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                                   Novello Theatre London

The magnificent Novello Theatre London marked its opening in the year 1905 as Waldorf Theatre! It was constructed as twin to the Aldwych Theatre and was known as Strand Theatre during the 20th century. In the year 2005, it was renamed in the honour of the great musician Ivor Novello, whose residence was a flat above. The last decade has mainly witnessed RSC’s London season along with huge number of musical flops.

 The stunning Novello Theatre has been mainly constructed in a traditional Victorian style featuring classical façade. Theatre has been built over four levels with occupancy of 1000 people having majority of seats in stalls section. Theatre is quite tall and thin also having shorter rows. Novello Theatre is positioned along the Aldwych. Aldwych is the abode of some of the finest quality London hotels, like Aldwych One with huge range of bars and restaurants.

 Some other popular tourist spots near the theatre are The National Portrait Gallery, National Gallery and Covent Garden. Novello Theatre can be accessed via various modes of transportation such as tubes, buses and cars or taxis. Some of the bus numbers on this route are 1, 4, 11, 13, 15, 68 and 98. The seats in the Novello Theatre are categorized into Stalls, Dress Circle, Dress Circle, Grand Circle and Balcony. For the disabled patrons and carers, theatre offers discounted rate tickets. The auditorium of the theatre is well equipped with Sennheiser infra-red system.

 WGR Sprague constructed Novello Theatre as pair with Aldwych Theatre. Since May 1905, theatre has undergone various changes. Initially it was named as Waldorf Theatre, whereas in the year 1909, it was renamed as Strand Theatre. In the year 1911, it was named Whitney Theatre and in 1913, again as Strand Theatre and remained till year 2005.

 The Novello Theatre building is Grade II listed with occupancy of 1105.  Some of the spectacular productions have been played here and has enjoyed success and failures. Some of the popular shows are Arsenic and Lace, No Sex Please, We’re British, Crazy for you and current Mamma Mia!



Venue Info

Aldwych, London, WC2B 4LD.

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