Shaftesbury Theatre London

Shaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8DP

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Shaftesbury Theatre
Address: 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8DP
Nearest Tube or Train: Holborn (Central line, Piccadilly line), Tottenham Court Road (Central line, Northern line), Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 8, 10, 14, 19, 22A, 22B, 24, 25, 29, 38, 40, 55, 73, 134, 176

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Theatre Facts and History

Date opened: 26 December 1911
Designer: Bertie Crewe
First production: The Three Musketeers
Number of seats: 1305
Other facts: Opened as the New Princes Theatre; renamed the Princes Theatre in 1914; renamed to the Shaftesbury Theatre in 1963. An earlier theatre called the Shaftesbury Theatre was built further up Shaftesbury Avenue, designed by C. J. Phipps, opened 20 October 1888 and was bombed and destroyed on 17 April 1941.

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