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St Martins Lane, London, WC2N 4ES

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St Martins Lane, London, WC2N 4ES

Year opened: 1904
Capacity: 2359

  • Concession stands
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  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

Located in St. Martin's Lane, the London Coliseum is one of the biggest family variety theatres in London. It was opened in 1904 and was designed by architect Frank Matcham with the intention of the venue being one of the finest music halls for entertainment. Until 1968, the venue was used for a range of events including film screenings, musical comedies, plays and variety shows. Sadler's Wells Opera Company (now the English National Opera) took over the venue in 1968, and along with the English National Ballet, the venue is used primarily for opera.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Sunset Boulevard

    Booking until May 07

  • Tristan and Isolde

    Opens Jun 09

  • Jenufa

    Opens Jun 23

Sunset Boulevard

Until May 7, 2016

Hollywood royalty Glenn Close makes her West End debut in this brand new semi staging of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. As part of the same initiative between the ENO and GradeLinnit Company that brought us Emma Thompson's unforgettable turn in Sweeney Todd this year, Sunset Boulevard will receive the concert treatment with backing from the ENO orchestra in this extra special run.

Tristan and Isolde

June 9-July 9, 2016

A tale as old as time, (or at least, a thousand years) Tristan and Isolde has long been considered the ultimate tale of passionate, romantic love in forbidden circumstances. With its universal theme of all-consuming love and bitter-sweet tragedy - it fits perfectly into Wagner's repertoire of epics.


June 23-July 8, 2016

The ENO present an updated version of Leos Janacek's 1904 seminal opera, moving the action forward to the 20th century Soviet Eastern Bloc. Familial honour is at stake, as a well-meaning woman takes terrible action to ensure her step-daughter's future.The composer wrote the opera as a tribute to his dead daughter. American soprano Laura Wilde takes on the role of Jenufa in this new debut.

May '16
June '16

Jun 23-Jul 8, 2016

July '16

Jun 23-Jul 8, 2016

August '16

Aug 11-14, 2016

December '16

Dec 6-10, 2016

Dec 14, 2016-Jan 7, 2017

Dec 14, 2016-Jan 8, 2017

January '17

Dec 14, 2016-Jan 7, 2017

Dec 14, 2016-Jan 8, 2017

Jan 11-22, 2017

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