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Why Watch The Valkyrie?

  • Catch Wagner’s epic opera, The Valkyrie, that tells an emotional tale based on Norse mythology.
  • The Valkyrie is the second part of Wagner’s Ring saga to be shown at the London Coliseum theatre. It will be followed by the other parts of this series in a 5-year collaboration with the theatre.
  • Watch the beautiful story of two separated twins who fall in love and evoke the wrath of the gods.
  • Richard Jones’ direction of The Valkyrie is going to dazzle you. He has worked on other ENO productions and even won Olivier Award for his work.
  • Don’t miss out on the opportunity to watch this opera. It is running for a limited time from 19th November 2021 for three weeks in the Coliseum Theatre.

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Show Details

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Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle is back at the London Coliseum theatre with The Valkyrie. Based on Norse Mythology, The Valkyrie is a gripping production by ENO and one of the greatest operas to date. It is a part of four operas in Ring Cycle, a 15-hour epic by Wagner.

Watch the tragic love story of two separated twins which results in revenge and destruction. As Valkyrie Brünnhilde intervenes and saves Sieglinde and the twins’ unborn child, she must face the consequences. Stay tuned for a family feud that could destroy all the worlds.

The production is directed by Richard Jones who has returned to ENO after his Olivier Award-winning The Mastersingers of Nuremberg. The opera features a star-studded cast of singers including Matthew Rose as Wotan, Susan Bickley as Fricka, Rachel Nicholas as Valkyrie, Nicky Spence as Siegmund, and Emma Bell as Sieglinde. So, get ready to watch this incredible opera this autumn for a limited time, starting from 19th November 2021!

The Story

Richard Wagner’s The Valkyrie is based on Norse Mythology and follows the story of two separated twins, Siegmund and Sieglinde. They meet by chance, fall in love, and evoke the wrath of the gods. Wotan, the leader of gods, orders his daughter, Valkyrie Brünnhilde, to defend his mortal son Siegmund against his battle with Hunding, Sieglind’s husband. However, Fricka, Wotan’s wife and the goddess of marriage chastises him for siding with the wrong party and not defending the marriage rights of Hunding.

Wotan is forced to submit to her wife’s wishes and orders Valkyrie to help Hunding instead. However, Valkyrie disobeys and saves Sieglinde and her child after Siegmund is killed in the fight. Feeling betrayed, Wotan sentences Valkyrie to become a mortal woman and lie in sleep. She obeys but asks to be surrounded by a wall of fire that can be overcome only by the bravest man. Wotan gladly accepts.

Show Timings

  • Nov 19, 22, & 25: 5 PM
  • Nov 28: 2: 30 PM
  • Dec 1, 7, & 10: 5 PM
  • Dec 4 - 2:30 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Rachel Nicholls as Brünnhilde, Nicky Spence as Siegmund, Emma Bell as Sieglinde, Brindley Sherratt as Hunding, Susan Bickley Fricka, Nadine Benjamin as Gerhilde.

  • Children aged under 11 will not be admitted to this show.
  • Please keep in mind that theatre does not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

The Valkyrie tickets are available now!

Book your online tickets forThe Valkyrie and secure your seats now! Watch this gripping tale at the London Coliseum Theatre, London.

Booking Period: From 19 Dec - 10 Dec 2021

Tickets Redemption

  • Contactless E-tickets will be provided for online check-in.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your Valkyrie voucher instantly. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. No need to take a printout.
  • Online Venue Check-In: Please note you will be contacted by the venue 48 hours before the performance with instructions on how to check-in and retrieve your e-ticket.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

The London Coliseum Theater

The London Coliseum Theatre is the largest theatre in London that is home to amazing opera productions. Opened in 1904 on St. Martin’s Street, this West End theatre has produced many musical shows, stage plays, and so on. In 1968, English National Opera took over the theatre and started producing amazing operas. If you are looking to watch an amazing production, then catch The Valkyrie here from 19th November 2021.

Seating Capacity: 2263

London Coliseum Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: St Martin's Ln, London WC2N 4ES, UK

Tube: The nearest tube stations to the theater are Charing Cross, Leicester Square, Covent Garden, and Embankment.

Bus: 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 88, 91, 139, 159 and 179.

Available Facilities: In-house bar, Assistive Listening System, Wheelchair, Washrooms

Accessibility: London Coliseum Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the London Coliseum Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Outside food is strictly prohibited inside this venue.

FAQs | The Valkyrie

How can I buy tickets to the West End show The Valkyrie?

You can book online tickets to The Valkyrie from 19 Dec- 10 Dec 2021.

How much are the tickets for The Valkyrie?

The ticket price for The Valkyrie will vary with the seats you choose. However, tickets can be purchased at prices starting from £46.67.

What age is The Valkyrie appropriate for?

The Valkyrie is recommended for ages 11 and above.

How long is The Valkyrie?

The Valkyrie runs for 5 hours, with no intervals in between.

When is the opening date of The Valkyrie in London?

The Valkyrie will start playing in the London Coliseum Theatre from 19 Nov 2021.

Where is the West End show The Valkyrie playing in London?

You can watch the West End show The Valkyrie at the London Coliseum Theatre, London.

How can I buy discount tickets to the West End show The Valkyrie?

By booking your Valkyrie tickets with us, you can avail of exciting discounts.

Are there accessible tickets for The Valkyrie?

Yes. Since the London Coliseum Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for The Valkyrie.

Do I need to purchase the Valkyrie ticket for my child?

Yes. Children above the age of 11 can attend the Valkyrie with a separate ticket.

Are cheaper tickets available for the Valkyrie?

Yes. Depending on the seat of your choice, you can find cheaper tickets for the Valkyrie. Click here to view your various ticket options.

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