West End Theatre Tour

West End Theatre Tour

Join our local historian and their buff, Dr Ed, along with actress Claudia on the London Theatres Walking Tour. The walking experience takes you through the theatre district situated in the heart of London and explores its fascinating backstory, and introduces you to the area’s bizarre traditions, its long connection with royalty, and strange tales of the unnatural!

On this tour you will also:
– Get in on the popular anecdotes, theatre terms, and bizarre traditions of London’s theatre culture.
– Walkthrough the trendy and lively neighborhoods of Covent Garden and Seven Dials.
– Discover the backstories of adaptations from beloved authors like J. K. Rowling and Agatha Christie.
* Duration: 45 minutes
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Walking & Biking Tours >> Walking Tours




Join our local historian and their buff, Dr Ed, along with actress Claudia on the London Theatres Walking Tour. The walking experience takes you through the theatre district situated in the heart of London and explores its fascinating backstory, and introduces you to the area’s bizarre traditions, its long connection with royalty, and strange tales of the unnatural!

On this tour you will also:
– Get in on the popular anecdotes, theatre terms, and bizarre traditions of London’s theatre culture.
– Walkthrough the trendy and lively neighborhoods of Covent Garden and Seven Dials.
– Discover the backstories of adaptations from beloved authors like J. K. Rowling and Agatha Christie.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: West End Theatre District, London England

Discover the West End independently!

Stop At: Royal Opera House, Bow Street, London WC2E 9DD England

What does opera have to do with theatre? Everything, as we will find out here!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Seven Dials Covent Garden, London WC2 England

We discuss more quirky traditions and record breaking achievements

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Mousetrap, St Martin’s Theatre, West St, London SW1E 5EA England

Agatha Christie’s book is the longest running production in history

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine Street Covent Garden, London WC2B 5JF England

We start with London’s oldest theatre as we uncover some royal connections

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Shaftesbury Avenue, London England

We meet the famous characters and play behind the Apollo, Gielgud, and Sondheim theatres

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Palace Theatre, 113 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 5AY, UK

Harry Potter fans, beware! We learn all about the past and present of this amazing building

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Haymarket Theatre Royal, 18 Suffolk Street, London SW1Y 4HA England

Break a leg! We finally discover the story behind theatre’s most famous expression

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: West End, London England

A great way to discover the worlds most iconic theatre district!