Events at Duchess Theatre
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3-5 Catherine StreetLondonWC2B 5LA
- 0845 4349290
A larger theatre just off Aldwych in Covent Garden. We recently came to see The Play That Goes Wrong, which basically a farce. It was funny however it was a little bit ridiculous and the plot does get a bit tired after a while.
We sat in the dress circle right at the front. The view was great and there was lots of space for my legs.more
I went here for a show the other night. The play was fantastic. The theatre? ... Not so much.
The Dutchess Theatre needs some serious love. It's easy the most run down theatre I've been to in London. The seats as well worn and if someone bigger is sitting next to you, they're really going to be sitting next to you. The space is also very small and it's hard to move from one side of the...more
I love the Duchess, it is a delightful theatre, one of the youngest and smallest West End theatres, so you are always very intimate with the actors, you can see them, and they can see you! The theatre seats feel a lot more roomy and there is aircond (very welcomed on a hot summer's day!) The ladies toilets are the best, more cubicles for a change, very modern, clean and light, and room to...more
Arturo Ui might not be the easiest afternoon in the theatre but we found a deal...£20 tickets with a glass of champagne .... and not just any champagne but my favourite Lanson Black Label. Delicious.
We sat on the very back row of the dress circle and could see and hear perfectly and we had more leg room than in some other theatres.
So, overall, an enjoyable afternoon.more
Now I had read other peoples reviews of this theatre before I went to see The Fences starring Lenny Henry.
The theatre is old built in 1929 apparently, so if i can survive for 84 years and not actually look old and weather battered like this place I would suggest that would be a good innings in anyones book.
The theatre is on the small side and for the taller person the seating does not...more