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Come and see how it works…

Ever wondered what really happens backstage, substage and even above stage? In light of the 3 major architecture awards the Shaftesbury Theatre has won we have decided to let you in on our secrets as a part of Open House London. Free tours will begin at 9am and will run every 15 minutes, the last…

New Fly Tower Wins 3 Awards

We’re award winners again! Our recently completed Fly Tower has won: The New London Architecture Award 2016 – Culture and Community Building Award 2016 – Small Project of the Year Civic Trust Award 2017   Want a closer look? Keep your eyes peeled for Open House London details, coming soon!  

Celebrating a year of Motown!

Today marks the first anniversary of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL arriving at the Shaftesbury Theatre – Happy Anniversary to us! To celebrate, we have extended booking to February 2018, releasing a further 200,000 tickets.  Take a look at the video below for some fun facts and figures about the show… and don’t forget to book your tickets! Book…


This Spring we are pleased to be working alongside the Australian producers of the smash-hit show, At Last – The Etta James Story, featuring songs such as Tell Mama, Sugar on the Floor, and her signature song, At Last amongst others.  We will be welcoming the sensational Vika Bull in the title role, along with a group of…

Christmas Opening and Motown Performance Times

CHRISTMAS OPENING TIMES Please be aware that over the festive period our opening times will be changing slightly – please see below for the days that will be affected. SAT 24th DEC – Theatre closed MON 26th DEC – Box Office open from 12pm TUES 27th DEC – Box Office open from 12pm MON 2nd…

New London Awards

We are delighted to share that we are now the proud recipients of the New London Architecture Award for the Best Cultural and Community development in London.  Presented to the Theatre and Bennetts Associates, the award recognises the Theatre’s Fly Tower extension which was completed at the beginning of March.  In a statement about the…

Building News

FLY TOWER PROJECT SHORTLISTED FOR BRITISH CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AWARD We are delighted to announce that our Fly Tower extension project has been named as a finalist at the British Construction Industry Awards. https://bcia.nce.co.uk/2016-finalists The project is also featured as the Showcase article in the Spring edition of THEATRES MAGAZINE from the Theatres Trust. We are thrilled with…

Spring updates

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL IS OFFICIALLY OPEN! The official opening of Motown the Musical was celebrated by the Company and Theatre on Tuesday 8th March with an invited audience of press and special guests including Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson and Mary Wilson of The Supremes. The show received a fabulous reaction from the audience and garnered…

Box Office Opening Times

We are currently preparing for the arrival of Motown the Musical.  Whilst we are getting ready, please be aware that the box office opening times will be as follows: Monday to Saturday 10am – 6pm Until Thursday 11th February For further information about Motown the Musical or tickets please click here.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Whilst the Theatre remains open for much of the festive season, please note that our box office times will vary at certain times. Please see our amended timetable here.

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