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New London Theatre

Drury Lane WC2B 5PW

Show Boat

New London Theatre 3D location mapMap ©Silvermaze Ltd 2008 New London Theatre photoPhoto ©Tony Reading 2008

Show Details

Preview 9th Apr 16
Opens 25th Apr 16
Closes 7th Jan 17

Show Times

Tues - Sat 7.30 pm
Matinée Weds to Sat 2.30 pm

Length of show - 2hrs 40min

Local Info

Top Class restaurants nearby;

Mon Plaisir (French)
21 Monmouth Street
020 7836 7243

Loch Fyne (Fish & Seafood)
2 - 4 Catherine Street
020 7240 4999
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A classic viewing of all the Theatreland play houses by night. The authentic commentary, by Ben Shafik - a player himself - gives an authentic feel to the West End's theatres - and is backed by real music.
Next version will be more upbeat as, suggested, to celebrate Britannia's unbeatable heritage.
(Over 6000 viewings and all good reviews to date).
Let us know what you think.

A note from the author

I took these pictures to show off London theatres as they are seen -most often - by theatre goers, at night.

Thanks to Ben Shafik for his lighthearted and informative commentary and Fionn O'Lochlainn for the original music.

Watch out for the new version with current liveries and the names of the theatres as they appear.




Music by Jerome Kern, Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on the novel “Show Boat” by Edna Ferber, opens at the New London Theatre on 25th April 2016.

Full News-brief and show details to follow soon so please check back for further details.

In the mean time click on the "Red Curtains" above for booking details.


  • Gina Beck
  • Rebecca Trehearn
  • Emmanuel Kojo

  • Director - Daniel Evans
  • Design - Lez Brotherson
  • Lighting- David Hersey
  • Choreography - Alistair David
  • Costume -
  • Sound - Paul Groothuis
  • Producer - David Ian with Bob Bartner and Norman Tulchin
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