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London's West End Theatreland

Today - 1860 - 1882 - 1900 - 1951 - 2002 - Map Links

London's West End Theatres

Click on the Theatre Icons for more information, plus their Google Street View locations and nearby Theatres, all courtesy Historypin

 

Click on the Theatre Icons for more information on them, plus their Google Street View locations and nearby Theatres, all courtesy Historypin

London's West End Theatres Index

 

Theatreland in 1860

Hover cursor over yellow markers for Theatre Hotspots Strand Musik Hall - Later Gaiety Theatre Alhambra Theatre Coal Hole Evans's Super Rooms Lyceum Theatre Gatti's London Pavilion Music Hall Mogul Saloon Queens Theatre  opened 1867 Royal Strand Theatre Trocadero Music Hall Toole's Theatre Opera Comique Globe Theatre Olympic Theatre Empire Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane Sans Pareil / Aelphi Thetre The Savoy Theatre His Majesty's Theatre Royal Italian Opera House - Later Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Royal Victoria Theatre - Now the Old Vic Theatre Royal Haymarket

 

Theatreland in 1882

The Oxford Music Hall Close to Pricess's Theatre Alhambra Theatre London Pavilion Trocadero Music Hall Gaiety Theatre Lyceum Theatre Prince Of Wales Theatre Terry's Theatre The Savoy Theatre Tivoli Theatre Royal Strand Theatre Weston's Gatis's Site of Queens Theatre Mogul Saloon -  Middlesex Music Hall Evans's Supper Rooms Toole's Theatre Royal Avenue Theatre Opera Comique Olympic Theatre Globe Theatre Empire Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane Sans Pareil / Adelphi Theatre Royalty Theatre Royal Comedy Theatre Her majesty's Theatre Theatre Royal Haymarket The Vaudeville Theatre Royal Italian Opera House - Later Royal Opera House Covent Garden Theatre Royal Drury Lane Novelty Theatre

Hover cursor over yellow markers for Theatre Hotspots Strand Musik Hall - Later Gaiety Theatre Alhambra Theatre Coal Hole Evans's Super Rooms Lyceum Theatre Gatti's London Pavilion Music Hall Mogul Saloon Queens Theatre  opened 1867 Royal Strand Theatre Trocadero Music Hall Toole's Theatre Opera Comique Globe Theatre Olympic Theatre Empire Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane Sans Pareil / Aelphi Thetre The Savoy Theatre His Majesty's Theatre Royal Italian Opera House - Later Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Royal Victoria Theatre - Now the Old Vic Theatre Royal Haymarket

Image produced from the www.old-maps.co.uk service with permission of Landmark Information Group Ltd. and Ordnance Survey

 

Theatreland in 1900

Hover cursor over yellow markers for Theatre Hotspots Strand Musik Hall - Later Gaiety Theatre Alhambra Theatre Coal Hole Evans's Super Rooms Lyceum Theatre Gatti's London Pavilion Music Hall Mogul Saloon Queens Theatre  opened 1867 Royal Strand Theatre Trocadero Music Hall Toole's Theatre Opera Comique Globe Theatre Olympic Theatre Empire Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane Sans Pareil / Aelphi Thetre The Savoy Theatre His Majesty's Theatre Royal Italian Opera House - Later Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Royal Victoria Theatre - Now the Old Vic Theatre Royal Haymarket

 

Theatreland in 1951

Hover cursor over yellow markers for Theatre Hotspots Strand Musik Hall - Later Gaiety Theatre Alhambra Theatre Coal Hole Evans's Super Rooms Lyceum Theatre Gatti's London Pavilion Music Hall Mogul Saloon Queens Theatre  opened 1867 Royal Strand Theatre Trocadero Music Hall Toole's Theatre Opera Comique Globe Theatre Olympic Theatre Empire Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane Sans Pareil / Aelphi Thetre The Savoy Theatre His Majesty's Theatre Royal Italian Opera House - Later Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Royal Victoria Theatre - Now the Old Vic Theatre Royal Haymarket

 

Theatreland in 2002

Hover cursor over yellow markers for Theatre Hotspots Strand Musik Hall - Later Gaiety Theatre Alhambra Theatre Coal Hole Evans's Super Rooms Lyceum Theatre Gatti's London Pavilion Music Hall Mogul Saloon Queens Theatre  opened 1867 Royal Strand Theatre Trocadero Music Hall Toole's Theatre Opera Comique Globe Theatre Olympic Theatre Empire Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane Sans Pareil / Aelphi Thetre The Savoy Theatre His Majesty's Theatre Royal Italian Opera House - Later Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Royal Victoria Theatre - Now the Old Vic Theatre Royal Haymarket

London's West End Theatres

Adelphi Aldwych Ambassadors Apollo Apollo Victoria Arts Cambridge Criterion Dominion Drury Lane Duchess Duke Of Yorks Fortune Garrick Gielgud Harold Pinter Haymarket Her Majesty's London Coliseum London Palladium Lyceum Lyric New London Noel Coward / Albery Novello Old Vic Palace Peacock Phoenix Piccadilly Playhouse Prince Edward Prince of Wales Queen's Royal Opera House Savoy Shaftesbury St. Martin's Trafalgar Studios / Whitehall Vaudeville Victoria Palace Wyndham's

 

Other Sites with old maps of London

Genmaps - Old Maps of Great Britain

Dickens Map of London

Map of John Snow's London 1859

Greenwoods Map of London 1827

Charles Booth's Maps Descriptive of London Poverty

Smith's new map of London

 

Also see:

London's Lost Theatres - Article

London's Theatres and Music Halls Past and Present
London's Lost Theatres and Music Halls
London's Current West End Theatres
Leicester Square Theatres Index

Britain's Provincial Theatres
London's Pre 1907 West End seating plans
London Theatreland Maps 1860 1882 1900 1951 2002

Working Dimensions of London Theatre Stages 1960
Theatre Architects

 

 

 

Alhambra Theatre Theatre Royal Haymarket The Canterbury Terry's Theatre Tivoli Theatre Evans's Supper Rooms Elephant & Castle Theatre New Gaiety Theatre Old Gaiety Theatre Gatti's Gatti's London Hippodrome London Pavilion Trocadero Empire Theatre Lyceum Theatre Middlesex Music Hall Princess's Theatre The Oxford Music Hall Prince Of Wales Theatre Westons Royal Strand Theatre Surrey Theatre Toole's Theatre Royal Avenue Theatre - Playhouse Theatre Royal Drury Lane Royal Opera House Covent Garden Palace Theatre Sans Pareil / Adelphi Theatre Royalty Theatre Dean Street Soho Original Shaftesbury Theatre Garrick Theatre Duke Of York's Theatre / Formerly The Trafalgar Square Theatre The Corinthian Bazaar / Hengler's Grand Cirque / Later the London Palladium Comedy Theatre Criterion Theatre Lyric Theatre Her Majesty's Theatre The Vaudeville Theatre The Old Vic Theatre The Savoy Theatre Daly's Theatre Novelty Theatre Wintergarden Theatre Gaiety Theatre London Hippodrome Prince Of Wales Theatre Windmill Theatre Players Theatre Lyceum Theatre Playhouse Empire Theatre Leicester Square Theatre/Odeon West End Alhambra Theatre/Odeon Leicester Square Fortune Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane Palace Theatre Novello Theatre Princes Theatre / Later Shaftesbury Theatre London Opera House / Stoll / Royalty / Peacock Theatre Sans Pareil / Adelphi Theatre Royalty Theatre closed and later demolished 1953 Carlton Theatre, Haymarket Aldwych Theatre Apollo Theatre Ambassadors Theatre St. Martin's Theatre Plaza Theatre, Regent Street Wyndham's Theatre New Theatre / Later Albery / Later Noel Coward Theatre Duke Of York's Theatre / Formerly The Trafalgar Square Theatre Garrick Theatre London Coliseum London Casino / Now Prince Edward Theatre The London Palladium Cambridge Theatre The Dominion Theatre The Duchess Theatre Comedy Theatre Criterion Theatre The Globe Theatre / formerly Hicks Theatre / Now Gielgud Theatre Queen's Theatre Lyric Theatre The Phoenix Theatre Her Majesty's Theatre The Piccadilly Theatre The Vaudeville Theatre Whitehall Theatre / Now Trafalgar Studios Royal Opera House Covent Garden The Old Vic Theatre The Arts Theatre Theatre Royal Haymarket The Savoy Theatre Vue West End - Formerly Warner Theatre / Daly's Theatre Empire Leicester Square - Formerly the Empire Theatre Holborn Empire Kingsway Theatre New London Theatre Lyceum Theatre Players Theatre London Hippodrome night club Prince Of Wales Theatre London Pavilion converted to shops Trocadero shopping Virgin Megastore on site of The Oxford Site of the Princess's Theatre Site of The Gaiety Theatre Windmill Theatre Playhouse Empire Leicester Square - Formerly the Empire Theatre Fortune Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane Empire Theatre/Empire Cinema Alhambra Theatre/Odeon Leicester Square Leicester Square Theatre/Odeon West End Palace Theatre Wladorf / Strand / Whitney / Novello Theatre Sans Pareil / Adelphi Theatre London Opera House / Stoll / Royalty / Peacock Theatre Princes Theatre / Later Shaftesbury Theatre Aldwych Theatre Apollo Theatre New Ambassadors Theatre / Formerly Ambassadors Theatre St. Martin's Theatre Former Carlton Theatre, Haymarket, now a cinema Former Plaza Theatre, Regent Street, now a cinema and Tsco store Wyndham's Theatre Noel Coward Theatre / Formerly Albery / Earlier New Theatre Duke Of York's Theatre / Formerly The Trafalgar Square Theatre Garrick Theatre London Coliseum Prince Edward Theatre / Formerly The London Casino The London Palladium Cambridge Theatre The Dominion Theatre The Duchess Theatre Comedy Theatre / Harold Pinter Theatre Criterion Theatre Gielgud Theatre / Formerly Globe / Hicks Theatres Queen's Theatre Lyric Theatre The Phoenix Theatre Her Majesty's Theatre The Piccadilly Theatre The Piccadilly Theatre The Vaudeville Theatre Whitehall Theatre - Now Trafalgar Studios Royal Opera House The Old Vic Theatre The Arts Theatre Theatre Royal Haymarket The Savoy Theatre Vue Cinema - Formerly Warner Theatre / Daly's Theatre Site of the Holborn Empire Jermyn Street Theatre