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Explore the venue
Find out more about the Fortune Theatre’s bars, toilets and seating in our detailed guide on what to expect when you arrive.
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Plan your visit
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The Fortune Theatre box office is open from 10am to 8pm during Tuesdays to Saturday, and 10am to 6pm on Mondays. The theatre opens 1 hour before shows start, after which pre-purchased tickets can be collected from the box office.
The Fortune Theatre does not have a dress code, although theatregoers are advised to wear practical and sensible clothing.
Air-conditioning is installed within the Fortune Theatre, allowing patrons to keep cool even on hot days.
The Fortune Theatre has limited cloakroom facilities, but coats and small items can be checked in for a performance at a cost of £1 per item. Large bags and rucksacks may be refused.
Bag searches are undertaken by qualified security professionals at this venue. To help staff, it is advised to not bring large bags or suitcases, as well as arriving with plenty of time to enter.
There are bars on all three levels of the theatre serving a range of hot and cold drinks, as well as alcoholic beverages and snacks. These bars do not have seated areas, but food and drink is allowed into the auditorium, as long as within plastic containers. Please note that hot food is not permitted.
The Fortune Theatre is close to both Covent Garden and the Strand, making it an ideal place to get a pre-theatre meal. Popular chains such as Bill’s, Cote and Zizzi's are all nearby for those wanting to return to an old favorite, while The Delaunay is one of London’s top European-style cafes for those wanting high class service and are not fussy about price. For any vegans however, By Chloe is the trendy choice.
The Strand is only a short walk away and includes some of London’s best known top-tier hotels including The Waldorf and the Savoy. For those on more of a budget, the surrounding Z-Hotels all offer comfort and pleasant stays, without the big price tag.
The Fortune Theatre was opened on 8th November 1924 and was the first theatre built following the First World War.
Help booking tickets
Tickets can be collected from the Fortune Theatre box office from one hour before performances start. To avoid queues, we recommend you to arrive as early as possible and to have your confirmation email and ID to hand.
The box office at the Fortune Theatre is open from 10am to 6pm on Mondays and 10am to 8pm from Tuesday to Saturday, during which time you are able to make purchases for future performances.
The box office for the Fortune Theatre can be contacted directly on 03330 096 690, where calls are charged at standard geographic rates.
STAR (Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers) is the industry body that regulates the sale of London theatre tickets, including the Fortune Theatre. When booking from a company you can check the STAR ticket seller database to see if they are registered and conforming to STAR practices. When buying online, you should also check for the padlock in your browser URL bar to ensure the connection is secure.
If you are looking to make a booking for a school trip, corporate event or other large gathering, it is advised that you contact us directly by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with dates and the number of tickets you require, and we will be able to provide you with the best options.
The Fortune Theatre’s main auditorium can be hired all day Sundays and Mondays, and during the daytime on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. It is an ideal space for small showcases or conferences, however please note there is limited bar space. For any enquiries, please call the events team on 020 7534 6173.