The New London Theatre is probably best known as the home of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Cats and even more recently as that of the National Theatre’s production of War Horse. The theatre is a short walk from the famous Covent Garden market and piazza, the Royal Opera House and a variety of shops, restaurants and cafés. If you are celebrating a special occasion or entertaining guests why not take advantage of our own in house hospitality by organising a VIP Experience to make your visit even more special.
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Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5SU
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Venue Details & Map
New London Theatre
Covent GardenLondonWC2B 5SU
- +44 844 412 4654
- Public transport:
- (5mins) Go right on Long Acre; turn left at Drury Lane and you’ll see the theatre 100 metres away on a corner.
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- Raked or tiered seating offered
3.5 stars. I just round up.
A few minutes walking from Covent Garden, this is a fairly modern theatre. No historical significances or intricate interior detailing. There are multiple stages here and I believe, two showings of War Horse happening simultaneously when I went to see it.
VERY clean. Easy to navigate. Spacious foyer for drinks. Accepts card for souvenir...more
After some research, I decided that "War Horse" was going to be the one and only show I catch in London because of my limited time there, and I'm sure glad I picked this one! The life-size puppets of the horses were impressive. I had a moment of awe when the young horse transformed into an "adult horse." Even though my seat was the first row next to the stage all the way to the left, I thought...more
The New London Theatre is tucked away in one of the fringes of London's theatreland but not a long walk from Covent Garden.
It has quite a unique feel with its circular stage and banked seats surrounding the stage, giving all seats a good view and connecting the audience more with the drama and action due to the apparent proximity to the stage. In fact, during the performance of Cats, the...more
I wondered what was so "new" about the New London Theatre, given it was a rather dated building. As an American in London, I suppose everything is relative.
I saw War Horse here and the venue is fantastic for viewing purposes. Intimate and not a bad seat in the house. It has a full bar, actually two, if you need something at intermission.more
I recently saw War Horse here... and believe me, it was incredible. The show was without doubt worthy of a 5 star review. But hey, this is about the theatre.
New London Theatre is a 1970's architect's wet dream. The exterior and lobbies are a mish-mash of tinted glass, pebbledash, jutting balconies, Escher like staircases and mezzanines. The Theatre Royal it is not. But, once inside the...more