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West End Musical Theatre Walking Tour in London provided by The West End Musical Theatre Walking Tour

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West End Musical Theatre Walking Tour in London

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Get a behind the scenes look London’s musical theater epicenter on a walking tour of the West End. Lead by an accomplished soloist, you enjoy live musical entertainment as you explore the world-famous neighborhood. Learn about iconic performers and famous composers ranging from Irving Berlin to Andrew Lloyd Webber. Your guide also provides information on the current shows and various theaters to help you decide which to see.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Palace Theatre London Ltd
    Palace Theatre London Ltd, West End, London W1D, UK
    The tour starts opposite the Palace Theatre, outside the Spice of Life Pub. I'll be the one with the red top hat!
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    West End Theatre District
    Stop: 7 minutes
    There is a stop outside of 14 West End theatres with a description of their history and people/shows that were performed there over the decades till the present day. A deeper insight will be gained into the machinations of the theatre industry's past, intriguing facts about flagship shows like Les Mis and The Lion King.
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  • You'll end at
    Theatre Royal Drury Lane
    Catherine St, West End, London WC2B 5JF, UK
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Highlights
  • Hear iconic musical numbers performed live
  • Listen to insider anecdotes about the West End
  • Try your hand at belting out a popular song
  • Learn about the current shows at each theater
Important Information
Departure Point
Palace Theatre London Ltd, West End, London W1D, UK
Duration
2h
Return Details
Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine St, West End, London WC2B 5JF, UK
Inclusions
  • Tour escort/host
Exclusions
  • No entrance to theatres
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Claire G wrote a review Sep 2020
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Thoroughly enjoyed it, Neil is very entertaining and informative and it fitted perfectly into our musical theatre themed trip for my daughters 18th birthday. I would definitely recommend this tour.
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Linda H wrote a review Jul 2020
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom1 contribution
This is a great informative tour. Really enjoyed learning the history of the theatres and the shows that had been on at each theatre. Neil was lovely, friendly and a great prestenter
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Lily & Jacqui wrote a review Apr 2020
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My mum and I attended the Musical Theatre Walking Tour on Sunday 1st March 2020. Neil had a font of knowledge all about West End Musical Theatre history that was just fascinating. How he remembers so much, I will never know! The length of the tour was great, it wasn't cut
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Annette Clayson wrote a review Mar 2020
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What a lovely way to spend 2 hours on a busy Friday night in London's West End! Neil is exceptionally knowledgeably about all aspects of Musicals in the West End and shares his passion with enthusiasm. The singing is wonderful - Neil has a lovely singing voice and encouraged us
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Theatre Prof wrote a review Jan 2020
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What a great time. I had a class in London studying the west end and Neal’s tour was the perfect jump start. His tour is full of interesting Theatre stories and was so entertaining. He really knows what he is talking about and kept the students (and me) on their toes! Truly a
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Date of experience: January 2020
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NickiShane
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Fairly interesting tour
The tour guide was well-informed and did his best with a small group of 4. He had a few interesting anecdotes, but
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PaulH202068
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Informative and enthusiastic guide
A genuinely informative tour led by a knowledgeable guide. You could certainly tell he knew far more than the cont
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underhills25
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Stilted delivery
Although the host quite amiable, he needs to practice his delivery more and cut out the singing. His version of Mas
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dkacp
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Insightful and entertaining
Neil is both a guide and a performer, and he knows his stuff! He can talk about literally all musicals ever on the
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Tetburygal
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Great way to spend a sunny Sunday morning
Great value for money, really fun and informative guide. learned so much about theatres and musicals and loved the
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Maurice S
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Friday night at the Musicals
Great night out walking to so many theatres really interesting facts and some lovely musical interludes as we woun
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Sukb1968
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Amazing experience
This was purchased as a birthday gift for a friend who is a theatregoer.....Have to say she absolutely loved it and
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BackPacker532393
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A Fantastic Way to Spend a Sunday
We had a brilliant walking tour with the lovely Neil. He was incredibly informative and highly entertaining. We rea
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juliepowell1
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Interesting & entertaining!
Neil was fabulous, and very knowledgable re all things Musical Theatre! The tour was fun and relaxed, and ideal for
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joanesposi2
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A Great Way to Spend Sunday Morning.
We were two of a party of eight who met up with Neil on a very hot Sunday morning. After introductions, Neil set o
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barricadeday
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A must-have for theatre fans!
Very much enjoyed the tour! Its a must-have for every theatre nerd out there, though you will also enjoy it if sou
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rkjuliff94
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Brilliant experience
Great experience. Lovely guide, very knowledgeable, fantastic idea. We had a great time. We will be buying this as
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Wander26835663649
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West End Musical Theatre Walking Tour
Very informative and entertaining. Neil wasn't phased by the Marathon helicopters, he coped very well.. A very good
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NorthStar26494752919
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Theatres of London
I would highly recommend this tour to any theatre fan. My daughter purchased this for me for my 60th birthday. I
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David T
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Recommended!
If you like Musicals, this is the tour for you. Worth the 2 hours, with a likable Entertainer and talk Musicals
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