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Aldwych Theatre Seating Plan – Best Seats, Real-Time Pricing, Tips & Reviews

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Aldwych Theater is structured like your typical West End theatre, with three primary seating sections — Stalls, Dress Circle, and Grand Circle. Additional seats are available in boxes located on either sides of the sections. The theatre has 1200 seats in total, which is in line with the number of seats most average sized theatres hold.

Navigating the Aldwych Theatre Seating Plan

Aldwych Theatre - Recommended Seats

💸 Value for money seats
Dress Circle: Seats 1-6 and 28-33 in row A. Grand Circle: Seats 3-24 in rows D-E.  
🎟️If money were no matter
Centre seats in rows E-L in Stalls, and centre seats in rows B-D in Dress Circle.
🎭Best views of the stage
Stalls: Rows B-H. Dress Circle: Centre seats in Rows A-D. Grand Circle: Rows B and C.

Aldwych Theatre Stalls

The Stalls constitute the first and closest seating section to the stage. While it isn’t divided into further sections, there are two aisles separating the back section, starting from row HH. This section has 25 rows in total, making it the biggest seating area within the theatre.

The overhang of the Dress Circle blocks the top of the stage from row L onwards, but the view from these seats are clear and unrestricted. Rows T-Y are a little cheaper, due to the overhang of the Dress Circle. Boxes C and F are also priced reasonably, as you need to lean quite a bit to get a decent view of the stage.

Check out the real-time seat availability of the Aldwych Theatre Dress Circle.

Aldwych Theatre Dress Circle

Unlike the Stalls, the Dress Circle’s layout is much simpler, forming a rectangular shape with no breaks or aisles. The rows are titled from A and end with M, bringing the total to 12. This section has an excellent rake, allowing for a great view from most seats.

There is a clear view that is perfect for large-scale musicals such as TINA: The Tina Turner Musical, ensuring you won’t miss any details. To get the best views in the theatre, try getting centre seats in rows D and E.

Check out the real-time seat availability of the Aldwych Theatre Dress Circle.

Aldwych Theatre Grand Circle

Furthest away from the stage is the Grand Circle. While this section is also structured similarly to the Dress Circle, it has an aisle after the third row which segregates the section into two parts. There are only 11 rows in this section (A-L), making it the smallest seating section in the theatre. While the Grand Circle may feel distant from the stage, seats in rows A-C offer clear, unrestricted views of the stage.

Check out the real-time seat availability of the Aldwych Theatre Grand Circle.

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Have further questions about Aldwych Theatre? Need details about specific seats? We’ve got you covered with info on seats with the best view and value for money!

Which Seats Offer The Best View?

Finding the best seats in any theatre can be a challenge. Every theatre has a different layout and by picking the wrong seat, you can mess up your West End experience. To help you make the right selection, here are the best seating options for Aldwych Theatre.

The best view of the stage is from the first half of the Stalls section, starting row B. Premium seats can be found in the middle of rows E-J, as these are in the middle of the section and have the best seats in the theatre. They provide an exceptional view of the stage. In the Dress Circle section, row A, seats 8-26 are amongst the best.

Which Seats Offer the Best Value for Money?

If you’re looking for a great time on West End but have budgetary restrictions, we have got you covered. The best value for money seats are seats 1-6 and 28-33 in row A of the Dress Circle as they are often discounted because they follow the curve of the balcony and face the stage side-on. They are the least affected seats in the price reduction, so if you don’t mind having a slightly rounded view of the stage these seats may be a bargain.

In the Grand Circle, seats 3-24 in rows D-E have good value for money. A decent rake allows you to see past those in front without any restrictions. There is a clear, panoramic view that is perfect for a large-scale musicals, ensuring you won’t miss any close-up details.

30-Second Takeaway: Aldwych Theatre

  • The theatre has a capacity to accommodate 1200 persons.
  • Seating in the theatre is divided into three sections- Stalls, Dress Circle, and Grand Circle
  • You can find seats with the best view in the Aldwych theatre seating plan in the middle of the Stalls section from row B onwards.

Aldwyn Theatre Reviews

The musical itself was fantastic, one of the best shows we have seen , would love to see it again ! The theatre, the staff, the bar-all nice and professional, yes- they tell you at the beginning-no singing or dancing but at the end you do have 20 min of standing ovation, signing with Tina, clapping until your hands are sore.
I would def recommend this place , well...already have to many, many friends. We will be back !

- BonaLancs, Tripadvisor, October 2022

We travel extensively with our friend who uses a wheelchair and last night we received the best welcome and support ever! The staff couldn't have been more kind and helpful, from guiding us to the accessible entrance, then through the theatre to the accessible toilets and to our seats. One usher came back at regular intervals to check we were OK and then the process was repeated at the end to help us leave.

Honestly, we understand the difficulties these old theatres have with accessibilities, but the staff here were BEYOND excellent - thank you so much!

- Paul, Tripadvisor, October 2022


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