Trafalgar Theatre is a West End theatre in London with a history of over 90 years. Opened as the Whitehall Theater on 29 September 1930, the Grade II listed theatre was constructed on the land previously home to a public house called ‘Ye Old Ship Tavern.’ It has hosted several plays, musicals, and revues throughout history, including Sweeney Todd, Jane Eyre, and A Christmas Carol. The theatre underwent significant restoration in 2021, reinstating the place to its original heritage design.

629 Seats

Wheelchair Accessible

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Accessible Toilets

Guide Dogs

Hearing Assistance

About Trafalgar Theatre

Seating Plan
Popular Productions
  • After its 2021 restoration project, Trafalgar Theater’s seating capacity was increased to 630.
  • Seats are divided into two sections: Stalls and Dress Circles.
  • The former has a capacity of 361 seats spread over 16 rows while the Dress Circle has 265 seats spread over 12 rows.
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Know Before You Go

Getting There
Tips & Guidelines
Nearby Restaurants
  • Tube: The Charing Cross and Embankment (Northern and Bakerloo) stations are within 5 minute's walk of the theatre.
  • Bus: You can take buses 3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 77a, 88, 91, 139, 159, or 453 to reach Trafalgar Theater.
  • Parking: Trafalgar Theater’s nearest car park is Q-Park Trafalgar. You can save on off-street car parking charges for up to 24 hours with Q-Park.

Frequently Asked Questions About Trafalgar Theatre

Where is Trafalgar Theatre located?

The Trafalgar Theatre is located a short distance from London’s Trafalgar Square, across the road from the Silver Cross pub.

How can I reach Trafalgar Theatre?

You can reach Trafalgar Theatre via, bus, tube, or car.

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

Trafalgar Theatre has staged several productions including musicals, plays, and concerts. A few notable ones include Three Sisters, Art, Rat Pack Confidential, and more.

What are the seating options available at Trafalgar Theatre?

The theatre can seat across two levels — Stalls and Dress Circles.

Is Trafalgar Theatre accessible to people with disabilities?

Yes. Trafalgar Theatre is accessible to people with reduced mobility. The theatre offers various facilities and resources for disabled visitors, including wheelchair access, guide dog allowance, accessible toilet, hearing assistance and more.

How much do the Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar Theatre.

Where can I book my Trafalgar Theatre tickets?

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

Yes. There are quite a few dining options available near Trafalgar Theatre such as The Northall, Butlers Restaurant and more.

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

There are quite a few attractions near Trafalgar Theatre that you can explore before you go for a show. Some of these include the National Gallery, the Horse Guards Parade, the Admiralty Arch and more.

Past Shows

Jersey Boys
Myra's Story

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