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Novello*, Lyceum, Duchess and
This page aims to help you reach the above theatres by an alternative route using Temple Underground Station.
*Novello Theatre - formerly the Strand Theatre
This station is closed on Sundays and some other times, so check before using.
For mobility impaired audience members, the Society of London Theatre provide a "photo map" - illustrated walking route to this venue from a near landmark and also Waterloo Station (the nearest fully accessible station) on their website www.officiallondontheatre.co.uk, via the theatre's listing page on that site.
Leave the station turning left. If you see the river, wrong way!
Go up the steps
Cross the road ahead of you. Keep walking straight on up Arundel Street (the
road sloping upwards ahead of you).
At the top of Arundel Street is "The Strand" and The Aldwych",
a busy road intersection and cluster of buildings - notice "Australia
House" ahead of you! You should not cross the road. Just turn to your left
and walk down the Strand.
Keep going, being careful to take the RIGHT fork when the church splits the
road in two:
Go straight on:
until you come to another busy junction at the end of the buildings. Look to
your right and the Novello Theatre is on the corner across some busy roads. Use
the pedestrian crossings to get to it!
For those requiring the Duchess Theatre, Theatre Royal Drury Lane and
Fortune Theatres, also cross here and head for the Novello Theatre.
Just before you get to the Novello Theatre, turn left. The Duchess Theatre is
here, to your left. The Theatre Royal Drury Lane is further along the street on
For those requiring the Lyceum Theatre, use the same busy crossroads
as for the Novello Theatre, but turn LEFT instead. The Lyceum Theatre is tucked
up the next side street along from the crossroads - and is clearly visible from