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Lyric Theatre

The oldest theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, the Lyric Theatre opened in 1888.

Located near Piccadilly Circus underground station, the beautiful Renaissance design of this theatre was conceived by C.J. Phipps. This Grade II listed theatre is owned – and run – by Nimax Theatres.

Lyric Theatre
Newton to Shakespeare

Covent Garden to Leicester Square

Leicester square has been home to a number of historical figures. Statues of William Hogarth, Sir Joshua Reynolds, John Hunter and Sir Isaac Newton have all featured in the gardens, which at the centre, permanently showcases William Shakespeare.

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