Duchess Theatre, London

Seating plan

Duchess Theatre seating plan

Duchess Theatre Seating Plan

The Duchess Theatre has a capacity of 492 seats, including 310 seats in the Stalls and 182 seats in the Dress Circle. Use our interactive seating plan to view 652 seat reviews and 292 photos of views from seat.

Venue overview

The Duchess Theatre is located near the Aldwych, close to the Novello and Lyceum. Originally opening in the early 1930’s, the theatre is very intimate and often hosts smaller plays and musicals. Comedy The Play That Goes Wrong has been playing at the Duchess Theatre since 2014.

Build on two levels, the Dress Circle is much narrower than the Stalls, and both sections offer a variety of views for a variety of prices. The central Stalls offer the best views, with side-angles from seats on the ends of the rows.

Good value seats

The cheapest seats are located in the final two rows of the Circle, which are far back from the stage, but for the size of the theatre are not particularly restricted. Alternatively, seats at the ends of the rows in the Stalls are often discounted, as they can be partially restricted, but are usually good value.

Premium seats

Due to the size of the theatre, most shows do not have premium priced seats. The best seats are in the front and centre of the Stalls, where the rake begins and the Dress Circle overhang is not yet in place. Alternatively, sit at the very front of the Dress Circle, in the centre of the row.

Recent seat reviews

Dress Circle A1
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jaimecretten 5 "9, 115 reviews, 1 helpful vote
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Duchess Theatre Dress Circle A1 view from seat photo

This is the front row of the Dress Circle so legroom is great and no one is in front to obscure the view. You need to sit upright and lean a little forward to see the very front of the stage but for a stand-up show it wasn't necessary, it's also very... More

Visited 25 February 2019

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Dress Circle E5
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alisonkirsty 5'3", 171 reviews, 8 helpful votes
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Duchess Theatre Dress Circle E5 view from seat photo

Clear view of the whole stage, although the ledge in front blocked the view of the very front without leaning forward (nothing really happens there though). Heads were not an issue once the show started and everyone settled in. Reasonable legroom and... More

Saw The Play That Goes Wrong The Play That Goes Wrong on 24 January 2019

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Stalls F3
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Charmainf 5ft 4", 190 reviews, 10 helpful votes
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Duchess Theatre Stalls F3 view from seat photo

This was a good seat and I could see the whole production from it. There is some activity in the stalls and I could see all of that too. An older seat but it was fine and the leg room was okay. I could easily get out to the bar and toilets at the interval. More

Saw The Play That Goes Wrong The Play That Goes Wrong on 08 December 2018

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