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Trafalgar Theatre

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Trafalgar Theatre, London

14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Nearest Underground: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 9, 11, 12, 24, 29, 53, 77A, 88, 153, 159

Theatre Facts & History

Date opened: 29 September 1930
Theatre designed by: Edward A. Stone
First production: The Way To Treat A Woman by Walter Hackett
Number of seats: 630
Other info:

Originally called the Whitehall Theatre; Paul Raymond turned the theatre into a tourist museum called The Whitehall Theatre Of War in the late 1970’s; Refurbished and reopened on 5 March 1986 with J. B. Priestley’s When We Are Married; The Whitehall Theatre closed on 15 November 2003 for major reconstruction work; The theatre split into two studio auditoriums, renamed the Trafalgar Studios, and reopened with the RSC’s Othello on 3 June 2004. The theatre closed in March 2020 for major renovation to restore the venue to its original Art Deco style and remove the smaller Trafalgar Studio. It will reopen in 2021.

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