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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...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this theatre. It is huge and impressive, closed at present for refurb, but rumour has it, it will open again next year with Frozen.........cant wait

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 5, 2019

Aldwych Theatre - Tina - musical, February 2019 The whole area is great - beautiful buildings, excellent atmosphere. Just go there - this is a place to be in London

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

We saw "42nd Street". This building dates back to 1663 and is the oldest theater in London still in use. And.....don't forget to see the bomb. Yes, bomb. It hit October 14,1940. It's still there but it's been de-activated.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

This is a great theatre. Well appointed and plenty of leg room in the seating. We saw 42nd Street which was brilliant. The theatre is in the heart of Covent Garden so close to plenty of restaurants for pre or post theatre meals.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I came for an evening performance of 42nd St with Lulu as Dorothy Brock (about 1 year into the run) and got an excellent seat in the 2nd row A4 (I bought my ticket via the Today Tix app for a very reasonable £22). Drury...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

Probably the best show I have ever seen. The dancers were excellent and so beautifully synchronized, the scenery was stunning and the whole show was amazing. Such a shame that the show is closing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sue P
Reviewed January 8, 2019

the theatre of one of the larger ones in London and easy to find as by Covent Garden I saw 42nd Street and the musical was absolutely fantastic so would highly recommend going

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

I have never been to a musical before and thought sitting thru 2 hours of singing and dancing would be a bore I was so wrong it drew me in and I was hooked loved every min. of it

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

I look forward to the refurbishment of the theatre which starts very soon. It is a beautiful theatre and has a lovely foyer, staircase and bar on the Royal Circle level. It’s spacious and not at all cramped like some of the other older London...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 25, 2018

We went with a group of friends and could not believe how hard the cast worked. The Show is the best I have seen for a few years. Well done. The Theatre is beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
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derekg491
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Response from Kevin E | Reviewed this property |
Agree with spm1955 answer. About 5:10.
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Response from 123_Sussex_UK | Reviewed this property |
Directly opposite the main entrance is Augustus Harris and we had excellent service there before a matinee. They even let us in later in the day to use their loos again.
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