Come on a journey back to Christmas Eve, 1904, and the dramatic events of the Coliseum’s opening night. Learn of its rich and colourful years as a ‘Palace of Variety’ and, later, of its transformation into the Opera House of today. Witness for yourselves a small section of an ENO working day.
The tour is full of stories, characters, anecdotes and facts, but it’s star is the theatre itself, of course, viewed in all its glory from inside the astonishing auditorium.
The Tour, which lasts up to an hour and a half, starts in the foyer and does an entire circuit of the building, including the backstage area. There are rather a lot of staircases to climb.
(Not suitable for people with mobility problems)
Fixed Tour Dates
The dates below have now been confirmed. However if you have a request for a specific date outside of the dates below please contact us and we will endeavour to create a tour specifically for your group.
Photos credit: Pete le May/ROH 2012