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 2010 seat reviews and 972 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

Stalls A11
Verified

rikkiONshow 178cm, 224 reviews, 3 helpful votes
Comfort
Legroom
View
Prince Edward Theatre A11 view from seat photo

These seats are very comfortable and you do benefit of, since it being the front row, you can stretch out your legs a fair amount. The view from here is fantastic and it isn't as overwhelming as you might think. Although you do have to crane your neck... More

Saw Aladdin Aladdin on 18 April 2019

Is this helpful?

Stalls R3
Verified

abbiemead 5”5, 18 reviews
Comfort
Legroom
View
Prince Edward Theatre R3 view from seat photo

The seat had a good view of the stage. It’s side-on but felt like I didn’t miss anything on the stage. It’s sold as a restricted view because of the dress circle overhang but it wasn’t a problem for me. The view could be slightly restricted if someone... More

Saw Aladdin Aladdin on 23 February 2019

Is this helpful?

Grand Circle E4

george14 19 reviews, 2 helpful votes
Comfort
Legroom
View
Prince Edward Theatre E4 view from seat photo

Firstly, this theatre is stunning! Took my breathe away when I entered the auditorium. Secondly, these seats were perfect, the legroom and comfort were beyond perfect. Then the view was stunning. You are slightly far back from the stage, but everything... More

Saw Aladdin Aladdin on 07 February 2019

Is this helpful?