The Ben Travers Theatre is a modern, fully equipped theatre. It not only offers the ideal venue for small stage plays and other artistic performances, but a superb corporate presentation facility, seating 220 people in the standard layout or 250 in the round. The Theatre has a maximum capacity of 340, including a maximum of 100 company members (ie cast, crew, chaperones etc).Seating Plan
The facility is only available for hire during School holidays.
Front of house facilities allow for simple refreshments and bar, however, more extensive catering can be made available on request.
A Theatre Technician/Manager will be appointed by Charterhouse for the duration of your booking who will be responsible for the safe operation of the set-up, rehearsals, performances and get-out. The staffing cost for this will be additional to the theatre hire.
The Theatre may be open for you between 09:00 and 23:00 each day, but the 11 hour break rule applies and the maximum number of hours per 7 day week is 60 hours. ‘Get Out’ must be completed the night of the last performance.Theatre Hire Guide
Ben Travers is the most famous Old Carthusian playwright. The foundation stone was unveiled by him on OC day in 1980. The first production was his Thark in January 1984.