Venue Details & Map
3-5 Catherine StreetLondonWC2B 5LA
- 0845 4349290
- Public transport:
- (5mins) Go right on Long Acre; turn right into Bow Street and after 100 metres turn left (Russell Street) then immediately right onto Catherine Street, where the theatre is located 100 metres down.
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A little tired and battered. The seats are small, even for west end sizes. The only decent leg room row seemed to be F, but I would check with theatre monkey - that website that theatres hate and I love!
The stalls bar (marked American Airlines) is so discrete that we walked past it several times before venturing in. It's hot, small and crowded. I was expecting a diamond at the bottom of my...more
Very nice theatre, I especially loved the production of Love Story running early 2011, which I had to see twice in a week I loved it so much. Smaller theatre but not lacking in amenities. I will always give 4 stars though to these theatre's that have terrible leg room.more
Krapp's Last Tape, with Michael Gambon.
I arrived late - bad, I know - and the polite staff ushered me quickly upstairs to a box (not the seat I paid for) so I could see the play but not disturb other patrons. Perfect ushering. The theatre is small, which is fine, but it shows it's age.
As for the play, I was glad it was only 50 minutes. Mr.Gambon is a talent, of course, but this version...more
The Duchess opened on 25th November, 1929 and is one of the smallest 'proscenium arched' West End theatres. It has 479 seats on two levels.
The nearest Underground stop in Covent Garden. I consider myself really good at finding my way around various cities around the world. London at Covent Garden was one exception. With all the people and dense street configurations, it took me a longer...more