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The London Coliseum

London Coliseum

St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ES

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About The London Coliseum

The London Coliseum is home to The English National Opera but also plays host to dance and theatre. The big, bold and beautiful building is in fact London’s largest theatre with a capacity of 2,359, topping even the mighty  London Palladium.

The original programme for the theatre was a mix of music hall and variety theatre, with the grand finale – a full-scale revolving chariot race – requiring the stage to revolve. The theatre was one of the first two places in Britain to sell Coca-Cola (the other was Selfridges).

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There are four bars in the theatre, each offering great service with a range of fine wines and snacks.


The American Bar Restaurant offers pre-performance and interval dining. If you’re looking for something lighter than dinner, the Stalls Bar and Sky Bar offer sandwiches and snacks, as well as a full drinks menu ninety minutes before curtain up.

Air Conditioned:


Accepts Theatre Tokens:


Sound Amplification:

Induction Loop & Sennheiser Radio Transmission System


Mens and Womens throughout. There are accessible toilets located on the Basement, Stalls, Dress Circle and Balcony levels.

Guide Dogs Policy:

Access dogs are allowed inside the auditorium. Staff can also dog-sit in the Manager’s office.


6 spaces situated in the Stalls, 2 spaces situated in the Dress Circle

Access from Street to Foyer:


Access From Theatre Foyer To Seat:

0 steps to Stalls, 30 steps to Dress Circle, 63 steps to Upper Circle, 93 steps to Balcony

Level Access:

To Stalls Row O, Dress Circle Row K, Balcony Row K

Stairs/Lift/Ramp Available: