Costume Hire For Theatre, Film and Television…

Groundlings Costume has provided a vast selection of Period and Contemporary costumes and accessories for hire to the theatre, film and television industry with over 11,000 items in stock.

The Collection has been built up with costumes either made for, or bought from, BBC, Royal Opera House, National Theatre, West End shows and various other sources. Designers can come and choose costumes or we will put them together for you. Staff here have an extensive knowledge of the history of costume as well as specific plays.

For film and television we can send costumes anywhere in the country by overnight Courier.

For Events, Parties and Fancy Dress…

If you’re looking for something a little simpler, Groundlings also offers a range of Fancy Dress costumes for all occasions. Whether it be Peasants or Princes, Pirates or Penguin-suits, we’ll be sure to have something for you. Discounts available for school and company hires.

Basic price list: (Actual prices may vary depending on costume)

Single Garments and accessories – from £5.00-£100
Full Costume (including accessories) – from £35.00-£100
Costumes for Schools and Groups – from £15.00 per costume

Groundlings Speciality Offers

PHOTO OP: Get a group together, have a rummage in our costume department and take photos around our beautiful Theatre. If you would like a professional photographer to document your day, let us know! Prices for basic day start at £20.00.

MERCHANDISE: We have a stunning array of masks, props, theatrical makeup and accessories starting at just £5.00

For more information about any of the above services, email