If you’re playing along with our West End Streets quiz, here are all the answers you need (correct as of September 2017). Well done if you’ve scored over 8/10 – most won’t. And if you’ve scored 10/10 give yourself a gold star – you are truly a West End genius!
- Russell Street (Fortune Theatre’s Woman in Black is diagonally opposite the stage door of Theatre Royal, Drury Lane)
- The Cut (home to both The Old Vic and Young Vic theatres)
- London Road This verbatim musical about the serial murders of Ipswich sex workers premiered in the Cottesloe (now Dorfman) – part of the National Theatre.
- Coventry Street (Prince of Wales Theatre, current home of The Book of Mormon)
- Argyll Street (home to the London Palladium which frequently hosts Royal Variety Performances)
- St Martin’s Lane (home of English National Opera (London Coliseum) and Duke of York’s Theatres)
- Shaftesbury Avenue (home to many theatres, including the Palace Theatre (currently home to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Queens Theatre (Les Miserables)
- The Strand (the street is home to the Adelphi Theatre (original home of Sunset Boulevard) and The Savoy Theatre (2015 home to the Chichester transfer of Gypsy* starring Imelda Staunton) *check out our archive interview with Gypsy’s Gemma Sutton
- Charing Cross Road (home to the Phoenix Theatre (soon showing The Exorcist) and Garrick Theatre (soon playing host to Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein).
- Jermyn Street (here you’ll find a statue of George “Beau” Brummell as well as the tiny Jermyn Street Theatre).
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