Piccadilly Theatre

The Piccadilly Theatre​ operated as a cinema early on in its life, making entertainment history when it premiered the very first talking picture to be shown in Britain. ​The Piccadilly​ has presented most forms of stage entertainment from Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? ​To ​A Night with Dame Edna​. There have been a variety of Royal Shakespeare Company productions including ​Edward II ​starring ​Ian McKellen​, and ​Henry Fonda​ also made his West End debut in the solo play, Clarence Darrow.

The 1990’s brought about an array of musicals, ballets and dance, notably the most successful commercial ballet season ever to play in the West End, with ​Adventures in Motion Pictures’ Swan Lake​. Over the years, famous names has starred in a variety of shows such as; ​Dame Judi Dench​, ​Michael Pennington​, ​Julia MacKenzie​, ​Eric Sykes​. Over the years it has also hosted the smash-hit musical Spend Spend Spend​ starring Olivier award-winning actress, ​Barbara Dickson​, Noises Off ​starring ​Lynn Redgrave​ and the transfer of the multi-award winning Jersey Boys.

The Piccadilly Theatre was built in 1928 and is one of the largest theatres in London. The Piccadilly has presented most forms of stage entertainment and hosted some of the most famous faces in the business including Judi Dench, Ian McKellen and Barbara Dickson. Recent productions include Ghost the Musical, Jersey Boys and Annie.

The Piccadilly Theatre operated as a cinema early on in its life, making entertainment history when it premiered the very first talking picture to be shown in Britain. The Piccadilly has presented most forms of stage entertainment from Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? To A Night with Dame Edna. There have been a variety of Royal Shakespeare Company productions including Edward II starring Ian McKellen, and Henry Fonda also made his West End debut in the solo play, Clarence Darrow.

The 1990’s brought about an array of musicals, ballets and dance, notably the most successful commercial ballet season ever to play in the West End, with Adventures in Motion Pictures’ Swan Lake. Over the years, famous names has starred in a variety of shows such as; Dame Judi Dench, Michael Pennington, Julia MacKenzie, Eric Sykes. Over the years it has also hosted the smash-hit musical Spend Spend Spend starring Olivier award-winning actress, Barbara Dickson, Noises Off starring Lynn Redgrave and the transfer of the multi-award winning Jersey Boys.

Call the box office on 0844 412 6666 for bookings and answers to your questions. You can pick up pre-bought tickets at the box office from 45 minutes before the performance starts. To do so you’ll need your booking reference number plus the credit or debit card with which the booking was made.

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