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

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Guided tours begin 15 September 2021. For any enquiries please contact our friendly team at

About the tour

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

Join us on an incredible guided tour of the West End’s most iconic theatre and discover hidden tales that date back over 350 years.

From ghosts to royal scandal, step inside and go behind-the-scenes as our expert tour guides unearth the secrets of the world’s oldest theatre site.

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Black and white historical image of a knight
Black and white historical image of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Black and white historical image of two actors on stage


Tours run

Wed & Fri – 10:30am, 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.


Over 350 years of theatrical history

With two royal boxes, and four comprehensive reconstructions, the Theatre Royal Drury Lane certainly has a colourful story to tell. To continue its legacy, the ambitious £60 million project to restore and reimagine The Lane for the modern day is ready to be revealed and welcome everyone.

Theatre Royal Drury Lane

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More than 350 years of unbelievable theatrical history

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