The Phoenix was designed by Giles Gilbert Scott and Bertie Crewe. It opened in 1930 with the premiere of Noël Coward’s Private Lives starring the author, Gertrude Lawrence and Laurence Olivier.Make your London itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
Many star actors have appeared at the theatre including Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg, John Gielgud, Dustin Hoffman, Derek Jacobi, Kenneth Branagh and Stephen Fry.
More recently the theatre has presented a number of successful musicals including, between 1991 and 2012, Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers which became the theatre’s longest-running show and was seen by over 5 million people.
Tours To Phoenix Theatre
West End Musicals Silent Disco Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $25
Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
Come From Away in London BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $85
Duration: 3 hours
Bustling Bloomsbury: Master street photography on an audio walking tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $5
Duration: 120 to 240 minutes
Phoenix Theatre Reviews
Fantastic production telling the little known tale of the days following 911 when several planes had to be diverted to the remote town of Gander in Newfoundland. Despite the tragic backdrop this is a.... more »
This is second time in as many years I've seen this show - I recognize some of the actors! Excellent show, funny, sad, thought provoking and moving all at the same time. Well worth going to see it... more »
Saw come from away, back of dress circle. Great view, lovely theatre, very nice toilets! Purchased tickets for kids week, so very reasonable. Never seen a show before where the whole theatre were on their feet literally seconds after the end, for a standing ovation.
I went to see Come from away at the Phoenix Theatre, and it was brilliant. The show was good and the theatre is beautiful. I had seats in the front row of the dress circle and they were perfect. Fantastic view
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