Ashcroft Theatre


Ashcroft Theatre

Infobox Theatre
name = Ashcroft Theatre


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address = Park Lane, Croydon
city = London
country = UK
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latitude = 51.3714
longitude = -0.0969
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owner =
capacity = 749
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website = www.fairfield.co.uk

The Ashcroft Theatre is a theatre located within the Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey. The theatre was named after Croydon-born Dame Peggy Ashcroft and is a proscenium theatre with a stepped auditorium. 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 [cite paper | first = | last = | author = | authorlink = | coauthors = | title = Ashford Theatre Technical Specifications | version = | publisher = | date = | url = http://www.fairfield.co.uk/pdpages/images/ash.pdf | format = PDF | id = | accessdate = 2008-02-04] .

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External links

* [http://www.fairfield.co.uk Official Website]


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