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Apollo Victoria Theatre

The Apollo Victoria is the largest theatre in the West End. The design of the theatre is testament to its art deco roots.

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Duke of York’s Theatre

The theatre, which opened on 10 September 1892 with Wedding Eve, was built for Frank Wyatt and his wife, Violet Melnotte. Initially called the Trafalgar Square, the name was shortened to Trafalgar in 1894 and the following year became the Duke of York's to honour the future King George V.

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Fortune Theatre

The Fortune Theatre, once so succinctly described as 'This most intimate of theatres' first opened to the public on Saturday, 8th November 1924.

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Harold Pinter Theatre

The Harold Pinter Theatre opened in 1881 as the Royal Comedy Theatre. The theatre's reputation grew through the First World War when C B Cochran and André Charlot presented their famous review shows.

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Lyceum Theatre

The Lyceum Theatre in London is a long and complex tale of success, downfall and rebirth. In 1772 the Society of Arts founded a room for exhibitions and concerts near the site of the current building. Since this beginning the Lyceum has displayed a chameleon tendency, adapting to changing fashions and…

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Phoenix Theatre

The Phoenix Theatre opened in 1930 with the premiere of Noel Coward's Private Lives featuring Coward himself in the cast, along with Gertrude Lawrence, Adrienne Allen and a young Laurence Olivier.

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Piccadilly Theatre

At its grand opening in April 1928, the Piccadilly Theatre was one of the largest theatres to be built in London - as its souvenir brochure claimed, 'If all the bricks used in the building were laid in a straight line, they would stretch from London to Paris'.

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Playhouse Theatre

The theatre was initiated in 1882 by Sefton Parry, a speculative theatre builder, who bought the site, hoping it would have to be purchased from him by the South Eastern & Chatham Railway Company, whose terminus was alongside.

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Savoy Theatre

Designed by C I Phipps and decorated by Collinson & Locke, the most beautifully fitted theatre in Europe opened its doors on 10th October 1881 with a transfer from the Opera Comique of Gilbert and Sullivan's opera Patience.

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