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Gielgud Theatre archive listings (2024)

Originally opened 27Dec 1906 as The Hicks Theatre. Formerly The Globe, renamed in 1994 in part in tribute to Sam Wanamaker, so that his dream of a new Shakespeare Globe would be the only Globe in London. 983 seats. Society of London Theatre member. In 1999 Delfont Mackintosh Theatres Limited acquired the freehold of the Queen s and the Gielgud Theatres from Christ s Hospital, Horsham. The lease of the Gielgud Theatre will revert back from Really Useful Theatres to Delfont Mackintosh Theatres in March 2006 after which there are plans to refurbish both venues and to build a 500-seat theatre, The Sondheim, above the Queen s. This will be the first new theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue since 1931.
Archive for 2024
6 Mar 24
18 May 24
Opening Night
Musical :: Tour/Production (T610426542) => this performance (L01449859968)
5 Feb 24
17 Feb 24
Frank Skinner - 30 Years of Dirt
Comedy :: Tour/Production (T1060089040) => this performance (L0504451990)

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Gielgud Theatre
Shaftesbury Avenue
West End
Greater London

What's On By Year...

What's On (now & future)

25 May 24 to 4 Aug 24
2:22 - A Ghost Story - Play
5 Aug 24 to 24 Aug 24
Frank Skinner - 30 Years of Dirt - Comedy
21 Sep 24 to 23 Nov 24
Juno and the Paycock - Play
14 Dec 24 to 6 Apr 25
Oliver! - Musical



News: The Audience
21Sep12: Stephen Daldry to Direct Peter Morgan's 'The Audience' with Helen Mirren
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