Duke of York’s Theatre London

Venue Information

Duke of York's Theatre
Address: 45 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG
Nearest Underground or Train Station: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line), Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to the Duke of York's Theatre?
Public transport is recommended to travel to the Duke of York's Theatre.  The nearest underground or train stations are Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line), Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line). If arriving by bus, then the nearest bus lines are 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176.  If driving to the theatre, the nearest car parks are Q-ParkChinatown and Q-Park Trafalgar (more parking information).  For directions to the Duke of York's Theatre see our Google Maps directions or Apple Maps directions.
Is there a dress code at the Duke of York's Theatre?
There is no specific dress code at the Duke of York's Theatre, with most people just wearing their everyday clothes.
Does the Duke of York's Theatre have air conditioning or air cooling?
Yes, the Duke of York's Theatre has an Air Conditioning system.
What is the Accessibility at the Duke of York's Theatre?
Duke of York's Theatre accessibility information
Access phone number: 0800 912 6971
Access email address: doyboxoffice@theambassadors.com
Accessible toilets situated: Circle
Number of Wheelchair spaces: Circle x2
Sound amplification: Sennheiser MobileConnect
Access from street to foyer: Level access
Access from theatre foyer to seats (number = stairs): 23 to Stalls, 23 to Upper Circle
Level access: Royal Circle Row C (Wheelchair spaces)
Stair lift, lift or ramp available: N/A
How many seats are in the Duke of York's Theatre?
The Duke of York's Theatre has 640 seats.
Who owns the Duke of York's Theatre?
The Duke of York's Theatre is owned by ATG

Duke of York's Theatre Facts

What date did the Duke of York's Theatre open?

10 September 1892

Who designed the Duke of York's Theatre?

Walter Emden

What was the first production at the Duke of York's Theatre?

The Wedding Eve by F. Toulmouche

Other Duke of York's Theatre facts

The Duke of York's Theatre was formerly known as the Trafalgar Square Theatre or the Trafalgar Theatre.


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Theatre History

The Duke of York’s is one of London’s best known and most historic mid-size playhouses.

The theatre was designed by Walter Emden and opened on 10 September 1892 with a production of The Wedding Eve by F. Toulmouche.

The first ever production of J M Barrie’s Peter Pan opened at the Duke of York’s theatre in 1904, and such was its immediate popularity that it was revived every Christmas for the next ten years.

A myriad of celebrated productions over the years have included Half Life with John Gielgud, Clouds with Tom Courtenay and Felicity Kendal, and American Buffalo starring Al Pacino.


Theatre Previous Shows

Past shows that have played at the Duke of York's Theatre include:

Mother Goose
The Glass Menagerie
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Eric & Ern
The Girl On The Train
Touching The Void
The Son
Rosmersholm
Home, I’m Darling
Summer And Smoke
King Lear
The Moderate Soprano
Ink
Mary Stuart
Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour
How the Other Half Loves
The Dresser
Doctor Faustus
The Father
Farinelli and the King
Hay Fever
The Nether
Neville's Island
Jeeves and Wooster
Hetty Feather
A Doll's House
Passion Play
The Judas Kiss
Constellations
Goodnight Mister Tom
Posh
Jumpy
All New People
Journey's End

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