Aldwych Theatre

Aldwych Theatre

Aldwych Theatre in the leafy Aldwych street

The Aldwych Theatre is in Aldwych in London. It seats 1200 people over three levels and dates back to 1905 by Seymour Hicks. It is now a Grade II listed building.

It has had a rich history. Laurence Olivier directed A Streetcar Named Desire in 1949 and in 1960 the  Royal Shakespeare Company of Stratford-upon-Avon moved in and stayed until 1982. It was here that Joan Collins starred in 1990/91 in the play Private Lives. American classics Fame and Dirty Dancing played from 2002 until 2011.

See the official website for details of shows, tickets and the latest news.

Box Office: 0844 847 1712

Where is the Aldwych Theatre?

It is on the leafy Aldwych street (the A4) which runs parallel to The Strand and can be accessed from Kingsway (A4200).

Nearest Tube

Covent Garden/Holborn/Charing Cross. Click here for the TFL Journey Planner

By Bus

The Theatre is well served by buses with the following routes stopping within easy walking distance of the Theatre: 1, 4, 11, 13, 15, 68 and 98.

View the Seating plan.


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