Located in the central area of London, in the West End district, on Charing Cross Road, Garrick Theatre is one of the oldest and most popular venues for theatrical performances in the city. Built in 1889 and renovated in 1986 and 1997, the theatre was named after the famous actor and playwright David Garrick. The building has four levels and a total capacity of 800 people. Noteworthy performances staged here have included “No Sex Please, We’re British”, “An Inspector Calls” and “Chicago”.
Because of its convenient location in the centre of the city, the venue can be easily accessed by train, tube, bus and car.
By train and tube: The theatre is only a five-minute walk from the Charing Cross train station. The closest tube connection, Leicester Square Station, serving the routes Northern and Piccadilly, is within a two-minute walking distance.
By bus: The landmark is right in front of the St. Martin’s Place bus stop K, which serves the routes 24, 29, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41 and N279.
By car: It should be very easy for all visitors to reach the venue, as it is situated right on the Charing Cross Rd/A400 main road.
International: It takes about 40-45 minutes to drive to the Garrick Theatre from both the Heathrow International Airport and the London City Airport. Additionally, you should know that the Heathrow International Airport is served by the tube line Piccadilly, while from the London City Airport you can take the DLR tube.
You can leave your car at the Q-Park Leicester Square, which is within a four-minute walking distance to the venue. There you can find a lot of car spots for Blue Badge Holders.
Access for people with special needs
The Garrick Theatre is a modern venue which provides facilities for people with special needs. Such amenities include wheelchair-accessible toilets, lifts, ramps and an infrared hearing system. Guide dogs and companions are also granted access.