Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Tickets
Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine St, London, WC2B 5JF
The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, commonly known as Drury Lane, is a West End theatre in Covent Garden, in the London borough of Westminster. The building faces Catherine Street (earlier named Bridges or Brydges Street) and backs onto Drury Lane. The current building is the most recent in a line of four theatres which were built at the same location, the earliest of which dates back to 1663, making it the oldest theatre site in London. For its first two centuries, Drury Lane could "reasonably have claimed to be London's leading theatre". For most of that time, it was one of a handful of patent theatres, granted monopoly rights to the production of "legitimate" (meaning spoken plays, rather than opera, dance, concerts, or plays with music) drama in London.
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Number of Steps
FOYER - 6 steps up STALLS - 20 steps down GRAND CIRCLE - 39 steps up (steps lead to the back of the Grand Circle only) UPPER CIRCLE - 61 steps up (steps lead to the back of the Upper Circle only) BALCONY - 112 steps up (steps lead to the back of the Balcony Circle only)
Step free access is available into the Stalls via Russell Street, which is at the side of the theatre and open 30 minutes before the performance.
There are 2 wheelchair spaces in row K1 & K35 of the Stalls with companion seats alongside. Wheelchair transfers are available to any end of row seat in the Stalls. Access into the auditorium is via Russell Street on the side of the theatre. When booking tickets, please inform the operator whether the wheelchair has a high back or neck support as this will determine which wheelchair space is allocated.
The theatre uses the Williams infra-red headset system and 10 headsets are available from the front of house staff in main foyer. These headsets are for people who are hard of hearing, please note there is no induction loop system in the auditorium for hearing aid users. There is an induction loop at the Box Office to assist hearing aid users when booking tickets. For further information regarding hearing systems, please call the theatre stage door on 0207 850 8790.
The theatre management are happy to look after your Guide/Hearing dog during the performance. Please approach a member of the front of house team when you arrive at the theatre and they will make the necessary arrangements.
Autistic Spectrum Info
The theatre would be grateful for any additional information regarding your needs prior to going to the theatre, especially anything regarding sensory issues or matters relating to Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Please feel welcome to call the theatre management on 0207 850 8790 so they can offer you more assistance throughout your visit.
General Access Info
Ticket Prices: £30.00/£35.00 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Please note the prices mentioned above are per ticket and only available for the disabled person and companion. Additional tickets are charged at the regular rate.
Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has quickly become one of the West End's most popular and successful stage musicals. It has broken multiple records at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, where it has been seen by over more than 1.25 million people since it opened in June 2013. It is currently taking bookings until 4 June 2016.. When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it's the chance of a lifetime to feast on the sweets he's always dreamed of. But beyond the gates astonishment awaits, as down the sugary corridors and amongst the incredible edible delights, the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems. Featuring ingenious puppetry and special effects, the wonder of the original story that has captivated the world for almost 50 years is brought to life with music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman (Grammy winners for Hairspray; Smash), a book by award-winning playwright and adaptor David Greig (The Bacchae; Tintin In Tibet), set and costume designs by Mark Thompson (Mamma Mia!; One Man, Two Guvnors) and choreography by Peter Darling (Billy Elliot; Matilda). A chocolate garden, an army of squirrels and the curiously peculiar Oompa-Loompas must be believed to be seen in this spectacular new musical that is choc-full of fantastical treats to dazzle your senses. Full cast (from 4 May 2015): Jonathan Slinger, Barry James, Ross Dawes, Josefina Gabrielle, Jasna Ivir, Paul J. Medford, Lara Denning, Derek Hagen, Roni Page, Myra Sands, Kraig Thornber, Joe Allen, Meg Astin, Joel Baylis, Andy Brady, Simon Campbell, Georgia Carling, Andrew Carthy, Collette Coleman, Dan Cooke, Divine Cresswell, Billy Cullum, Connor Dowling, Kelly Edwards, Gemma Fuller, Kate Graham, Sam Lathwood, Lucinda Lawrence, Mark Oxtoby, Matthew Rowland, Rebecca Seale, Steven Serlin, Gregory Sims, Robert Tregoning, Tara Verloop, Michelle White, Mark Williamson. The show's popular 'Golden Ticket' Gift Tokens are now available to purchase online and are valid for any performance of the show (currently booking until June 2016), and make the perfect gift for any special occasion. Golden Ticket Gift Tokens can be purchased online at www.charlieandthechocolatefactory.com, in person at the box office, or by phone on 0844 874 0664, and redeemed at the box office or by phone.
More Information about Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Tickets
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Booking Period: Until 4 June 2016
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is recommended for a general audience. As an advisory to adults who might bring young people, the show is suitable for ages 6 and up. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Babes-in-arms are not admitted to the auditorium. All children must be old enough to occupy their own seats.
Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes with 1 interval
Full cast (from 4 May 2015): Jonathan Slinger, Barry James, Ross Dawes, Josefina Gabrielle, Jasna Ivir, Paul J. Medford, Lara Denning, Derek Hagen, Roni Page, Myra Sands, Kraig Thornber, Joe Allen, Meg Astin, Joel Baylis, Andy Brady, Simon Campbell, Georgia Carling, Andrew Carthy, Collette Coleman, Dan Cooke, Divine Cresswell, Billy Cullum, Connor Dowling, Kelly Edwards, Gemma Fuller, Kate Graham, Sam Lathwood, Lucinda Lawrence, Mark Oxtoby, Matthew Rowland, Rebecca Seale, Steven Serlin, Gregory Sims, Robert Tregoning, Tara Verloop, Michelle White, Mark Williamson.
The producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.
Audio Described - Friday 06 November 2015
Captioned - Wednesday 11 November 2015, matinee and evening
Signed - Thursday 03 December 2015, matinee
Captioned performance by STAGETEXT: Wednesday 27 January 2016 at 2:30pm & 7:30pm
Audio Described performance by VOCALEYES: Thursday 11 February 2016 at 7.30pm (Touch Tour at 6pm)
Signed performance by THEATRESIGN: Thursday 3 March 2016 at 7.30pm
For access performances, please use the below contacts to book:
Tel: 0844 412 4648
Minicom: 020 7087 7839