Address Kit Kat Club at the Playhouse Theatre Northumberland Ave, London WC2N 5DE, UK

A rather quiet player in London’s cultural heritage, the Playhouse Theatre has nevertheless played a role in the careers of many theatre and music legends.

Opened in 1882, the Playhouse Theatre was first dedicated to comic operas and other burlesque shows, before also devoting itself to theatre.

It was bought by the BBC in 1951 and is used primarily for recording live performances. KISS, Led Zeppelin, The Who, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd played there successively.

In the mid-1970s, the Playhouse Theatre was abandoned by the BBC and threatened with demolition. It was a few months before restoration work began that Queen filmed A Kind of Magic there.

It seems that the band injected some of its magic into the theatre, as since then, the most prestigious shows, with stars from all over the world, have been played to full houses…

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London's guide to the 1000 cult locations for films, series, music, comics and novels

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