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New London Theatre

The popular London Westend Theatre, New London Theatre is located at the historic Drury Lane amidst Covent Garden and Holborn areas. The theatre is positioned at 166 Drury Lane, London,               WC2B 5PW. Holborn is considered as a business district, whereas Covent Garden is hugely popular amongst both the tourists and local visitor. Some of the finest museums, shops, bars, restaurants and budget hotels are located here.

New London Theatre is located at an accessible location and can be commuted via various modes of commutations such as buses, tubes, taxis and cars. You can visit the theatre via bus route numbers 1, 68, 91, 168, 171, 188, 501, 505, 521 and X68.  Covent Garden and Holborn are the nearest tube stations to the theatre.

With an astounding occupancy of 1100, theatre is categorised into two levels as Stalls and Circle. The largest section of the theatre is known as Stalls. For all the disabled patrons and carers, New London Theatre offer discounted tickets. The Box Office is equipped with an induction loop system along with an infra-red system.

In the year 1973, New London Theatre made its debut and the venue is renowned for entertainment since Elizabethan era. There is huge range of music hall and drama productions have been hosted such as Hotel Paradiso, The Iceman Cometh, Witness for the Prosecution and Sally.  Some other popular shows that were hosted at the New London Theatre include Funny Face starring Fred Astaire.

New London Theatre has hosted some of the popular productions such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, the Blue Man Group and a musical version of Gone With The Wind.  In the year 2009, the play War Horse has been transferred from the National Theatre. The spectacular production has won various prestigious awards and also won American theatre awards. Currently, War Horse is running with houseful shows. The blockbuster award winning show is recommended for 10+ kids with a running time of two hours and forty minutes.

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  • War Horse
    • War Horse

      The blockbuster London show, War Horse has been a National Theatre’s phenomenon with brilliant run on both London and Broadway. The success of this hugely loved show has been acknowledged across the globe. New London Theatre is currently running the houseful shows of the award winning London show.

      The enjoyable London show, War Horse is adapted from the famous Michael Morpurgo’s novel. The bitter sweet saga of a young boy and his horse has been told with the usage of puppetry along with live action. Both the boy and the horse have been separated during the First World War. The heart touching saga has been enlivened up by the Handspring Puppet Company which features life size horse puppets.

      The beautiful show is running with packed houses at New London Theatre since 2009. For an unbeatable and unmatched experience, the huge stage has enclosed the audience. The brilliant show has been adapted into a Stephen Spielberg movie.

      The story of War Horse is set against the backdrop of the commencement of First World War in Devon. The show revolves around a young boy, Albert and his best friend Joey, a horse. To serve in the war in Europe, Joey has been sold. The epic journey commences which follows the reunion of both the best friends.

      War Horse made its debut at the National’s Olivier Theatre and went on winning various prestigious awards and acclamations. This is regarded as one of the best London Shows, whereas the New York production is the winner of five Tony awards including Best Play. Nick Stafford has done a remarkable stage adaptation, whereas directed by Marianne Elliot and Tom Morris. Catch the two hours and forty minutes show, War Horse at the New London Theatre which is recommended for 10+ kids.

  • Show Boat
    •                                               Show Boat

      New London Theatre is currently running the award winning and blockbuster show, Show Boat with packed houses! Daniel Evans’ Sheffield Crucible brilliant show has been revived in London Westend after the closure of one of the longest running London show, War Horse.

      April 25th marked the opening of Show Boat at the New London Theatre until 7th January 2017. The show has undergone several revivals such at Adelphi Theatre in the year 1971 with stunning 909 performances. In the year 1990, the show came back to the London Palladium which was followed by Broadway transfer to the Prince Edward in the year 1998.

      The 1998 production was honoured with the prestigious Olivier award for Outstanding Musical Production. In the year 2006, the show was hosted at the Royal Albert Hall. David White of From Here to Eternity fame has directed as well as musically supervised the blockbuster show. The show is set during the turn of 20th century in US and beautifully exhibits lives and loves of three generations.

      The show features some superb compositions by Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern such as ‘Bill’, ‘Make Believe’, ‘Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man’ and ‘Ol’ Man River. Alistair David of Sinatra at the London Palladium fame has choreographed the show. The show has been designed by Lez Brotherson, whereas lighting design by David Hersey and sound by Paul Groothius. The two hours and twenty minutes show is a must watch for people of all age  groups,

Venue Info

166 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5PW

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