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Good Value Seats

The Circle Slips are usually heavily discounted, due to facing side-on to the stage. These seats can be excellent value for money, particularly seats 8-14, which are in front of seats 1-7. As they are angled towards the stage, some leaning is required, but the whole stage can be seen. These are benches rather than theatre seats.

Premium Seats

The best seats for viewing the action on stage are the centre of rows B-H in the Stalls and the centre of rows B-C in the Circle. From these seats you will be able to clearly see all the action on stage without any kind of viewing restriction or inconvenience.

Accessible Seats

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Getting into the Venue
The Arts Theatre main entrance is located on Great Newport Street and can be accessed via a slight ramp through double doors. On entering the main entrance, the Box Office is straight ahead.

An alternative entrance to the Circle seating is available to the left of the main entrance, through double fire exit doors. A slightly sloped corridor leads to the back of the Circle, where accessible seating is available.

All sections must be accessed by stairs, which are highlighted and have handrails on either side.

Customer Assistance
Staff are on hand to assist with navigation and must be notified if at-seat service is required for those who cannot access the bar.

Transfer seats are available to aisle seats in the rear of the Circle. It is recommended that a companion is brought.

How to Book
For those who need assistance or wish to book wheelchair spaces and transfer seats, it is important to book well in advance and notify the theatre of any special requirements. Discounts are available for access patrons and their companions.

For further information, ticket bookings and assistance please call: 020 7836 8463 or email:
  • The Wipers Times at the Arts Theatre, London

    The Wipers Times

    Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s new satirical play The Wipers Times has transferred to the Arts Theatre in London’s West End in March 2016, following a sold-out UK tour.

    Booking from 28 Mar 2017 to 13 May 2017
  • Judy! at the Arts Theatre, London


    Judy!, the incredible musical biopic about the like of the legendary film star Judy Garland comes to the Arts Theatre for a limited season from 16th May to 17th June 2017.

    Booking from 16 May 2017 to 17 Jun 2017

Past Shows


The Arts Theatre is situated in Leicester Square, in the heart of the West End. Opening in 1927 as a private members club, the venue is now an independent theatre which provides a platform for smaller plays and musicals.

The auditorium is intimate, with a capacity of 350 across the Stalls and the Circle. It is a traditional black box theatre, which boasts good views throughout.

After a refurbishment in 2009, the Arts Theatre hosts comfortable seats and good overall sight-lines. Slight restrictions can be found at the ends of Row J, which are behind pillars, and Rows M and N, which are affected by the Circle overhang. Slip seats in the Circle are restricted due to the angle of the seating.

Location and Map

6-7 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JB