Venue InformationHer Majesty's Theatre
Address: 57 Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4QL
Nearest Underground or Train Station: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo line, Piccadilly line), Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 22, 22B, 38, 53, 88, 94, 159
What's on at the Her Majesty's Theatre?
Frequently Asked Questions
Access phone number: 020 7087 7966
Access email address: email@example.com
Accessible toilets situated: Stalls
Number of Wheelchair spaces: Stalls x4
Sound amplification: Induction Loop & Williams Infrared
Access from street to foyer: Ramp
Access from theatre foyer to seats (number = stairs): 22 down/18 up to Stalls, 32 to Royal Circle, 62 to Grand Circle, 89 to Balcony
Level access: Stalls from Charles II St
Stair lift, lift or ramp available: Ramp to foyer
Her Majesty's Theatre Facts
What date did the Her Majesty's Theatre open?
28 April 1897
Who designed the Her Majesty's Theatre?
C. J. Phipps
What was the first production at the Her Majesty's Theatre?
Seats of the Mighty by Gilbert Parker
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There have been four theatres on the site of the current Her Majesty’s Theatre in London.
The first theatre on the site of Her Majesty’s Theatre opened on 9 April 1705 as the Queen’s Theatre. Renamed the King’s Theatre in 1714, the theatre burnt down on 17 June 1789.
The second theatre opened on 26 March 1791, once again called the King’s Theatre, and was renamed to His Majesty’s Theatre, Italian Opera House in 1837. In 1847 it was renamed to simply His Majesty’s Theatre, before burning down on 6 December 1867.
The third theatre on the site formerly opened as Her Majesty’s Theatre on 28 April 1877, and then was demolished in 1892.
The fourth and current theatre opened on 28 April 1897 as Her Majesty’s Theatre, designed by C. J. Phipps. It opened with a production of Seats of the Mighty by Gilbert Parker.