Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production of School of Rock - The Musical is currently previewing at the New London Theatre (Gillian Lynne Theatre) with opening night set for 14th November 2016. School of Rock The Musical is initially booking to 12th February 2017. Based on the iconic hit movie and with a rocking new score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, School of Rock – The Musical follows slacker and wannabe rock star Dewey Finn turn a class of straight-A students into an ear popping, riff … [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
School of Rock burst onto London's scene today with their launch at the New London Theatre (Gillian Lynne Theatre). School of Rock in London has some big shoes to fill if it is to live up to its reputation on Broadway with over 1/2 million people having seen it already on Broadway. The show is based on the film, of the same name starring Jack Black with previews beginning on the 24th October 2016. Today we were treated to three songs from the show, 'Teacher's Pet,' 'If Only You would Listen,' … [Read more...]
If you walked into Show Boat knowing nothing of the story, you would be forgiven for thinking that you were in for two and a half hours of musical reparations. Groaning slaves stumble about the stage, staggering under the weight of huge cotton bales, while the portly, beetle-browed white man cracks the whip. But don’t worry – this show is no grimly moral, finger-wagging tale. Show Boat is about love: love between men and women; love between friends; love between parents … [Read more...]
Daniel Evans’ Sheffield Crucible production of Show Boat has now transferred to the West End with opening night on Monday 25th April 2016 at the New London Theatre. VIP guests included Bryan Adams, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ian McKellen, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Julian Ovenden, Samantha Spiro, Charlotte Randle, Martin Sherman, Ruby Wax, Ben Freeman and Richard Wilson. Show Boat is booking at the New London Theatre (Gillian Lynne Theatre) to 7 January 2017. The cast is … [Read more...]
Malcolm Sinclair (Capt. Andy Hawks) and Chris Peluso (Gaylord Ravenal) will join original Sheffield cast members Gina Beck (Magnolia Hawks), Lucy Briers (Parthy Ann Hawks), Rebecca Trehearn (Julia La Verne), Emmanuel Kojo (Joe), Sandra Marvin (Queenie), Alex Young (Ellie May Chipley) and Danny Collins (Frank Schultz) in the West End cast of Daniel Evans’ five star production of Show Boat. They are joined by John Coates, Adam Dutton, Kit Esuruoso, Nolan Frederick, Linford Johnson, Javar … [Read more...]