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Duke of York's TheatreThis West End theatre has more than its share of name changes. Originally called The Trafalgar in 1894, it became the Duke of York's to honour the future King George V. During the late 1990s, the name was temporarily changed to The Royal Court Theatre. Over the years, the theatre also hosted ballets and operas and the Duke of York's Theatre is also where the world was first introduced to the play (and character) of Peter Pan, in 1904. Recent successful runs include Al Pacino in David Mamet's American Buffalo, the Richard Harris comedy Stepping Out, and Willy Russell's Shirley Valentine. The balcony bar allows for an unrestricted, occasionally revealing, view through the floor-to-ceiling windows of the St Martins Lane Hotel opposite.

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Doctor FaustusDoctor FaustusDoctor FaustusCredited with innovative adaptations of classics - tackling The Ruling Cast with James McAvoy in 2015 and staging a starry adaptation of The Maids in February 2016 - The Jamie Lloyd Company presents Doctor Faustus at the Duke of York's Theatre this April. The new production, starring Kit Harington of Game of Thrones fame, propels Christopher Marlow2016-05-26T00:00:00+01002016-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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PRICING£15-£59.50
DATES9th April to 4th June 2016
Credited with innovative adaptations of classics - tackling The Ruling Cast with James McAvoy in 2015 and staging a starry adaptation of The Maids in February 2016 - The Jamie Lloyd Company presents Doctor Faustus at the Duke of York's Theatre this April. The new production, starring Kit Harington of Game of Thrones fame, propels Christopher Marlow...†More about this event
The DresserThe DresserKen Stott and Reece Shearsmith star in Ronald Harwood's backstage drama about an ageing Shakespearean actor, who refuses to take to the stage to deliver his King Lear, and the dutiful assistant, who must cajole another towering performance from the disgruntled thespian. Directed by Sean Foley.2016-10-05T19:30:00+01002017-01-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
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Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 3 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
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Wyndham's Theatre
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Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
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Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
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24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the biggest of the week's ... More
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Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
Playing across multiple venues across London seven days a week and 52 weeks a year - do they really put on shows on Christmas Day? - ... More
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3 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
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This Is Living
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Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
After a critically acclaimed run in Edinburgh in 2014, Liam Borrett's debut play now gets its London premiere with a staging at the Trafalgar Studios. This ...More
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The Spoils
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Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
American actor Jesse Eisenberg makes his British theatre debut this May to star in his own play, The Spoils. The Oscar-nominee plays Ben, a rich, entitled ...More
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The Go-Between
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Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
The Olivier and Tony Award-winning Michael Crawford returns to the West End in 2016 to star in The Go-Between at the Apollo Theatre. Directed by Roger ...More
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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National Gallery
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Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
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Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
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6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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5 New Row, WC2N | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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Notes - Trafalgar Square
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31 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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3 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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Venues across London, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
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The Sanctuary
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
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The Salisbury
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90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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The Harp
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
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Library
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112 St Martin's Lane , Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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Light Bar
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45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
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St Martins Lane Hotel
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45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Duke of York's Theatre
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24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
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Haymarket Hotel
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1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Duke of York's Theatre
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