Opened in 1924, The Fortune Theatre is located in Russell Street, Covent Garden and stands on the site of the old Albion Tavern.
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Russell Street, London, WC2B 5HH
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+44 (0)20 7369 1737
Venue Details & Map
Russell StreetLondonWC2B 5HH
- +44 (0)20 7369 1737
- Public transport:
- (5mins) Go right on Long Acre; turn right into Bow Street and after 100 metres go left on Russell Street, from where the theatre logo can be seen.
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Sir Mix a Lot would love this place!
Why do I say that? Because the seats are so generous!
Saw "Woman in Black" here and was surprised with a roomy, comfortable second row seat. My knees didn't press up against the chair in front of me, a had room to sit to the side if I chose....It was a comfortable theater experience, which is unheard of in NYC.
The show was fine. Actors were good,...more
Perfect little theatre to see the Woman in Black. It shows it's age, however the setting fits perfectly with the eeriness of the play. We were in the upper circle and could see the stage clearly. The chairs were pretty comfortable as well.There was only 1 ladies stall and one 1 person serving the bar for the entirety of the upper circle, so there was a bit of a queue. However would definitely...more
This is a very intimate theatre, the view is very good, facilities are good, The woman in Black hmm VERY GOOD, it was an enjoyable experiencemore
4 stars for the unique experience. Why not catch a performance of the Woman in Black before it hits the big screen?
I will say that while the show was not "the most terrifying theatre experience on the planet yadda yadda," it left two young women behind me in absolute panic and tears.
So why three stars?
1. Ticket prices are iffy. I purchased my pair for £70 total, advertised at a...more
I love the woman in black and this theatre!
I am the sort of geek that might make a small involuntary scream at scary films in the cinema (it's quite embarrassing.) I found this play to be a creepy sort of scary...with several 'jumpy' moments that made my heart lurch. I don't think I screamed out loud, but I did grab my friend's hand a few times - much to her amusement.
There were nervous...more