Almeida Theatre, London

Seating plan

Almeida Theatre seating plan

Almeida Theatre Seating Plan

The Almeida Theatre has a capacity of 348 seats, including 222 seats in the Stalls and 126 seats in the Circle. Use our interactive seating plan to view 422 seat reviews and 204 photos of views from seat.

Venue overview

The Almeida is an intimate theatre, with a capacity of 325. Located in Islington, the theatre attracts high calibre productions, with shows regularly transferring to the West End.

Dating back to 1837, the venue first became a theatre in 1980, after a campaign led by acclaimed director Pierre Audi, who later became the Almeida’s first Artistic Director. Beginning as a house for fringe theatre, the theatre is now a prolific producing house with an international reputation, staging old and new work by major playwrights.

Following the 2001-3 refurbishment, the Almeida combines original 19th century features with the comfort of modern amenities. A curved back wall allows for a vast stage and for audiences to feel close to the action.

Seating is divided into two sections, with Stalls at ground level and the Circle above. Pillars and side-angle seats are dotted throughout the auditorium and seats affected by these can be bought at a lower price. Legroom is good throughout the theatre, with seating compromising comfortable modern benches.

Good value seats

For those that don’t mind leaning, then a number of pillars and side-angled seats provide great value, considering the price of the tickets. It depends on the show, but generally the restricted view seats in the Stalls are better than those in the Circle. Alternatively, sit towards the rear of either section for an overall clear view of the stage at a discount price!

Premium seats

The best seats in the house are the centre Stalls and central section of the Circle.

Recent seat reviews

Stalls G18
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vivalabeat 172 cm, 188 reviews, 11 helpful votes
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Almeida Theatre Stalls G18 view from seat photo

The seat is behind the slim pillar which doesn't really affect the view that much if you shift a little. Bearing in mind that it's much cheaper than seats around it, it's an excellent value for money. Almeida's legroom isn't great, so bear that in mind... More

Saw The Duchess Of Malfi The Duchess Of Malfi on 27 December 2019

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Stalls C1
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u2fancat 5'6'', 87 reviews, 2 helpful votes
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Almeida Theatre Stalls C1 view from seat photo

The seat is comfy enough, with plenty of legroom - because of the pillar, there is no seat directly in front. The pillar itself is slim and doesn't impede the view too much - certainly, for this production, there were few enough people on stage that this... More

Saw The Duchess Of Malfi The Duchess Of Malfi on 06 January 2020

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Stalls J11
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joc78 5"4, 419 reviews, 4 helpful votes
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Almeida Theatre Stalls J11 view from seat photo

A slight pillar to the left of your seat makes this seat a restricted view, but for the price paid, it is worth it. The seat is adequately comfortable and there is ok leg room. Would sit here again! More

Saw The Duchess Of Malfi The Duchess Of Malfi on 06 January 2020

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