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Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Catherine Street | Covent Garden, London WC2B 5JF, England
+44 844 412 4660
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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 Anthem and Rule Britannia. Previous buildings were managed by the great actor David Garrick and the famous playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan and he current, fourth, building was opened in 1812.The theatre was renowned for its spectacular Victorian melodramas and pantomimes but since the 1920s its history has mirrored the development of the modern musical. From the original London productions of American musicals Rose Marie, The Desert Song and Show Boat, through Ivor Novello’s romantic operettas and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s groundbreaking post-war shows to The Producers and The Lord of the Rings. My Fair Lady held the record as the theatres longest run for many years but Cameron Mackintosh’s record breaking production of Miss Saigon, at ten years, is the current record holder.
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Catherine Street | Covent Garden, London WC2B 5JF, England
Covent Garden
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It is located near covnent garden and Royal drury lane is a traditional theater 42 nd street perform from momday to saturday at 7:30 the seat is good even the cheapest price seat is still pretty good I had a great time here

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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a show, non-stop signing and dancing. We purchased tickets that day from the Tkts office in Leicester Square and although we had seats in the Grand Circle we had an excellent view.being up so high you could appreciate all the gilt decor around the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited as a group of friends. The venue is well air conditioned (it was boiling outside) and the service from the staff were good. Our seats were upgraded because some of the venue was closed off for the day. The performance was brilliant, very...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The 42nd Street show is great. It starts somewhat slow but it builds up to a great finish, it is really worth it. The theater is old and you do have to choose your seats to get good views. We were seated in the lower...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The theatre is beautiful, the staff are friendly and efficient. The show was better than I anticipated. Royal Circle tickets, Row F. Lovely distance from stage to see whole show and yet still see the smiling faces.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to “42nd Street” in less than a year, we enjoyed it so much the first time. For sheer joy and exuberance, it would be difficult to beat. I should declare that I love tap-dancing shows - and this one is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic show to celebrate my wife's birthday. Seats were pretty comfortable for a two-hundred year old theatre. And for those with mobility needs, it has pretty good accessibility - flat access from the street to row K (with extra legroom) in the stalls,...More

Thank Marc B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without doubt, one of the finest musical productionszz of all times. However, having paid £76 for a good seat in the stalls I was shocked to find that I had to get a 3" booster cushion to raise me up. Obviously the seats badly need...More

Thank JCF623
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

42nd Street as far as we are concerned is probably the best show ever produced in London. The cast were all top notch n brilliant singers and dancers. The entire 3 hours displayed of songs and tap dancing were most enticing and a true experience....More

Thank David G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grand old theatre in the heart of the west end hosting an amazing show with spectacular dancing, sets, and musical scores. Highly recommended.

Thank seanyg
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Joan L
July 12, 2018|
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Response from loveydovey26 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I really don't know possibly it hasn't been decided yet. I do know Bonnie Langford is taking over the title role from Lulu soon do it won't be yet. If you ring the box office I'm sure they'll be able to help you.
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Joan L
July 12, 2018|
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Response from Julie w | Reviewed this property |
Well it was supposed to be the last performance when we went, all I know is extended, but not the length of time
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Hi all, thank you very much for your kind suggestions. On this basis, I feel ready to buy the tickets. Luigi
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