Map to Prince Edward Theatre
28 Old Compton Street, London, W1D 4HS
LocationThe Prince Edward Theatre is located in the heart of Soho, close to the Palace Theatre and surrounded by bars, cafes and restaurants. There is plenty to do in the theatre’s immediate vicinity, with Seven Dials and Covent Garden also around a 5-7 minute walk away. Piccadilly Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue and Leicester Square are also nearby, offering many options for pre and post-theatre dining. Oxford Street is also 10 minutes from the theatre, and is one of London’s biggest shopping areas. Its West End location means there’s much to do near the theatre, so plan ahead and check www.tfl.gov.uk for any delays.
RailCharing Cross Station is about a 15 minute walk from the Prince Edward Theatre. On leaving the station, cross The Strand and turn left into Duncannon Street. Walk to the end and turn right onto Charing Cross Road, continuing for around 10 minutes. Pass the National Portrait Gallery and Leicester Square. After Leicester Square tube station, you will see the Palace Theatre on the left. Shortly after, turn left into the slim Old Compton Street. The theatre is on the right.
TubeLeicester Square tube station, served by the Northern and Piccadilly lines, is about 7 minutes away from the Prince Edward Theatre. When exiting the station onto Charing Cross Road, turn right, cross Great Newport Street and Litchfield Street, and then come to Shaftesbury Avenue. Continue straight and take the second left onto Old Compton Street. The theatre is on the right side.
You can also find the Prince Edward Theatre easily from Tottenham Court Road station, which gives access to the Northern and Central lines.
BusBoth Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road have buses a few minutes from the Prince Edward Theatre.
You can find bus routes 14, 19 and 38 on Shaftesbury Avenue. On Charing Cross Road, bus routes 24, 29 and 176 are available.
CarThe Chinatown and Soho Q-Park car parks are within 10 minutes of the theatre. The Prince Edward Theatre is part of the Q-park Theatreland parking scheme, giving you a discount of 50% on parking costs. Regular prices are £22 for up to 3 hours, and £29.50 for 4 hours before the discount is applied.
The venue is within the London Congestion Charge Zone. This carries a cost of £11.50 between 7am and 6pm, with travel outside of these hours free. Drop-offs are permitted outside of the theatre on Old Compton Street.