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Designed as a companion theatre to the New Ambassadors,which stands next to it, separated only by the narrow Tower Court, St Martin's was completed in 1916. In fact its spectacular classical facade is considerably more impressive than anything the Ambassador's has to offer. The interior is a vision in red velvet and dark polished walnut, with aglass dome arching over the top. This theatre has had its successes in the past, but its performance history is dominated by a single show. Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap transferred here from the Ambassador's in 1974 to continue its successful run. It has done that and more, continuing for threedecades and becoming in the process the world's longest-running play. It will no doubt continue to be performed here until every single person in the worldknows whodunnit.

 

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Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 9 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
The Montague on the Gardens
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
15 Montague Street, WC1B | 10 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
Overlooking the gardens of Montague Garden Square, this sedate hotel has a peaceful feel even though the British Museum is right next door and Covent Garden's ... More
 
 
 
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 11 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
 
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Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1A | 1 minute from St. Martin's Theatre
The towering Palace Theatre dominates Cambridge Circus. Five storeys of dark-red brick with octagonal towers on the top give it a looming aspect better suited to ... More
 
 
 
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Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
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Found111
London > Entertainment > Theatres
111 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 2 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
Found111 is a temporary theatre space housed at 111 Charing Cross Road, the original site of the Central St Martins School of Art. Having been ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Soho
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from St. Martin's 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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Vue West End
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
Vue's flagship West End cinema in Leicester Square, which first opened in October 1938, underwent a £6.6m refurbishment in 2017, upgrading its seating and sound systems ... More
 
 
 
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from St. Martin's 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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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st July to 23rd October 2021 - Various Times
St. Martin's Theatre, 6-7 Great Newport Street, WC2H | 2 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
Lucy Bailey directs Jonathan Slinger and Rosie Sheehy in David Mamet's incendiary drama about a female student, who threatens to file a claim of sexual harassment ...More
 
 
 
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Leopoldstadt
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th August to 30th October 2021 - Various Times
St. Martin's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
Patrick Marber directs the world premiere staging of Tom Stoppard's intimate drama set in 1900 Vienna in the crowded tenements of the old Jewish quarter, Leopoldstadt, ...More
 
 
 
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The Prince Of Egypt
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st July 2021 to 8th January 2022 - Various Times
St. Martin's Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
Scott Schwartz directs a biblical musical based on the DreamWorks Animation film, which includes the Oscar-winning song When You Believe, with music and lyrics by Stephen ...More
 
 
 
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
 
 
 
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
Soho, the set of streets and alleyways between Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Charing Cross Road and Regent Street is one of the most cosmopolitan parts of ... More
 
 
 
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Pierre Hermé Paris
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from St. Martin's Theatre
Celebrated chef patissier Pierre Hermé, known as the 'Picasso of Pastry', opened his third London boutique in late 2014, located on Monmouth Street in Covent Garden. ... More
 
 
 
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The Wild Bunch
London > Shopping > Florists
17 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from St. Martin's Theatre
Shrouded deep within the meandering warren of streets that criss-cross Covent Garden, Wild Bunch adds a welcome burst of colour to London's grey urban terrain. With ... More
 
 
 
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Adidas Originals Store
London > Shopping > Shoes
9 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from St. Martin's Theatre
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Souk Bazaar
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
27 Litchfield Street, Leicester Square, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from St. Martin's Theatre
North African cuisine. Booking essential. Separate room for parties. Occasional live entertainment. ... More
 
 
 
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The Ivy
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1-5 West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from St. Martin's Theatre
The Ivy emerged from an extensive refurbishment in 2015 with more natural day light, a dining bar for twenty, and the features that made it ... More
 
 
 
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1 Cambridge Circus, WC2H | 1 minute from St. Martin's Theatre
Shake Shack , the modern day 'roadside' burger stand which started out in 2004 in NYC's Madison Square Park, continues its expansion in London with ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Le Cordon Bleu
London > Education > Adult Education
15 Bloomsbury Square, Marylebone, London WC1A | 8 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
The London HQ of famed culinary institution Le Cordon Bleu , the cookery school widely considered as the guardian of French culinary techniques, trains ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from St. Martin's 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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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from St. Martin's 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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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
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The London Cocktail Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
 
 
 
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Swift
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Old Compton Street, W1D | 2 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
This little gem in the middle of Soho serves first class cocktails on two beautifully decorated floors. Book in for the dark and ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from St. Martin's Theatre
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
 

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Oleanna
Theatre | Until 23rd October 2021 

Arts Theatre 2 minutes walk from St. Martin's Theatre

Lucy Bailey directs Jonathan Slinger and Rosie Sheehy in David Mamet's incendiary drama about a female student, who threatens to ...More

Mary Poppins
Theatre | Until 13th February 2022 

Prince Edward Theatre 2 minutes walk from St. Martin's Theatre

Step in time with Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins and Charlie Stemp as chimney sweep Bert in Richard Eyre's revival ...More

Leopoldstadt
Theatre | Until 30th October 2021 

Wyndham's Theatre 3 minutes walk from St. Martin's Theatre

Patrick Marber directs the world premiere staging of Tom Stoppard's intimate drama set in 1900 Vienna in the crowded tenements ...More

Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 13th February 2022 

Sondheim Theatre 4 minutes walk from St. Martin's Theatre

Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's long-running musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's revolutionary novel of tragedy and loss plays out a ...More

The Prince Of Egypt
Theatre | Until 8th January 2022 

Dominion Theatre 5 minutes walk from St. Martin's Theatre

Scott Schwartz directs a biblical musical based on the DreamWorks Animation film, which includes the Oscar-winning song When You Believe, ...More

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical
Theatre | Until 3rd April 2022 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 5 minutes walk from St. Martin's Theatre

Clint Dyer directs a celebration of the life of the music superstar from humble beginnings in the hills of rural ...More

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella
Theatre | Until 13th February 2022 

Gillian Lynne Theatre 6 minutes walk from St. Martin's Theatre

The fairy tale heroine shall go the royal ball when Laurence Connor directs a musical comedy with a book by ...More

Frozen: The Musical
Theatre | Until 3rd April 2022 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 7 minutes walk from St. Martin's Theatre

Michael Grandage directs a magical stage musical based on the Disney animated film, which charts the journey of two sisters ...More

Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 7 minutes walk from St. Martin's Theatre

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 30th January 2022 

Duchess Theatre 7 minutes walk from St. Martin's Theatre

Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a hilarious play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society staging a murder mystery, which is beset ...More

 
 
 
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