Theatres in London

Here is our guide to the best theatres in London – from the National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe, to the best theatres in the West End.

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Popular theatres in London

> Dominion Theatre
The Dominion Theatre is currently showing the Queen rock opera, ‘We Will Rock You’, by Ben Elton.
> Globe Theatre
London’s Globe Theatre is a perfect reconstruction of Shakespeare’s Elizabethan playhouse.
> London Coliseum
The London Coliseum is home to both the English National Opera and the Royal Festival Ballet.
> London Palladium
The Palladium, famous for ‘Last Night at the London Palladium’, is in Argyll Street, near Oxford Circus.
> National Theatre
The National Theatre is part of the Southbank Centre, with the Royal Festival Hall and Film Theatre.
> Palace Theatre
The Palace Theatre is home to ‘Les Miserables’, and can be found down Shaftesbury Avenue.
> Queen’s Theatre
The Queen’s Theatre can be found down Shaftesbury Avenue, in the heart of London’s West End.
> Savoy Theatre
The Savoy Theatre is found halfway up the Strand, close to London’s Covent Garden.
> Shaftesbury Theatre
Shaftesbury Theatre stands on the corner of Shaftesbury Avenue, in the heart of the West End.
> Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Theatre Royal dates from 1812. A couple of ghosts are said to drift around from past productions.

Other theatres in London

Upcoming events in London


From:
Where:Harold Pinter Theatre, London
Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay will be starring in the Harold Pinter Theatre's production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet".


From:
Where:Cambridge Theatre, Covent Garden
Roald Dahl's "Matilda" tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.


From:
Where:Ambassadors Theatre, London
"Stomp" is one of the most original shows in London, as the dancers use everyday props to bash out their beats and rhythms.


From:
Where:Adelphi Theatre, London
'Kinky Boots' tells the story of a Lola, who helps to save a bankrupt shoe factory by singing some Cyndi Lauper songs.


From:
Where:Globe Theatre, Bankside
The Globe will be putting on a special midnight performance of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' -- for one night only!


From:
Where:Donmar Warehouse, Covent Garden
'Committee' is a new musical based on the transcript for a Parliamentary enquiry into the collapse of Kid's Company.

 

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