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Gielgud TheatreLondon
38-45 Shaftesbury Avenue
London W1D 6AR
TfL Fare Zone 1



The Gielgud Theatre is one of six London Theatres located on Shaftesbury Avenue.

Previously called The Globe, the theatre was built in 1906 and appears quite magnificent. It is four storeys high with a turret, and the interior is richly decorated in the Baroque style with a lovely curved Regency staircase.

In 1994 the theatre was renamed the Gielgud as a special tribute to Sir John and to distinguish it from the newly opened Shakespeare's Globe on the South Bank.

What’s On
In 2006 Delfont Mackintosh Theatres took over operational control of the Gielgud from Really Useful Theatres and presented a series of acclaimed productions. Click on the weblink below to find out What’s On.

- Box Office  Web: Gielgud Theatre/ Whats On

- Discounted Tickets  Web: Gielgud Theatre/Discount Tickets

Contact & Further Information
Getting There
To find the best way for getting to Gielgud Theatre, visit TfL Journey Planner, link above.
- By Underground
Piccadilly Circus Station    Piccadilly & Bakerloo Lines

Google Maps - Gielgud Theatre


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