Lyceum Theatre spaces

The size of the Lyceum auditorium makes the theatre suitable for awards, conferences, lectures, presentations and larger showcase hires.

Space Capacity standing Capacity seated Natural daylight? Steps
Auditorium 29 2,100Level 1: 932Level 2: 575Level 3: 5826 Boxes, each with 2 seats No -
The Red Room 15 10 No 39
The Ambassador Lounge 80 for canapés120 for standing drinks 40 in rows25 in conference style Yes 69 (lift also available for disabled user access)
Lyceum Theatre
Auditorium – details and photos
The Red Room- details and photos
Ambassador Lounge – details and photos
Technical
Services and accredited suppliers
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Auditorium The large capacity auditorium makes this theatre ideal for events working on a grander scale and wanting to impress. The dark wood and deep red colour schemes create a traditional and opulent feel, perfect for high-profile presentations, conferences, lectures and awards. The clear pre-set and sizeable stage are perfect for bigger showcases, although please note that there is no technical flexibility, and hirers will have to work around the existing production’s set up. Now home to one of London’s best-loved shows, the auditorium plays host to a multitude of conferences and presentations.

The auditorium is only available for hire on Mondays, due to commitments to the current production.

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Red Room This completely private space makes for a delightfully luxurious entertaining area. The air-conditioned room is decorated in neutral, modern colour schemes, and comes complete with mood lighting, stylish brown leather sofas and wooden floors. With its own private toilet and cloakroom the Red Room is the perfect VIP experience for patrons watching the show from the royal circle.

 

 

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Ambassador Lounge 

Opened by Prince Charles and used by Mrs Obama, this stylish space is ideal for smaller events such as formal meetings and play-readings. Boasting its own private entrance and serving area, the Ambassador Lounge creates an air of intimate exclusivity; the recent refurbishment making it a calm and pleasant environment for discussion, as well as an elegant space for an evening event.

 

 The Ballroom

In 1945, after six years of isolation, the Lyceum Theatre was filled with colour as it was converted into a grand auditorium to create the ‘Palais de Dance’. The ballroom may be long gone but this stylish concktail bar, complete with chandelier, echoes the elegant grandeur of the Lyceum’s history. The Ballroom is a perfect space for a formal evening event and a uniqie venue for a daytime reception. It also acts as a useful breakout space for larger auditorium hires. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Technical

Projector Can be hired externally
Screen Can be hired externally
Lighting Available to hire in-house from resident producers.
Sound Venue team happy to arrange sound hire for and on behalf of the hirer.
Microphones Can be hired externally
Dance floor Yes

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Other services and accredited suppliers

Caterers Scott Harris/ Mackintosh
External technical hire Venue team happy to advice and assist hirer’s with any external technical hire required.

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