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Cambridge TheatreThe Cambridge Theatre is a 1930s design classic in the Art Deco style, with smooth, sparsely decorated curves and two stunning gold murals. Its simplicity is belied by a long history of bizarre and spectacular productions, from the West End's first ice dancing (John Curry's Theatre of Ice), through the high-camp of Return to the Forbidden Planet to the all-singing, all-dancing Ku Klux Klan members in Jerry Springer, the Opera. In its time, this dignified auditorium has played host to a cinema, an opera company, the Comedie Francaise, the National Theatre, a magic show and some of the most important figures in theatre. John Mortimer's first play The Wrong Side of the Park (1960) was produced here, Albert Finney first made his name here, Jonathan Miller directed Laurence Olivier in The Merchant of Venice (1970) here, and Bruce Forsyth and Tommy Steele had some of their biggest stage musical hits on this very stage. Quite a pedigree.

 

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Matilda The MusicalMatilda The MusicalMatilda The MusicalThe Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at the Cambridge Theatre in London's West End. Directed by Matthew Warchus and adapted by seasoned playwright Dennis Kelly and the award-winning Australian musical comedian Tim Minchin, Matilda puts its child sta2019-03-22T00:00:00+00002020-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at the Cambridge Theatre in London's West End. Directed by Matthew Warchus and adapted by seasoned playwright Dennis Kelly and the award-winning Australian musical comedian Tim Minchin, Matilda puts its child sta... More about this event
 
 

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2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
China Town Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £118  21% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £189  27% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  37% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest Cambridge Theatre

Nearest to Cambridge Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St. Martin's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Designed as a companion theatre to the New Ambassador’s, which stands next to it, separated only by the narrow Tower Court, St Martin’s was completed in ... More
 
 
 
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Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Opera House
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
This impressive building in the heart of Covent Garden has been playing host to major stars of the classical music world since 1858. The third ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Cambridge Theatre

Near Cambridge Theatre
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Curzon Soho
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
This cracking, refurbished Soho cinema shows a broad-range of art-house films. The three screens feature Dolby THX sound and ample leg-room. The regular Sunday double-bills ... More
 
 
 
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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Vue West End
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Vue's flagship West End cinema in Leicester Square, which first opened in October 1938, underwent a £6.6m refurbishment in 2017, upgrading its seating and sound systems ... More
 
 
 
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Near Cambridge Theatre
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The Starry Messenger
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th May to 10th August 2019
Cambridge Theatre, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Hollywood star and multiple Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick makes his West End debut at Wyndham's Theatre opposite Elizabeth McGovern from Downton Abbey. The star of ...More
 
 
 
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The Price
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th February to 27th April 2019
Cambridge Theatre, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
This February, Wyndham's Theatre presents a new adaptation of Arthur Miller's The Price as a 50th anniversary celebration of the work. Directed by Jonathan Church, the ...More
 
 
 
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February to 19th October 2019
Cambridge Theatre, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Cambridge Theatre
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Cambridge Theatre
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Rococo Chocolates Covent Garden
London > Shopping >
38 Earlham Street, WC2H | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
This gorgeous shop is the brainchild of designer Chantal Coady, who opened the first Rococo store in 1983, and is dedicated to producing the finest and ... More
 
 
 
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Poste Mistress
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
61-63 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
Poste Mistress is the designer off-shoot of high street shoe shop Office. Its unique collection, only available here and at Harvey Nichols, features designers such as ... More
 
 
 
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Thomas Neal Centre
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
29-41 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
This is a trend-setter’s heaven. Some say it’s a bit pretentious but there’s certainly no better place to pick up the latest streetwear collections. The inside ... More
 
 
 
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Canela
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
33 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
This Portuguese deli / cafe serves up a popular choice of affordable, freshly prepared meals, desserts and drinks. Daily changing salads, quiches and grilled sandwiches are ... More
 
 
 
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Strada - Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
13-15 Tavistock Street, The Opera Quarter, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
Strada on Tavistock Street in Covent Garden is a part of the well known group of contemporary Italian restaurants serving good quality, simple, freshly prepared dishes ... More
 
 
 
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Progreso
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Downstairs, Thomas Neal’s Centre, 35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
Two London addresses, both ideal for a break from frantic shopping. Escape the hustle and bustle of Portobello Road, or the sea of fashion outlets in ... More
 
 
 
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Near Cambridge Theatre
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Cambridge Theatre.
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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Cambridge Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Cambridge Theatre
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
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The London Cocktail Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Cambridge Theatre
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
 

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Six The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2020 

Arts Theatre 2 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' playful musical history lesson about Henry VIII and his six wives, which puts the spotlight ...More

The Royal Ballet: Don Quixote
The Royal Ballet: Don Quixote
Dance | Until 4th April 2019 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

A "fantastical folly of a show" (Evening Standard), Carlos Acosta's Don Quixote, his first major production for the Royal Ballet, ...More

 
Royal Ballet: Romeo And Juliet
Dance | Until 11th June 2019 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

Kenneth MacMillan's ballet adapted from Shakespeare's romantic tragedy is set to Prokofiev's music....More

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 19th January 2020 

Palace Theatre 3 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

From the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced the ...More

 
Come From Away
Theatre | Until 14th September 2019 

Phoenix Theatre 3 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

Christopher Ashley directs the UK premiere staging of the Tony Award-winning musical about the residents of a small Newfoundland community, ...More

All About Eve
All About Eve
Theatre | Until 11th May 2019 

Noel Coward Theatre 3 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

This February, Gillian Anderson and Lily James will star in a stage version of All About Eve. Directed by Ivo ...More

 
Magic Mike Live
Magic Mike Live
Dance | Until 5th January 2020 

The Hippodrome 3 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the ...More

 
The Price
The Price
Theatre | Until 27th April 2019 

Wyndham's Theatre 4 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

This February, Wyndham's Theatre presents a new adaptation of Arthur Miller's The Price as a 50th anniversary celebration of the ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 20th April 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 4 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Josh Smith Trio
Concerts | On 26th March 2019 

The Borderline 4 minutes walk from Cambridge Theatre

The guitarist and vocalist from America performs blues with his trio....More

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Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

This Easter holidays a musical adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's children's book comes ...More

 
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Theatre | From 9th May 

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Clive Rowe stars as Mr Badger in the hip hop musical adaptation of In the ...More

 
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Comedy | From 10th July 

Underbelly Festival

Fast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop improvisations from Rob Broderick, who seamlessly weaves audience ...More

 
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Award-winning slapstick comedy circus show which takes wheelie bins to new heights and delivers a ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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