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The London Coliseum

London Coliseum

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Access

Sound Amplification:

Induction Loop & Sennheiser Radio Transmission System

Toilets:

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.

Wheelchairs:

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

Access from Street to Foyer:

Ramp

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:

Lift

Contact

Contact the venue:

020 7845 9300

Your Visit

Security Information:

Security note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Please contact the venue for more information.

Bar:

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

Air Conditioned:

Yes

Accepts Theatre Tokens:

Yes

History

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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