Gielgud Theatre, London

Seating plan

Gielgud Theatre seating plan

Gielgud Theatre Seating Plan

The Gielgud Theatre has a capacity of 956 seats, including 507 seats in the Stalls, 202 seats in the Dress Circle and 247 seats in the Grand Circle. Use our interactive seating plan to view 1488 seat reviews and 972 photos of views from seat.

Venue overview

The Gielgud Theatre, formerly the Globe Theatre, is named after prolific actor John Gielgud. Opening in 1906 and located on the famous Shaftesbury Avenue, the theatre retains much of its original design.

Typically used for short runs of plays and musicals, the venue is host to the long-running The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Good value seats

Due to the shape of the Dress Circle, a number of seats are restricted view, particularly towards the ends of rows A and B. These seats face the stage at an angle, but provide an intimate view of the action. Alternatively, sit in the Grand Circle for a bargain!

Premium seats

The best seats are located towards the mid-rear of the Stalls, just underneath the Dress Circle overhang. Seats towards the front of the theatre may miss some of the action on stage, due to the height of the stage. Sit in rows N-P for the best overall views.

Recent seat reviews

Stalls B8
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RebeccaBorg 176cm, 24 reviews, 4 helpful votes
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Gielgud Theatre B8 view from seat photo

An excellent view overall, although a small section of the right hand side of the stage is slightly obscured, and because of the angle it is possible for set pieces to obstruct the view, again, slightly. However, it is very close, something that enables... More

Saw Company Company on 29 March 2019

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Stalls A18
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RebeccaBorg 176cm, 24 reviews, 4 helpful votes
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Gielgud Theatre A18 view from seat photo

This seat provides an excellent view, although as it is very close to the stage it does require one to choose a part of the stage to focus on, as it can't all be taken in at once. The legroom is more than that of an average seat, and quite spacious. Not... More

Saw Company Company on 08 March 2019

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Grand Circle H4
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livb 5'6, 200 reviews, 41 helpful votes
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Gielgud Theatre H4 view from seat photo

The view here wasn't ideal as faces were a bit hard to read from so far away. You can see all of the stage though, except the very front and the very right so for most shows I don't think you'd really miss anything! Just enough legroom for me, but anybody... More

Visited 26 March 2019

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