Prince Edward Theatre, London

Seating plan

Prince Edward Theatre seating plan

Prince Edward Theatre Seating Plan

The Prince Edward Theatre has a capacity of 1644 seats, including 858 seats in the Stalls, 389 seats in the Dress Circle and 397 seats in the Grand Circle. Use our interactive seating plan to view 3204 seat reviews and 1597 photos of views from seat.

Venue overview

The Prince Edward Theatre is situated in the heart of Soho and is a formidable building that stands out on Old Compton Street. Opening as a theatre in 1930, the building is dark red brick mixed with an Art Deco auditorium. After closing during the war, it reopened as an all-purpose venue which included a boxing ring. Like many theatres at the time, it was converted to accommodate a cinema screen, and showed popular films throughout the 1950's and 60's.

In 1978 it was renamed the Prince Edward Theatre, and was home to Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical masterpiece Evita, which kick-started the venue's association with long-running musicals. Cameron Mackintosh's revival of Miss Saigon was also seen here, followed by Disney's Broadway hit Aladdin.

A very large and beautiful theatre, the auditorium is split across three levels, with each section resulting in excellent overall views. The expansive Stalls are divided into blocks which allow for the best views in the theatre.

Good value seats

Cheaper tickets can be found in the Upper Circle, or in the loges either side of the Dress Circle and Upper Circle. These provide side-views, but do not necessarily cut off any part of the stage, and can be great bargains! Alternatively, sit in the rear few rows of the Stalls, which are typically heavily discounted but offer amazing views.

Premium seats

The best seats in the house can be found in the centre of the Dress Circle, rows B-D, seats 15-9. These seats are great for large-scale musicals, as it enables you to view the production as a whole. Alternatively, sitting in the Stalls allows for a hugely intense experience, due to the vastness of the stage.

Recent seat reviews

Dress Circle H13

thomasmathieu 183cm, 44 reviews
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Prince Edward Theatre Dress Circle H13 view from seat photo

The legroom was the worst for someone really tall and was already a problem for someone of an average height. However the view is amazing which kind of makes it up for the discomfort of the seats. Whole stage visible. You are starting to feel a bit far... More

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Grand Circle B33

letterstojuly 152cm, 26 reviews
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Prince Edward Theatre Grand Circle B33 view from seat photo

Really good view as you are near the front of the grand circle, and the rake is good so you can see everything. A little distant from the stage but doesn't take away from the show because there are a lot of big group dance numbers. Also, this side is... More

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Dress Circle A17
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rgowan 5"6, 240 reviews, 14 helpful votes
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Prince Edward Theatre Dress Circle A17 view from seat photo

Amazing view from the centre of the circle. The bar at the end of the aisle does not impact your view at all. Its visable in the photo but you dont notice it whilst watching the show. Theirs lots of leg room which is a change for a front row circle seat. More

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