Located in Aldwych in the city of Westminster, Aldwych Theatre is a West End theatre constructed as a companion to Novello Theatre in 1905. It opened with a production of Blue Bell and has since hosted several musical comedies, farces, plays, and more. With a seating capacity of almost 1,200 people, Aldwych Theatre has been the mainstay of West End theatre for more than a century and continues to stage quality productions.

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TINA: The Tina Turner Musical

TINA: The Tina Turner Musical


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  • Spread over three levels, Aldwych Theatre has a seating capacity of 1,181 people. 
  • The arrangement is divided into three sections - 561 Stalls, 337 Dress Circle and 283 Grand Circle.
  • The theatre offers good views from pretty much all levels since it is tall and narrow in design.
  • However, if you want the best views of the stage, then book a seat in the Stalls. 
  • A few rows in the rear stalls might be slightly obstructed due to the overhang from the Dress Circle but your viewing experience on the whole is unlikely to be affected.

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  • Bus: Take bus routes 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 168, 171, 172, 188, 243, 341, or 521 and get off at Aldwych Somerset House (Stop S) on The Strand. The theatre is a 3-minute walk from the bus stop. You can also take a bus from routes 6, 9, 87, 243 and 341 and get off at Aldwych Kingsway (Stop F) or Aldwych Drury Lane (Stop E) located on either side of the theatre.
  • Rail: Charing Cross is the nearest mainline station. Aldwych Theatre is a 7-minute walk from there.
  • Tube: The nearest tube stations are Temple (served by the Circle and District Lines) and Holborn (served by the Central and Piccadilly Lines). You can also get off at Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line) or Charing Cross (Northern and Bakerloo Lines) stations, from where the theatre is about a 7-minute walk.
  • Parking: Aldwych Theatre is part of Q-Park’s Theatreland Parking Scheme with the nearest car park facility available in Chinatown and Charing Cross. Validate your ticket at the foyer and you may get 50% off on parking charges.

Frequently Asked Questions About Aldwych Theatre

Where is Aldwych Theatre located?

The Aldwych Theatre is located in central London, in Aldwych in the City of Westminster. It is near to the River Thames.

How can I reach Aldwych Theatre?

You can reach Aldwych Theatre via train, bus, tube, or car.

What are the different types of shows and productions that are staged at the Aldwych Theatre?

Aldwych Theatre has staged several productions including musicals, ballet, plays, and operas. A few notable ones include Amy’s View, Fame, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical and more.

What are the seating options available at Aldwych Theatre?

The theatre can seat in three sections - Stalls,  Dress Circle and Grand Circle. It can seat roughly 1,181.

Is Aldwych Theatre accessible to people with disabilities?

Yes. Aldwych Theatre is accessible to people with reduced mobility. The theatre offers various facilities and resources for disabled visitors, including wheelchair access, guide dog allowance, assistive listening devices and more.

How much do the Aldwych Theatre tickets cost?

The price of the tickets depends on the show that you choose to watch and the timing of the same at the Aldwych Theatre.

Where can I book my Aldwych Theatre tickets?

You can book your tickets to shows playing at the Aldwych Theatre online at London Theatre Tickets. You will get the best deals and discounts and all the information you need at your fingertips.

Are there any dining options available near Aldwych Theatre?

Yes. There are quite a few dining options available near Aldwych Theatre such as The Delaunay, L’Oscar Restaurant and more.

What are some of the things to do or attractions to explore near Aldwych Theatre?

A few attractions near Aldwych Theatre that you can explore before you go for a show include The Big Ben, The British Museum, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, and more.