At its grand opening in April 1928, the Piccadilly Theatre was one of the largest theatres to be built in London - as its souvenir brochure claimed, 'If all the bricks used in the building were laid in a straight line, they would stretch from London to Paris'. The opening production starred one of the most acclaimed actresses of the period, Miss Evelyn Laye.
In its early days, the Piccadilly operated as a cinema and made entertainment history when it premiered the very first talking... Read more >>
In the West End of London the Ambassador Theatre Group have 12 theatres. Our Creative Learning Team work to create bespoke workshops and courses with Teachers and Group Leaders from across the UK, often to coincide with a visit to see a West End performance. Our programme includes activities relating to the shows being presented in the theatres as well as opportunities to explore theatre-making more generally and to build personal skills. In partnership with our Group Sales department, we offer regular workshops for schools on the long-running shows Blood Brothers, Wicked, Legally Blonde and The Woman in Black amongst many other productions. In addition, we offer regular events exploring the options available to young people interested in a career in theatre.
For more information visit ATG's Creative Learning website