Sadler's Wells, London

Seating plan

Sadler's Wells seating plan

Sadler's Wells Seating Plan

The Sadler's Wells has a capacity of 1505 seats, including 662 seats in the Stalls, 391 seats in the First Circle and 452 seats in the Second Circle. Use our interactive seating plan to view 496 seat reviews and 232 photos of views from seat.

Venue overview

Sadler's Wells is located in Angel, Islington and dates back to the late 1600's. In 1844, it was relaunched as the Theatre Royal Sadler's Wells, and was home to many Shakespeare productions. Lilian Baylis revived the theatre after its days as a cinema, with the new building in opening in 1931. In 1998, the theatre was redesigned with funding from the National Lottery and is now home to international touring dance companies, including regular productions by Matthew Bourne.

Set over three levels, the theatre is very large and modern, ensuring excellent sight-lines on all levels and minimal obstruction, with comfortable seating. Boxes run down the side of each section, with slips providing good value for money.

Good value seats

Restricted view seats provide excellent value for money for those on a budget. For most performances, the first two rows in the Stalls are restricted due to the proximity to the stage, as the stage is quite high. The back row of the First Circle is also typically reduced in price.

Premium seats

For most dance performances, the best views can be found further back from the stage. Sitting in the middle of the Stalls or in the very front of the First Circle provides the best experience and a panoramic view of the stage.

Recent seat reviews

Stalls Q26

alisondolling 1 reviews
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Sadler's Wells Stalls Q26 view from seat photo

Great view if the person in front isn't too tall. The person in front of me blocked a small section of the left hand side but a tall person would have blocked a lot more. Otherwise, a great seat. Plenty of leg room and very comfy. More

Visited 20 September 2019

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First Circle C19
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tapwhizz 168cm, 69 reviews, 2 helpful votes
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Sadler's Wells First Circle C19 view from seat photo

Comfort and legroom entirely acceptable with a phenomenal view of the entire stage from the 3rd row of the first circle. Seats in this section are well raked but as is sometimes my bad luck I had a giant in front of me and swapped this seat with my husband... More

Saw Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet on 25 August 2019

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Second Circle L30

debadwolff 5"4, 15 reviews
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Sadler's Wells Second Circle L30 view from seat photo

The seat's quite roomy with lots of leg room. In the photo you can see the rail but it doesn't hinder the show at all and everything happens further back from the front of the stage hence a great view with added bonus no one being in front of you! Can... More

Saw Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet on 27 August 2019

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