The Lyric has two stages – a Frank Matcham designed traditional Victorian Main House and a flexible contemporary Studio theatre. The theatre’s Reuben Foundation Wing, which opened in 2015, houses state-of-the-art creation and arts education facilities for theatre, dance, film, digital and music.Plan your Lyric Hammersmith visit and explore what else you can see and do in London using our London online trip itinerary planner.
At the heart of the Lyric is a commitment to young people’s creativity. The theatre has gained a national reputation for its ground breaking work to forge pathways into the arts for young talent from all backgrounds, helping to diversify our industry. Central to the Lyric’s work is a commitment to providing opportunities for children and young people who are disadvantaged. The Lyric is the largest creative hub in West London and home to an innovative partnership of arts organisations who work together to deliver life-changing creative opportunities for thousands of young West Londoners.
Lyric Hammersmith Reviews
Fantastic play with stellar cast, enthralling from beginning to end , would go again for sure. Let down by poorly stocked cafe downstairs and slow service at bar upstairs, need to be more organised more »
Went to see this pantomime and realised that at 11, my son was much too old for this. It was a pleasant enough experience but, when you have watched spectacular shows in the West end, a pantomime... more »
Has a studio stage and a theatre stage. Seen some amazing plays for both adults and children here. Lovely eatery and bar with a roof garden. Excellent for meeting up with people before a performance to have a bite to eat and quench one's thirst. Nearest stations are the Hammersmith and City's Metropolitan & Circle lines and Hammersmith tube's District and Piccadilly lines.
Lyrics has an open space outside where people sit and have their lunch, open water space for children to play around, banks all around, stores, food of different nationalities on Thursdays. It's simply a beautiful place. It hosts the summer festival every year with big screens broadcasting any sporting activities going on.
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