Gielgud Theatre
35-37 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6AR

                                       Gielgud Theatre

Experience the magic of Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the opulent Gielgud Theatre London! The stunning theatre is located at 35 Shatesbury Avenue London W1D 6AR. Positioned in the famous Shaftesbury Avenue in the mid of London’s Theatreland. The area has some of the major theatres such as Apollo, Lyric and Queen’s Theatre. The area hosts some of the finest restaurants and bars.

Some of the major attractions are located near the magnificent Gielgud Theatre such as Covent Garden, Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus. You can also enjoy some lip smacking international cuisine at Soho and Chinatown. The opulent theatre is accessible via various modes of commutations such as tubes, buses, taxis and cars.

Gielgud theatre is regarded as a difficult theatre with lots of pillars around the auditorium. The occupancy of the theatre is around 888 and spread all over three levels. If you are looking for some best view seats then simply go for the front row seats of the Stalls. Theatre is mainly categorised into three section as Stalls, Dress Circle and Grand Circle.

For the disabled patrons and their carers are offered discounted tickets by the theatre. The Box office of the Gielgud Theatre is equipped with induction loop, whereas an infra-red system in the main auditorium.

Architect W G  R Sprague conceived the Gielgud Theatre as part of pair with Queen’s Theatre, which is positioned on the adjacent corner of Shaftesbury Avenue. The original name of the Gielgud Theatre was Hicks Theatre. It was name in the honour of famous actor, manager and playwright Seymour Hicks. In the year 1909, it was renamed as Globe Theatre, whereas Gielgud Theatre in the year 1994.

During the initial years, Hicks was the firm influence over the theatre. The first two productions of the theatre were written by Hicks, The Beauty of Bath and My Darling. Some of the famous productions at the Gielgud Theatre are Alan Ayckbourn, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Equus, Avenue Q and The Umbrellas of Cherbourg.

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