Thames Tunnel Shaft, Rotherhithe, London

07 June 2016 - 08 June 2016

One of our favourite venues to perform in, this atmospheric, underground tunnel shaft is one of our most popular events each season for a totally unique experience!

With the added treat of being able to drink delicious cocktails and toast marshmallows round the fire afterwards in the beautiful Midnight Apothecary Cocktail Garden, on site.

Please note that the temperature in the tunnel shaft may be cool, so bring some warm clothes. If you have a problem with stairs please let us know and we can book you seats in the high level viewing platform.

Join us on Tuesday 7th or Wednesday 8th June 2016, 7.30pm start for both

Tickets are priced at £20, or £28 to include a cocktail at the Midnight Apothecary Garden, and are available to buy online here.

As this is our most popular venues for audiences, we've decided to come here twice this Summer! You can also catch us performing here on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd June as well; more details and booking here.

NB: all 4 dates will appear via the booking link, select the date you wish to buy tickets for in the white drop-down date box, found on the left hand side of the blue 'Get Tickets' box.

We highly recommend booking early to avoid disappointment as this is always one of our most popular venues!

Venue Information

Thames Tunnel Shaft, Brunel Museum

Part of the fascinating Brunel Museum in Rotherhithe, this place is like an extraordinary underground cathedral. The performance area is an incredible cylindrical shaft built by Brunel as pedestrian entrance to the Thames Tunnel. This is a unique and atmospheric show. New improved access by ramp and full height doorway gives to a staircase down to the lower chamber. A viewing platform high inside the shaft offers balcony seating for a limited number of people: priority given to those with impaired mobility or using a wheelchair. Serving delicious cocktails before the performance and during the interval in the museum’s Midnight Apothecary Garden. Not to be missed! Please note, this venue is underground and the temperature may be cool, so bring a sweater.

Facilities at this venue include:

  • Toilets in the main museum
  • Museum
  • Cafe
  • Midnight Apothecary pop up bar
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Leif Jone Ølberg Figaro
Joseph Doody Count Almaviva (Tuesday 7th)
Ciarán O'Leary Count Almaviva (Wednesday 8th)
Alistair Ollerenshaw Bartolo
Flora McIntosh Rosina (Tuesday 7th)
Katie Slater Rosina (Wednesday 8th)
Steven East Basilio/Fiorello (Tuesday 7th)
Tom Asher Basilio/Fiorello (Wednesday 8th)
Emily Blanch Berta
Berrak Dyer Pianist
Sonia Chapman Company Stage Manager (Tuesday 7th)
Fiona Johnston Company Stage Manager (Wednesday 8th)
Timothy Cape Captions Operator (Tuesday 7th)
Harry Percival Captions Operator (Wednesday 8th)