One of the youngest and most attractive theatres in the West End, having opened in 1930 with interior decoration by Serge Chemayeff of Waring and Gillow.
These were completely restored under the supervision of Carl Toms in 1986.
The theatre opened on 4 September1930, built by its first manager B A Meyer, to designs by architects Wimperis Simpson and Guthrie. Constructed by Gee Walker and Slater Ltd, the interior decoration was by Serge Chemayeff of Waring and Gillow. The first production was André Charlot’s revue...
The nearest underground stations are Covent Garden (Piccadilly line) and Leicester Square (Piccadilly and Northern lines).
Where we provide a seating plan for events, every effort is made to show you the correct information. However, we are unable to guarantee the accuracy of our seating plans in case of short term or venue specific changes due to production requirements. Seating plans are generally provided as a guide only and are not an exact representation of the seating layout at the venue.
No steps to the foyer through 2 sets of double swing doors. Box office counter on right. Staircases between levels have 2 handrails and steps are highlighted. 5 steps down from the main foyer to the Stalls, 31 up to the back of the Royal Circle (2 steps between rows). Over 60 steps up to the Upper Circle. Theatre opens 45 minutes before the performance.
For Matilda the Musical
Phone Number0844 412 4652
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The Cambridge Theatre is ideal for large-scale conferences and presentations, as well as meetings, training days and receptions. The main auditorium seats over 1,200 guests, and a private suite is perfect for smaller events, both standing or seated. The theatre is centrally located, close to Covent Garden underground station.Find out more
New Ladies Toilets
During 2012 an area alongside the stalls bar, that once housed a huge oil tank for the boiler plant, has been cleared and the space used to create an additional 8 ladies toilets. Work is due to start in spring of 2013 on the refurbishment of the existing customer toilets.
The stalls seating and much of the upper circle seating has recently been replaced. The new seat cushions utilise a memory foam technology to provide greater levels of comfort.