Designed by W.G.R.Sprague 1905. The opening production at the Aldwych Theatre was “Blue Bell”. On 15th December 1960 the Royal Shakespeare Company from Stratford-upon-Avon took over the Aldwych as its London base for 21 years before moving to the Barbican. It is now one of Theatrelands best loved theatres. More information on Wikipedia
Aldwych Theatre Access and Facilities
Aldwych Theatre, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DF
- Nearest Tube Stations: Covent Garden, Holborn
- Taxi: You should be able to hail a taxi outside the theatre but there is a rank down at Charing Cross Station
- Parking: NCP at Drury Lane/Parker Street. Parking meters outside theatre.
Hearing Loop, Disabled Access*, Guide Dog allowed*
- The theatre is air conditioned.
- Concessions: Ice creams, Snacks and programmes. Opera glasses are availble for hire: cost £1
- Bars 3 – one in each area of the theatre: Stalls, Dress and Upper Circle. Drinks are allowed in the auditorium in plastic containers.
*By prior arrangement direct with the theatre