Tour of the THEATRE ROYAL DRURY LANE

This tour is led by two actors who take on the roles of characters famous in the history of this magnificent theatre. The tour usually includes visits to the royal retiring room behind the royal box and into the depths of the theatre to explore a tunnel that remains from the original theatre in the 1600s.
(60 minutes)

Tour of THE NATIONAL THEATRE

Whether or not your group is seeing a production at the National Theatre this tour provides an informative insight into one of the country’s most advanced theatre buildings. The visit usually includes visits to all three theatre spaces (unless a rehearsal is taking place) as well as the backstage workshops.
(75 minutes)

Tour of SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE THEATRE

Although performances only run May-October the Globe is open for guided tours throughout the year. Students will hear about the original playing conditions of the theatre and the way it was built using traditional skills and materials. Tour recommended with a workshop concentrating on the original playing conditions of a Shakespeare Play of your choice
(tour and workshop 90 minutes)

Tour of the ROYAL OPERA HOUSE

The Backstage Tours include an introduction to the colourful history of the theatre, an insight into the redevelopment of the Royal Opera House and a look at aspects of current productions. As the Royal Opera House is a fully working theatre, each tour is a unique experience, and may include opportunities to see The Royal Ballet in class, or the magnificent backstage technology in operation.
(75 minutes)

On-Stage Visit at QUEEN’S THEATRE

An exciting opportunity for all those seeing LES MISERABLES to actually stand on the set and hear all about how the show is staged. This tour gives a fascinating insight into how a West End musical is produced and how spectacular stage effects are achieved.
(Only available Wednesday mornings – 60 minutes).