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.
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Phoenix Theatre Reviews
Just been to see this - best thing I have seen in a long long time. Everyone should go and see it. Has the lot: tears, laughs, great songs, even better characters. more »
We bought two tickets for Come From Away from London Theatre Bookings. The musical is playing at Phoenix Theatre. Our GBP50 tix entitled us to a free drink (coffee, soda...) and a pastry (cookies, Dan... 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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