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Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5JF 
 
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane has seven function rooms; the largest can hold a maximum of 750 guests, 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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Grand Saloon

Grand Saloon

Capacity

Theatre
120
 
Reception
400
 
 

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Boardroom

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Theatre
20
 
Reception
40
 

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Novello Suite

Capacity

Theatre
20
 

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Royal Room

Capacity

Theatre
20
 

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Prince of Wales Room

Capacity

Theatre
10
 

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Ballet Room

Capacity

Theatre
50
 
Reception
100
 

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Front of House

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750
 

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Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryCharlie and the Chocolate FactoryCharlie and the Chocolate FactoryNominated for a staggering seven Oliviers in this year's 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 o2nd October 2014Saturday 30th May 2015 Where:
Theatre Royal Drury Lane,   Catherine Street      WC2B 5JF
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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VENUE  Theatre Royal Drury Lane 
Nominated for a staggering seven Oliviers in this year's 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 o... More about this event
 
Tony HadleyTony HadleyThe lead singer of Spandau Ballet performs all their classic hits with the Southbank Sinfonia Orchestra.19th October 2014Sunday 19th October 2014 Where:
Theatre Royal Drury Lane,   Catherine Street      WC2B 5JF
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The lead singer of Spandau Ballet performs all their classic hits with the Southbank Sinfonia Orchestra.
Sir Alex FergusonSir Alex FergusonThe former manager of Manchester United launches the paperback of My Autobiography.26th October 2014Sunday 26th October 2014 Where:
Theatre Royal Drury Lane,   Catherine Street      WC2B 5JF
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Sir Alex Ferguson
event  Sunday 26th October 2014
VENUE  Theatre Royal Drury Lane 
The former manager of Manchester United launches the paperback of My Autobiography.
Celtic Woman: EmeraldCeltic Woman: EmeraldThe ensemble created by David Downes and Sharon Browne, perform from a repertoire of traditional Irish music, pop favourites and original compositions.23rd November 2014Sunday 23rd November 2014 Where:
Theatre Royal Drury Lane,   Catherine Street      WC2B 5JF
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Celtic Woman: Emerald
event  Sunday 23rd November 2014
VENUE  Theatre Royal Drury Lane 
The ensemble created by David Downes and Sharon Browne, perform from a repertoire of traditional Irish music, pop favourites and original compositions.
Chico And The GypsiesChico And The GypsiesThe co-founder of The Gypsy Kings, Chico Bouchikhi, leads his band in a concert full of infectious flamenco, rumba and Latin pop sounds, in support of their forthcoming album release.30th November 2014Sunday 30th November 2014 Where:
Theatre Royal Drury Lane,   Catherine Street      WC2B 5JF
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Chico And The Gypsies
event  Sunday 30th November 2014
VENUE  Theatre Royal Drury Lane 
The co-founder of The Gypsy Kings, Chico Bouchikhi, leads his band in a concert full of infectious flamenco, rumba and Latin pop sounds, in support of their forthcoming album release.
Ralph McTellRalph McTellThe award-winning folk singer-songwriter, who is best known for Streets Of London and From Clare To Here, celebrates his 70th birthday with a special London concert.7th December 2014Sunday 7th December 2014 Where:
Theatre Royal Drury Lane,   Catherine Street      WC2B 5JF
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Ralph McTell
event  Sunday 7th December 2014
VENUE  Theatre Royal Drury Lane 
The award-winning folk singer-songwriter, who is best known for Streets Of London and From Clare To Here, celebrates his 70th birthday with a special London concert.
 
 

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 30th May 2015 

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Nominated for a staggering seven Oliviers in this year's Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 10th June 2015 

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

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 1st February 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

 
National Poetry Day Open Mic At London Transport Museum
Exhibitions | On 2nd October 2014 

London Transport Museum 1 minute walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

An open air open mic event at Covent Garden piazza. Bring along your own poem to read on the official ...More

Goodbye Piccadilly
Goodbye Piccadilly
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

London Transport Museum 1 minute walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Follow the London buses driven to the front during World War I, find out how women made up the transport ...More

 
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 25th April 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

 
Kit Kat Kabaret
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th November 2014 

CellarDoor 2 minutes walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Cabaret and burlesque tunes from DJs....More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

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

 
Royal Opera: II Barbiere Di Siviglia
Concerts | Until 5th October 2014 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Moshe Leiser directs Rossini's comic opera of romance, mischief and disguises. Conducted by Mark Elder and starring Serena Malfi, Michele ...More

Captain Howdy
Concerts | Until 23rd October 2014 

The Roadhouse 3 minutes walk from Theatre Royal Drury Lane

The band plays a selection of pop and rock covers....More

 
 
 
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