Gielgud Theatre

Gielgud Theatre, London seen from the street.

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Chairman: Sir Cameron Mackintosh


Gielgud Theatre - seats 986


Box office: 0844 482 5130


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Shaftesbury Avenue
London W1D 6AR

Council: Westminster

Region: London

Location map for Gielgud Theatre


Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo, Piccadilly)
Charing Cross (Bakerloo, Northern)

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About Gielgud Theatre

Gielgud Theatre is owned and operated by Delfont Mackintosh Theatres.

Access information

Wheelchair access

Discounts available for all disabled theatregoers and one companion. Entrance to the auditorium is through the third side EXIT door on Rupert Street. Ask a member of staff to open this for you. One 12cm step up to the front of the Dress Circle. Venue suitable for scooters. Seats B5 and 30 can be removed to provide 2 spaces for wheelchair users. You cannot see a small part of the stage.

Visual assistance

Guide dogs allowed into auditorium, alternatively staff are happy to dog-sit. Audio descibed performances available - check schedule for details.

Hearing assistance

Infra-red system with 12 headsets - free hire upon production of ID; collect from foyer kiosk. You will be asked to sign a receipt. Contact 0844 482 5137 prior to booking. Captioned performances available - check schedule for details.

Current shows


At Bobbi's 35th birthday party all her friends are wondering why isn't she married? Why can't she find the right man? Why doesn't she settle down and have a family?

Previews from: Wednesday 26 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 30 March 2019

Upcoming shows


The Pulitzer Prize-winning play SWEAT by Lynn Nottage is transferring to the West End's Gielgud Theatre for 50 performances only following a sold-out run at the Donmar Warehouse.

Previews from: Friday 7 June 2019
Closes: Saturday 20 July 2019

Les Misérables: The All-star Staged Concert

A spectacular and intimate staging of the legendary concert previously seen in London at the Royal Albert Hall and The O2.

Previews from: Saturday 10 August 2019
Closes: Saturday 30 November 2019

Buy tickets for ...

Buy tickets for Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre