The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane is a West End theatre in Covent Garden. With origins dating back to 1663, it is the oldest theatre site still in use in London today and probably the most famous. The venue has been home to many popular shows in its long history, from brand new plays to ground-breaking musicals attracting members of the royal family on many occasions. Some of the theatres more notable productions have included Miss Saigon, which ran for a successful ten years, a musical adaptation of The Lord of the Rings and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. If you have time before or after the show, why not experience some of the other top attractions that surround the theatre such as the London Film Museum, London Transport Museum, Somerset House and the National Gallery.