Lyric Theatre


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Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue London, W1D 7ES

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Opened in 1888, the Lyric Theatre is the oldest surviving theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, now home to stage-show spectaculars including Six The Musical. C. J. Phipps built the theatre for the producer Henry Leslie, who financed it from the profits of the light opera hit, Dorothy. Leslie transferred the play from its original venue to open the new theatre on 17th December 1888.

It has a seating capacity of 915 on four levels.

Wheelchair user access is located in the Dress Circle Boxes, which are at street level. Please report to the main entrance on arrival and a member of staff will accompany you to the wheelchair access entrance on Shaftesbury Avenue.

Wheelchair spaces are in boxes C, D and E. Boxes can accommodate up to 3 persons.


Nearest tube stations: Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square

Nearest train station: London Charing Cross station

Bus: 14, 19, 38


If you're driving into the West End to see a show, take advantage of the Q-Park Parking Scheme discount saving you 50% off car parking after 12pm and for up to 4 hours. For full terms and conditions, participating car parks and locations visit Q-Park.

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