Tickets for events at Lyric Theatre, London

Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, London, W1D 7ES

Venue Information

The Lyric Theatre located on Shaftesbury Avenue in London's West End. The theatre is owned and operated by Nimax Theatres and has 924 seats over four levels. The Lyric Theatre is the oldest theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, having opened in December 1888. Designed by architect C J Phipps, it was originally built for impresario Henry J Leslie as a home for operetta.



By Tube

Nearest tube station: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo, Piccadilly lines)

By Bus

Bus routes: 14, 19, 22B, 38, 53, 88, 94, 159


Masterpark on Poland Street and China Town. NCP at Wardour Street, Newpprt Place, Denman Street, Lexington Street. (Comprehensive parking and interactive bus information for Blue Badge disabled drivers travelling around London)


Step-free information

Step free access is only available to Box E & D of the Dress Circle and open 30 minutes before the performance.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access is available into Box E & D of the Dress Circle. Access is via the Royal Entrance (left-hand double EXIT door as you face the Theatre) on Shaftesbury Avenue, which is open 30 minutes before the show. Please note the width of the door frame leading into Box E is 69.5 cm (27.2") wide and Box D is 69.3 cm (27.3"). We strongly recommend that you measure the wheelchair prior to booking to ensure it will fit through the doorway. Toilet Facilities There is an accessible toilet next to the Boxes.

Hearing Systems

There is currently NO infra-red or loop systems available in the auditorium.

Guide Dogs

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 494 5841 so they can offer you more assistance throughout your visit.