Palace Theatre

Palace Theatre

Photo by Peter Brown 2017

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Chairman: Max Weitzenhoffer


Palace Theatre - seats 1383


Box office: 0844 482 9676


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Shaftesbury Avenue
London W1D 5AY

Council: Westminster

Region: London


Leicester Square (Northern, Piccadilly)
Tottenham Court Road (Central, Northern)

Charing Cross



Cambridge Circus

Day no:
14, 19, 24, 29, 38, 176

Night no:
N5, N20, N29, N38, N41, N279

About ...

The Palace Theatre was originally built by impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte as The Royal English Opera House in 1891, but was soon renamed as The Palace Theatre of Varieties. The theatre was Grade II listed by English Heritage in June 1960. The Palace Theatre is owned and operated by Nimax Theatres.

Access information


Assistance dogs are welcome. Theatre recommends purchasing a seat on the end of a row. Alternatively they provide a dog sitting service; advance booking is recommended.

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.

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Wheelchair access

Wheelchair user access is located in the Stalls. Access is through a side exit door on Shaftesbury Avenue. Make yourself known to the staff at the front doors or Box Office for access from 45 minutes before the show. There is a fully adapted unisex toilet at the rear of the Stalls.

Visual assistance

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing assistance

The theatre is fitted with a Williams Sound hearing assistance system. Headsets are available on a first come first served basis. The box office is fitted with an induction loop.

Current shows

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he's an employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of 3 children. And his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted.

Previews from: Tuesday 7 June 2016

Closes: ... no close date announced

Upcoming shows

The Show Must Go On!

THE SHOW MUST GO ON! LIVE AT THE PALACE THEATRE, is a concert which will celebrate the wealth of West End talent with all profits going to Acting For Others and The Fleabag Support Fund.

Previews from: Wednesday 2 June 2021

Closes: Sunday 6 June 2021

West End Musical Celebration Live at the Palace Theatre

Celebrate your favourite musicals and the return of live theatre with some of the biggest stars of the West End.

Previews from: Thursday 10 June 2021

Closes: Sunday 13 June 2021

Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt

Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this "electrifying" (Guardian) evening of stand-up and music.

Previews from: Monday 21 June 2021

Closes: Saturday 26 June 2021


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