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Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it one of the West End's newest theatres. The building is sleek and impressive, with a stunning mirrored facade. The amphitheatre was designed along the hyper-modern lines of post-war continental theatres. Stage, seats, lights, even the walls, can all be made to change their position. This allows directors to choose between conventional and in the round productions, as well as any number of different sizes and shapes for their stages.In practice, this wealth of choice rather bamboozled directors and it was nearly a decade before this revolutionary space had a major hit. When that hit arrived, however, it was to be the longest-running musical London has ever seen. Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats ran from 1981-2002 - an incredible 3,385 performances. The spectacular junkyard set, with aisles running through the audience, was only made possible by this uniquely versatile theatre.

 

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School of RockSchool of RockSchool of RockStudents at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the feel good musical based on the smash hit 2003 film. With a new score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes, this musical adaptation has already proved to be a hit2017-08-19T14:30:00+01002018-01-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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PRICING  Mon-Thu £15-£69.50, Premium Seats £95, Fri-Sun £15-£75, Premium Seats £95-£129.50
DATES  24th October 2016 to 14th January 2018
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the feel good musical based on the smash hit 2003 film. With a new score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes, this musical adaptation has already proved to be a hit... More about this event
 
 

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4 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Holborn NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Kingsway Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  37% off
Great Queen Street, WC2B | 2 minutes from New London Theatre
Well-equipped, comfortable rooms await guests to this elegantly modern hotel in the heart of Theatreland. Set yourself up for the day with a hearty breakfast or ... More
 
 
 
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61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 3 minutes from New London Theatre
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Bloomsbury Way, WC1A | 4 minutes from New London Theatre
Set in the heart of the West End, Thistle Holborn - The Kingsley is well positioned with the British Museum very close by and the entertainments ... More
 
 
 
 
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Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from New London Theatre
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
 
 
 
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Fortune Theatre
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Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from New London Theatre
The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco and ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
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Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from New London Theatre
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
 
 
 
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Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
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170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from New London Theatre
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 6 minutes from New London Theatre
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Soho
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 7 minutes from New London Theatre
This cracking, refurbished Soho cinema shows a broad-range of art-house films. The three screens feature Dolby THX sound and ample leg-room. The regular Sunday double-bills ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 14th January 2018
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, WC2B | Same location as New London Theatre
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New London Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 3 minutes from New London Theatre
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
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New London Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 5 minutes from New London Theatre
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
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The Cartoon Museum
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35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from New London Theatre
Combining art with humour, this addition to London's museum-cum-gallery scene is refreshingly vibrant. From political cartoons of Thatcher, Brown, Bush and Blair to rare originals on ... More
 
 
 
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
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45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from New London Theatre
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
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Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from New London Theatre
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from New London Theatre
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29 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from New London Theatre
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1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from New London Theatre
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Bunga Bunga Covent Garden
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167 Drury Lane, WC2B | 1 minute from New London Theatre
With live theatre, Roman statues and a reproduction of the Trevi Fountain in the loos, Bunga Bunga sets the stage for a madcap and memorable night ... More
 
 
 
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167 Drury Lane, WC2B | 1 minute from New London Theatre
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176 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from New London Theatre
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The London Film School
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from New London Theatre
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from New London Theatre
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from New London Theatre
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The Hospital Club
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24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from New London Theatre
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from New London Theatre
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
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12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from New London Theatre
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from New London Theatre
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The Princess Louise
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208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 3 minutes from New London Theatre
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
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39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from New London Theatre
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from New London Theatre
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from New London Theatre
During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from New London Theatre
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
 
 
 
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Sir John Soane's Museum
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13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from New London Theatre
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from New London Theatre
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from New London Theatre
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
 

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Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

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The Donmar Warehouse 4 minutes walk from New London Theatre

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Theatre Royal Drury Lane 4 minutes walk from New London Theatre

Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

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Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 4 minutes walk from New London Theatre

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
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Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 23rd August 2017 

Ambassadors Theatre 5 minutes walk from New London Theatre

Evan Goldman is forced to move to a small town in Indiana after his parents divorce where he suffers the ...More

Mamma Mia!
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Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
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The Lion King
Theatre | Until 3rd December 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 6 minutes walk from New London Theatre

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 

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