Gielgud Theatre

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4 out of 5 Based on 13 reviews

Overview

The Gielgud 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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33 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6AR

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0844 482 5130

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Gielgud Theatre

Address
33 Shaftesbury Avenue
London
W1D 6AR
Telephone:
0844 482 5130
Email:
Website:
http://www.delfontmackintosh.co.uk
Public transport:
Charing Cross (approx. 550m) Piccadilly Circus (approx. 250m)

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Facilities

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
Assisted wheelchair access
Additional Accessible Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
Access Inside Building Facilities
Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
Steps within building
Attraction Facilities
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Catering Facilities
Bar
Event Facilities
Raked or tiered seating offered
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted
Group rates available

Yelp

4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Gielgud Theatre

5.0 out of 5 21 January 2014
by Gemma M.

Amazingly beautiful theatre located on Shaftesbury avenue. We were sat in the stalls area of the theatre. The only problem with this is that it's flat and the seats are aligned so if you happen to sit behind someone tall or with big hair your view will be slightly obscured. The seats were comfortable with plenty of leg room.

The inside is a bit of a maze, the toilets and bar are behind the...more

4.0 out of 5 17 January 2014
by Daniel P.

2 plays in week, I am a lucky man indeed. Unfortunately for this play, I went with very high expectations having been to the incredible Yelp goes to Charlie & the Chocolate Factory event the night before. A tough act to follow.

First, the theatre. Superbly placed on Shaftesbury Avenue, the home of the West End in my opinion, the Gielgud is another beautiful building with an exterior that...more

5.0 out of 5 28 December 2013
by Stephen H.

There really are moments when you feel like one of the luckier ones on the planet, and I felt that way this last weekend when I was here for Strangers on a Train. I sat in the Dress Circle and just took in the magnificence of the the theater. The chandelier at the very top of the theater rotates ever so slowly back and forth and gently lights up an interior that reminds you of what must have...more

4.0 out of 5 6 April 2012
by Katie B.

As with the majority of London theatres, the Gielgud is a beaut. On the corner of Rupert Street and Shaftesbury Avenue it's the perfect location to grab some dinner, a show and hit the town after.

The Gielgud isn't quite as historic as other theatres in the West End, having originally opened in 1906 and had huge refurbs over the decades, however it still retains that fabulous old-theatre...more

4.0 out of 5 18 January 2009
by Sarah B.

A lovely theater! The Gielgud was my first experience with London theater, and I was very definitely impressed. I saw Equus here last year, which was a fine choice for a London show. Yes, I saw it for the sole purpose of seeing Daniel Radcliffe's schlong, but that is beside the point.

My experience at this theater wasn't typical since we weren't seated in the main section of the...more