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The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on the day of its Bicentenary on the 10th of October 2012 during the run of Shrek - Photo M.L.

Above - The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on the day of its Bicentenary on the 10th of October 2012 during the run of Shrek

The Foyer of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane decked out with balloons on the day of its Bicentenary on the 10th of October 2012 during the run of Shrek - Photo M.L.

Above - The Foyer of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane decked out with balloons on the day of its Bicentenary on the 10th of October 2012 during the run of Shrek - Photo M.L.

 

One of the Grand Staircases in the newly restored Front of House at the Theatre royal Drury Lane on its unveiling day of the 15th of May 2013 - Photo M.L. - Click for more images.The Theatre's Front of House areas, specifically the Rotunda, Grand Saloon, and magnificent staircases, were the subject of a major refurbishment in 2013 by the Theatre's owner Andrew Lloyd Webber whose wish was to return it to its original Regency splendour.

Left - One of the Grand Staircases in the newly restored Front of House at the Theatre royal Drury Lane on its unveiling day of the 15th of May 2013 - Photo M.L. - Click for more images.

The unveiling of the £4m restoration was on the 15th of May 2013 and revealed the Theatre's original colour scheme, cleaned and restored paintings and statues, and the Grand Saloon's anti rooms being restored to their original use. Some more photographs taken on the day of the unveiling can be seen here.

 

The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane during the run of 'Shrek the Musical' in August 2011 - Photo M.L.

Above - The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane during the run of 'Shrek the Musical' in August 2011 - Photo M.L.

The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane whilst in production for 'Shrek the Musical' in February 2011 and before the new sign was added during the run.

Above - The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane whilst in production for 'Shrek the Musical' in February 2011 and before the new sign was added during the run.

 

The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in November 2008 whilst in production for Lionel Bart's 'Oliver', which began previews at the Theatre in December 2008 and opened on the 14th of January 2009.

Above - The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in November 2008 whilst in production for Lionel Bart's 'Oliver''

 

The Theatre Royal Drury Lane during the run of French & Saunders in September and November 2008.

Above - The Theatre Royal Drury Lane during the run of French & Saunders in September and November 2008.

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The Theatre Royal Drury Lane in March 2007 during production for the London Premier of 'The Lord Of The Rings' Photo M.L.

Above - The Theatre Royal Drury Lane in March 2007 during production for the London Premier of 'The Lord Of The Rings' Photo M.L.

 

The Theatre Royal Drury Lane in 2005 during the run of the hit show 'The Producers'

Above - The Theatre Royal Drury Lane in 2005 during the run of the hit show 'The Producers' which closed on the 6th of January 2007. - Photo M.L.

 

Poster on the entrance steps to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane during the run of 'Anything Goes' in 2004 advertising Richard Dreyfuss and Lee Evans in Mel Brook's 'The Producers.' Richard Dreyfuss had to pull out of the show days before the first preview and so never actually appeared in it. Nathan Lane flew over from the USA at the last minute, saving the London production and winning critical acclaim once again for his role as Max Bialystock. - Photo M.L. 04.

Above - Poster on the entrance steps to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane during the run of 'Anything Goes' in 2004 advertising Richard Dreyfuss and Lee Evans in Mel Brook's 'The Producers.' Richard Dreyfuss had to pull out of the show days before the first preview and so never actually appeared in it. Nathan Lane flew over from the USA at the last minute, saving the London production and winning critical acclaim once again for his role as Max Bialystock. - Photo M.L. 04.

Fan given away on hot days at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane during the run of 'The Producers.'

Above - Fan given away on hot days at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane during the run of 'The Producers.'

 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane with the National Theatre production of 'Anything Goes' in 2004 - Photo M.L.

Above - Theatre Royal Drury Lane with the National Theatre production of 'Anything Goes' in 2004 - Photo M.L.

 

 

The exterior of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane decorated for the Theatre's Tri-centenary in 1963 - From the personal collection of Alec Marlow, former Master Carpenter at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane - Courtesy Phil Davis.

Above - The exterior of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane decorated for the Theatre's Tri-centenary in 1963 - From the personal collection of Alec Marlow, former Master Carpenter at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane - Courtesy Phil Davis.

 

The Foyer of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in December 2006 - Photo M.L.

Above - The Foyer of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in December 2006 - Photo M.L.

 

The Grand Staircase leading from the Foyer to the Grand Circle of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 2006 - Photo M.L.

Above - The Grand Staircase leading from the Foyer to the Grand Circle of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 2006 - Photo M.L.

 

The Rotunda of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 2006 - Photo M.L.

Above - The Rotunda behind the Grand Circle of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 2006 - Photo M.L.

 

The Grand Staircase leading from the Foyer to the Grand Circle of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 2006 - Photo M.L.

Above - The Grand Staircase leading from the Foyer to the Grand Circle of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 2006 - Photo M.L.

 

The Grand Saloon Bar of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane - Photo M.L. 2011

Above - The Grand Saloon Bar of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane - Photo M.L. 2011

 

The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane Auditorium in 2006 - Photo M.L.

Above - The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane Auditorium in 2006 - Photo M.L.

 

Auditorium 2004 - Photo M.L.

Above - Auditorium 2004 - Photo M.L.

 

Auditorium 2004 - Photo M.L.

Above - Auditorium 2004 - Photo M.L.

 

Auditorium 2004 - Photo M.L.

Above - Auditorium 2004 - Photo M.L.

 

Auditorium 2004 - Photo M.L.

Above - Auditorium 2004 - Photo M.L.

 

Auditorium 2004 - Photo M.L.

Above - Auditorium 2004 - Photo M.L.

 

Auditorium 2004 - Photo M.L.

Above - Auditorium 2004 - Photo M.L.

All images Copyright M.L. 2008.

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