London Coliseum theatre London

London Coliseum

Venue Information

London Coliseum
Address: St. Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES, United Kingdom
Nearest underground or train station: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line), Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line)
Nearest buses: 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 77a, 88, 91, 139, 159, 176

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to the London Coliseum?
Public transport is recommended to travel to the London Coliseum.  The nearest underground or train stations are Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line), Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line). If arriving by bus, then the nearest bus lines are 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 77a, 88, 91, 139, 159, 176.  If driving to the theatre, the nearest car parks are Q-ParkChinatown and Q-Park Trafalgar (more parking information).  For directions to the London Coliseum see our Google Maps directions or Apple Maps directions
Is there a dress code at the London Coliseum?
There is no specific dress code at the London Coliseum, with most people just wearing their everyday clothes.
Does the London Coliseum have air conditioning or air cooling?
Yes, the London Coliseum has an Air Cooling system.
What is the Accessibility at the London Coliseum?
London Coliseum accessibility information
Access phone number: 020 7845 9300, 020 7845 9300 (typetalk)
Access email address:
Accessible toilets situated: Balcony Dress Circle Stalls Basement
Number of Wheelchair spaces: Stalls x6 Dress Circle x2
Sound amplification: Induction Loop & Sennheiser radio transmission system
Access from street to foyer: Ramp
Access from theatre foyer to seats (number = stairs): 0 to Stalls,30 to Dress Circle, 63 to Upper Circle, 93 to Balcony
Level access: To Stalls Row 0, Dress Circle Row K, Balcony Row K
Stair lift, lift or ramp available: Lift to all Auditorium levels
How many seats are in the London Coliseum?
The London Coliseum has 2939 seats.
Is the London Coliseum a member of the Society of London Theatre?
Yes, the London Coliseum is a full member of SOLT, and productions at the venue are eligible for the main categories of the Olivier Awards.

London Coliseum Facts

What date did the London Coliseum open?

24 December 1904

Who designed the London Coliseum?

Frank Matcham

What was the first production at the London Coliseum?

A Variety Show

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Previous Shows

Past shows that have played at the London Coliseum include:

Ballet Icons Gala
Duke Bluebeard's Castle
The Magic Flute - ENO
The Barber of Seville
Peter Grimes
La Traviata
The Handmaid's Tale
Giselle - English National Ballet
The Mongol Khan
The Dead City - English National Opera
We Will Rock You
It's A Wonderful Life
The Yeoman of the Guard
The Rhinegold
Symphony of Sorrowful Songs
Rumi: The Musical
My Fair Lady
Radio & Juliet / Faun / McGregor + Mugler
English National Ballet 70th Anniversary Gala
Le Corsaire - ENB
Man of La Mancha
War Requiem - ENO
Salome - ENO
The Merry Widow - ENO
Jack The Ripper - ENO
Porgy And Bess - ENO
St. Petersburg Ballet - Swan Lake
The Glenn Miller Story
On Your Feet!
Kiss Me, Kate
Akhnaten - ENO
Notre Dame de Paris
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Marriage of Figaro
Project Polunin
The Pearl Fishers
The Australian Ballet - Swan Lake
The Australian Ballet - Cinderella
Madam Butterfly
The Mikado
Sunset Boulevard
La Bohème - ENO
The Force of Destiny
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
The Pirates Of Penzance
Sweeney Todd
Swan Lake - ENB
English National Opera
The Nutcracker
Sir Frederick Ashton's Romeo & Juliet
The Nutcracker

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