Trafalgar Studios is London’s most exciting new venue. Formerly The Whitehall Theatre until 2004, is a West End theatre in Whitehall, near Trafalgar Square, in the City of Westminster, London. It is a unique development with two intimate, flexible and dynamic performance spaces -Studio 1 and Studio 2. Trafalgar Studios prides itself as a starting place for new productions to find their home in London.
November 2005 saw Owen McCafferty’s new play Shoot The Crow, starring James Nesbitt, Conleth Hill and Jim Norton launch our Autumn/Winter 2005-06 season in Studio 1. The RSC’s Gunpowder Season consolidates their link with Trafalgar Studios (their Othello, starring Antony Sher, opened the theatre in Spring 2004).
Studio 1, the larger of the two spaces with 380 seats, opened on June 3, 2004 with the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Othello. Studio 2, with 100 seats, opened in October 2005 with the play Cyprus. Studio 2 features innovative work from both national and international companies.
Some retailers will tell you up-front which individual seats you'll be purchasing, whilst others will tell you which area of the theatre Stalls, Balcony) that your tickets will be for and will allocate your seats upon payment. In general, seats closer to the stage are more expensive Out offer a better view of the performance