Prince Edward Theatre


The Prince Edward 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

Prince Edward Theatre

Old Compton Street
0844 482 5151
Public transport:
Leicester Square (approx. 300m) Tottenham Court Road (approx. 400m


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
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Additional Accessible Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
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
Booking Facilities
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

Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 25 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Prince Edward Theatre

3.0 out of 5 15 March 2016
by Elizabeth W.

A huuuuuge theatre which has just stopped showing Miss Saigon. The ticket prices range from £25 up to the big bucks! For £25 the seats were awful! I had a view through 2 sets of barriers and could barely hear the songs. The theatre is shortly going to be showing Aladdin - I have better seats next time so pretty excited but of course this came with a price!more

5.0 out of 5 4 November 2015
by Josephine L.

How to win at theatre:

1) Stop by in the morning

2) Ask for day-of tickets

3) Pull out wallet

4) Hand over £20 for front row, orchestra Miss Saigon tickets

5) Attend show

6) Feel like a winner

Rinse and repeat.more

5.0 out of 5 3 November 2015
by Samantha M.

This is a truly beautiful theatre. I've walked past it many many times and had no idea quite how huge it was until I entered. The architecture is really quite stunning and it seems almost slightly art deco, perhaps straight out of the late 1920s. There's more room in the seats than many other theatres and the view from the stalls is great. It's a really large theatre and it does feel very...more

3.0 out of 5 4 September 2015
by Dorothy H.

Watched Miss Saigon here at the theatre. The decor is stunning with red velvety chairs. The balcony boxes look very fancy. The service was mediocre, very small lobby area. They do serve snacks and drinks in the lobby. During intermission staff come in the hallway to sell snacks like water and ice cream. The seating was comfortable. The audio was loud and good quality.

They do allow pictures...more

5.0 out of 5 19 February 2015
by Robert W.

The Prince Edward theatre was designed in 1930 by Edward A. Stone. The interior was designed by Marc-Henri Levy and Gaston Laverdet. It was named after Prince Edward (then the Prince of Wales, briefly Edward VIII and later Duke of Windsor).

I remember first coming here as a child when it was the Casino Cinerama Theatre. It reverted to being a theatre in 1978 with the world premiere of Evita....more

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