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St James Theatre Billed by its operators as 'the first newly built central London theatre in 30 years', St James Theatre opens to the public in September 2012. Built on the site of the former Westminster Theatre in Victoria , the venue will include a state-of-the-art 312 seat theatre, a studio performance space, broadcast TV facilities and a bar and brasserie designed by architect Tim Foster (also responsible for redevelopment projects at the Polka Children's Theatre , Gate Theatre and Tricycle Theatre and cinema). Artistic directors David Gilmore and James Albrecht will announce their first season in April, with a programme of musicals, comedies and classic revivals expected in addition to touring productions. The original Westminster Theatre building was opened in 1923 on the site of the Charlotte Chapel, which was built in 1766. In 1931, the building was transformed into a theatre, where it stood for over seventy years before it was destroyed by fire in June 2002, during demolition work which had begun. From September, the brand new theatre hopes to add something genuinely new to the London arts scene.

 

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RentRentRentThe St James Theatre celebrates the 20th anniversary of Rent in 2016 with a strictly limited season of the legendary, multi award-winning musical. The recipient of four Tony Awards, six Drama Desk Awards and the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the ground breaking rock musical ran on Broadway for 12 years and tells the story of a group of impo2016-12-10T00:00:00+00002017-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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DATES  8th December 2016 to 28th January 2017
The St James Theatre celebrates the 20th anniversary of Rent in 2016 with a strictly limited season of the legendary, multi award-winning musical. The recipient of four Tony Awards, six Drama Desk Awards and the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the ground breaking rock musical ran on Broadway for 12 years and tells the story of a group of impo... More about this event
 
Charlie Baker's Cabaret BoulangerieCharlie Baker's Cabaret BoulangerieThe comedian is the host for a variety show that features comedy, dance and music from Lolly Adefope, Terry Alderton, Tom Allen, Donna Berlin, Anna Francolini, Regina, Frank Walden and Harry Hill.2016-12-13T20:00:00+00002016-12-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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An Anderson & Petty ChristmasAn Anderson & Petty ChristmasThe Anglo-American pair perform their showtunes and cabaret songs in a seasonal show.2016-12-19T20:00:00+00002016-12-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Peter Straker Sings BrelPeter Straker Sings BrelThe vocalist, accompanied by Gulliver Ralston on piano, performs a selection of songs by Jacques Brel and others.2016-12-20T20:00:00+00002016-12-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Barb Jungr & Pete Horsfall Xmas Special!Barb Jungr & Pete Horsfall Xmas Special!The well known singer is joined by the singer-trumpeter and accompanied by pianist Jenny Carr, for a performance of festive songs.2016-12-21T20:00:00+00002016-12-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Barb Jungr & Pete Horsfall Xmas Special!
Margo And Friends: Best Of The FringeMargo And Friends: Best Of The FringeViv Groskop is joined by four other acts from the Edinburgh Festival. Special guests include Al Murray, David Mills, Christ Stuart Wilson as Jesus L'Oreal Christ and Athena Kugblenu.2016-12-22T20:00:00+00002016-12-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Margo And Friends: Best Of The Fringe
Cath TyldesleyCath TyldesleyThe singer and actress from Salford performs a selection of pop and easy listening numbers.2016-12-23T20:00:00+00002016-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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The Political Party With Matt FordeThe Political Party With Matt FordeSharp topical satire from the stand-up as seen on Mock The Week, Dave and more, plus an interview with special guest Jess Philips.2017-01-25T20:00:00+00002017-01-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Victoria Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arlington House Pure Parking
 
10 minutes walk
 
Carrington Street NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Nadler Victoria Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  39% off
10 Palace Place, SW1E | 1 minute from St James 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
 
 
 
The Rubens at the Palace Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £149  35% off
39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 1 minute from St James Theatre
This is as close to Buckingham Palace as you can get. It's also nearby Victoria station which is not quite as glamorous but very convenient. There ... More
 
 
 
41 Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £282  33% off
41 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 1 minute from St James Theatre
The tenth best hotel in Europe (according to New Yorker's tourist Bible 'Travel and Leisure') is so close to Buckingham Palace you can almost hear the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest St James Theatre

Nearest to St James Theatre
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Victoria Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 2 minutes from St James Theatre
The exterior of the Victoria Palace is among the most impressive of any theatre in London. Before the advent of air travel, the giant arch, dome ... More
 
 
 
Apollo Victoria Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
17 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 4 minutes from St James Theatre
In the days before cheap air travel, the first thing travellers from the continent would see as their trains pulled into London's Victoria train station ... More
 
 
 
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Near St James Theatre
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Curzon Victoria
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
58 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 3 minutes from St James Theatre
Curzon Victoria is the chain's seventh London venue, providing a boutique cinema option in central London. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a broad ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Cathedral
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from St James Theatre
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
 
 
 
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The Boisdale Jazz & Cigar Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 8 minutes from St James Theatre
A tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club, Boisdale of Belgravia has an the old fashioned charm of a gentlemen's club. Situated in an elegant Regency ... More
 
 
 
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Rent
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th December 2016 to 28th January 2017
St James Theatre, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | Same location as St James Theatre
The St James Theatre celebrates the 20th anniversary of Rent in 2016 with a strictly limited season of the legendary, multi award-winning musical. The recipient of ...More
 
 
 
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Anthony Rapp
London > Events > Music  Dates: 5th to 17th December 2016 - Various Times
St James Theatre, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | Same location as St James Theatre
The singer and actor from Joliet, Illinois performs a selection of songs from the musicals....More
 
 
 
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Wicked
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August - 29th April 2017
St James Theatre, 17 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 4 minutes from St James Theatre
Prepare to see Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in a whole new light after going to see Wicked, currently showing ...More
 
 
 
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Nova Victoria
London > Attractions > Sights
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 3 minutes from St James Theatre
An architecturally striking development opposite Victoria mainline railway station , Nova Victoria is an ultra ... More
 
 
 
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Birdcage Walk, SW1A | 3 minutes from St James Theatre
Once Buckingham Palace's resident chapel, the Queen's Gallery was opened in 1962 and holds regularly changing exhibitions. It allows the general public glimpses of rarely seen ... More
 
 
 
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Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 3 minutes from St James Theatre
England's most famous royal palace, and the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace opens the doors of its State Rooms to the public every ... More
 
 
 
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Cardinal Place Shopping Centre
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E5JD | 1 minute from St James Theatre
Cardinal Place is a snazzy modern shopping venue in Victoria. Housed under a curvaceous, new-age glass capsule it has become something of a visual icon in ... More
 
 
 
Charlie's Sweet Emporium
London > Shopping >
Charlie's Sweet Emporium, 21A Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 1 minute from St James Theatre
Brilliantly located opposite Buckingham Palace, old fashioned sweet shop, Charlie's Sweet Emporium, offers a range of traditional, handmade and retro sweets, as well as a number ... More
 
 
 
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William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Westminster, London SW1X | 5 minutes from St James Theatre
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
 
 
 
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Carrara Restaurant at the St James Theatre
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | Same location as St James Theatre
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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BBar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants >
43 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 1 minute from St James Theatre
Bbar restaurant and bar is located opposite Buckingham Palace Royal Mews, and minutes away from Victoria station and its surrounding theatres. The distinctly South African-influenced Bbar ... More
 
 
 
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The Library
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
The Rubens at The Palace, 39 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 1 minute from St James Theatre
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Westminster Student Support
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
64 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 5 minutes from St James Theatre
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Live Music Now
London > Education > Arts and Drama
4 Lower Belgrave Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 5 minutes from St James Theatre
Social and educational initiative to promote live music. They take performances all over the UK.... More
 
 
 
Speaker Skills Training
London > Education > Business Faculties
Ground Floor, 3 Chester Mews, Belgravia, London SW1X | 6 minutes from St James Theatre
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Big Bus Company
London > Leisure > Sightseeing Tours
48 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W | 3 minutes from St James Theatre
The Big Bus Company tour takes you to all of London's famous landmarks and reveals the capital's colourful 2,000-year history. The tour offers you a choice ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Retreat at Harrods
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Westminster, London SW1X | 5 minutes from St James Theatre
Surely one of the most desirable places to spoil yourself rotten - the Urban Retreat flagship spa sits ever so prettily on the top floor of ... More
 
 
 
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Frame Victoria
London > Leisure >
129 Wilton Road, SW1V | 6 minutes from St James Theatre
Putting the fun into fitness, Frame doesn't do pounding the treadmill. Instead of the (guilt-inducing, unused) monthly gym membership, Frame has a drop-in, ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London St James Theatre.
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Greenwood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 3 minutes from St James Theatre
A large two floor pub within the Nova Victoria development, Greenwood offers so much more than just beer. As well as a large central bar and ... More
 
 
 
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 11 minutes from St James Theatre
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
 
 
 
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 13 minutes from St James Theatre
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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Leopard Champagne & Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
41 Hotel London, 41 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 1 minute from St James Theatre
A private bar for discerning guests at the five star 41 hotel and adjoining sister property The Rubens at the Palace, the Leopard Champagne & Cocktail ... More
 
 
 
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Cask & Glass
London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 2 minutes from St James Theatre
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The Goring Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Beeston Place, Victoria, London SW1W | 3 minutes from St James Theatre
With deep red walls, a carpeted floor, leather chairs and a roaring log fire, The Goring Bar and Lounge is the epitome of opulence. Run by ... More
 
 
 
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The Phoenix
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Palace Street, Victoria, Westminster, London SW1E | Same location as St James Theatre
A welcome refuge from the glass and concrete around Cardinal Place in Victoria, The Phoenix is a well respected gastro pub frequented by workers from the ... More
 
 
 
41
London > Business > Venue Hire
41 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 1 minute from St James Theatre
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Bbar and Restaurant
London > Business > Venue Hire
43 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 1 minute from St James Theatre
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Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from St James Theatre

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Dead Funny
Dead Funny
Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from St James Theatre

An all-star cast which includes Katherine Parkinson (famous for The IT Crowd and Humans), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two ...More

 
99 Club Covent Garden
Comedy | On 10th December 2016 

Strand Palace Hotel 3 minutes walk from St James Theatre

The cheeky voice of Love Island Iain Stirling performs his hilarious one-liners plus Paddy Lennox, Jo Caulfield and MC Tom ...More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from St James Theatre

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Half A Sixpence
Theatre | Until 22nd April 2017 

Noel Coward Theatre 4 minutes walk from St James Theatre

Rachel Kavanaugh directs a musical adaptation of HG Wells's disguised autobiographical novel Kipps: The Story Of A Simple Soul, with ...More

Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 11th March 2017 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from St James Theatre

A multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony ...More

 
Eifman Ballet Saint Petersburg: Up & Down
Eifman Ballet Saint Petersburg: Up & Down
Dance | Until 10th December 2016 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 4 minutes walk from St James Theatre

Eifman Ballet company celebrates its 40th anniversary with the UK premiere of Artistic Director Boris Eifman's ballet Up & Down ...More

 
No Man's Land
No Man's Land
Theatre | Until 17th December 2016 

Wyndham's Theatre 5 minutes walk from St James Theatre

Seven years after starring in Waiting for Godot together, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will reunite on the London stage ...More

 
The Dresser
The Dresser
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Duke of York's Theatre 5 minutes walk from St James Theatre

Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith star in Ronald Harwood's backstage drama about an ageing Shakespearean actor. Sir, who refuses to ...More

 
Ratpack Christmas Party
Music | On 10th December 2016 

The Hippodrome 5 minutes walk from St James Theatre

The Definitive Rat Pack transports you to a Winter Wonderland of that classic bygone era of crooners and class....More

 
 
 
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