About Novello Theatre

The Novello Theatre is part of Delfont Mackintosh Theatres, which are one of the largest London theatre owners with a portfolio of seven theatres.

Delfont Mackintosh Theatres own and run the Prince Edward Theatre, the Queen’s Theatre, the Prince of Wales Theatre, refurbished in 2004 to recreate the glamour of the 1930’s, and the Novello Theatre which was renovated to celebrate its centenary in 2005.

We also own the Wyndham’s and the renamed Noel Coward Theatre with the Gielgud completing the portfolio in March 2006, major restoration of these three theatres has now been completed, demonstrating our commitment to the improvement and upgrading of all Delfont Mackintosh Theatres.

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Venue Details & Map

5 Aldwych
0844 482 5115
Public transport:
Covent Garden (approx. 300m) Charing Cross (approx. 600m) Holborn (approx. 600m
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Events at Novello Theatre

Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Novello Theatre

5.0 out of 5 18 February 2014
by Martina R.

Forse una delle esperienze più belle di Londra!

siamo passati nel pomeriggio a comprare i biglietti, abbiamo preso quelli da 20£ anche se avevo paura che non sarei riuscita a vedere quasi niente, ma devo dire che è stato il contrario, sarà per come era strutturato il teatro ma abbiamo visto tutto e soprattutto sentito molto bene!

attori davvero bravi, la protagonista aveva una voce davvero...more

5.0 out of 5 5 February 2014
by Andrea G.

Non sono mai stato un tipo da teatro, o addirittura da musical. I musical visti in vita mia si possono contare sulle dita di una mano. Però ero a Londra e tra la mia sorella e la mia ragazza mi è venuta la curiosità di andarci e provare. Abbiamo deciso di vedere Mamma Mia, e si è rivelata un'ottima scelta. Il teatro non è grandissimo, ma è molto bello. E la visuale era perfetta anche se...more

4.0 out of 5 3 March 2010
by Helen C.

We went to see Cat on a Hot Tin Roof here. On first arriving - out of breath and terrified we'd missed the start because of the usual Northern Line dramas - I was relieved that the narrow corridors and tiny foyer had conspired to make it very slow to get into the auditorium and therefore... we weren't late after all. Hurrah. In hindsight, I also appreciated the nice walk over Waterloo bridge...more

5.0 out of 5 20 April 2009
by Vicky L.

Went to see "Spring Awakening" this evening at the Novello. It was the most hilarious and original musical I've seen in a good while- a 19th Century play about sexual awakening admist parental and society's repression set to rock songs and Dan Flavin esq lighting the musical was yup a mish mash that shouldn't but just work. One of the kids even had to sit on a wooden chair suspended about 1...more

3.0 out of 5 17 December 2008
by Aleksandra B.

Out of all of the Westend theatres this is one of the grandest and largest, usually host to plays rather than Musicals, as many surrounding the Strand area now. I have seen some of the RSC's productions here, always a riot with the crowd but I do find their stance on the theatre world a little backward and a little dreary. I would like to change all of this and hope that the Westend will cease...more


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Communication Facilities
Hearing loop system
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Staff disability awareness trained
Access into the Building
Temporary ramps available
Access Inside Building Facilities
Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Steps with handrail within building
Steps within building
Attraction Facilities
Booking Facilities
Advance booking only
Coach parties accepted
Group bookings accepted
Catering Facilities
Event Facilities
Raked or tiered seating offered
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted
Group rates available

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