Cambridge Theatre

 
 
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Earlham Street, Soho, Seven Dials, London W1D 7DY 
 
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Cambridge TheatreThe Cambridge Theatre is a 1930s design classic in the Art Deco style, with smooth, sparsely decorated curves and two stunning gold murals. Its simplicity is belied by a long history of bizarre and spectacular productions, from the West End's first ice dancing (John Curry's Theatre of Ice), through the high-camp of Return to the Forbidden Planet to the all-singing, all-dancing Ku Klux Klan members in Jerry Springer, the Opera. In its time, this dignified auditorium has played host to a cinema, an opera company, the Comedie Francaise, the National Theatre, a magic show and some of the most important figures in theatre. John Mortimer's first play The Wrong Side of the Park (1960) was produced here, Albert Finney first made his name here, Jonathan Miller directed Laurence Olivier in The Merchant of Venice (1970) here, and Bruce Forsyth and Tommy Steele had some of their biggest stage musical hits on this very stage. Quite a pedigree.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Brewer Street NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near Cambridge Theatre

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Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £220  23% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Piccadilly Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £101  21% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Thistle Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy the ... More
 
 
 
Cavendish London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £113  36% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 5 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Situated on prestigious Jermyn Street, in the heart of Piccadilly, the 4 star deluxe Cavendish Hotel is perfectly located for London's theatres, shops and arts. It ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest Cambridge Theatre

Nearest to Cambridge Theatre
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ... More
 
 
 
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Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Theatres have stood on this spot since 1884, perfectly placed to draw the attention of the great crowds moving between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. The ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Cambridge Theatre

Near Cambridge Theatre
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Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
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Prince Charles Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7 Leicester Place, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Having achieved almost cult status, this reasonably-priced, independent cinema in the heart of Leicester Square is not quite the true hidden gem it once was. ... More
 
 
 
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Ronnie Scott's
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
The legendary Ronnie Scott's has been a Mecca for the international jazz community since 1959. Created by music-lovers for music-lovers, it has played host to almost ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Cambridge Theatre

Near Cambridge Theatre
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 8 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 11 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 12 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
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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Sights and Attractions near Cambridge Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Cambridge Theatre
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Lights Of Soho
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Brewer Street, W1F | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
A new gallery space dedicated to light art. ... More
 
 
 
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury ... More
 
 
 
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Hauser & Wirth (Piccadilly)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
196A Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Art-dealer, gallery-owner and collector Iwan Wirth was recently voted one of the ten most powerful people in the art world. Hauser & Wirth London opened at ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Cambridge Theatre

The best shops and markets near Cambridge Theatre
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Mrs Kibble's Olde Sweet Shoppe
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
57a Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
An old-fashioned, sugary-sweet, treat temptation in an area of London known for its more alternative delights, Mrs Kibble's Olde Sweet Shoppe in Soho offers pure, unadulterated, ... More
 
 
 
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Once Milano
London > Shopping > House and Garden
3 Denman Place, Ham Yard Village, W1D | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
Luxury Italian linen for the bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and accessories, Once Milano sells the finest fabrics and in gorgeous seasonal colours. Products are designed and handmade ... More
 
 
 
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Glasshouse Street, W1B | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
Just off the southern end of Regent Street, the Whole Foods Market store in Piccadilly Circus, opened on 22nd May 2012 as part of the Quadrant ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Cambridge Theatre

What are the best dining options near Cambridge Theatre London?
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Hix Soho
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
66-70 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
Highly regarded British chef Mark Hix has chosen Brewer Street as the location for his second London restaurant, Hix in Soho, where artworks by Tracey Emin ... More
 
 
 
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Hix - Soho
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
66 - 70 Brewer Street, Soho, W1F | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Il Cucciolo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
12 Denman Street, W1D | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Cambridge Theatre

Near Cambridge Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 9 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 11 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
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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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 12 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Cambridge Theatre

Cambridge Theatre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
 
 
 
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The Beauty Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
All therapists at The Beauty Lounge in Kingly Court work in the media, fashion and beauty industry so when you go for a make-up leseson you'll ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Cambridge Theatre

The best pubs near London Cambridge Theatre.
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
 
 
 
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Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Cambridge Theatre

Cambridge Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Comedy Camp
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Archer Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
Excellent, intimate bar with a mainly gay crowd in the middle of Soho, boasting the usual combination of expensive but superior cocktails and finger food, ... More
 
 
 
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Graphic
London > Nightlife > Bars
4 Golden Square, Piccadilly, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Graphic is a drinking den with two identities: by day it's a cool Soho cafe bar, but by night it becomes a cocktail bar with DJs ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Rumba
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Located nearby to Leicester Square, Bar Rumba is a lively bar that's ideal for late-night partying in the West End. Having moved away from its urban ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Cambridge Theatre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Cambridge Theatre.
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Comedy Carnival
Comedy | On 30th January 2015 

Bar Rumba 2 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

Acts from across the UK and international stand-up circuits perform their most recent material....More

Amused Moose Piccadilly
Comedy | On 30th January 2015 

Sanctum Soho Hotel 3 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

Self-confessed luvvie Hal Cruttenden waxes lyrical, plus Diane Morgan, Adam Hess and MC Alex Zane....More

The Best In Stand Up
Comedy | On 30th January 2015 

Comedy Store 3 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

Storytelling and upbeat anecdotes from Sheffield-born stand-up and Chortle's Best Show Award winner 2010, Tom Wrigglesworth. Also featuring Andy Askins, ...More

Piccadilly Comedy Club
Comedy | On 30th January 2015 

The Comedy Pub 3 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

MC Mike Manera introduces stand-up performances from Luisa Omielan, Dane Baptiste, Mark Silcox and Ben Clover....More

In Tune Orchestra - Yuki Ito: Conductor
Concerts | On 30th January 2015 

St James's Church Piccadilly 3 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

The premier of Edmund Hartzell's Fantasy For 2 Violins And Strings, Bach's Piano Concerto No 7 In G Minor and ...More

Little Havana: featuring Son Con Swing
Concerts | On 30th January 2015 

Floridita 4 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

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Miss Kings Rhythm N Blues Revue
Concerts | On 30th January 2015 

Ain't Nothin But Blues Bar 4 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

The group performs blues, soul and funk....More

The Bluematics
Concerts | Until 27th February 2015 

Ain't Nothin But Blues Bar 4 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

The London-based outfit plays Chicago blues and classic rhythm'n'blues....More

Viva La Revolucion
Concerts | Until 27th March 2015 

Ronnie Scott's 4 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

Hosted by Miguan Ascanio, this celebratory show features highly infectious and enjoyable UK Latin sounds, with live music from special ...More

Nicola Conte
Concerts | Until 31st January 2015 

Ronnie Scott's 4 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

Showcasing the talent of young singer Melanie Charles, drummer Marco Valeri and bassist Luca Alemanno is the new edition of ...More

 

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