play-alt chevron-thin-right chevron-thin-left cancel location info chevron-thin-down
Theatre Royal Haymarket

Haymarket, Theatre Royal

18 Suffolk Street, London, SW1Y 4HT

Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus & Soho Neighbourhood

Access Information

Venue Information

London Underground

Piccadilly Circus (150m) Leicester Square (500m)

National Rail

Charing Cross

London Buses

3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 24, 29, 38, 40, 88, 91, 94, 139, 159, 176,

50% off parking with Q-Park. Meters and 1 disabled parking space in Suffolk Place.

Security note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Please contact the venue for more information.

The Theatre Royal Haymarket is the third-oldest playhouse still in use and was opened in 1821 with a production of opened with a production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals. It was extensively rebuilt in 1821 with the addition of a proscenium and removal of pit.

The theatre has seen many theatrical innovations but it is most famous for staging the first scheduled matinee performance, a custom that is now a staple part of the West End.

The current chairman if the Theatre Royal Haymarket is Arnold M Crook and the theatre has become home to new writing and reimagings of classic texts. Notable recent productions include The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? starring Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo and Natalie Dormer in Venus In Fur.

More Information


1 licensed bar. Drinks in plastic cups can be brought to disabled customers in the auditorium. Stalls bar is 11 steps down from the foyer, Royal Circle bar is 28 steps up from the foyer, and there is another bar at Upper Circle level. No seating.


Adapted toilet at Stalls entrance on street level.

Guide Dogs Policy

Guide dogs are not allowed into the auditorium but up to 6 can be looked after in the manager’s office.


No steps to the auditorium through EXIT doors to the left and righthand side of the main entrance - please tell the Box Office in advance and they will be opened for you. 1 space for a wheelchair user at X18. The venue is suitable for scooters. Transfer seating available to any aisle seat for 1 scooter and 4 wheelchairs. The theatre can store 1 scooter and 4 wheelchairs per performance.

Sound Amplification

Sennheiser infra-red system with 20 headsets.

Access from Street to Foyer


Access From Theatre Foyer To Seat

28 up to Royal Circle, 60+ to Upper Circle and Gallery

Level Access


Air Conditioned


Accepts Theatre Tokens


Latest News