London West End Theatres

19th Century
Chronological

Drury Lane Theatre

Opened 10 October 1812
Benjamin Wyatt

Old Vic Theatre

Opened 11 May 1818
Rudolph Cabanel

Haymarket Theatre

Opened 4 July 1821
John Nash

Criterion Theatre

Opened 21 March 1874
Thomas Verity

Harold Pinter Theatre

Opened 15 October 1881
Thomas Verity

Playhouse Theatre

Opened 11 March 1882
Blow and Billerey

Lyric Theatre

Opened 17 December 1888
C J Phipps

Garrick Theatre

Opened 24 April 1889
Walter Emden and C J Phipps

Palace Theatre

Opened 31 January 1891
T E Collcutt and G H Holloway

Duke of York's Theatre

Opened 10 September 1892
Walter Emden

Her Majesty's Theatre

Opened 28 April 1897
C J Phipps

Wyndham's Theatre

Opened 16 November 1899
W G R Sprague

20th Century
Chronological

Apollo Theatre

Opened 21 February 1901
Lewin Sharp

Noel Coward Theatre

Opened 12 March 1903
W G R Sprague

Lyceum Theatre

Opened 31 December 1904
Bertie Crewe

Novello Theatre

Opened 22 May 1905
W G R Sprague

Aldwych Theatre

Opened 23 December 1905
W G R Sprague

Gielgud Theatre

Opened 27 December 1906
W G R Sprague

Queen's Theatre

Opened 8 October 1907
W G R Sprague

London Palladium

Opened 26 December 1910
Frank Matcham

Victoria Palace Theatre

Opened 6 November 1911
Frank Matcham

Shaftesbury Theatre

Opened 26 December 1911
Bertie Crewe

Ambassadors Theatre

Opened 5 June 1913
W G R Sprague

St Martin's Theatre

Opened 23 November 1916
W G R Sprague

Fortune Theatre

Opened 8 November 1924
Ernest Schaufelberg

Vaudeville Theatre

Opened 23 February 1926
Robert Atkins

Piccadilly Theatre

Opened 27 April 1928
Bertie Crewe with Edward Stone

Savoy Theatre

Opened 21 October 1929
Frank A Tugwell

Duchess Theatre

Opened 25 November 1929
Ewen Barr

Dominion Theatre

Opened 3 October 1929
William and T R Millburn

Prince Edward Theatre

Opened 3 April 1930
Edward A Stone

Cambridge Theatre

Opened 4 September 1930
Wimperis, Simpson and Guthrie

Phoenix Theatre

Opened 24 September 1930
Sir Gilbert Scott, Crewe and Masey

Trafalgar Studios

Opened 29 September 1930
Edward A Stone

Apollo Victoria Theatre

Opened 15 October 1930
Warmsley Lewis

Adelphi Theatre

Opened 3 December 1930
Ernest Schaufelberg

Prince of Wales Theatre

Opened 27 October 1937
Robert Cromie

New London Theatre

Opened 2 January 1973
Paul Tvrtkovic