From 22nd August 2018, term will begin for the year three cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock – The Musical at the newly named Gillian Lynne Theatre. Today sees the release of a further 350,000 tickets for this hit West End production, now booking to 20 October 2019. Based on the iconic film of the same title, School of Rock - The Musical sees the kids from Dewey’s band compete in the legendary Battle of the Bands and embrace the power of … [Read more...]
Gillian Lynne Theatre
The Gillian Lynne Theatre, formerly known as the New London Theatre, is a popular destination for theatre-goers in London. Located in the heart of the West End, the theatre has hosted a wide range of productions over the years, including the world-famous musical, Cats. If you're planning a visit to the Gillian Lynne Theatre, there are several convenient transport options to get you there.
The closest tube station to the Gillian Lynne Theatre is Covent Garden, which is served by the Piccadilly line. The theatre is only a short walk from the station, making it a convenient option for those travelling by public transport. Alternatively, you can also use the Holborn station, which is serviced by the Central and Piccadilly lines, or Tottenham Court Road, serviced by the Central and Northern lines.
If you prefer to travel by bus, there are several bus routes that stop near the Gillian Lynne Theatre, including routes 1, 8, 19, 25, and 38. You can also take the train to Charing Cross station, which is only a 15-minute walk from the theatre.
For those travelling by car, there are several public car parks nearby, including the NCP at Covent Garden and the Q-Park at Chinatown. However, it's worth noting that traffic in the West End can be busy, so it's always best to allow extra time for your journey.
Finally, if you're a fan of cycling, the Santander Cycles bike rental scheme has stations located throughout the West End, making it a convenient option for getting to the Gillian Lynne Theatre.
In conclusion, the Gillian Lynne Theatre is easily accessible by public transport, with several convenient options available. Whether you're travelling by tube, bus, train, car, or bike, getting to the theatre is quick and easy, making it a perfect choice for an evening out in London's vibrant West End.
Gillian Lynne Theatre
166 Drury Lane, London, United Kingdom, WC2B 5PW
Winner of the 2017 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music, School of Rock the musical has truly landed in London's West End. Based on the iconic, hit movie, this irresistible new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight–A pupils into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping mind-blowing rock band. But can he get them to the Battle of the … [Read more...]
Before school’s out this February half term, Andrew Lloyd Webber announces that later this month (24 February 2018) he will welcome a new group of kids to his Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical. Continuing in the West End at the Gillian Lynne Theatre (New London Theatre), School of Rock - The Musical is currently booking to 13 January 2019. In October this year, an Australian production will open at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne, a Broadway production continues … [Read more...]
School of Rock the Musical SYNOPSIS Based on the iconic, hit movie, this irresistible new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight-A pupils into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping mind-blowing rock band. But can he get them to the Battle of the Bands without their parents and the school’s headmistress finding out? Featuring 14 new songs from … [Read more...]
This evening (30th December 2017) the West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock - The Musical celebrated 500 performances at the New London Theatre (Gillian Lynne Theatre from 1st May 2018). The kids and adult cast gathered on stage before the milestone performance to celebrate the show’s achievement. School of Rock - The Musical opened in the West End in November 2016 to rave reviews and has since been the recipient of multiple theatrical awards, including the Olivier Award … [Read more...]