Sadler's Wells seating plan

Sadler's Wells seating plan

Sadler's Wells Seating Plan

The Sadler's Wells has a capacity of 1504 seats, including 661 seats in the Stalls, 391 seats in the First Circle and 452 seats in the Second Circle. Use our interactive seating plan to view 321 seat reviews and 163 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

Second Circle Q18
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mattlanyon 6", 126 reviews, 3 helpful votes
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Sadler's Wells Q18 view from seat photo

Being right at the back you are very far away and quite high up, but you still get a decent view of the whole stage. The only problem is that the stage is blocked by people in front of you a bit, but as it is the back row you can lean forward a bit. ... More

Saw Carmen La Cubana Carmen La Cubana on 17 August 2018

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Second Circle D4
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TheSophster23 5"6, 43 reviews
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Sadler's Wells D4 view from seat photo

For ballet, I always prefer to sit higher up to be able to appreciate the performance in all its glory. A great view from here, you can see the whole stage with no obstructions. The seats in the second circle are staggered enough that heads being in ... More

Saw BalletBoyz - 14 days BalletBoyz - 14 days on 28 April 2018

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Second Circle M4
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ohmrli 49 reviews
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Sadler's Wells M4 view from seat photo

Like the other user saying the seat is not that bad. Far from stage but with almost full view (only small part of corner is blocked by rail, which is not an issue at all). Leg room is comfy enough with left side extra room. Good value for a budget ti... More

Saw Cinderella Cinderella on 07 January 2018

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