Gate Theatre (London)

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Gate Theatre
Gate Theatre (London)
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Location Camden , previously Notting Hill Gate
Address 26 Crowndale, 26 Crowndale Road, Camden, London, NW1 1TT
Town or city London
Country UK

The Gate Theatre is a theatre in London, Camden. In July 2022, it announced a new residence at 26 Crowndale, Camden, London, NW1 TT, following an extensive search for a more accessible home. The new premises offers a wheelchair accessible and step-free performance space with 120 seats, as well as an in-house bar and foyer space. It was originally established above the Prince Albert pub in Notting Hill in 1979. With 75 seats, it was known as the smallest “off-West End” theatre in the city.



The Gate was opened in 1979 in Notting Hill, before moving to Camden in 2022.

The Gate has won numerous awards, including Olivier, Critic's Circle, Peter Brook, Fringe First, LWT, and Time Out awards. Its work has been nominated for Off West End, Stage, Evening Standard, Carol Tambor, Amnesty International, and South Bank awards. [1]

Some of the actors and practitioners to have worked at the Gate include Sir Robert Stephens, Stephen Daldry, Jude Law, Kelly Hunter, Rachel Weisz, Alex Kingston, Kathy Burke, Sam Shepherd, Sir Peter Hall, Sarah Kane, Katie Mitchell, Nancy Meckler, Mick Gordon, Tobias Menzies, and Ian Rickson.

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