Lyceum Theatre

Heath Street, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2DA

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Tel: 01270 368242

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About Us

The Crewe Lyceum Theatre is your place in Cheshire to experience quality entertainment, spectacular surroundings and delicious food and drink.

The Lyceum's exciting line-up of programming includes gripping drama, top comedians, musical favourites and Cheshire's biggest pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk!

The Lyceum Theatre is the only Edwardian theatre in Cheshire. At over 100 years old, this Grade II listed theatre is an institution in Crewe and Cheshire. The Theatre's front of house areas were lavishly refurbished in 2013, with a new look Lyceum Restaurant providing pre-show dining before evening performances, and the Circle Suite, an intimate area for special dining and entertainment functions.

The Lyceum Theatre is your place in Cheshire for a full night of entertainment in luxurious surroundings. With a range of dining options to enjoy available before all performances and a line-up of productions including The Woman in Black, Agatha Christie's Black Coffee, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and The History Boys, there is something for everyone to enjoy at the historic Lyceum Theatre.

The Lyceum Theatre is the perfect place to hold events. Whether it's an intimate party or a rollicking celebration, we provide a special place to make your occasions sparkle. The Theatre hosts conferences, weddings and special occasions for five to 500!

Opening Times

Performances throughout year (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)


Road Directions

The Lyceum Theatre is located in Crewe Town centre adjacent to the Municipal Buildings.

To arrive in Crewe by Car:
From the North leave the M6 at J17 (signposted Congleton, Sandbach). Turn right off slip road onto Old Mill Road - A534 (signposted Crewe and Nantwich) and follow signs for Crewe and Crewe Railway Station. Pass the station on your left and at the main crossroads turn right onto Mill Street. At the following mini-roundabout turn right. At the roundabout by the Tesco superstore turn left passing Dunelm Mill and MFI to arrive at central parking close to the town centre shops.

From the South leave M6 J16. At the motorway roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A500 (signposted Crewe, Nantwich and Chester) and follow signs for Crewe and Crewe Railway Station. Proceed as directions from the North.

From Chester follow signs for Nantwich (A51). Prior to Nantwich, pass Snugbury’s Ice-cream farm on the right and arrive at the Burford Cross-Road. Turn left and follow signs to Crewe. At the Marshfield Bank roundabout (Beefeater and Premier Travel Inn) take the second exit onto West Street. Enter Crewe, passing the ASDA superstore on the right and arrive at the Victoria Centre central car park and shops.

For further directions and information go to for an online route planner.

Public Transport Directions

To arrive in Crewe by public transport:
Bus - Crewe is served with good bus connections from Nantwich (Nos. 44, 45 and 84); Sanbach (Nos. 37 and 38); Congleton and Middlewich (No.42) and Northwich and Winsford (No. 31). There are also regular bus services between Crewe and Chester (No. 84).

For times, prices and further information contact the Cheshire Busline 01270 505350 or the National Traveline on 08706082608 or go to

Rail - Crewe is centrally located on the main Western Mainline with regular direct services to London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Preston, The Lakes and Scotland. A connecting bus service (No. 85) is available from Crewe railway station and Crewe Town Centre (an approximate 25 minute walk). Additionally there is a taxi rank located outside the station.

For times, prices and further information contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950 or go to


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Recent Reviews:

  • grobbins1971
    Southport, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Status Quo
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 3rd April 2019
    First time in this place but all good. Close by parking nice and close up to the stage during events . Would definitely use again. Read full review
  • Amber1937
    Nantwich, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Missed opportunity
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 10th April 2019
    Lovely venue. When we went, the theatre looked like an almost full house. Great performance. However, the evening was marred by the management only opening one bar during intermission. The bar (in... Read full review
  • CGreensmith
    Crewe, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Very helpful staff and great views of the stage!
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th April 2019
    We went to the Lyceum in February to see Brian Blessed. The staff were extremely helpful in ensuring that I was able to access seating and was comfortable throughout the show (I have disabilities... Read full review



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Booking essential
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Minimum 10.
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Polish printed material

Provider Facilities

  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Marketing Cheshire Member
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Smoking Some Areas

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Contact Us

Tel: 01270 368242

Tel: 01270 368242

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Eating & Drinking at The Lyceum Theatre, Crewe

Thursday, 9th May 2019 - Thursday, 9th May 2019

Psychic Sally - 10 Year Anniversary Tour
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Wednesday, 1st May 2019 - Wednesday, 1st May 2019

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset. Farewell Tour 2019
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Sunday, 28th April 2019 - Sunday, 28th April 2019

Ghost Hunt
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Tuesday, 23rd April 2019 - Saturday, 27th April 2019

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Friday, 26th April 2019 - Friday, 26th April 2019

Rob Auton: The Talk Show
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Tuesday, 14th May 2019 - Saturday, 18th May 2019

The Picture of Dorian Gray
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Tuesday, 21st May 2019 - Tuesday, 21st May 2019

Lou Sanders: Shame Pig
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Monday, 8th July 2019 - Saturday, 13th July 2019

The Lady Vanishes
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Saturday, 8th June 2019 - Saturday, 8th June 2019

Reginald D Hunter: Facing the Beast
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Saturday, 20th April 2019 - Saturday, 20th April 2019

Black Magic
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Monday, 2nd December 2019 - Saturday, 7th December 2019

Nigel Slater's Toast
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