Theatre Royal Drury Lane Tours

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Nestled in the heart of Covent Garden, the Theatre Royal Drury Lane has survived tragedy, fire, bankruptcy & even murder

Join us on a magical journey through theatrical history at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, the oldest theatre on the same site in the world.

Immerse yourself in the birthplace of the musical, modern pantomime, moving scenery, regular rehearsals and naturalistic acting, in our beautifully renovated theatre.

Discover the origins of theatrical terms such as Crew, Props and Box Office, as our expert actors entertain you with stories of stars, innovation, Royal scandal and even murder. Who knows, you may even get to see one of Drury Lane’s famous ghosts!

TICKETS Individuals £18.50 (No booking fee)


Mon – 10:30am, 12pm
Wed – 10:30am, 12pm, 2:30pm
Fri – 12pm, 2:30pm
Thu & Sat – 10:30am, 12pm
Sun – 10:30am

Guided tours are in English and last approximately 1 hour. There are 20 spaces available per tour. Sometimes we’ll need to change the route due to other events taking place in the building.

Please note this is a walking tour with numerous steps and backstage areas, we recommend wearing comfortable shoes. Theatre Royal Drury Lane is also a working theatre so the tour route may vary.

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Tours Gift Voucher

Not sure which date to book? A Tours Gift Voucher is your ticket to almost 400 years of theatre history.



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Day or evening, the perfect place to meet, eat & drink. A relaxed café & bar with soaring high ceilings, oversized chandeliers, beautiful local flowers and lush plants, with indoor & outdoor seating.


Indulge in a truly unique Regency-inspired Afternoon Tea in the Grand Saloon of Theatre Royal Drury Lane, with a seasonally changing menu by renowned ‘Queen of Cakes’ Lily Vanilli.


The perfect spot post-theatre, with beautifully crafted cocktails by award-winning cocktail connoisseur Tristan Stephenson. Inspired by Cecil’s legendary My Fair Lady costume designs and his Bright Young Things.


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