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Shrek The MusicalGiven Shrek's popularity at the Box Office it was only a matter of time before a live version took to the West End stage. Starting in May and running through to early 2012 - and possibly beyond - the eagerly-anticipated Shrek The Musical brings the much loved characters from the Oscar-winning animation film to life and features all new songs as well as cult Shrek anthem I'm a Believer. Join Shrek, our unlikely hero, and his loyal steed Donkey as they set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful (if slightly temperamental) Princess Fiona from her tower guarded by a fire breathing love-sick dragon. Add the diminutive Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits, and a biscuit with attitude, and you've got this year's must-see new musical comedy. On the stage of the historic Theatre Royal Drury Lane, the world of fairytales is turned upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance.

 

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London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this site was built in 1662 on the orders of Charles II. It has been rebuilt a number of times since then, but the current auditorium incorporates many elements from as long ago as 1820. More about Theatre Royal Drury Lane

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Shrek The Musical on LondonTown.com

 
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    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £149  37% off
    Aldwych, WC2B | 1 minute from Shrek The Musical
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    ME London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £192  24% off
    336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
     
     
     
    Strand Palace Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £33  39% off
    372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
     
     
     
     
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    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
     
     
     
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    English National Opera: The Queen of Spades
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 6th June to 2nd July 2015 - 7pm-9.45pm
    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 6 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    Edward Gardner conducts his final production as music director of the ENO, bowing out with Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades before taking up the music directorship ...More
     
     
     
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    The Winter's Tale
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 8 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    Two years in the making, actor and director Kenneth Branagh presents a five-play, year-long season at the Garrick Theatre in 2015. Launching the season, this reimagined ...More
     
     
     
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    Theatre Royal Drury Lane
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
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    Fortune Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Shrek The Musical
    The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco and ... More
     
     
     
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    Aldwych Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 2 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
     
     
     
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    London Film Museum Covent Garden
    London > Attractions > Museums
    45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Shrek The Musical
    The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
     
     
     
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    London Transport Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Shrek The Musical
    After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
     
     
     
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    Courtauld Institute Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at ... More
     
     
     
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    Hope and Greenwood
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | Same location as Shrek The Musical
    Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
     
     
     
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    The Albion Emporium
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Shrek The Musical
    As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
     
     
     
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    Primrose Bakery
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Shrek The Musical
    If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most scrumptious ... More
     
     
     
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    Good Godfrey's - Waldorf
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    22 Aldwych, WC2B | 1 minute from Shrek The Musical
    Nestled within the world famous Waldorf Hilton, Good Godfrey's offers charming 1920s nostalgia. Bold cocktail concoctions and sumptuous light meals are served in this gentlemen's club-style ... More
     
     
     
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    Augustus Harris
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    33 Catherine Street, WC2B | 1 minute from Shrek The Musical
    Augustus Harris opens late October 2013. Keeping good company on Catherine Street, Augustus Harris is just down the road from Mishkins and Salt Yard Group's Opera ... More
     
     
     
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    Opera Tavern
    London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
    23 Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Shrek The Musical
    The team behind two of London's most successful Spanish restaurants, Salt Yard and Dehesa, have taken over the Opera Tavern in Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and ... More
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 3 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
     
     
     
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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 8 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
     
     
     
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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 9 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
     
     
     
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    The Sanctuary
    London > Leisure > Fitness
    12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
     
     
     
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    The Hospital Club
    London > Leisure > Arts Centres
    24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
     
     
     
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    Thai Square Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Shrek The Musical
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    Philomena's Irish Bar
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 3 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
     
     
     
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    Lamb & Flag
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
     
     
     
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    Lowlander Beer Cafe
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
     
     
     
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    Detroit Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
     
     
     
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    Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
     
     
     
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    Somerset House
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
     
     
     
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    Royal College of Surgeons
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Shrek The Musical
    The Royal College of Surgeons is not only an institute at the forefront of surgical education and training, but its outstanding rooms provide the perfect space ... More
     
     
     

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    Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryCharlie and the Chocolate FactoryCharlie and the Chocolate FactoryNominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tells the heart-warming tale of Charlie Bucket and his fortunate discovery of a life-changing golden ticket. First we meet his poverty stricken but happy family, his four grandparents huddled together for warmth in one dou2015-05-26T00:00:00+01002016-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Theatre Royal Drury Lane,   Catherine Street      WC2B 5JF
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    event > Theatre > Adaptations
    DATES  22nd May 2013 to 4th June 2016
    VENUE  Theatre Royal Drury Lane 
    Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tells the heart-warming tale of Charlie Bucket and his fortunate discovery of a life-changing golden ticket. First we meet his poverty stricken but happy family, his four grandparents huddled together for warmth in one dou... More about this event
     
    ABCABCNew wave as Martin Fry and his band perform The Lexicon Of Love in full.2015-11-08T19:00:00+00002015-11-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    Theatre Royal Drury Lane,   Catherine Street      WC2B 5JF
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    Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

     
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    Fortune Theatre 1 minute walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

     
    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
    Theatre | Until 13th June 2015 

    Aldwych Theatre 1 minute walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

     
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Duchess Theatre 1 minute walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

     
    The Prize for Illustration 2015: London Places & Spaces
    The Prize for Illustration 2015: London Places & Spaces
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    London Transport Museum 1 minute walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    Selected by a panel of judges from over 1,000 submissions, these 100 shortlisted entries by illustrators and students of illustration ...More

     
    Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story
    Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    London Transport Museum 1 minute walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    See what's going on under our streets when Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story brings a five metre high, walk-through installation of ...More

     
    London Transport Museum May Half-Term Activities: All Aboard For Drawing
    Tours | Until 31st May 2015 

    London Transport Museum 1 minute walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    Join artist and illustrator Anna Saunders for a fun session inspired by the works on display....More

    Mamma Mia!
    Mamma Mia!
    Theatre | Until 25th October 2015 

    Novello Theatre 2 minutes walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

     
    Trash Tuesday
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 2nd June 2015 

    CellarDoor 2 minutes walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    Champagne Charlie hosts this open mic night....More

    The Lion King
    The Lion King
    Theatre | Until 3rd January 2016 

    The Lyceum Theatre 2 minutes walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

     
     
     
     
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