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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Facilities & Accessibility
- Access Inside Building Facilities
- Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
- Steps within building
- Access into the Building
- Assisted wheelchair access
- Accessible Bathroom Facilities
- Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
- Accessible Communication Facilities
- Hearing loop system
- Accessible Venue Facilities
- Assistance dogs welcome
- Staff disability awareness trained
- Additional Accessible Facilities
- Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
- Attraction Facilities
- Catering Facilities
- Event Facilities
- Raked or tiered seating offered
- Payment Facilities
- Credit cards accepted
- Debit cards accepted
- Group rates available
Top 5 reviews of Gielgud Theatre
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.
Highly recommend! more
I saw a Wednesday evening show of The Curious Incident. The theater - Dress Circle, at least - appeared only half full.
The theater is a nice, medium size. The bathrooms were packed before the show and during intermission, but everything else about its size is wonderful. From Dress Circle, you had a great view of the full stage and could see the actors' faces.
As another Yelper mentioned,... more
Curious incident of the dog in the night time is a fantastic play. Short people gets pillows to boost your height so you can block the other short people behind you; prime number seats will earn you a prize if you have a prime number name.
There are lots of ladies toilets so you don't have to wait during the interval. You might also be lucky enough to have an old lady who was in fits of... more
I saw The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime (whew long title) and it was an excellent play. I went down to the box office when it open and managed to get a stall ticket for £15. My seat was right in the front row, which meant I had to crane my neck a little bit (the stage is high). For this show there is some action low on the floor (like at the beginning of the play when they show... more
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