That’ll Be The Day at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Saturday, 2nd September 2017 - Saturday, 2nd September 2017

Jimmy Carr at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Friday, 2nd June 2017 - Friday, 2nd June 2017

Cloudbusting The Music of Kate Bush PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Sunday, 17th September 2017 - Sunday, 17th September 2017

Black Dyke Band PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Friday, 28th April 2017 - Friday, 28th April 2017

A Vision of Elvis at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Monday, 1st May 2017 - Monday, 1st May 2017

Walter Trout at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Friday, 29th September 2017 - Friday, 29th September 2017

Cheryl, Mike and Jay formerly of Bucks Fizz at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Thursday, 11th May 2017 - Thursday, 11th May 2017

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Thursday, 18th May 2017 - Thursday, 18th May 2017

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Friday, 19th May 2017 - Friday, 19th May 2017

That's Life The Frank Sinatra Story at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Friday, 19th May 2017 - Friday, 19th May 2017

That's Life The Frank Sinatra Story at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Tuesday, 24th October 2017 - Tuesday, 24th October 2017

Charlie Landsborough at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Thursday, 9th November 2017 - Thursday, 9th November 2017

Barry Steele & Friends The Roy Orbison Story at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Saturday, 18th November 2017 - Saturday, 18th November 2017

T.Rextasy at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Saturday, 30th September 2017 - Saturday, 30th September 2017

Ultimate Bowie at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Wednesday, 31st May 2017 - Wednesday, 31st May 2017

Mister Twister's Magic Show at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Saturday, 19th August 2017 - Sunday, 20th August 2017

Sir Ken Dodd's Happiness Show
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Tuesday, 21st November 2017 - Tuesday, 21st November 2017

Jimmy Tarbuck OBE
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Tuesday, 29th August 2017 - Thursday, 31st August 2017

The Tiger Who Came To Tea
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Sunday, 16th July 2017 - Sunday, 16th July 2017

Mister Maker and The Shapes
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Saturday, 21st October 2017 - Saturday, 21st October 2017

Los Endos - Ultimate Genesis: "Seconds Out - Round Two"
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Sunday, 19th November 2017 - Sunday, 19th November 2017

Mark Watson at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Thursday, 28th September 2017 - Thursday, 28th September 2017

Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers
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Friday, 17th November 2017 - Friday, 17th November 2017

The Dolly Parton Story featuring Peter White as Kenny Rogers
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Tuesday, 19th September 2017 - Tuesday, 19th September 2017

Some Guys Have All The Luck (The Rod Stewart Story)
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Friday, 6th October 2017 - Friday, 6th October 2017

The Police/Sting Show at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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Friday, 20th October 2017 - Friday, 20th October 2017

An Evening with Ralph McTell
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Saturday, 16th September 2017 - Saturday, 16th September 2017

Leonard Brown and his All Star Band
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Wednesday, 15th November 2017 - Wednesday, 15th November 2017

The Summer of Love
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Monday, 3rd July 2017 - Monday, 3rd July 2017

Ian Hunter & The Rant Band
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Saturday, 12th August 2017 - Saturday, 12th August 2017

Roxy Musique at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay
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