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Entertaining the masses since 1906

Named after legendary British stage actor Sir John Gielgud, this West End theatre is steeped in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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A must see!

The production of Company here is a must-see. The gender-switched cast is excellent and while I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Named after legendary British stage actor Sir John Gielgud, this West End theatre is steeped in history. It first opened to the public in 1906 (as the Hicks Theatre) and is only slightly younger than the oldest living human on earth (Kane Tanaka, born in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The production of Company here is a must-see. The gender-switched cast is excellent and while I purchased the cheapest "highly restricted view" tickets I would still highly recommend it. The view was truly great for the price and the show was so amazing. No complaints...More

Thank Moira A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gielgud Theatre is a really nicely kept theatre. The seats were comfy and we had plenty of leg room and a great view sitting on row f of the upper circle. We went to see Company. Our first Stephen Sondheim. That and the fact...More

Thank Jos T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time to one of the theatres on Shaftsbury Avenue. Very easy to access from the Picadilly Circus tube station. A number of nearby dining options from budget to champagne tastes. Staff is helpful and kind - also clever. When they check your bag,...More

Thank Bethanie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I purchased my tickets with some apprehension. I have great memories of the last revival at The Donmar, which starred the brilliant Adrian Lester. Moreover, at just under £80 per person for so-so stalls seats, I thought it had to be good. Well, it was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An updated re-working of Sondheim’s Company changing the lead from masculine to feminine is outstanding clever and works wonderfully well. Rosalie Craig as “Bobbie”, the theatrical legend that is Patti Lupone as “Joanne” and Jonathan Bailey as “Jamie” ( not forgetting Mel Geidroyc as “Sarah”)...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

The show was outstanding! I would put it near the top of the shows we've seen - and we've seen a ton!

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

We hadn't been to this theatre, since my husband became disabled, so we didn't know what to expect. We arrived and asked for an Access entrance. We were asked to wait for the Access Host and when he arrived he was most charming. He checked...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2018

I've been here a few times, but it took the last visit for me to go through the foyer (wheelchair users go in a back way) and it is just a beautiful double story area with a walk way on the upper level where you...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

This was a birthday present for my wife's birthday in January. We booked seats in Stratford for February , but had to cancel; we both had flu.My wife saw Imperium One in July and we went to see imperium two on September 5th. My wife...More

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Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
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ClaireFitz74
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We were in row E of the Dress Circle and the view was fine. It is a beautiful old theater and the seats seemed a bit low to me and I'm only 5'-8". On the other hand my wife who is 5'-3" thought they were perfect because she... More
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RobboKaty
8 April 2017|
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Response from Angus R | Reviewed this property |
We had £10 restricted view seats at the back of the Grand Circle. There was only one point in the production when our view was actually restricted (actors were all right at front of the stage). Depends on your budget and... More
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jasonz92
22 February 2017|
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Response from lizcp83 | Reviewed this property |
hi, we sat four rows back but I can't see you would have many issues view wise. However it would depend on the performance you are seeing and the staging. We saw The Curious Incident and the staging is minimal with most... More
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