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Gielgud Theatre

Gielgud Theatre

Gielgud Theatre
35 Shaftesbury Avenue,
London, W1D 6AR

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was at the Gielgud Theatre.

The Gielgud Theatre is located on Shaftesbury Avenue, near to Piccadilly Circus in London's West End.



MasterPark at Poland Street and China Town.
NCP at Wardour Street, Newport Place, Denman Street, Lexington Street.
2 spaces for Blue Badge holders in Archer Street.

Public Transportation

Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo, Piccadilly – approx. 250m)
Bus Routes
14, 19, 38

Access at the Gielgud Theatre

Tickets – How to book

Discounts available for all disabled theatregoers and one companion.
0844 482 5137

An Access rate is available for wheelchair users and Patrons who have specific access requirements. To discuss your visit and availability please call 0844 482 5137


Please contact 0844 482 5137 prior to booking. Infra-red system with 12 headsets – Free hire upon production of ID. Please collect from foyer kiosk. You will be asked to sign a receipt.

Guide Dog

Guide dogs are allowed in to the auditorium or alternatively staff are happy to dog sit.


Entrance to the auditorium is through the third side EXIT door on Rupert Street. Ask a member of staff to open this for you. One 12cm step up to the front of the Dress Circle. Venue suitable for scooters. Seats B5 and 30 can be removed to provide 2 spaces for wheelchair users. You cannot see a small part of the stage.


16 steps up to the women's and men's from the foyer. There are toilets situated on all levels of the auditorium. Adapted toilet in foyer near the bar.

Disabled Toilets

Adapted toilet in foyer near the bar.


3 licensed bars. No steps to the Foyer bar from the wheelchair space (along a side corridor). Moveable seats. Foyer bar 3 steps up from the foyer. Stalls bar 4 steps down from the back of the stalls, with fixed seats.

Autism and learning difficulties

Delfont Mackintosh Theatres have created a social story for a visit to the Gielgud Theatre in PDF format, for the parents and carers of children and adults on the autistic spectrum and/or with learning difficulties, which is available to download from the Delfont Mackintosh website, along with the most up-to-date access information.