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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- 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
- Catering Facilities
- Event Facilities
- Raked or tiered seating offered
- Payment Facilities
- Credit cards accepted
- Debit cards accepted
- Group rates available
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
This is an absolutely delightful venue. The whole building is well-presented and the theatre itself is the perfect size- not too big that you're miles from the stage, but not too intimate either.
Not been as often as I would like as it can be pricey. There are good deals on tickets if you shop around though.
Bar is very expensive, but not excessively in comparison to other similar venues.more
Great space. I am not typically comfortable in theater seats, but the seats here are very comfy. Avenue q was fantastic and extremely creative.more
The Gielgud Theatre is a great location, and they compensate for the patrially obstructed view in the stalls with monitors. Avenue Q is still at this theatre. It makes things that much better.
If you have never seen Avenue Q, you must go now. Watch a few episodes of Sesame Street before you go, then see if you can spot the similar characters in not so similar situations.more
Outrageously funny and outrageously un-PC, Avenue Q is wicked.
The theatre location is pretty good and there are loads of places you can go after/before for dinner/drinks.
If you didnt watch Sesame Street as a child, watch a few episodes online so you get the humour.
The performers are amazing and I was really impressed with the set and musical numbers.
Would recommend to see this (unless of...more