Tickets for 42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Tickets for performances at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane are available to purchase in a number of different ways such as online, in person at the box office or by telephone. The current show is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which is suitable for children aged 7 and over. Please note that all audience members must have their own ticket regardless of their age. Children under 5 years old will not be admitted into the theatre. Tickets are sold for seats across the theatre and the most expensive seats tend to be around the middle of the Stalls and the front of the Royal Circle. The Theatre Royal Drury Lane does have some viewing restrictions due to circle overhangs and pillars and some tickets are discounted for this reason. All Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tickets include a £1 restoration levy which is clearly marked on each ticket and is included within the overall price. The restoration levy is paid directly to the theatre in order to cover the costs of essential maintenance and upkeep.

Buying Tickets by Phone

If you would like to book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tickets over the phone, the Theatre Royal Drury Lane Box Office telephone number is 0844 412 2707. The official website is

Buying Tickets in Person

If you would like to book tickets for performances at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in person, you can visit the theatre's Box Office, which is in Covent Garden. The address is: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5JF and the nearest tube station is Covent Garden.

Buying Tickets Online

There are a large number of online retailers that sell Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tickets however it is important that you make sure you are buying tickets from a STAR accredited site. STAR stands for Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers and is identifiable by the official STAR logo. STAR-approved retailers must comply with a strict set of regulations that ensures the face value of tickets is always displayed and any viewing restrictions are clearly presented before purchasing. STAR acts as a regulatory body and will intervene on your behalf if you believe that your tickets did not comply with the STAR retailer regulations. Using STAR affiliated sites means that your purchase path is secured.

Print at home tickets

Some online retailers such as See Tickets offer customers the chance to print their own tickets at home. This can often be much more time and cost effective and protects you in the event of accidentally losing your tickets. If customers choose this option they must make sure that they print all of the tickets for their party. Please note that tickets can only be scanned for entry once.

Buying Access Tickets

Disabled patrons and their carers are usually eligible for a discounted ticket rate. If you wish to book Charlie and The Chocolate Factory tickets as a disabled patron or would like to book tickets on behalf of a disabled patron, then it is best to call the Theatre Royal Drury Lane access line on 0844 412 4648.

Buying Group Tickets

If you plan to book more than 8 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tickets then discounted group rates are often available. Group rates are often a good idea for school trips, community visits and even larger scale family events. Please send us your requirements by filling in the form at the bottom of the page. A customer service agent should get back to you within 24 hours.