Duke of York's Theatre seating plan

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Duke of York's Theatre seating plan

Duke of York's Theatre Seating Plan

The Duke of York's Theatre has a capacity of 624 seats, including 359 seats in the Stalls, 117 seats in the Royal Circle and 148 seats in the Upper Circle. Use our interactive seating plan to view 815 seat reviews and 378 photos of views from seat.

Venue overview

The Duke of York’s Theatre, named in honour of King George V, opened in 1892 and has a rich history of performing classic and contemporary plays. Situated behind the Garrick Theatre, the venue usually has a fast turnaround of plays throughout the year.

With a seating capacity of 640, the theatre is relatively small, with the majority of seating in the Stalls section. Certain seats can offer restricted views depending on the production, and it is worth researching the seats before you make a purchase.

Good value seats

The Row H bench in the Upper Circle is an excellent bargain seat. Despite being towards the rear of the entire theatre, Row H offers great overall sight-lines for the lowest price possible. Sitting in the Upper Circle can be, at times, restricted, but there are bargains to be had there.

Premium seats

The best seats for this theatre are certainly towards the front of the Stalls, around row E and F in the centre. Avoid sitting too close to the action, as the stage is very high, but any further back and seats are affected by the deep overhang of the level above. Alternatively, sitting in the Royal Circle allows for some excellent, unrestricted views.

Recent seat reviews

Stalls A4
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markeastaugh 6"1, 140 reviews, 1 helpful vote
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Duke of York's Theatre A4 view from seat photo

Front row for this production! The stage is quite high so a little bit of neck ache, but you have an abundance of legroom so you can really stretch out. View very good to be so up close and personal, you miss a small part when both actresses are on t... More

Saw Mary Stuart Mary Stuart on 21 March 2018

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Upper Circle F18
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hayleyculverhouse 5"5, 181 reviews, 2 helpful votes
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Duke of York's Theatre F18 view from seat photo

The seat does have a slightly restricted view due to the auditorium curve and there is a slight overhang. However, because the seat is almost central of the row, I didn't find the view to be so bad. There isn't a whole lot of leg room but I did find ... More

Saw Mary Stuart Mary Stuart on 15 February 2018

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Stalls L1

jonmann 5'11, 20 reviews
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Duke of York's Theatre L1 view from seat photo

Great seat. Was afraid it would be an oblique side view but not at all. It seems as though some of the stage is obscured by a monitor (the reason for which becomes clear during the show) but once again this isn’t true. In fact because it’s dlightly t... More

Saw Mary Stuart Mary Stuart on 16 February 2018

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