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Arts TheatreThe 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. One of the smallest West End theatres, it has retained its reputation for short runs of innovative and controversial productions. The UK premiere of Beckett's Waiting for Godot was held at this theatre, as were The Vagina Monologues, The Pet Shop Boys Musical, and Justin Butcher's satire The Madness of George Dubya.

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Guess How Much I Love You (Over 3s)Guess How Much I Love You (Over 3s)A children's show based on the popular books by Sam McBratney.2017-12-16T11:00:00+00002017-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7† Great Newport Street† † † WC2H 7JB
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Guess How Much I Love You (Over 3s)
Mischief Movie NightMischief Movie NightMischief Theatre return to their comedy roots with an improvised movie live on stage.2017-12-16T19:45:00+00002018-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7† Great Newport Street† † † WC2H 7JB
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Mischief Movie Night
Sooz And Joe's Christmas ShowSooz And Joe's Christmas ShowStand-up comedian and singer Sooz Kempner is joined on the piano by Joe Louis Robinson for an evening of music and comedy.2017-12-17T20:30:00+00002017-12-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7† Great Newport Street† † † WC2H 7JB
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Sooz And Joe's Christmas Show
Six The MusicalSix The MusicalA cheeky musical reworking of the well-worn tale of Henry VIII and his six wives - which puts the spotlight firmly on the wives. Not suitable for under 12s.2017-12-18T20:00:00+00002018-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7† Great Newport Street† † † WC2H 7JB
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Six The Musical
Scrooge You!Scrooge You!Dickens's festive favourite is given the full cabaret treatment, along with mulled wine, mince pies, post-show parlour games and merriment.2017-12-22T20:30:00+00002017-12-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7† Great Newport Street† † † WC2H 7JB
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Scrooge You!
Bryony Twydle (Work-In-Progress)Bryony Twydle (Work-In-Progress)A demented solo character show awash with warped, arrogant and overly-ambitious characters from one fifth of award-winning sketch group The Jest.2018-01-19T20:00:00+00002018-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7† Great Newport Street† † † WC2H 7JB
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Bryony Twydle (Work-In-Progress)
The VignettesThe VignettesThe vocalists, Pippa Gearing and Lizzie Deane, perform a selection of popular tunes ranging from musicals to soul, together with a host of original songs written by the duo.2018-01-26T21:00:00+00002018-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7† Great Newport Street† † † WC2H 7JB
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The Vignettes
The Hospitality Industry's Pantomime: AladdinThe Hospitality Industry's Pantomime: AladdinThis annual institution features a range of surprise guests along with fantastical pantomime characters such as Widow Twankey and the Genie. Not suitable for under 16s.2018-01-31T19:15:00+00002018-02-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7† Great Newport Street† † † WC2H 7JB
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The Hospitality Industry's Pantomime: Aladdin
All Or NothingAll Or NothingTony McHale directs Carol Harrison's musical about the career of the 1960s pop group The Small Faces, including live performances of all their hits.2018-02-06T19:30:00+00002018-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7† Great Newport Street† † † WC2H 7JB
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All Or Nothing

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Charing Cross Railway Station
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City Thameslink Station
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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
1 minutes walk
China Town Masterpark
2 minutes walk

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St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £199† 32% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Arts Theatre
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £139† 25% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from Arts Theatre
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £143† 24% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Arts Theatre
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
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Alternative Theatres nearest Arts Theatre

Nearest to Arts Theatre
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The Hippodrome
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Arts Theatre
Most Londoners have a feeling of nostalgia when they see The Hippodrome, a famous and historic Grade II listed building adjacent to Leicester Square. What was ... More
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Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Arts Theatre
Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
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St. Martin's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Arts Theatre
Designed as a companion theatre to the New Ambassador’s, which stands next to it, separated only by the narrow Tower Court, St Martin’s was completed in ... More
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Near Arts Theatre
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Vue West End
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Arts 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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Prince Charles Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7 Leicester Place, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Arts Theatre
Having achieved almost cult status, this reasonably-priced, independent cinema in the heart of Leicester Square is not quite the true hidden gem it once was. ... More
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The 99 Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Arts Theatre
Playing across multiple venues across London seven days a week and 52 weeks a year - do they really put on shows on Christmas Day? - ... More
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Arts Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from Arts Theatre
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
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Wilde Creatures
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 15th to 31st December 2017
Arts Theatre, 404 Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from Arts Theatre
A month after staging The Gruffalo's Child at the Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, the Olivier-nominated Tall Stories present a new musical adventure for audiences of all ages ...More
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The Gruffalo's Child: Tall Stories
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 22nd November 2017 to 7th January 2018
Arts Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Arts Theatre
The sequel to The Gruffalo, which proved such a hit and a popular Christmas outing in the West End, The Gruffalo's Child is a stage version ...More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Arts Theatre
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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Arts Theatre
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Arts Theatre
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
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The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Arts Theatre
Taking in Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, Soho, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden and Leicester Square, The West End really does have it ... More
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Etsy House
London > Shopping > Art and Design
Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Arts Theatre
Etsy House opens in Covent Garden for three days on the 5th December 2014 selling a curated selection of some of the best that Etsy, the ... More
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Any Amount of Books
London > Shopping > Books
62 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Arts Theatre
A delightful second-hand bookshop with a wide choice that ranges from antiquarian first editions to the bargain basement. Rare books, first editions, modern literature, art and ... More
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Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Arts Theatre
Intrepid explorers already know where to travel for the best selection of maps and travel books. Stanfords should be the first pit stop on any journey. ... More
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Arte
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
Arts Theatre, 6 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as Arts Theatre
Brasseries ... More
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Tredwells
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
4a Upper St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Arts Theatre
Marcus Wareing, the chef behind Michelin-starred London restaurant MARCUS at The Berkeley Hotel, turns restaurateur with Tredwells, a casual British restaurant open seven days a ... More
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Salvador And Amanda
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
8 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Arts Theatre
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Education near Arts Theatre

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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from Arts 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 | 7 minutes from Arts 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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from Arts Theatre
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... 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 Arts 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
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Arts 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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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Arts 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 best pubs near London Arts Theatre.
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Arts 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 | 2 minutes from Arts Theatre
Gastropub ... More
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Arts Theatre
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
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The London Cocktail Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Arts 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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Cork & Bottle
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Arts Theatre
Located in the heart of the West End you’d expect it to be packed with the usual crowds but hidden in a basement below a sex ... More
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Arts Theatre
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Arts Theatre.
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Arts 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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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Arts 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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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Arts 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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Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from Arts Theatre

Harry contends with the ghosts of the past while his youngest son Albus struggles with the weight of a family ...More

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Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from Arts Theatre

Judging by the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced ...More

 
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part I
Theatre | Until 21st October 2018 

Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from Arts Theatre

John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne's fantasy adventure based on an original story by JK Rowling, Thorne and Tiffany, which is ...More

Mark Thomas: A Show That Gambles On The Future
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Drawing inspiration from his 2011 show Manifesto, stand-up and political activist Thomas takes suggestions from the audience about their predictions ...More

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Theatre | Until 7th January 2018 

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An adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's story book by Scamp Theatre....More

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