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Old Vic Theatre, London

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We have 478 seat reviews in the Old Vic Theatre, London. Click on a seat to add your own review.

Good Value Seats

Under 26's can benefit from the theatre's fantastic £12.50 ticket policy for every show, where only proof of age is required at purchase. Failing that, tickets in the Lilian Baylis Upper Circle are extremely reasonable, and provide a fascinating angle to see any production. For sold out productions, standing and bench tickets are also available for under £10.

Premium Seats

The auditorium's shape means that the Dress Circle is quite far away from the stage, although is almost on a level with the action. The mid front Stalls section provides the best views, with the centre of M, N and P being a good distance away to take everything in and hot have to always be looking upwards.

Accessible Seats

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Getting into the Venue
The Old Vic Theatre main entrance is situated on The Cut. There are 3 steps into the foyer from street level with handrails in place. An alternative, step-free entrance is at the side of the theatre, with ramped access through a fire exit, which leads directly to the Stalls. Drop-off points can be found on Waterloo Road and Webber Street.

All sections of the theatre must be accessed via stairs, as there is no customer lift.

Customer Assistance
Those who wish to use the alternative entrance must arrive 30 minutes before the performance is due to begin and notify a member of staff, who will assist them. Staff are on hand to help with navigation throughout the theatre. An Access Host will look after access patrons for the duration of their visit.

Transfers are available and the Access Host will assist with transferring patrons. Wheelchair users do not need to bring a companion.

How to Book
For those who request special assistance or wish to book wheelchair spaces, it is important to book in advance and notify the theatre of any special requirements. Wheelchair users and their companions are eligible for concessions and booking priorities.

For further information and accessibility booking, please call: 0844 871 7628 or email: access@oldvictheatre.com
  • Woyzeck at the Old Vic Theatre, London


    Woyzeck will return to the London stage in 2017 with a new version by multi-award winning writer Jack Thorne and starring Hollywood mega star of Star Wars – The Force Awakens John Boyega. This new version promises to be an unforgettable howl of rage as prevalent for our time as it was in Buchner’s. Directed by the up-and-coming Joe Murphy, Woyzeck is set to take London by storm in one of the main highlights in Matthew Warchus’ 2017 season at the Old Vic.

    Booking from 12 May 2017 to 24 Jun 2017
  • Art at the Old Vic Theatre, London


    Matthew Warchus directs a new production of Art during his 2016/2017 season as Artistic Director at the Old Vic. One of the most critically acclaimed plays of recent years, Warchus will reunite the entire creative team behind the original 1996 London West End run, promising to make this ingenious comedy with a simple premise, one to watch out for.

    Booking from 16 Dec 2016 to 18 Feb 2017
  • King Lear at the Old Vic Theatre, London

    King Lear

    As part of Matthew Warchus’ 2016/2017 season as Artistic Director of the Old Vic, a new adaptation of King Lear directed by Deborah Warner will come to the theatre in November 2016, marking the return of Glenda Jackson to the stage, in an all-star gender blind casting of the classic Shakespeare tragedy.

    Booking from 23 Nov 2016 to 30 Nov 2016

Past Shows


The Old Vic Theatre dates back to 1818, when it was first used as a playhouse. It became heavily associated with Lillian Baylis in the 1900's, who turned the venue around by presenting Shakespeare plays and seasons of opera and ballet, before moving to what is now known as Sadler's Wells. In WWII, the building suffered terrible bomb damage but was later restored. Kevin Spacey was the Old Vic's Artistic Director before stepping down and being replaced by Matthew Warchus.

A versatile building, the Old Vic sees musicals, plays and dance pieces performed and have previously put the auditorium in the round. The shape of the stage can be extended, as the auditorium is build in a semi-circle that gives side-views. Prices differ depending on where you choose to sit.

Location and Map

103 The Cut Street, London, SE1 8NB