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Duke of York’s Theatre

The stunning Duke of York’s made its debut in the year 1892 and was named to honour the future King George V. The magnificent London Westend theatre has an exquisite history of enacting some of the classic plays. It is located at St Martin’s Lane, London, WC2N 4BG. It is situated in the heart of West End to the North of Trafalgar Square. Seating of the theatre is bit complicated due to circles and depth of the auditorium.

 The area is quite popular amongst the visitors and theatre goers as it is the main hub of Covent Garden. It is the abode of English National Opera and various theatres. Some of the antique dealers, book shops and boutique cafes. The area is accessible via various modes of commutation such as buses, taxis or cars.

 The grand Duke of York’s theatre is categorized into three levels as Stalls, Royal Circle and Upper Circle. For disabled and their carers, theatre offers discounted tickets. The Box office has an Ezee Loop Induction and a dual channel infra-red system in the main auditorium. For most of the productions, there are signed events and audio described tours.

 In the year 1892, Duke of York’s theatre made its debut and listed as Grade II. It has undergone huge refurbishments, transformations and varied management. With high quality dramatic works, theatre has successfully retained its character. Duke of York’s Theatre was mainly constructed for Frank Wyatt and his wife. Earlier it was called as Trafalgar Theatre.

 In the year 1894, theatre enjoyed its first successful musical comedy with Go Bang. Another hugely successful and popular debut production was J M Barrie’s Peter Pan in the year 1904. During 30s, theatre was known for its famous balletic productions like The Ballet Rambert. Due to war damage, theatre was closed from 1940 to 1943.

 With new ownership of Capital Radio, theatre reopened with a big bang in the year 1976. Ambassador Theatre Group are managing the theatre since 1992 and enjoyed some of the successful productions like Death and the Maiden, the Rocky Horror Show and the Royal Court Classics. The current production Backbeat is already a huge hit amongst the theatre lovers.

Venue Info

45 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG

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