Savoy Theatre London

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Savoy Theatre
Address: Strand, London, WC2R 0ET
Nearest Underground or Train Station: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77a, 91, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, RV1

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Pretty Woman: The Musical is a current production at the Savoy Theatre. The latest booking period for Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Savoy Theatre started 8 July 2021 and runs until 2 April 2023. Tickets for Pretty Woman: The Musical start at £24 and are available to book now
Public transport is recommended to travel to the Savoy Theatre.  The nearest underground or train stations are 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 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77a, 91, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, RV1.  If driving to the theatre, the nearest car parks are Q-ParkChinatown (more parking information).  For directions to the Savoy Theatre see our Google Maps directions or Apple Maps directions.
There is no specific dress code at the Savoy Theatre, with most people just wearing their everyday clothes.
Yes, the Savoy Theatre has an Air Conditioning system.
Savoy Theatre accessibility information
Access phone number: 0800 912 6971
Access email address: jamescarder@theambassadors.com
Accessible toilets situated: Dress Circle
Number of Wheelchair spaces: Dress Circle x2
Sound amplification: Radio Signal
Access from street to foyer: Level access to box office only
Access from theatre foyer to seats (number = stairs): 75 to Stalls, 32 to Dress Circle, additional stairs to rows; 2 to Upper Circle, additional stairs to rows
Level access: To Dress Circle
Stair lift, lift or ramp available: Ramp (to Dress Circle auditorium and access toilet)
The Savoy Theatre has 1158 seats.
The Savoy Theatre is owned by ATG

Savoy Theatre Facts

What date did the Savoy Theatre open?

10th October 1881

Who designed the Savoy Theatre?

C. J. Phipps / Frank A. Tugwell

What was the first production at the Savoy Theatre?

Gilbert and Sulivan's The Gondoliers

Other Savoy Theatre facts The first Savoy Theatre, designed by C. J. Phipps, was opened on 10 October 1881 with a production of Gilbert and Sulivan's Patience or Bunthorne's Bride; it was the first theatre to use electricity to light its auditorium rather than gas lighting. The second, current theatre was opened on 21 October 1929 - the original exterior was mainly intact but the interior was rebuilt to designs by Frank A. Tugwell; On 12 February 1990 whilst the theatre was being renovated a fire destroyed everything but the stage and backstage areas but it was restored and reopened on 19 July 1993

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Theatre History

The original Savoy Theatre was built by theatre and operetta impresario Richard D’Oyly Carte to house the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan.

It was designed by C. J. Phipps and Frank A. Tugwell, and opened on 10th October 1881 with a production of Gilbert and Sulivan’s The Gondoliers.

In 1929 the theatre had a beautiful makeover, withBasil Ionides designing an impressive art deco interior, reopening on 21 October 1929. The theatre was further restored in 1993 following a fire.

Recent musical productions at the Savoy include Beatles musical, Let It Be (2013), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (2014) starring Robert Lindsay and Katherine Kingsley, and Gypsy (2015) starring Imelda Staunton, Lara Pulver, and Peter Davison.

Recent plays presented at the Savoy include the RSC’s Richard III starring Robert Lindsay, Blithe Spirit with Penelope Keith and The Sunshine Boys starring Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths.

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  1. comment and review i came on saturday for the second time, coming to see dream girls .i came for the day from derbys.i really enjoyed the show .but it was spolit when at the end of the show i was one of the last ones out.i was told to go out of a side door.this led me to the back of the hotel i think .i didnt know where to go a friendly girl from the hotel told me where to go.it was an auful way to come out not safe for a senior citizen to go there was no one else there ,half way two men where coming down from the top road.i could have been robbed or attacked no one was there to know.you need to tell staff to think about who you are directing out of that door.its dark that way i was just glad i got out alright that way i was on my own.i would like to know you have got this message.

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