About School of Rock

Having opened to great acclaim on Broadway in December 2015, School of Rock has landed at the Gillian Lynne Theatre! Featuring a new score from Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater, this show invites you to bring your air guitar and unleash your inner rock god! With a book by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey), the irresistibly funny School of Rock has moments of genuine sincerity, packing an emotional punch alongside enough rollicking guitar riffs to melt your face off! This is combined with the talent of 13 children who form the West End’s first kids rock band, all playing their instruments live on stage – they really can rock! Winning the 2017 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music, London is rocking out to School of Rock!

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Noel Sullivan leads the cast as Dewey Finn, best known as one-fifth of the British band Hear'Say.

Mark Anderson plays Ned Schneebly, Michelle Francis as Patty Di Marco and Jake Sharp as the alternate Dewey Finn. Laura Tebbutt plays Rosalie Mullins alongside the three teams of thirteen kids who make up Dewey’s band. The ‘grown up’ cast is completed by ensemble members John Addison, Nick Butcher, Rob Falconer, Martina Isibor, Claudia Kariuki, Jessica Louise Parkinson, Richard Morse, Andy Rees, Hannah Stratton, Alex Tomkins and James Wolstenholme.

They are joined by Gavin Alex, Georgie Ashford, Koko Basigara, Tsemaye Bob-Egbe, Ashford Campbell, Treyc Cohen, Natasha Cottriall, Michael Duke, Matthew Gonsalves, Jammy Kasongo, Leigh Lothian and Earl R. Perkins who play iconic musical performers and band members of the era

There are three child actors cast in each role, appearing in rotation throughout the 8-show a week performance schedule. 

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What's the story?

Based on the hugely successful 2003 movie, School of Rock tells the story of Dewey Finn, a down-on-his-luck, wannabe rock star. In a moment of madness, Dewey poses as a substitute teacher at Horace Green, a prestigious New York prep school, in order to earn a few extra bucks. With no interest in arithmetic, academia or A-grades, Dewey struggles to fit in at Horace Green – until he discovers his pupils’ musical talents. Creating his own curriculum, Dewey focuses on guitar-shredding, bass-slapping and mic-dropping, and transforms these pint-sized prodigies into a mind-blowing rock band. To fulfil his life-long dream, he enlists the electric ensemble in the Battle of the Bands – but can he get them to win the competition without their disapproving parents and uptight Principal finding out?


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Discounted group rates are available for parties of 10 or more people. To enquire, complete our group booking form and one of our specialist team will be in touch.

School of Rock Performance Dates & Times

You can book from 13-Nov-2019 to 05-Apr-2020.

Running time

  • 19:30
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  • 19:30
  • 14:30
  • 19:30
  • 19:30
  • 14:30
  • 19:30
  • 15:00

School of Rock Soundtrack Playlist

Gillian Lynne Theatre

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Where is School of Rock?

166 Drury Lane London WC2B 5PW
  • Nearest Bus stop: (High Holborn) 134, 242; (Kingsway) 1, 59, 68, 91, 168, 171, 188, 243, 521, X68
  • Parking: Drury Lane, Parker Street (1min)
  • Nearest Night Bus: (High Holborn) 242, N68, N207; (Kingsway) 188, 243, N1, N91, N171
  • Nearest Tube: Piccadilly
  • Directions:

    (5mins) Go right on Long Acre; turn left at Drury Lane and you’ll see the theatre 100 metres away on a corner.

  • Nearest Station: King's Cross St Pancras


  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible

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