This tiny place -- it has 80 seats, not 20 -- puts on terrific productions. I've seen three so far and they have all been first rate. Yes, it's not posh and the seats are second hand but, unlike many of its more luxurious and vastly more expensive west end competitors (some subsidised), it offers real and exciting theatre.
Jermyn Street Theatre
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Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
You're guaranteed at least one new musical a year at Jermyn Street Theatre, a venue where the work of newbie playwrights is aired alongside the forgotten or rarely-staged works of established writers. The combination results in a bill that has featured both Sylvia Plath's only play 'Three Women' and Zoe Samuel and Benjamin Scheuer’s satirical 'Jihad! The Musical'.
What's on at Jermyn Street Theatre
Terence Rattigan continues his much welcome resurgence in popularity with the first revival of his first play, co-authored with Philip Heimann. We've learnt from a couple of Rattigan revivals recently that being lost doesn't necessarily mean good, but...
Actress and model Sophie Ward stars in this play by John Van Druten about a country still reeling from war. In 1934, Naomi and Lewis's life in London is disrupted by Naomi's sister Mercia who brings with her memories of before the war. It's the 80th anniversary...
Things to do, Walking tours
Discover the stories behind the traditional shops and specialists on Jermyn Street in St James on this two-hour tour. The tailors, cheesemongers, perfumiers, milliners and more have all had their moments in various spotlights over the years, and tour...
Susie Lindeman plays the actress and one time wife of Laurence Olivier Vivien Leigh in this play by Donald MacDonald. To coincide with a clutch of Vivien Leigh cultural events in London, this show returns to Jermyn Street. 'Letter to Larry' is set in...