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Phoenix TheatreBuilt in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix Street entrance and the gorgeous murals in the auditorium could come straight from any Victorian theatre in London. But the mirrored corridors and elaborate geometrical patterns that feature heavily in the interior are in the super-modern style of the 1930s. The Phoenix has had a number of long-running popular hits, including two decades of Blood Brothers. It has also been home to successful high-end drama and comedy. Its opening night was the premier of Noel Coward's Private Lives starring Coward and a young Lawrence Olivier. Subsequent decades brought several more of his plays to this stage and in 1969 the theatre bar was named after him. Kenneth Branagh directed a season here in 1988 which proved that Shakespeare could still make money in the West End.

 

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ChicagoChicagoChicagoLast staged in the West End back in 2012 - when it concluded a 15-year run - hit musical Chicago returns to London for the first time in five and half years with a staging at the Phoenix Theatre. Written by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the long running show tells the saga of a chorus girl attempting to get away with murder with the help of her sleazy 2018-08-20T00:00:00+01002018-10-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  26th March to 6th October 2018
Last staged in the West End back in 2012 - when it concluded a 15-year run - hit musical Chicago returns to London for the first time in five and half years with a staging at the Phoenix Theatre. Written by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the long running show tells the saga of a chorus girl attempting to get away with murder with the help of her sleazy ... More about this event
 
Song From The MoviesSong From The MoviesMusic workshop led by West End musical director and accompanist Louisa Green.2018-09-21T10:30:00+01002018-09-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Phoenix Theatre,   Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0JP
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Song From The Movies
Come From AwayCome From AwayChristopher Ashley directs the UK premiere staging of the Tony Award-winning musical about the residents of a small Newfoundland community, who take in grounded passengers in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, with a book, music and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein.2019-01-30T19:30:00+00002019-09-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Phoenix Theatre,   Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0JP
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Come From Away
 

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Underground Stations

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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
China Town Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £117  30% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 2 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  23% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 4 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £105  40% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest Phoenix Theatre

Nearest to Phoenix Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Found111
London > Entertainment > Theatres
111 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
Found111 is a temporary theatre space housed at 111 Charing Cross Road, the original site of the Central St Martins School of Art. Having been ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1A | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
The towering Palace Theatre dominates Cambridge Circus. Five storeys of dark-red brick with octagonal towers on the top give it a looming aspect better suited to ... More
 
 
 
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Prince Edward Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
The Prince Edward Theatre was designed by Edward Stone and opened in 1930 with a performance of the musical ‘Rio Rita’. Just a few years later, ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Phoenix Theatre

Near Phoenix Theatre
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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Ronnie Scott's
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Phoenix 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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Curzon Soho
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
This cracking, refurbished Soho cinema shows a broad-range of art-house films. The three screens feature Dolby THX sound and ample leg-room. The regular Sunday double-bills ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Phoenix Theatre

Near Phoenix Theatre
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 29th September 2018
Phoenix Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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We're Going On A Bear Hunt
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th July to 2nd September 2018
Phoenix Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 6 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
Go squelching through mud, slide through the long grass and splash through water as you join a family happily hunting a big bear, 'We're not scared' ...More
 
 
 
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True West
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd November 2018 to 16th February 2019
Phoenix Theatre, 404 Strand, WC2R | 8 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
Kit Harington - famous for his leading role in Game of Thrones - and Johnny Flynn - star of Lovesick, Beast and US TV series Genius, ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Phoenix Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Phoenix Theatre
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
 
 
 
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Phoenix Theatre

The best shops and markets near Phoenix Theatre
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MADE Soho
London > Shopping > House and Garden
100 Charing Cross Road, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
Chic, successful online furniture store MADE invites customers to come in and touch, sit on and test out a selection of their products at their flagship ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles - Charing Cross Road
London > Shopping > Books
107 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
Great British bookshop Foyles has been trading since 1903 and in 2014 it moves out of its home for more than 80 years at 113-119 Charing ... More
 
 
 
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Grant & Cutler at Fowles
London > Shopping > Books
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
Originally a foreign language book shop (indeed arguably the best in London), Grant & Cutler at Fowles now stocks an impressive array of World Cinema titles ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Phoenix Theatre London?
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Byron
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
24-28 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
Of all the many burger chains in London, Byron is the least gimmicky and could well be the best. Byron claims to source its beef from ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe at Foyles
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
... More
 
 
 
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Jamon Jamon
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
3 Caxton Walk, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
Spanish Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Phoenix Theatre

Near Phoenix Theatre
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Phoenix 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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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 9 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Theatre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
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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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
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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Pubs near Phoenix Theatre

The best pubs near London Phoenix Theatre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Phoenix Theatre

Phoenix Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
 
 
 
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Tea Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
23-24 Greek Street, W1D | 1 minute from Phoenix Theatre
Nestled below Bun House - a steamed bun cafe on the corner of Greek Street and Old Compton Street - Tea Room ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
Well known for its cocktails which come in quaint tea cups, Simmons is a quirky bar offering a tea party with a difference - where ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Phoenix Theatre.
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Phoenix 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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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Phoenix Theatre
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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Aladdin
Theatre | Until 1st December 2018 

Prince Edward Theatre 1 minute walk from Phoenix Theatre

Street urchin Aladdin and Princess Jasmine embark on a magical carpet ride with the help of the Genie in a ...More

Pressure
Theatre | Until 1st September 2018 

Ambassadors Theatre 2 minutes walk from Phoenix Theatre

John Dove directs David Haig, Malcolm Sinclair and Laura Rogers in the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh and Chichester Festival Theatre's ...More

Acoustic Jazz Lounge
Concerts | On 20th August 2018 

Ronnie Scott's 2 minutes walk from Phoenix Theatre

A three set event celebrating music, arts and culture taking place every Monday....More

Aristocrats
Aristocrats
Theatre | Until 22nd September 2018 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Phoenix Theatre

Part of Josie Rourke's penultimate season as artistic director, the Donmar Warehouse stages Brian Friel's Aristocrats. Directed by Lyndsey Turner, ...More

 
The One
Theatre | Until 25th August 2018 

Soho Theatre 3 minutes walk from Phoenix Theatre

Steve Marmion directs Vicky Jones' debut play which follows Harry and Jo who are up all night drawing the battle ...More

Tamasha Scratch Night: The Playwrights 2018
Theatre | On 20th August 2018 

Soho Theatre 3 minutes walk from Phoenix Theatre

Professional actors perform new plays script-in-hand by emerging writers, who have been working with Tamasha's Artistic Director Fin Kennedy over ...More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 10th February 2019 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Phoenix Theatre

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
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The Paloma Parlour
Foodie Events | Until 21st September 2018 

Cantina Laredo 3 minutes walk from Phoenix Theatre

This summer, modern Mexican restaurant Cantina Laredo will play host to London's first dedicated Paloma cocktail pop-up bar, The Paloma ...More

 
Annabel Williams
Concerts | Until 21st August 2018 

Pizza Express Dean Street 3 minutes walk from Phoenix Theatre

A night of bluesy soul, from this gutsy, powerful performer....More

Knights Of The Rose
Theatre | Until 26th August 2018 

Arts Theatre 3 minutes walk from Phoenix Theatre

Noble knights return from battle to defend their house against an insidious threat in a rock musical laden with power ...More

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