Theatres

Information about Theatres in London.

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Adelphi Theatre
Strand, Strand, London , WC2R 0NS

Having celebrated its bicentenary in 2006 the current Adelphi Theatre is actually the fourth venue on this site... Read more

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Aldwych Theatre
49 Aldwych , Covent Garden, London , WC2B 4DF

The Nederlander Organization operates 9 theatres on Broadway and a further 15 across North America.

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Almeida Theatre
Almeida Street, Islington, London , N1 1TA

The Almeida has a curved back wall just behind the stage. This unusual feature has the effect of making audiences... Read more

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Ambassadors Theatre
West Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9ND

The Ambassadors Theatre, one of the smallest West End Theatres, was designed by W G R Sprague, with the... Read more

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Apollo Theatre London
31 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 7EZ

After first opening its doors February 1901, the Apollo Theatre has since become an inspiring destination for London... Read more

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Apollo Victoria Theatre
17 Wilton Road, Pimlico, London , SW1V 1LG

The 2,328 seat theatre opened as a cinema in 1930. In the era of 'super' cinemas, Provincial Cinematograph... Read more

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Arts Theatre
Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London , WC2H 7JB

Didi and Gogo wait on a country road by a tree for a man named Godot. All they know is that when Godot arrives... Read more

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Barbican Centre
Barbican Centre Silk Street, Barbican, London , EC2Y 8DS

The Barbican was developed from designs by architects Chamberlin, Powell and Bon as part of a utopian vision to... Read more

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Cambridge Theatre
Earlham Street, Seven Dials, London , WC2H 9HU

The Cambridge Theatre is one of the youngest and most attractive theatres in the West End, having opened in 1930... Read more

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Criterion Theatre
218-223 Piccadilly, St. James's, London , W1V 9LB

A new circus comes to town

Having demolished the White Bear, a 17th century inn, Thomas Verity (Victorian... Read more

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Dominion Theatre
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London , W1T 7AQ

The Nederlander Organization operates 9 theatres on Broadway and a further 15 across North America.

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Donmar Warehouse
41 Earlham Street, Seven Dials, London , WC2H 9LX

Led by Artistic Director Josie Rourke and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham, the Donmar is an intimate 251-seat,... Read more

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Duchess Theatre
3-5 Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London , WC2B 5LA

The Duchess is one of the youngest and smallest West End theatres. The building was originally promoted by Arthur... Read more

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Duke of York's Theatre
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London , WC2N 4BG

The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is an extraordinary success story. Founded in 1992, ATG is now the world’s... Read more

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Finborough Theatre
118 Finborough Road, Kensington, London , SW10 9ED

Founded in 1980, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre, led by Artistic Director Neil McPherson, presents... Read more

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Fortune Theatre
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London , WC2B 5HH

The Fortune Theatre, once so succinctly described as 'This most intimate of theatres' first opened to the public... Read more

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Garrick Theatre
Charing Cross Road, Covent Garden, London , WC2H 0HH

In 2005 veteran producers Nica Burns and Max Weitzenhoffer purchased the Garrick Theatre, along with the Apollo,... Read more

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Gielgud Theatre
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London , W1D 6AR

Opened as the Hicks Theatre on 27 December with The Beauty of Bath, a musical play by Seymour Hicks (after whom... Read more

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Harold Pinter Theatre
Panton Street, St. James's, London , SW1Y 4DN

The Harold Pinter Theatre opened on 15 October 1881 as the Royal Comedy Theatre. The theatre's reputation grew... Read more

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Her Majesty's Theatre
57 Haymarket, St. James's, London , SW1Y 4QL

With the exception of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, the site of Her Majesty’s has been associated with a... Read more

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Jermyn Street Theatre
16b Jermyn Street, St James's, London, SW1Y 6ST

The Jermyn Street Theatre is a small theatre based on Jermyn Street.

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Lyceum Theatre
21 Wellington Street , Covent Garden, London , WC2E 7RQ

The Lyceum Theatre in London is a long and complex tale of success, downfall and rebirth. It all started in 1772... Read more

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Lyric Theatre
29 Shaftesbury Avenue, , London, W1D 7ES

The Lyric Theatre, opened on 17 December 1888, was designed by C. J. Phipps and built by producer Henry J.... Read more

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New London Theatre
166 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London , WC2B 5PW

Whilst the New London is a modern building there has been entertainment on the site since Elizabethan times. The... Read more

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Noël Coward Theatre
85-88 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London , WC2N 4AP

The New Theatre opened with a revival of Rosemary by Louis N Parker and Murray Carson in which the co-directors... Read more

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Novello Theatre
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London , WC2B 4LD

The Novello Theatre, known as the Waldorf Theatre opened on 22 May 1905 with an eight-week season of opera and... Read more

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Palace Theatre
113 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London , W1D 5AY

The Palace Theatre was originally built by impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte as The Royal English Opera House in... Read more

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Phoenix Theatre
Charing Cross Road, Covent Garden, London , WC2H 0JP

The Phoenix Theatre opened in 1930 with the premiere of Noel Coward's Private Lives featuring Coward himself in... Read more

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Piccadilly Theatre
16 Denman Street, Soho, London , W1D 7DY

At its grand opening in April 1928, the Piccadilly Theatre was one of the largest theatres to be built in London -... Read more

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Playhouse Theatre
Northumberland Avenue, St. James's, London , WC2N 5DE

The Playhouse Theatre is thrilled to announce the launch of a Coffee House set within the grand reception area of... Read more

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Prince Edward Theatre
Old Compton Street, Soho, London , W1D 4HS

The Emporium draper's shop was demolished and work began on a new theatre, designed by Edward Stone and built by... Read more

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Prince of Wales Theatre
Coventry Street, Soho, London , W1D 6AS

The first hit production at the original Prince of Wales Theatre, initially known as Prince's Theatre, designed... Read more

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Queens Theatre
51 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London , W1D 6BA

Committed to providing the best... Read more

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Royal Court Theatre
Sloane Square , Chelsea, London , SW1W 8AS

The Royal Court is the writers’ theatre. It is a leading force in world theatre for energetically cultivating... Read more

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Royal Opera House
Bow Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DD

The Royal Opera, under the direction of Antonio Pappano, is one of the world’s leading opera companies. Based in... Read more

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Sadlers Wells Theatre
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London , EC1R 4TN

Sadler's Wells is a world-leading creative organisation dedicated to dance in all its forms. With over three... Read more