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Located just off the Strand on the quieter Catherine Street,the Duchess Theatre is one of the smallest proscenium arched theatres in the West End with 429 seats over two levels. Opening in 1925, a lack of substantial renovations make it a little tired and relatively little legroom can be an issue for the vertically gifted. Nevertheless, its engrossing programme of quality shows is enough to eclipse these details. | Take a look at our reviews and recommendations, designed to help you book the best new shows at the Duchess Theatre - be inspired by our London theatre guide!