Formerly known as the New Ambassadors Theatre, the Ambassadors Theatre is a popular West End theatre located on West Street on Charing Cross Road in the City of Westminster. It was designed by W. G. R. Sprague and is one of the smallest West End theatres with a seating capacity of only 444 seats. The theatre has staged several successful productions including Deburau, The Emperor Jones, The Mask of Virtue, the evergreen The Mousetrap, and the award-winning Sweeney Todd, to name a few.

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About Ambassadors Theatre

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  • The theatre has a seating capacity of 444 seats, spread over 2 sections — Stalls and Circles.
  • Visitors can find the best seats in the Stalls and the front two rows of the Circle.
  • The theatre is an intimate and small one, which means that even the back rows of the Circle offer amazing views of the stage and performance.
  • The Circle overhang encroaches into the Stalls restricting the view of those seated in a few of the back rows of the section.
  • If you’re looking for discounted seats with a decent view and enough legroom, book seats in the last four rows of the Circle.

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  • Bus: Take bus numbers 14, 19, 24, 29, 38 or 176 to Leicester Square or Haymarket. The theatre is a short walk from both stops.
  • Train: Take a train to Charing Cross Station. The theatre is a 15-20 minute walk from there.
  • Tube: Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines) is the closest tube station to the theatre. You can also take a tube to Holborn (Piccadilly and Central lines) or Covent Garden (Piccadilly line). The venue is a short walk from both stations.
  • Recommended Mode of Transport: Take the tube to Leicester Square and then walk down to the theatre from the station.
  • Parking: Parking facilities are available in Chinatown and Soho. Congestion charges apply. The theatre is a part of Q-Park’s Theatreland scheme, which offers 50% off to theatregoers. Parking is available at Newport Place too. You must display a validated parking ticket and theatre ticket to avail of the discount. You are also required to get your tickets validated by the box office to claim the discount.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ambassadors Theatre

Where is Ambassadors Theatre located?

The Ambassadors Theatre is located on West Street on Charing Cross Road in the City of Westminster, London.

How can I reach Ambassadors Theatre?

You can reach the theatre via bus, rail, or tube. We recommend that you take the tube to Leicester Square. It is fast and hassle-free.

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

The theatre has and continues to stage several amazing productions including plays, dance shows, musicals, and more. Spoonface Steinberg, The Mousetrap, Waiting for Godot, Love Song and The Emperor Jones are some notable performances.

What are the seating options available at Ambassadors Theatre?

There are two types of seating options available — Stalls and Circle.

Is Ambassadors Theatre accessible to people with disabilities?

Yes. The theatre is accessible to people with disabilities. They have wheelchair access, hearing assistance, guide dog allowance, adapted toilets, lifts and other facilities for guests with special needs.

How much do the Ambassadors 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 Ambassadors Theatre.

Where can I book my Ambassadors Theatre tickets?

You can book your tickets to shows playing at the Ambassadors 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 Ambassadors Theatre?

Yes. There are several dining options available near the theatre like The Ivy, Heliot Steakhouse, Dishoom, Thai Square, and more.

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

A few attractions near the Ambassadors Theatre that you can explore include the London Museum, Leicester Square, Agatha Christie Memorial, Garden Museum, and the Victoria Embankment Gardens, to name a few.

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