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Apollo Theatre London
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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Gielgud Theatre
Gielgud Theatre
Shaftesbury Avenue, London

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

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Palace Theatre
Palace Theatre
113 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8EG

The Palace Theatre was originally built by impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte as The Royal English Opera House in 1891,...Read more

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Piccadilly Theatre
Piccadilly Theatre
16 Denman Street, London, W1D 7HN

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

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Prince Edward Theatre
Prince Edward Theatre
Old Compton Street, London

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

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

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

Committed to providing the best facilities for patrons owner Cameron Mackintosh, one of the world’s most successful...Read more

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Duke of York's Theatre
Duke of York's TheatreTop Pick
Saint Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG

0.48km

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

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Royal Opera House
Royal Opera HouseTop Pick
Bow Street, London

0.62km

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

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Lyceum Theatre
Lyceum TheatreTop Pick
21 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7RQ

0.72km

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

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Soho Theatre
Soho Theatre
21 Dean Street, Greater London, W1D 3NE

0.17km

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London Palladium
London Palladium
The London Paladium, 8 Argyll Street, Greater London, W1F 7TF

0.17km

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

0.21km

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

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Criterion Theatre
Criterion Theatre
218 Piccadilly, London, W1J

0.29km

A new circus comes to townHaving demolished the White Bear, a 17th century inn, Thomas Verity (Victorian...Read more

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

0.3km

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

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

0.31km

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

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Gielgud Theatre
Gielgud Theatre
Shaftesbury Avenue, Greater London

0.31km

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Wyndhams Theatre
Wyndhams Theatre
Charing Cross Road, London

0.34km

Wyndham's opened on 16 November with a revival of David Garrick by T W Robertson in which the theatre's owner Charles...Read more

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Hippodrome Casino
Hippodrome Casino
Cranbourn Street Leicester Square, Greater London, WC2H 7JH

0.34km

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

0.35km

The Nederlander Organization operates 9 theatres on Broadway and a further 15 across North America.In London, we own...Read more

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Harold Pinter Theatre
Harold Pinter Theatre
Panton Street, London, SW1Y

0.35km

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

0.35km

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

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Her Majesty's Theatre
Her Majesty's Theatre
57 Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4RL

0.36km

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

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St Martins Theatre
St Martins Theatre
West Street, Greater London

0.38km

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Cambridge Theatre
Cambridge Theatre
London, WC2H 9HA

0.41km

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

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Theatre Royal Haymarket
Theatre Royal Haymarket
18 Suffolk Street, London, SW1Y 4HG

0.41km

The Theatre Royal Haymarket, known originally as ‘The Little Theatre in the Hay’, is a Grade I listed building...Read more

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Theatre Royal Haymarket
Theatre Royal Haymarket
18 Suffolk Street, London, SW1Y 4HG

0.41km

The Theatre Royal Haymarket, known originally as ‘The Little Theatre in the Hay’, is a Grade I listed building...Read more

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Arts Theatre
Arts Theatre
Great Newport Street, London, WC2H

0.41km

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

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Noël Coward Theatre
Noël Coward Theatre
Noel Coward Theatre, 85-88 Saint Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4AU

0.43km

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

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

0.45km

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

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

0.47km

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

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Shaftesbury Theatre
Shaftesbury Theatre
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8DP

0.48km

Welcome to the Shaftesbury Theatre. The largest independent theatre in the West End, we have been presenting high...Read more

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FAQs about Soho and Theatres in London


Oxford Street borders four different districts of London, Soho, Fitzrovia, Marylebone, and Mayfair .



Oxford Street is located in the borough of Westminster in central London.

Oxford Street can be considered to form part of the districts of Fitzrovia, Soho and Mayfair .



The best nightclubs in London and their location is rather subjective as there are great clubs in different areas of London each with a different vibe. Mayfair tends to have the most exclusive celebrity clubs whilst east London is a little bit cooler.

Soho has some good places too although you won't rub shoulders with high society if you cross over Regent Street.



London's China Town is located in central London around Gerrard Street, close to Leicester Square. The nearest tube stations are Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus.



Jermyn Street Theatre is located at 16b Jermyn Street which is on the Regent Street side of Jermyn Street a few moments walk from Piccadilly Circus tube station.
You can see the profile for Jermyn Street Theatre, which has more information, here ... https://forbidden.london/london-guide/listings/jermyn-street-theatre



The main areas in London for the best London clubs are Mayfair and Soho. Shoreditch and East London are becoming increasing popular too.


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