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Cambridge Theatre

32-34 Earlham Street | Seven Dials, London WC2H 9HU, England
+44 844 412 4652
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Welcome to the TripAdvisor page for 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.A comfortable size for both plays and musicals productions at the theatre have included 1066 and All That, Heartbreak House with Edith Evans and Robert Donat, Billy Liar, Half a Sixpence with Tommy Syteele, Bruce Forsyth in Little Me, Peter O’ Toole in Man and Superman, Return to the Forbidden Planet, Fame, The Beautiful Game, Jerry Springer –The Opera and both the original London production and the revival of Kander and Ebb’s Chicago.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“upper circle” (34 reviews)
“dress circle” (18 reviews)
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32-34 Earlham Street | Seven Dials, London WC2H 9HU, England
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"upper circle"
in 34 reviews
"dress circle"
in 18 reviews
"miss trunchbull"
in 7 reviews
"booster seat"
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"row b"
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"roald dahl"
in 4 reviews
"front row"
in 10 reviews
"cheap seats"
in 4 reviews
"great seats"
in 7 reviews
"plenty of leg room"
in 3 reviews
"west end"
in 12 reviews
"amazing production"
in 3 reviews
"all ages"
in 13 reviews
"ladies toilets"
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"children and adults"
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"any age"
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"box office"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to see the matinee performance of Matilda. Fantastic view of most of the show ( sat in upper circle) until the cast walk into the stalls section in a few scenes but it's only for a few seconds. Comfortable seats , albeit a bit...More

Thank anetj62
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as part of my hen do day out in London. The show was absolutely fantastic for all ages. We had 8yo, 13yo, 30yo and up to 50yo range of attendees and everyone loved it. Actors are incredibly talented and the way they...More

Thank Shelley B
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

We saw Matilda here a few nights ago and it was a fantastic show - must see for people of all ages. It was a packed house and everyone seemed to be having a great time. I felt the theater itself was nice - small...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Caught the musical Mathilda here on a Friday night. Although it had been playing for quite some.time already, it was still close to full house! Very good effort and absolutely enjoyed the show! The cast was so so talented! Try to catch if you are...More

Thank esteller1711
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Everything you would expect, Bar, Toilets and a little shop selling merchandise and ice cream at the interval. We were in the Upper Circle Row A, which is the front of the highest seats. The seats were excellent and you had a great view except...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Lovely setting around Seven Dials for the theatre where the show Matilda is currently being shown - Keeping to the point of the Theatre, we watched Matilda on the 5th April - it was very cold within the Theatre - Not sure why or if...More

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

It is hard to review the Theatre without reviewing the show. I took my 7 year old daughter to see Matilda and we had the greatest time. It really was the most enjoyable night of our 4 day London visit. I was a little surprised...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

WOW!!!! What a great show in a great theatre. Easy to find & great seats in the stalls. Small & quaint but all facilities there.

Thank Fiona H
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Being at the front left us almost right on the stage, but thankfully not having to look upwards too much.

Thank meryll83
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Went to see Matilda The Musical here. Whilst the show wasn't as good as I had hoped the theatre itself was very nice. Great central location with plenty of places to eat and drink nearby. We had the cheap seats near the back but still...More

3  Thank Ifty1987
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Alex B
May 28, 2018|
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Response from Shelley B | Reviewed this property |
I was in the upper circle at the weekend and looking at the boxes it was 2 rows of 2! Enjoy!
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freydan
January 18, 2018|
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Response from br0mley1 | Reviewed this property |
Due to heightened security in London they may not allow the bag but you can rent lockers at Kings Cross station I've heard.
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KeishaNatasha
November 15, 2017|
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Response from bpersons1 | Reviewed this property |
we sat on the balcony level in the middle and it was great. all seats are pretty good. my kids said this was the best thing they has seen. good luck
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