About Us

About Bradford Playhouse

The Bradford Playhouse is a Theatre in Bradford offering a diverse series of venues for access within the West Yorkshire area.

Our Main Auditorium has a seating capacity of 265, exceptional for Theatre, Cinema, Cabaret and much more. The Studio is an intimate Theatre space, perfect for close-up Theatre, Filming Shoots, and Rehearsals. We transition into the Burnel Rooms, home of innovation, Grass Roots Music, and awesome gigs. We then ascend into the Sewing Rooms, light invades this spacious venue, offering a Bar, Cabaret Space and much more…

With a dedicated team, that possess a vast knowledge of working in Theatre. The Bradford Playhouse is a truly diverse Bradford based Theatre.


1. Theatre Main Auditorium

  • Seating Capacity: 260 seats
  • Seating Style: Fixed allocated theatre seating
  • Accessibility: Unfortunately, there is no step-free access to the main auditorium. There are 28 steps to the stalls, and additional steps to the circle. We are currently fundraising to improve accessibility for wheelchair users.

2. Bar

  • Seating Capacity: 50 seated, 250 standing
  • Seating Style: Flexible
  • Accessibility: The bar area offers flexible seating options. Please note that there is no step-free access to this space.

3. Studio

  • Seating Capacity: 56 seated
  • Seating Style: Unallocated bench seating
  • Accessibility: There is no step-free access to the studio. There are 14 steps to the studio

Accessibility Information:

  • Wheelchair Users: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate wheelchair users at this time due to the lack of step-free access. However, we are actively fundraising to address this issue.
  • Assistance Dogs: Access dogs are welcome anywhere in the building.
  • Sign Language Interpreted Performances: We offer sign language interpreted performances for some shows.

Pre-Seating Arrangements:
If you require assistance or pre-seating arrangements, please contact us prior to the event. We understand the challenges posed by the stairs and are happy to provide extra time for you to navigate them or to spend more time in the theatre space.

We are committed to making our venue more inclusive and accessible for all guests. Thank you for your understanding and support as we work towards improving accessibility.

For further inquiries or assistance, please contact us Boxoffice@bradfordplayhouse.org.uk or Call 01274 800415


The Bradford Playhouse is situated on the corner of Leeds Road and Chapel Street in the Little Germany district of the City of Bradford, West Yorkshire. A short walk from the local rail and bus stations as well as the City Centre itself.

How to find us:

By Road:

Our post code for Sat Nav users is BD1 5DL

By Rail:

We are 8-10 mins from both Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square Stations.

The Bradford Playhouse

4 Chapel Street

Little Germany



Call: 01274 800415

Email: Boxoffice@bradfordplayhouse.org.uk