Ambassadors Theatre


Photograph of the Ambassadors Theatre, London, taken from the street.

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Ambassadors Theatre - seats 444

Telephone




Box office: 0844 811 2334

Email


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Location


Address:
West Street
London WC2H 9ND

Council: Camden

Region: London

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Transport


Tube:
Leicester Square ( Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Charing Cross (Bakerloo, Northern)

Train:
Charing Cross

Buses:

Stop:

Charing Cross Rd


Day no:
14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176


Night no:
N9, N11, N13, N15, N21, N26, N44, N47, N87, N89, N155, N343, N551

About Ambassadors Theatre


The theatre was, along with the adjacent St Martin's conceived by their architect, W. G. R. Sprague, as companions, born at the same time in 1913, but the First World War interrupted the construction of the latter for three years. The theatre was Grade II listed by English Heritage in March 1973.

The Ambassadors was built with the intention of being an intimate, smaller theatre and is situated opposite the renowned restaurant The Ivy, favourite haunt of the theatrical elite. It is one of the smallest of the West End theatres, seating a maximum of 195 people in the Dress Circle and 251 in the Stalls.

Access information


General

There is a small step into the foyer, where you will find the box office on the left. There are 26 steps down to the stalls auditorium and five up to the dress circle. All staircases have handrails and steps are highlighted.

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.


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Wheelchair access

Due to spatial restriction within the theatre, they are only able to accommodate wheelchair transfers. Patrons need to be able to transfer to one of their seats which have armrests by theatre's staff.


There is no adapted toilet.



Visual assistance

Guide dogs and hearing dogs are permitted in the auditorium and staff can dog sit by prior arrangement.

Dogs will be looked after in the manager’s office.



Hearing assistance

Infra-red System with both loop and conventional headsets. Headsets must be booked in advance and a deposit is required.

Current shows


Stomp

Eight performers use everything from Zippo lighters, plastic bags, bin lids and even the kitchen sink to hammer out an explosively feel good rhythm.

Previews from: Thursday 27 September 2007
Closes: ... no close date announced

Upcoming shows


Othello

This is a mating ground. A dog-eat-dog kind of place. And it’s about to kick off. This electrifying take on Shakespeare's thriller of paranoia, jealousy and murder takes a scalpel to 21st century Britain and will leave you breathless.

Previews from: Tuesday 26 September 2017
Closes: Friday 8 December 2017

Jekyll & Hyde

The National Youth Theatre REP Company invite you into the world of Victorian England, where civilised society meets seedy Soho for a thrilling new adaptation of Jekyll and Hyde from award-winning playwright Evan Placey.

Previews from: Wednesday 27 September 2017
Closes: Wednesday 6 December 2017

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carle's stories. The timeless classic has made its way off the page and onto the stage. Suitable for children aged 2 - 7.

Previews from: Wednesday 13 December 2017
Closes: Sunday 7 January 2018


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