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Criterion Theatre
Criterion Theatre

218 Piccadilly, London, W1J

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

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Duke of York's Theatre
Duke of York's TheatreTop Pick

Saint Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG

0.73km

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

1.01km

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

1.04km

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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Jermyn Street Theatre
Jermyn Street Theatre

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

0.39km

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

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Piccadilly Theatre
Piccadilly Theatre

16 Denman Street, London, W1D 7HN

0.43km

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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Her Majesty's Theatre
Her Majesty's Theatre

57 Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4RL

0.49km

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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Lyric Theatre
Lyric Theatre

29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES

0.51km

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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Harold Pinter Theatre
Harold Pinter Theatre

Panton Street, London, SW1Y

0.53km

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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Prince of Wales Theatre
Prince of Wales Theatre

Coventry Street, London, W1D 6AS

0.53km

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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Theatre Royal Haymarket
Theatre Royal Haymarket

18 Suffolk Street, London, SW1Y 4HG

0.53km

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

0.53km

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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Apollo Theatre London
Apollo Theatre London

31 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 7EZ

0.53km

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

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Queens Theatre
Queens Theatre

51 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6BA

0.57km

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

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Trafalgar Studios
Trafalgar Studios

14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY

0.66km

Trafalgar Entertainment Group is a live entertainment business that owns and operates distinctive, stylish cultural...Read more

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Prince Edward Theatre
Prince Edward Theatre

Old Compton Street, London

0.67km

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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Garrick Theatre
Garrick Theatre

Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH

0.68km

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

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Victoria Palace Theatre
Victoria Palace Theatre

Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5EA

0.7km

 There has been a theatre on this site since 1832, originally known as Moy's Music Hall, well before the coming...Read more

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Palace Theatre
Palace Theatre

113 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8EG

0.72km

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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Noël Coward Theatre
Noël Coward Theatre

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

0.73km

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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Gielgud Theatre
Gielgud Theatre

Shaftesbury Avenue, London

0.74km

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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Wyndhams Theatre
Wyndhams Theatre

Charing Cross Road, London

0.74km

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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Arts Theatre
Arts Theatre

Great Newport Street, London, WC2H

0.76km

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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Ambassadors Theatre
Ambassadors Theatre

West Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9ND

0.77km

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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Apollo Victoria Theatre
Apollo Victoria Theatre

17 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LG

0.77km

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

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Playhouse Theatre
Playhouse Theatre

Northumberland Avenue, London

0.77km

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

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FAQs about Piccadilly and Theatres in London


Piccadilly Circus is one of the busiest areas of central London so unsurprisingly there is lots to see and do in the nearby area.



There are a few different theories about where the name Piccadilly originated and new theories are periodically touted. The debate has in fact gone on for hundreds of years which shows the significance of the area. There is an excellent description of the different theories available to read on British History Online (https://www.british-history.ac.uk/survey-london/vols31-2/pt2/pp32-40).



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


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Blue Plaques in London

John Keats And Thomas Hammond Blue Plaque - On  this site  formerly stood  the cottage in which  the poet  John Keats  served his apprenticeship  (1811 – 1815)  to Thomas Hammond  a surgeon of  this parish
Arthur Bliss Blue Plaque - Sir Arthur Bliss 1891-1975 composer lived here 1929-1939
John Flaxman Brown Plaque - John Flaxman sculptor lived and died here B.1755, D.1826.
The Treatment Rooms Blue Plaque - The Treatment Rooms 2002-NOW  Lots of people lived here and partied hard
Charles Ricketts, Glyn Philpot, James Pryde, Frederick Cayley Robinson, And 2 Other - In these studios lived and worked the artists: Charles Ricketts 1866-1931 Charles Shannon 1863-1937 Glyn Philpot 1863-1937 Vivian Forbes 1891-1937 James Pryde 1866-1941 F. Cayley Robinson 1862-1927
Cedric Keith Simpson Green Plaque - Cedric Keith Simpson CBE, MA, MD, LLD, FRCP, FRCPath, DMJ 1907 - 1985 eminent forensic pathologist, emeritus professor of forensic medicine and author, lived here    The Royal College of Pathologists   City of Westminster

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