This guide on the Gillian Lynne Theatre seating plan, or the New London Theatre seating plan, will help you find good seats in the house - both in terms of the view and value for money. Get real-time seat availability and pricing, and find the best seats for School of Rock London.
Navigating The Gillian Lynne Theatre Seating Plan
Gillian Lynne Theatre - School of Rock West End Ticket Prices
Gillian Lynne Theatre - Recommended Seats
• Value for money seats
Stalls: End of rows E-I, and rows M-P. Circle: rows D and E. Check out the real time availability and pricing for School of Rock and get your tickets before they run out.
• If money were no matter
Stalls: Any seats in the middle of rows D to I. Rows AA-C are too close to the stage and you may miss out on a few acts that happen at the sides.
• Best views of the stage
Stalls: Middle seats in rows D-L.
Circle: Middle seats in ros A-E.
Gillian Lynne Theatre Stalls
The Stalls section has a total of 732 seats, including accessible seating.
This section is the largest in the theatre, and curved in a semi-circle around the stage. There is a steep rake throughout the seating which ensures good views, even towards the rear of the auditorium. Seats are split into three main sections by two wide aisles, with the middle section offering the best views and the side sections facing the stage at an angle. There is one large horizontal aisle that goes halfway through the seating. Legroom in this section is particularly good, and all of the seats are plush and comfortable. The best seats can be found in rows D-O. Premium seats are in rows E-I, however rows J-M boast just as good a view for a cheaper price.
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Gillian Lynne Theatre Circle
The Circle section has 292 seats. This is a much smaller section, with five rows divided into three blocks. Seats do not feel far from the stage here and also curve in a semi-circle around the stage. Views are still excellent in this section, and generally cost less than those in the Stalls. Sitting in the middle offers the best views, similar to the view from the Stalls.
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Which Seats Offer The Best View?
Seats within the Stalls generally offer a good view of the stage. If you plan to take your child to see School of Rock, it is best to avoid the Circle, which may have restricted views for those of a smaller height and can frustrate children.
The best views are in the middle seats of rows D-I in the Stalls section, or the middle seats of rows A-C in the Circle section.
Which Seats Offer the Best Value for Money?
Discounts are available both in the Circle and in seats down the sides of the stage. Fortunately, productions that come to the Gillian Lynne Theatre play to all sides of the audience, so views will be great all around the theatre. In order to save some bucks, you can get seats in rows M-P in the Stalls, or rows D & E in the Circle section.
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30-Second Takeaway: Gillian Lynne Theatre
- The theatre was once called the New London Theatre, and underwent a name changeon May 1, 2018.
- Gillian Lynne Theatre has a capacity of 1024 and has two sections of seating: the Stalls, with 816 seats, and the Circle, with 292 seats.
- The middle seats of rows D-L in the Stalls section offer spectacular views of the stage, as do the middle seats of rows A-E in the Circle section.
- Gillian Lynne Theatre is currently playing the award winning musical based on the hit film, School of Rock, making this a perfect outing for children.
- The theatre is designed in such a way that nearly every seat offers a good view of the stage.
- The running time of School of Rock is approximately approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including an interval.
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