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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
  • Merchandise booths
  • 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

  • Carousel

    Booking until May 13

  • Bat Out of Hell

    Opens Jun 05

  • Kiss Me Kate

    Opens Jun 20, 2018


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Until May 13, 2017

Tony winner and consummate Jean Valjean Alfie Boe returns to the West End alongside classical cross-over artist Katherine Jenkins for 41 performances only of a brand new staging of Roger's and Hammerstein's musical of second chances. Famous for originating football anthem 'You'll Never Walk Alone' amongst a host of other beloved tunes from the iconic writing and composing duo, this hotly anticipated revival is directed by Lonny Price, (the man responsible for 2016's Sunset Boulevard), and features the ENO's 40 piece orchestra and chorus.

Bat Out of Hell

June 5-August 22, 2017

It is a truth universally acknowledged that most iconic concept albums worth their salt will eventually be adapted into a rock and roll musical experience to be enjoyed by euphoric audiences. Surprising then, that it took so long for Jim Steinman and Meatloaf's influential rock opera to make it to the stage, but fear not, for it will be exploding onto the West End in Summer 2017. With 20 classic bops, including 'Paradise by the Dashboard Light', 'Heaven Can Wait' and more, you won't have to wait to long dust off your leather jackets and rockabilly denim and prepare to rock, hard!

Kiss Me Kate

June 20-30, 2018

Opera North's acclaimed production about a musical version of Shakespeare's The Taming Of The Shrew makes its London premiere in June 2018. Featuring the company's full orchestra and chorus singing the tunes of Cole Porter, including Brush Up Your Shakespeare', 'Always True To You In My Fashion' and 'So In Love,' this shrewd musical sticks its tongue firmly in cheek as it saucily mirrors themes and characters from the Bard's original comedy! It's sexy, saucy and headed to London's Coliseum next summer for a limited 12 performances only, following a much anticipated UK tour in the spring.

April '17

Until May 13, 2017

May '17

Until May 13, 2017

June '17
July '17
November '17

Nov 22-23, 2017

December '17

Dec 13, 2017-Jan 6, 2018

Dec 13, 2017-Jan 6, 2018

Dec 13, 2017-Jan 6, 2018

January '18

Dec 13, 2017-Jan 6, 2018

Dec 13, 2017-Jan 6, 2018

Dec 13, 2017-Jan 6, 2018

June '18

Jun 20-30, 2018

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