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Where are the West End theatres?


Where are the West End theatres?

The West End is home to many theatres, with world-class, award-winning productions being performed to thousands of audience members night after night. Find out where the busiest streets in Theatreland are with our guide to where West End theatres are located and see if you can visit them all in one day!

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A guide to the locations of West End theatres

West End theatres on Shaftesbury Avenue

If you’re looking for a West End street that’s packed with theatres, there’s no better place to head than Shaftesbury Avenue. With six venues to catch a West End production, a trip to a theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue will mean you can see some of the longest-running productions in Theatreland or a newer show.

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Apollo Theatre Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Tickets
Gielgud Theatre Les Miserables: All-Star Staged Concert Les Miserables: All-Star Staged Concert Tickets
Lyric Theatre Thriller Live Thriller Live Tickets
Palace Theatre Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Shaftesbury Theatre & Juliet & Juliet Tickets
Sondheim Theatre Les Miserables Les Miserables Tickets

As one of the busiest West End streets, you’ll want to know all about London theatre as you walk down this theatrical avenue.

West End theatres on St Martin’s Lane

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Ambassadors Theatre Ghost Stories Ghost Stories Tickets
Duke of York’s Theatre The Son The Son Tickets
London Coliseum Hairspray Hairspray Tickets
St Martin’s Theatre The Mousetrap The Mousetrap Tickets

West End theatres on Charing Cross Road

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Garrick Theatre Noises Off Noises Off Tickets
Phoenix Theatre Come From Away Come From Away Tickets
Wyndham’s Theatre The Man in the White Suit Hairspray Tickets

West End theatres near Charing Cross Road

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Cambridge Theatre Matilda the Musical Matilda the Musical Tickets
Prince Edward Theatre Mary Poppins Mary Poppins Tickets

West End theatres on The Strand

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Adelphi Theatre Waitress Waitress Tickets
Savoy Theatre 9 to 5 9 to 5 Tickets
Vaudeville Theatre Groan Ups Groan Ups Tickets

West End theatres on Haymarket

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Harold Pinter Theatre Ian McKellen On Stage Ian McKellen On Stage Tickets
Her Majesty’s Theatre The Phantom of the Opera The Phantom of the Opera Tickets
Theatre Royal Haymarket Only Fools and Horses The Musical Only Fools and Horses: The Musical Tickets

West End theatres on Aldwych

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Aldwych Theatre Tina the Musical Tina the Musical Tickets
Novello Theatre Mamma Mia! Mamma Mia! Tickets

West End theatres near Catherine Street

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Duchess Theatre The Play That Goes Wrong The Play That Goes Wrong Tickets
Fortune Theatre The Woman in Black The Woman in Black Tickets
Lyceum Theatre The Lion King The Lion King Tickets
Theatre Royal Drury Lane Frozen the Musical

West End theatres near Victoria

Slightly away from the hubbub of Theatreland, there are two impressive theatres close by to Victoria train station, with these shows entertaining thousands of audience members each night.

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Apollo Victoria Theatre Wicked Wicked Tickets
Victoria Palace Theatre Hamilton

West End theatres near Trafalgar Square

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Playhouse Theatre Fiddler on the Roof Fiddler on the Roof Tickets
Trafalgar Studios A Day in the Death of Joe Egg A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Tickets

West End theatres near Piccadilly Circus

There are many theatres in and around the Piccadilly Circus area, often regarded as a place that tourists need to visit during their stay in the capital. If you’re walking through this area, you’ll want to visit the

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Criterion Theatre The Comedy About a Bank Robbery The Comedy About a Bank Robbery Tickets
Piccadilly Theatre Death of a Salesman Death of a Salesman Tickets
Prince of Wales Theatre The Book of Mormon The Book of Mormon Tickets

West End theatres near Holborn

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Dominion Theatre Big the Musical Big the Musical Tickets
Gillian Lynne Theatre School of Rock School of Rock Tickets
Peacock Theatre Fame Fame Tickets

Other West End theatres in London

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London Palladium Goldilocks and the Three Bears Goldilocks and the Three Bears Tickets
Old Vic Lungs Lungs Tickets

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