UK Travel Guide


Phoenix Theatre

The Phoenix, more than any other theatre in London, is closely associated with the great Noel Coward. When the Gilbert Scott designed theatre opened in 1930, its first production was the unveiling of the now classic Noel Coward's Private Lives. Along with the playwright, Gertrude Lawrence, Adrienne Allen and Laurence Olivier made up the original cast. Throughout the next 30 years the theatre continued to feature works of Coward, some of which he also acted in. In recognition of this long association the foyer bar was named for him, and paintings and photographs line the walls. The 1980's saw a move towards musicals with the staging of Are You Lonesome Tonight? the bio-musical about Elvis Presley, and more recently, Willy Russell's Blood Brothers.

Located at: Charing Cross Road, London, WC2

Telephone: 020 7369 1733

Opens: Box Office Open 10:00am - 8:00pm

Cost: 10.50 - 29.50

Closest Subway Station: Leicester Square Station (Click to see more atrraction at this station)