Fortune Theatre Spaces

The Fortune theatre is available for hire on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am-5pm (earlier starts can be facilitated), and is available throughout the day and evening on Sundays and Mondays.

Space Capacity standing Capacity seated Natural daylight? Steps
Auditorium - 432 over 3 levelsLevel 1:189Level 2:113

Level 3:130

4 boxes, 2 with 4 seats, 2 with 3 seats.

No -
The Royal Retiring Room 5 3 Yes 13
The Stalls Bar 40 15 No 21
The Mezzanine Bar 10 5 Yes 17
Upper Circle Bar 15 5 No 55
Sub-stage 25 - No 28
Fortune Theatre
Auditorium – details and photos
Foyer- details and photos
Upper Circle Bar – details and photos
The Stalls Bar – details and photos
The Mezzanine Bar – details and photos
The Royal Retiring Room – details and photos
Sub-stage – details and photos
Technical
Services and accredited suppliers
About the Fortune Theatre

 

Auditorium

With newly refurbished seats and carpets, the beautiful Art-Deco auditorium, decorated in green, gold and sky grey colours, creates a uniquely intimate performance space, perfect for lectures, conferences, workshops and showcases. The resident production’s set can be cleared in order to create a largely empty stage (although please note that the stage is raked). Unusually, direct access to the underneath of the stage, and sub-stage dressing room areas, can be obtained via a staircase downstage right, facilitating easy entrances and exits. The Fortune’s auditorium is a popular choice for showcases, whilst the theatre’s beautifully decorative safety curtain provides the perfect back-drop for photo-shoots.

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Foyer

The beautiful foyer area, decorated in a similar Art Deco design to the Savoy Theatre, with marble and gilt features, and a distinctive copper-faced box office, creates a stunning entrance to the venue for any event.

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Upper Circle Bar

Decorated in the same style as the Mezzanine Bar, this cosy, comfortable space, with casual seating, provides another excellent break-out room, ideal for private, smaller gatherings.

 

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The Stalls Bar

Decorated in the same grand colours as the auditorium, and recently refurbished to reveal its original marble features, the Stalls Bar, the largest bar in the theatre, is the ideal place for standing canapé and drinks receptions. The space has air conditioning, and a kiosk, which can be used by the hirer as a separate point of sale, as a cloakroom, or for displays.

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The Mezzanine Bar

Brightly lit, this airy bar, decorated in warm, inviting colours, provides an additional break-out space for smaller groups, as part of an auditorium hire.

 

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The Royal Retiring Room

Located at dress circle level, and newly refurbished, the Royal Retiring Room provides a luxurious, private space for hirers. With bespoke built-in seating, decorated in the same deep green as the auditorium, the room comes with its own fridge and toilet; the perfect space for intimate events.

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Sub-Stage

The large sub-stage corridor, with direct access to the stage, is the ideal changing and holding area for performers hiring the auditorium.

 

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Technical

Projector Can be hired externally
Screen Can be hired externally
Lighting To be hired from producers, at cost
Sound To be hired from producers, at cost
Microphones Can be hired externally
Dance floor Yes
Other Please note that the stage is raked

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Other services and accredited suppliers

Caterers Scott Harris/Mackintosh
External technical hire Orbital

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