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Polka Theatre

240 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1SB

Contact the venue:
Access information: 020 8543 4888

Security note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Please contact the venue for more information.

About The Polka Theatre

Polka is one of the few theatres in the UK dedicated exclusively to children. The organisation started life in 1967 as a touring company under the Artistic Directorship of Richard Gill, and later and settled in its current location in Wimbledon in 1979. Polka’s goal is to create world-class theatre to entertain and inspire young audiences.

Over 90,000 children attend productions at the Polka every year to experience engaging, fun and exciting theatre, most often for the first time. Over the course of four decades, the theatre has hosted over 3.5 million visitors.

The Polka aims to keep its work fresh and relevant through creative programming. In its two spaces, the Adventure Theatre and Main Stage, young audiences can expect new plays, dynamic performers, resonant subjects and inventive adaptations of popular stories.

The Polka Theatre has dedicated programmes which focus on specific age categories, tailoring their plays to appeal to children at different stages of their lives. In 2003-2004, the repertoire of the theatre was expanded to include theatre for babies and teen theatre.

More Information

Bar:

Polka Cafe, open during Theatre hours

Air Conditioned:

Yes

Accepts Theatre Tokens:

Yes

Sound Amplification:

Induction Loop in Main Theatre and Adventure Theatre

Toilets:

Mens and Womens throughout. A Disabled Toilet is located towards the rear of the building.

Guide Dogs Policy:

Guide dogs are welcome at the theatre

Wheelchairs:

Both auditoria are wheelchair accessible. The Main Theatre can cater for up to 6 wheelchairs in the front row, to the right of the stage. The Adventure Theatre can cater for up to 2 wheelchairs. Power-assisted doors are also fitted in the theatre.

Access from Street to Foyer:

Level access

Access From Theatre Foyer To Seat:

36 steps to Adventure Theatre

Stairs/Lift/Ramp Available:

Lift (all)

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