42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Through the Stage Door Tour

Through the Stage Door is a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes of one of the most famous theatres in the world, where you'll be transported back in time to feel the mystical and historic atmosphere of London’s oldest and most fascinating theatre.


Since its construction in 1663, this theatre has triumphed over tragedy, fire, bankruptcy and even murder...

Drawing on the experience of professional actors, you'll be taken on an incredible journey through some of the most intriguing episodes in the theatres 353 year history; be chilled by the spine tingling tales of the 500+ ghosts that haunt this building, find out why lavender is a banned substance, why whistling is frowned upon and revel in the bawdy anecdotes of many an actor, playwright and impressario!

The tour also explores the theatre’s Royal retiring rooms, front of house areas, intriguing backstage and the underground tunnels that lurk in the cellar....discover the secrets of the birthplace of the musical and modern acting.

This is a magical theatrical experience, unlike any theatre tour before.

The tour lasts approximately 1 hour.

For dates & times of the tours, please follow the book now link below:


Or call 020 7087 7748

Adults: £10.50
Children and Seniors: £8.50
Family ticket: £30.00 (2 Adults and 2 Children)

Please note:
As there are lots of stairs, the tour is not recommended for the infirm and you are advised to wear flat shoes. Please assemble in the Box Office area ten minutes before the tour commences.
Theatre Royal Drury Lane is a working building so the content of the tours may vary and due to rehearsals some areas may occasionally be closed.

Make your theatre visit unforgettable

Enjoy 42nd STREET from the best seats in the house

Treat your family to an outing they’ll never forget with our VIP Experience or indulge in private or corporate entertaining with our Champagne Experience.

To book, call 020 7087 7760, fill in our Contact Form or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)