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Theatre Royal Haymarket

Haymarket, LONDON, SW1Y 4HT
020 7930 8800

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Only Fools And Horses The Musical
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Mais ouis, mais ouis - good 'ol Del Boy, Rodney and the rest of the gang are back and bursting into song in Only Fools And Horses The Musical.

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The Tiger Who Came To Tea
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Based on Judith Kerr's beloved children's classic, The Tiger Who Came To Tea returns to the West End this Summer with fun, chaos and magic for all ages.

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Prams can be left from 40 minutes before the show in our cloakroom – they must be able to collapse and should be before handing to our team. Space is limited.

Age Suitability: 3+

Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever
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A brand new Peppa Pig live show packed full of songs, games & laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans! Book with Official London Theatre

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Due to limited storage space we can only accept collapsible strollers. These can be left from 40 minutes before the show in our cloakroom and must be collapsed before handing to a team member.


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The Theatre Royal Haymarket is steeped in the West End’s history and is one of the oldest playhouses still being used for theatre. The venue’s origins date back to 1720, when it was opened as The First Haymarket Theatre and known to theatregoers as Little Theatre. The venue still holds relation to the latter of these original names, being a relatively intimate theatre with a capacity of 888 seats, spread over four levels.

The building’s current foundations are credited to David Edward Morris, who extensively rebuilt the structure in 1821, adding a proscenium and removing the pit for an opening production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals. However, the theatre’s original establishment as an officially licensed theatre goes back even further than this to Samuel Foots, who acquired a lease for the site in 1747, subsequently gaining a licence to perform drama in 1766.

In 1994, the theatre was closed for an impressive £1.3 million refurbishment and reopened later that year with a production of Arcadia, by the renowned modern playwright, Tom Stoppard. In more recent years, Theatre Royal Haymarket has continued its association with well-known names having had the likes of Bradley Cooper, Ralph Fiennes, Ian McKellen, and Patrick Stewart perform on its stage.

The theatre has been at the forefront of theatrical innovation and is perhaps most famous for staging the first scheduled matinee performance, a custom that is now an accepted practice for theatres across the West End.

Arnold M Crook has been a chairman of the Theatre Royal Haymarket in recent years and has seen the theatre host a multitude of new writing and reimaginings of classic texts. Notable recent productions include The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? starring Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, and a production of Venus In Fur starring Natalie Dormer.

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