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London Theatres: Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Brought to you by London Theatre Guide, these pages offer information about the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Use the navigation menu at the top of this page to access:

  • seating plan
  • location: map and directions
  • theatre history
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Upcoming shows at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane:

42nd Street

42nd Street Broadway’s Biggest Show, on the West End’s Biggest Stage. 

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Current shows at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane:

Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

Charlie and The Chocolate Factory ROALD DAHL's deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in a brand new West End musical directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes.

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The Theatre Royal is well known and loved for bringing entertainment to the masses and has a long and illustrious history dating way back to 1663. Every monarch since the Restoration has paid the venue a visit and it features two royal boxes. Earlier buildings on the site were managed by the legendary actor David Garrick and the playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan. The building you see today dates back to 1812 and was home to a series of splendid Victorian melodramas and pantomimes, followed by excellent musicals. Ivor Novello’s operettas played there to rave reviews, as did Rodgers and Hammersteins’ masterpieces. My Fair Lady was the longest running show here for many years, a record only recently broken by Miss Saigon, which has played here for a decade. While the auditorium was reconstructed in 1922 and there are seats for an impressive 2,200 seats over four tiers. Walk this way for the best selection of Theatre Royal Drury Lane tickets in town!