Lyric Theatre

The oldest surviving of all the theatres currently on Shaftesbury Avenue

gallery image

The Lyric Theatre is the oldest surviving of all the theatres currently on Shaftesbury Avenue. The foyers and bar areas were completely redocorated in 1932/33 while the exterior was restored in 1994.

The Lyric Theatre initially staged mostly light operattas when it first opened before subsquently staging light comedies and straight drama.

Tell us what you think...

Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 4ES

Visit website

More inspiration...

  • events inspiration homepage image

    Theatre503

    A lovely theatre-above-a-pub in Battersea
  • events inspiration homepage image

    Cutty Sark

    The oldest surviving tea clipper, where you can explore inside and underneath the vessel
  • events inspiration homepage image

    Royal Court Theatre

    Leading national company based in Sloane Square
  • events inspiration homepage image

    Young Vic

    Great venue to see some of the best theatre in London

Love what you've seen?

Subscribe to our newsletter today to WIN £100 of Theatre tokens.