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Hire this venue for your own event - it has seven function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 750 guests and the smallest is ideal for 10.

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. As a result, this vision in cream and gold possesses an elegance unmatched in the West End. Its broad staircases, its chandeliered salon, its statuary and panels speak of an older, more glamorous theatrical age. The performance history here is the history of popular theatre in Britain. From Nell Gwynne's debut, when Charles II fell in love with the 15-year-old actress, through the great Colley Cibber, to a three decade stint by David Garrick, London's greatest stars have appeared beneath the Theatre Royal's gorgeously decorated arch. Noel Coward's Cavalcade (1931), with a 250-strong chorus, brought audiences to their feet every night, before Ivor Novello took the theatre up to the Second World War with a series of shows which he scored, wrote and starred in. After the war, the Theatre Royal blazed a trail into the modern world of long-running musicals, with a series of hits including Oklahoma, South Pacific, 42nd Street and Miss Saigon, which ran for 4,236 performances.

 

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Classic FM ChristmasClassic FM ChristmasAled Jones hosts a programme of classical Christmas favourites including Hark The Herald Angels, O Come All Ye Faithful, excerpts from Handel's Messiah and Anderson's Sleigh Ride. The live concert at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, features over 100 performers, including the full orchestra and chorus of the English National Opera.17th December 2017Sunday 17th December 2017 Where:
Theatre Royal Drury Lane,   Catherine Street      WC2B 5JF
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Classic FM Christmas
event  Sunday 17th December 2017
PRICING  £23.50-£51
Aled Jones hosts a programme of classical Christmas favourites including Hark The Herald Angels, O Come All Ye Faithful, excerpts from Handel's Messiah and Anderson's Sleigh Ride. The live concert at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, features over 100 performers, including the full orchestra and chorus of the English National Opera.... More about this event
42nd Street42nd StreetBroadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the multi-Tony-Award-winning musical opens at Theatre Royal Drury Lane in March with an all-singing, high-kicking cast of over 50. The musical tells the story of a chorus line who is thrust into a musical's lead when the usual star 18th December 2017Saturday 10th February 2018 Where:
Theatre Royal Drury Lane,   Catherine Street      WC2B 5JF
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42nd Street
event  Running from Monday 20th March 2017 until Saturday 10th February 2018
TIMES  20th March 2017 to 10th February 2018  PRICING  £25-£125
Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the multi-Tony-Award-winning musical opens at Theatre Royal Drury Lane in March with an all-singing, high-kicking cast of over 50. The musical tells the story of a chorus line who is thrust into a musical's lead when the usual star ... More about this event

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Grand Saloon

Grand Saloon

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120
 
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400
 
 

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Boardroom

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20
 
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40
 

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Novello Suite

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20
 

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Royal Room

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20
 

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Prince of Wales Room

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10
 

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Ballet Room

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50
 
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100
 

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Front of House

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750
 

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Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2017
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The covered market at Covent Garden and the surrounding area is filled with 40 mistletoe chandeliers - each between 2.5 ...More

 
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This staging of Raymond Briggs's The Snowman by Sadlers Wells, suitable for children aged 4 and over, staged in the ...More

 
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A month after staging The Gruffalo's Child at the Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, the Olivier-nominated Tall Stories present a new musical ...More

 
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Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 

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