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 1930s, 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
We saw the National Theatre's production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime here at The Gielgud Theatre. We had great seats in the Dress Circle area as we can see the stage clearly and the actors' expression from our seats. For the price, it was a good deal.
The Gielgud is at the heart of the West End, and can be easily reached via the Piccadilly Circus station or Leicester...more
Even up in the gods the seats are comfy and the view isn't bad although be warned you may need to lean forward on the very front row of the grand circle
We went to see The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. It is amazing - the stage set is awesome and how it is done is so clever.
I saw Curious Incident of the Dog in the NightTime here. It was lovely. The play and set were superb. But the theater is GREAT. First- it's super close to Piccadilly tube, which is nice. We got off the tube, headed down Shaftsbury ave (has that Ripley's believe it or not on the corner) and then- boom- there is is. There's a sweet little sushi place across the street- you can pick up a...more
This is definitely one of the more pleasant theatres that I've been in. The decor and surroundings (everything from the wallpaper to the framed pictures on the walls to the toilets) gave an air of artistic style and pristine condition. The theatre is of an appropriate size with good acoustics. I was sat in row G which incidentally does have a restricted view of the front right of the stage but...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