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Trafalgar Studios

One of the most exciting and unique spaces in London, Trafalgar Studios plays host to a wide range of inspiring and diverse theatre, offering audiences a refreshing change from the norm and often a chance to see work that wouldn’t otherwise have found a place in the West End.

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London Coliseum

At ENO opera is theatre; expressing drama through the unique combination of music, text, dance, and design. They sing in English and believe that singing in their own language connects the performers and the audience to the drama onstage, and enhances the experience for all. ENO collaborate across contemporary art forms, to reflect the growing diversity of their culture. They take a fresh approach right across the repertoire, from baroque to contemporary, as well as commissioning new works as part of their commitment to the future of the art form. They take their productions...

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Playhouse Theatre, London

The theatre was initiated in 1882 by Sefton Parry, a speculative theatre builder, who bought the site hoping it would have to be purchased from him by the South Eastern & Chatham Railway Company, whose terminus was alongside. The Royal Avenue Theatre opened on 11 March 1882 with a revival of Offenbach's Madam Favart. The prefix Royal was soon dropped from the theatre's name, but comic operas, burlesques and the like remained the staple fare for several years. For much of this time, Arthur Roberts, a popular star of the music halls, led the company at the Avenue.

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Theatre Royal Haymarket

The Theatre Royal Haymarket, known originally as ‘The Little Theatre in the Hay’, is a Grade I listed building situated in the heart of the West End. Designed and constructed by John Potter in 1720 it is one of Britain’s most treasured theatres. The theatre seats 893 patrons and is the third oldest London Playhouse still in use.

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Garrick Theatre

The Garrick Theatre is located on Charing Cross Road in London's West End. The theatre is owned and operated by Nimax Theatres and has 718 seats over three levels.

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Duke of York's

The theatre, which opened on 10 September 1892 with Wedding Eve, was built for Frank Wyatt and his wife, Violet Melnotte. Initially called the Trafalgar Square, the name was shortened to Trafalgar in 1894 and the following year became the Duke of York's to honour the future King George V. In 1900, Jerome K Jerome's Miss Hobbs was staged as well as David Belasco's Madame Butterfly, which was seen by Puccini, who later turned it into what is probably his most famous opera; it was ultimately performed at the Duke of York's in 1932 by the Carl Rosa Opera Company.

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Her Majesty's Theatre

Since 1705 there have been four theatres on the site of Her Majesty’s. The current building was erected by the famous Actor-Manager Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree to house his spectacular productions of Shakespeare and literary adaptations and opened in 1897. The theatre hosted the original production of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion and Oscar Asche’s record breaking Chu Chin Chow. During the rest of the Twentieth Century it was home to many successful musicals including Noel Coward’s Bitter Sweet (1929), Brigadoon (1949), Paint Your Wagon (1953), West Side Story (1958),...

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TKTS - The Official London Theatre Ticket Booth

Visit the ticket booth in the heart of Leicester Square for last minute and discount theatre tickets. You can buy theatre tickets IN PERSON ONLY, they don’t sell tickets online or by phone. You check what's on sale online beforehand or at the booth. As a central box office for all the theatres in London, the booth offers amazing discount theatre tickets to a huge choice of London shows and friendly, award-winning customer service from expert staff. Whether you’re looking for top price or half price tickets, visit the booth and chat with the team about the what's on options....

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Harold Pinter Theatre

The Harold Pinter Theatre opened on 15 October 1881 as the Royal Comedy Theatre. The theatre's reputation grew through the First World War when C B Cochran and André Charlot presented their famous review shows. The range of work at The Harold Pinter Theatre has been far reaching, from musical comedies to revival and experimental theatre and includes hugely successful shows such as Savages starring Paul Scofield in 1973 and The Rocky Horror Show making its West End debut in 1979. Alan Bennett has appeared with Patricia Routledge in his Talking Heads and Stockard Channing appeared...

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Wyndham's Theatre

Wyndham's opened on 16 November 1899 with a revival of David Garrick by T W Robertson in which the theatre's owner Charles Wyndham and his future wife, Mary Moore, both appeared. The theatre was designed by the architect W G R Sprague in the Louis XVI style.

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Noel Coward Theatre

Opened in 1903 The New Theatre opened with a revival of Rosemary by Louis N Parker and Murray Carson in which the co-directors Sir Charles Wyndham and Mary Moore starred.

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Prince Of Wales Theatre

1884: The first hit production at the original Prince of Wales Theatre, initially known as Prince's Theatre, designed by architect C W Phipps was a comic opera called Dorothy that starred the redoubtable Marie Tempest. Dorothy became the longest-running musical theatre production at that time. Please Note: Tokens can be purchased or redeemed at our theatre from Monday- Saturday between the times of 10am and 6pm, excluding matinee days between the times of 1:30pm and 2:30pm.

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Adelphi Theatre

Although there have been various earlier entertainment buildings on the site the reconstructed Adelphi Theatre, with its art deco interiors, opened to the public in December 1930 with Jessie Matthews starring in Evergreen.

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Vaudeville Theatre

The Vaudeville Theatre is located on Strand in London's West End. The theatre is owned and operated by Nimax Theatres and has 681 seats. The current building is the third theatre to be built on this prominent Strand site. The first theatre, which had a capacity of 1,000 people, opened in April 1870 under the management of H J Montague, David James and Thomas Thorne. The architect was C J Phipps. The first production was a comedy by Andrew Halliday called For Love or Money. The auditorium was horseshoe shaped and built behind two houses, leaving little room for the provision...

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Arts Theatre

The Arts is an independent commercial theatre situated in the heart of London’s West End, providing a dynamic programme of entertainment of all genres. The main house is a 350-seat proscenium arch theatre which has been in operation since 1927. They also operate Above the Arts, a private members bar and performance space on the first floor.

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Criterion Theatre

A 590 seat auditorium with two bars in the heart of London’s West End.

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Savoy Theatre

Designed by C I Phipps and decorated by Collinson & Locke, the most beautifully fitted theatre in Europe opened its doors on 10th October 1881 with a transfer from the Opera Comique of Gilbert and Sullivan’s opera Patience. Built at the instigation of Impresario Richard D’Oyly Carte, who wanted his own theatre in order to stage the works of Gilbert and Sullivan, the Savoy Theatre became famous as the first public building in the world to be lit by Incandescent electric lights and in one way or another it has been blazing ever since. On 3rd June, 1929, the Victorian auditorium...

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Lyric Theatre

The Lyric Theatre is located on Shaftesbury Avenue in London's West End. The theatre is owned and operated by Nimax Theatres and has 915 seats over four levels.

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Apollo Theatre, London

The Apollo Theatre is located on Shaftesbury Avenue in London's West End. The theatre is owned and operated by Nimax Theatres and has 658 seats currently over three levels. Named for the Greek god of the arts and leader of the muses, because it was designed and built as a venue for musical entertainment, The Apollo Theatre first opened its doors in February 1901.

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Queen's Theatre, London

1907: The theatre opened on 8 October with The Sugar Bowl, a comedy by Madeleine Lucette Ryley. The architect was W G R Sprague who designed the theatre as a pair with the Gielgud Theatre on the adjoining corner of Shaftesbury Avenue.

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St Martin's Theatre

Following the extensive interior refurbishment over the last few years the St Martin's has recently undergone a major exterior refurbishment. The outside has been restored to its former glory. A replica of the original 1916 canopy was constructed in Cheshire and put in place in February 1998. The whole of the exterior has been repaired and repainted. This beautiful building is one of the few West End theatres that is still privately owned. If it were a car it would be very saleable indeed: One owner, full service history, excellent runner, lovingly restored, immaculate inside...

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Gielgud Theatre

Opened 1906 as the Hicks Theatre on 27 December with The Beauty of Bath, a musical play by Seymour Hicks (after whom the theatre was named) and Cosmo Hamilton.

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Ambassadors Theatre

The Ambassadors Theatre was designed by W G R Sprague who designed many West End Theatres including the St Martin's situated next door and the Aldwych Theatre in Covent Garden. It was built by Kingerlee and Sons of Oxford. The theatre opened on 5th June 1913 with a production of Panthea, a play by Monckton Hoffe which ran for only 15 nights. The great impresario Charles B. Cochran took a lease on the theatre in 1914 and introduced what was then a new genre of entertainment from Paris, the 'intimate' review. Odds and Ends starring the French actress and singer Alice Delysia...

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Palace Theatre, London

The Palace Theatre was originally built by impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte as The Royal English Opera House in 1891, but was soon renamed as The Palace Theatre of Varieties. In 1912, it was the venue for the first Royal (and only true ‘command') Variety Performance.Throughout the 20th Century the theatre became a popular venue for musicals and revues including Gay Divorce in which Fred Astaire gave his last stage performance before going to Hollywood. The Palace hosted the original London productions of The Sound of Music and Jesus Christ Superstar which played for eight years....

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Piccadilly Theatre

At its grand opening in April 1928, the Piccadilly Theatre was one of the largest theatres to be built in London - as its souvenir brochure claimed, 'If all the bricks used in the building were laid in a straight line, they would stretch from London to Paris'. The opening production starred one of the most acclaimed actresses of the period, Miss Evelyn Laye.

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Cambridge Theatre

The Cambridge Theatre is one of the youngest and most attractive theatres in the West End, having opened in 1930 with interior decoration by Serge Chemayeff of Waring and Gillow. These were completely restored under the supervision of Carl Toms in 1986.

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Lyceum Theatre, London

The Lyceum Theatre in London is a long and complex tale of success, downfall and rebirth. It all started in 1772 when the Society of Arts founded a room for exhibitions and concerts near the site of the current building. Since this beginning the Lyceum has displayed a chameleon tendency, adapting to changing fashions and needs admirably.

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Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera, under the direction of Antonio Pappano, is one of the world’s leading opera companies. Based in the iconic Covent Garden theatre, it is renowned both for its outstanding performances of traditional opera and for commissioning new works by today’s leading opera composers, such as Harrison Birtwistle, Mark-Anthony Turnage and Thomas Adès. [Image: ROH 2012]

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Prince Edward Theatre

1929: The Emporium draper's shop was demolished and work began on a new theatre, designed by Edward Stone and built by Griggs and Son, with an art deco auditorium by Marc Henri and Laverdet decorated in warm shades of fuchsia and gold.

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Donmar Warehouse

Led by Artistic Director Josie Rourke and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham, the Donmar is an intimate 251-seat, subsidised theatre in Covent Garden; right at the heart of London’s West End. It is internationally renowned as one the world’s principle producing theatres, having won over 100 major awards during its 24 year history.

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Duchess Theatre

The Duchess Theatre is located on Catherine Street in London's West End. The theatre is owned and operated by Nimax Theatres and has 494 seats. The Duchess is one of the youngest and smallest West End theatres. The building was originally promoted by Arthur Gibbons and designed by architect Ewen Barr to overcome objections about ancient lights which had prevented previous building on the small site. The interior decoration as it is today was introduced in 1934 under the supervision of Mary Wyndham Lewis, wife of J B Priestley.

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Phoenix Theatre

The Phoenix Theatre opened in 1930 with the premiere of Noel Coward's Private Lives featuring Coward himself in the cast, along with Gertrude Lawrence, Adrienne Allen and a young Laurence Olivier. Coward formed a strong association with The Phoenix returning with Gertrude Lawrence as his co-star in 1936 with the programme of the one-act play Tonight at 8.30. He returned again in 1952 with Quadrille, which opened only a few days after the death of Gertie Lawrence, and Coward wrote how difficult it was to sit through that first night in what he and Gertie had always referred to...

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Novello Theatre

The Novello Theatre, known as the Waldorf Theatre opened on 22 May 1905 with an eight-week season of opera and drama starring the actress Eleanora Duse and the well-known opera singers Emma Calve and Edouard de Reszke.

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Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (Closed For Renovation)

The Theatre Royal Drury Lane is currently closed for renovation and will reopen in September 2020. Since 1663 the Theatre Royal Drury Lane has provided entertainment for the masses and has been visited by every monarch since the Restoration. The theatre has not one, but two, royal boxes and it was here that the public first heard both the National Anthem and Rule Britannia. Previous buildings were managed by the great actor David Garrick and the famous playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan and the current, fourth, building was opened in 1812.

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Fortune Theatre

The Fortune Theatre, once so succinctly described as 'This most intimate of theatres' first opened to the public on Saturday, 8th November 1924. Built on the site of the old Albion Tavern, it was the first London theatre to be built after World War I. Its opening play was Sinners which was penned by Laurence Cowen, who commissioned the architect to design the theatre. Unfortunately for Cowen, the play only ran for two weeks! Over the course of the following years, there were many other productions, including some amateur work in the 1930s.

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Soho Theatre

Bang in the creative heart of London, Soho Theatre is a major new writing theatre and a writers’ development organisation of national significance. With a programme spanning theatre, comedy, cabaret and writers’ events and home to a lively bar, Soho Theatre is one of the most vibrant venues on London’s cultural scene. Soho Theatre owns its own Central London venue housing the intimate 150-seat Soho Theatre, our 90-seat Soho Upstairs and our cabaret space, Soho Downstairs. Under the joint leadership of Soho’s Artistic Director Steve Marmion and Executive Director Mark Godfrey,...

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London County Hall

Ticketing services provided by KX Tickets. Now booking until September 2019!

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Aldwych Theatre

Built in 1905, the Aldwych has housed many famous productions since its opening including the first performance of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard  in England, A Streetcar Named Desire starring Vivien Leigh, Tom Stoppard’s Jumpers, Hapgood and Indian Ink all featuring Felicity Kendall, Tom and Clem starring Sir Michael Gabon and Alec McCowen and Amy’s View with Dame Judi Dench. The Nederlander Organisation aquired the theatre from the RSC in 1981. Image Credit: Carl O'Connell.

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National Theatre

The National makes world-class theatre that is entertaining, challenging and inspiring. And it is made for everyone. The National Theatre is dedicated to making the very best theatre and sharing it with as many people as possible. The National stages up to 30 productions at their South Bank home each year, ranging from re-imagined classics – such as Greek tragedy and Shakespeare – to modern masterpieces and new work by contemporary writers and theatre-makers. The National's work is also seen on tour throughout the UK and internationally, and in collaborations and co-productions...

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Gillian Lynne Theatre

Whilst the Gillian Lynne Theatre is a modern building there has been entertainment on the site since Elizabethan times. The theatre is close to both Covent Garden and Holborn tubes. The first production in the current building was a television recording of Marlene Dietrich’s one-woman show and the first full production was The Unknown Soldier and his Wife in 1973, written by and starring Peter Ustinov. Subsequent productions include Grease with Richard Gere, Bruce Forsyth’s one-man show and Sheila Hancock in Deja Revue.

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Shaftesbury Theatre

The Shaftesbury was the last theatre to be built on Shaftesbury Avenue and was originally named The Princes Theatre. Opening in 1911, it has seen many notable productions and famous faces over the last century and it’s now the largest independent theatre in the West End. Read on below for more about our history…

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Peacock Theatre

The Peacock Theatre is a theatre in the City of Westminster, located in Portugal Street, near Aldwych.

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Dominion Theatre

Dominion Theatre, initially a cinema, is a West End theatre located on Tottenham Court Road, close to St Giles Circus and Centre Point, in the London Borough of Camden.

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London Palladium

Since 1705 there have been four theatres on the site of Her Majesty’s. The current building was erected by the famous Actor-Manager Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree to house his spectacular productions of Shakespeare and literary adaptations and opened in 1897.

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The Old Vic

The Old Vic is London’s independent not-for-profit theatre, a world leader in creativity and entertainment. Today, Artistic Director Matthew Warchus is building on 200 years of creative adventure, with The Old Vic recently being hailed as ‘London’s most eclectic and frequently electrifying theatre’. The Old Vic is mercurial: it can transform into a theatre in the round, a space for music and comedy, has played host to opera, dance, cinema, music hall, classical dramas, variety, clowns, big spectacles and novelty acts. It was the original home of the English National Opera,...

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The Other Palace

The Other Palace opened its doors in February 2017 as a home for musical theatre. Discovering, developing and reimagining musical theatre is at the heart of what The Other Palace is about. They're passionate about theatre and want their spaces to encourage and nurture the next generation of theatre-makers and musicals. (Previously known as St Jame's Theatre).

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Young Vic

At the Young Vic we tell stories that change the way people look at the world. Our shows are created by some of the world's great artists - of this generation and the next. With roots deep in our neighbourhoods, we reach out to theatre makers across the globe. We have the most diverse and engaged audience in London, enjoying work of the highest quality at low prices. In our award-winning super-flexible theatre, you'll never feel you're in the same place twice. The Young Vic. It's a big world in here. [image credit Ellie Kurttz]

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Apollo Victoria Theatre

The Apollo Victoria Theatre has a heritage dating back to 1929, when it opened as a state-of-the-art cinema, commissioned by Provincial Cinematograph Theatres (PCT) to accommodate the growing popularity of ‘talking pictures’. Designed by architect Ernest Walmsley Lewis, the theatre is in an Art Deco style that is now decorated to reflect the glittering Emerald City. Upon its official opening in 1930, the Gaumont British News charmingly called the theatre interior ‘a fairy cavern under the sea, or a mermaid’s dream of heaven’. Known as the New Victoria Cinema, the building was...

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Tower Theatre Company

The Tower Theatre Company has been entertaining audiences for more than 80 years. The productions compete with the best of the professional London Fringe, and they showcase playwrights from Becket to Butterworth and Shakespeare to Sondheim. The tackle new theatrical territory as well as recreating stage classics, but most of all they aim to inspire audiences with their unique combination of creativity, passion, and teamwork. They stage approximately 18 productions a year, and tour regularly, both in the UK and further afield. Their aim is to provide the widest possible range...

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Bloomsbury Theatre and Studio

The Bloomsbury Theatre will reopen in Autumn 2018 following a major refurbishment. The Theatre, which prior to closure had gained a reputation in many fields, will celebrate its fiftieth year by unveiling an expertly restored, significantly upgraded venue. This represents an exciting new chapter for UCL Culture, who manage the Theatre, enabling them to open their doors to more students, commercial users, academic and creative partners than ever before. More details: Image: Sectional perspective, Bloomsbury...

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Globe Theatre

We celebrate Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world by conducting a radical theatrical experiment. Inspired and informed by the unique historic playing conditions of two beautiful iconic theatres, our diverse programme of work harnesses the power of performance, cultivates intellectual curiosity and excites learning to make Shakespeare accessible for all. ‘And let us ... on your imaginary forces work.’ Henry V, Prologue

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Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

We celebrate Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world by conducting a radical theatrical experiment. Inspired and informed by the unique historic playing conditions of two beautiful iconic theatres, our diverse programme of work harnesses the power of performance, cultivates intellectual curiosity and excites learning to make Shakespeare accessible for all. ‘And let us ... on your imaginary forces work.’ Henry V, Prologue

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Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory has been a full time producing house since 2004, and comprises a theatre, restaurant, bar and rehearsal space.

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Royal Court Theatre

The Royal Court is the writers’ theatre. It is a leading force in world theatre for energetically cultivating writers – undiscovered, emerging and established.

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Barbican Theatre, London

The Barbican exists to inspire people to discover and love the arts. We innovate with outstanding artists and performers to create an international programme that crosses art forms, investing in the artists of today and tomorrow. A world-class arts and learning organisation, the Barbican pushes the boundaries of all major art forms including dance, film, music, theatre and visual arts. Over 1.1 million people attend Barbican events every year alongside hundreds of artists and performers from across the globe, while our creative learning programme underpins everything we...

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sadler’s Wells is a world leader in contemporary dance presenting a vibrant year-round programme of dance of every kind - from tango to hip hop, ballet to flamenco, Bollywood to cutting-edge contemporary dance - bringing the best of international and British dance to audiences at our three theatres in London. [image: Derek Kendall English Heritage]

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Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

The award-winning Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is a London landmark – a firm fixture of summer in the city, providing a cultural hub in the beautiful surroundings of a Royal Park. Established in 1932, the award winning Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is one of the largest theatres in London. Situated in the beautiful surroundings of a Royal Park, both its stage and auditorium are entirely uncovered. [photo: Alastair Muir]

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Unicorn Theatre

The Unicorn Theatre was founded by Caryl Jenner as a touring company in 1947 with a commitment to giving children a valuable and often first ever experience of quality theatre, and a philosophy that 'the best of theatre for children should be judged on the same high standards of writing, directing, acting and design as the best of adult theatre'. Today, the Unicorn is the UK's leading professional theatre for young audiences, dedicated to inspiring and invigorating young people of all ages, perspectives and abilities, and empowering them to explore the world – on their own...

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Almeida Theatre

The Almeida exists to launch the next generation of British artists onto the world stage. A small room with an international reputation, the Almeida began life as a literary and scientific society – complete with library, lecture theatre and laboratory. From the beginning, the building existed to investigate the world. Today, they make brave new work that asks big questions: of plays, of theatre and of the world around us. The Almeida bring together the most exciting artists to take risks; to provoke, inspire and surprise audiences; to interrogate the present, dig up...

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Finborough Theatre

Founded in 1980, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre, led by Artistic Director Neil McPherson, presents plays and music theatre, concentrated exclusively on thought provoking text-based new writing, as well as rediscovering genuinely neglected works from the 19th and 20th centuries, many produced or co-produced in-house. We offer a stimulating and inclusive programme at the centre of London's cultural life, appealing to theatregoers of all generations and from a broad spectrum of the population.

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Hampstead Theatre

The Hampstead Theatre was born in a humble hut over fifty years ago. Their simple mission was to create original theatre without creative restriction. They quickly attracted a generation of talent that helped to redefine British Theatre. That not only entertained but propelled the art form forwards. From Harold Pinter testing out his early plays here to the likes of Mike Leigh, Michael Frayn, Brian Friel and Terry Johnson – to name just a few. Original thinkers, every one. They're still driven by the same ambition. To challenge, influence and shape the future of British theatre....

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Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre is proud to be the guardian of the former Battersea Town Hall, built in 1893 by Edward Mountford. Over the past 120 years this building has played host to many fascinating people and incredible stories with infamous speeches, radical politics, cutting edge performance and personal journeys.

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Kiln Theatre

The Kiln views the world through a variety of lenses, bringing unheard voices into the mainstream. It presents high quality and innovative work, which provokes debate and emotionally engages. Located in Brent, the most diverse borough in London, the Kiln is a local venue with an international vision.

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Hackney Empire

Commissioned by Oswald Stoll, the prominent theatre impresario, Hackney Empire was built by renowned architect Frank Matcham in 1901. It was one of the first theatres to have electric lights, a built-in projector box, and central heating. Now it is the only surviving purpose-built theatre in Hackney. The Grade II listed building was restored in 2004 preserving historically significant details of its façade and interior, and blending the grandeur of yesteryear with the technology of today. It’s amazing.

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Park Theatre

Park Theatre is the brainchild of Artistic Director, Jez Bond, and Creative Director, Melli Bond, who – following a six year London-wide search for a building – discovered a vacant office block next to Finsbury Park station in 2010. Garnering support from the theatre community at large – including luminaries such as Ian McKellen and Alan Rickman, the press and, importantly, local residents – they set out to raise the necessary funds to convert the tired concrete building into a thriving new theatre and beacon for the community. At a cost of just £2.6 million, the building, designed...

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Lyric Hammersmith

The Lyric Hammersmith is one of the UK's leading producing theatres. It is committed to producing the highest quality contemporary theatre, alongside nurturing the creativity of young people. [image: Jim Stephenson]

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The Albany

An artistic and community resource where diversity and creativity flourish. A space where new talent is nurtured and exposed to ideas from across the world. High quality creative experiences relating to the communities we serve. A creative centre for learning within the community, contributing to the cultural, social and economic benefit of South East London.

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Tara Theatre

Step through the Indian front door into a world of colour, where the small is global. Tara Theatre's 100 plush seats surround an earth floor for actors to weave their magic on. Its Studio offers opportunities for intimate rehearsals, small events and meetings, while its outdoor Patio - flanked by railway sleepers - lets in light and air in safe surroundings. Tara Theatre is home to a world of stories, from the classic to the new.

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Greenwich Theatre

Greenwich Theatre is firmly anchored in the traditions of English live entertainment beginning just over 150 years ago when John Green established the Rose and Crown Music Hall. Greenwich Theatre is one of London finest off-West End theatres. They believe in pursuing excellence in theatre and supporting emerging work.

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Theatre Royal Stratford East

This famous producing theatre, located in the heart of London's East End prides itself on creating world class work that reflects the concerns, hopes and dreams of its community. Season at a glance: The Village: 7 Sep - 6 Oct Ballet Black: Double Bill: 10-13 Oct The Wolves: 24 Oct - 17 Nov Sleeping Beauty: 1 Dec - 12 Jan The Unreturning: 16 Jan - 2 Feb Equus: 15 Feb - 23 Mar Noughts & Crosses: 24 Apr - 5 May King Hedley II: 17 May - 15 Jun Noye's Fludde: 1 - 13 Jul Tickets start from just £10

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Polka Theatre

Polka is one of the few theatres in the UK dedicated exclusively to children. Based in Wimbledon since 1979, Polka creates world-class theatre to entertain and inspire young audiences. Over 90,000 children visit Polka every year to experience engaging, fun and exciting theatre, often for the first time. We strive to spark the imagination, stir the emotions and fuel a sense of discovery in all children. There’s always space at Polka to play, laugh, discover and create. Our welcoming theatre is home to a friendly café, playground, garden and a fun-filled foyer with toys,...

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New Wimbledon Theatre

Having stood proudly on Wimbledon’s Broadway since 1910, Wimbledon Theatre (as it was originally named) has gone from strength to strength and garnered a glittering reputation as a premier theatrical venue in South West London. The Grade II listed building consists of a beautiful Edwardian auditorium decorated in both Georgian and Italian renaissance styles across three levels of seating. With a capacity of over 1,500 (making it one of the largest theatres in London) the venue continues to play host to numerous touring productions of musicals, ballets, operas and plays, as well...

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Artsdepot Theatre

Artsdepot is an award winning cultural hub. Our venue incorporates a 395 seat theatre, 148 seat studio theatre, gallery, café, bar, studios, and architecturally stunning public spaces. They have been celebrating the arts since they opened in 2004. Every year, they welcome over 140,000 people who go to watch, learn or be inspired. With their vibrant programme of performances and exhibitions, they seek to surprise and thrill audiences of all ages.

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Millfield Theatre

Millfield Theatre sits in a beautiful parkland setting and has served its local community with a high-quality programme of shows, classes and workshops for over 35 years. The theatre is famous throughout Enfield and wider North London for providing high-quality and varied entertainment. The Sir Bruce Forsyth Auditorium seats up to 362 and plays host to a rich annual programme of professional shows that includes drama, dance, musicals, comedy, cabaret, variety, popular music and children's theatre. The magnificent Millfield House, a Grade II listed Georgian mansion, also...

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Orange Tree Theatre

The Orange Tree Theatre aims to entertain, challenge, move and amaze with a bold and continually evolving mix of new and re-discovered plays in the unique in-the-round space. Orange Tree Theatre wants to change lives by telling remarkable stories from a wide variety of times and places, filtered through the singular imagination of our writers and the remarkable close-up presence of our actors.

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Richmond Theatre

Richmond Theatre is one of the most beautiful of all the Frank Matcham theatres. Built in 1899 as the Theatre Royal and Opera House and refurbished in 1991, it is now operated and managed by The Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd. Established as one of the most successful theatres in the country, Richmond Theatre presents a wide range of quality drama, record-breaking musicals, opera, dance and family entertainment each year. We also attract hundreds of young people to education events, workshops and summer school activities annually. Tours of our historic building, the auditorium...

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Kenneth More Theatre

The Kenneth More Theatre was officially opened on 3rd January, 1975. Since those front doors opened the KMT has prided itself on serving the local community. We strive to provide a place where the Arts can thrive, whilst creating an outlet for diverse community participation.

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Churchill Theatre

Since 1977 the Churchill Theatre in Bromley has been one of the South East’s leading live entertainment venues, welcoming over 150,000 customers through its doors every year. The theatre’s comfortable auditorium seats up to 781, is fully air-conditioned and the modern facilities include several bars, refreshment kiosks and spacious foyers. An eclectic programme features a popular array of top-quality musicals, drama, comedy, dance, family shows, one night events, and world-class pantomime. The theatre is proud to present many ‘Bromley Premiere’ shows, allowing audiences to see...

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Chickenshed is an inclusive theatre company founded in 1974. Their vision is a society that celebrates diversity and enables every individual to flourish. They aim to make beautiful and stimulating theatre by bringing together people of all ages and backgrounds to create outstanding work that entertains, inspires, challenges and informs both audiences and participants alike. They are based in their own purpose-built theatre in Southgate, North London. Chickenshed regularly creates in-house productions on the main stage, the Rayne Theatre. It develops new and smaller scale...

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Dugdale Centre

The Dugdale is a bustling arts centre located in the heart of Enfield Town. With a 139-seat studio theatre, the Museum of Enfield and Local Archives, a suite of conference rooms for hire, an Art Gallery and a cafe the Dugdale is a hub of activity the year round. The theatre is a flexible studio space showcasing an exciting and innovative programme of work that includes jazz, comedy, mime, poetry, music, drama, puppetry and children's theatre, complimenting the larger scale work produced at sister venue Millfield Theatre. The Dugdale is famed for showcasing new work...

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Rose Theatre Kingston

Founded by Sir Peter Hall, and modelled on the original Elizabethan Rose Theatre on London’s Bankside, Rose Theatre Kingston is the largest producing theatre in South West London. Since opening in 2008, the Rose has collaborated with a range of directors, playwrights and producing partners to create vibrant, engaging and inspiring productions. Recent works include Zach Helm's Good Canary, directed by John Malkovich, Shakespeare’s trilogy The Wars of the Roses directed by Trevor Nunn, David Hare’s The Absence of War directed by Jeremy Herrin, C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch...

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Beck Theatre

The Beck Theatre is a 600-seater venue in the London Borough of Hillingdon, with a vibrant team of 20 staff and additional front of house volunteers. The programme aims to present the finest local, national and international companies and performers possible with a balance of concerts, comedy, drama, dance and family shows. We endeavour to work with individuals, communities and educational groups with a commitment to entertain, enlighten and inspire our audiences with an extensive range of projects and activities such as production linked events, volunteering, backstage...

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Epsom Playhouse

Epsom Playhouse has a wide and varied programme of events featuring both professional and community productions. The main Auditorium seats 450 and plays host to major leading theatrical companies, including Opera, Dance, Drama, Comedy, Light Entertainment, Variety, Popular Children's Shows and more. The Myers Studio within the Playhouse seats up to 80 and is used as a regular venue for professional productions, our ever popular Studio Jazz evenings, children's shows and community events.

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Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch

At the Queen’s they aim to move, delight, amaze and nurture through a continually evolving programme of drama, musicals, comedies, theatre for families, live music, live comedy, exciting new shows by emerging theatre-makers, community events, classes and more in the epic 500-seater Main House theatre, on the intimate Foyer Stage and out and about. They believe strongly that live performance has the power to enrich lives and that this should be available to all – this lies at the heart of what they do.

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The Orchard Theatre

The Orchard Theatre is conveniently located in the heart of Dartford’s town centre and attracts the latest and most sought after touring productions in the UK. We offer a range of entertainment from leading West End musicals, top comedians, bands, dramas, dance, classical music and opera. And of course, our ever popular annual pantomimes. Dartford has been a busy market town with a rich history since the Romans. It plays host to a very popular and vibrant twice-weekly market within the town centre. The Orchard Theatre was officially opened on the 14th April 1983 by His...

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Watford Colosseum

Watford Colosseum is situated in the heart of Watford and is home to some of the best live music, comedy and entertainment outside London. The Colosseum benefited from a £5.5 million restoration to return it to the world-class venue it once was, complete with a Café Bar, Forum Restaurant and a number of bars as well as the main auditorium. Watford Colosseum, home to the BBC Concert Orchestra, has been used to record the soundtracks of The Lord of the Rings, The Sound of Music and Star Wars. “The finest recording venue in the world.” Julian Lloyd Webber

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Leatherhead Theatre

Leatherhead Revival Trust is the charitable trust that has been running The Leatherhead Theatre since 2001. The Trust was established by local people passionate about enabling and encouraging personal and community transformation through the arts. In 2015 the Leatherhead Revival Trust launched a fundraising appeal to raise £100,000 to support the work of The Leatherhead Theatre.

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The Spotlight

We are a conference, theatre, wedding venue in Hoddesdon with a theatre seating 566, cabaret style 350 and are approximately 6 miles for the M25 junction 25

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Theatre Breaks

Theatre Tokens can be used to pay for theatre breaks booked by phone with Theatre Breaks by calling 0871 222 1128. Take a look at what's on here:

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Theatre Tokens can be used to pay for up to 50% of theatre breaks booked by phone with SuperBreak by calling 01904 717 362. Take a look at what's on here:

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Harlow Playhouse

Harlow Playhouse is located in Playhouse Square and is signposted on all main traffic routes. Parking is available in the adjacent Harvey Centre car park, in the nearby Water Gardens car park, or a little further away in the NCP Terminus House car park (please note that charges apply and that all are privately owned). Harlow Bus Station is a 5 minute walk, and Harlow Town Railway Station is a 40 minute walk (or 10 minute taxi drive) from the Playhouse.

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Dorking Halls

Dorking Halls has always been at the heart of the community. In 1926, a brand new hall was built to house the much-loved Leith Hill Musical Competition. The building of the venue was made possible by shareholders Howard Martineau, a friend of renowned composer Ralph Vaughan Williams and Dame Frances Farrer of Abinger - who became the first LHMF Chairman and President. They were joined by a number of other Dorking gentry. The design, by the architect Mr Meredith, was comprised of three different-sized halls to make the venue as versatile as possible and downstairs changing...

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Stag Community Arts Centre

Described as the jewel in the crown of Sevenoaks, The Stag Theatre & Cinema sits at the very heart of the leafy market town. Opened in 1936 built in the Art Deco style, its theatre boasts one of the largest stages in the southeast, seating 450. The two cinemas with comfy new seats, show the latest blockbusters with new films every week, as well as selected live screenings from the West End and Glyndebourne. The Plaza at the rear of the building provides the perfect space for more intimate shows and can be hired for business meetings and private parties.

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The Woodville

Built in 1968 as part of the new Civic Centre, Woodville Halls has hosted dance schools, local shows and national talent. The Woodville also has an art gallery on site, The Blake Gallery (named after British painter and illustrator Sir Peter Blake). At the front of The Woodville is a 'Community Square'. This large space is used for Cultural and community events, including outdoor concerts and theatre.

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New Victoria Theatre, Woking

The New Victoria Theatre opened in June 1992 and fast established itself as one of the foremost theatres in the South East of England. The comfort of its spacious front of house areas and luxurious auditorium, coupled with its state of the art technical facilities, excellent acoustics and clear sight lines, allow it to play host to the very best of theatre. First class drama has been presented by, amongst others, the Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre and the Peter Hall Company; regular visitors also include Glyndebourne on Tour and Northern Ballet. Large scale musical...

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Rhoda McGaw Theatre

Known to most simply as the Rhoda, construction work on the theatre was started in 1973 as part of the larger Woking Centre Halls complex; the cultural part of the redevelopment of Woking town centre at the time. In 1997, the commercial side of the theatre became the Ambassadors Theatre Group (ATG), and over the years since then the Rhoda has had constant improvements. In 2002 the WDA raised £5,000, and together with matching funds from ATG, more stage lights, lighting desk and stage closed-circuit television was purchased. Most recently, 2012 saw the start of a major £400,000...

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