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
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
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
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
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
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