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Gielgud Theatre

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Address: 35 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6AR, England
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What an amazing theatre production

Great story and fantastic acting. The story is appealing for adults. Great use of stage and technology

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great story and fantastic acting. The story is appealing for adults. Great use of stage and technology

Thank Canggu
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived late & stressed last night after delayed train and tube. Calmly greeted at ticket office where they explained that someone would look after us. That someone (friendly man with wavy red hair - didn't catch your name but thank you so much!) calmed and reassured us, offered us water and showed us to a screen to follow the performance.... More 

Thank Jamescff
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic production of Curious Incident of the dog in the night at the Gielgud Theatre today, the acting was superb and the staging and effects were staggering, congratulations to all involved in the production at this wonderful theatre in London, highly recommended.

Thank SteveXR X
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see the Curious incident of the dog in the Night-time and probably the best show ever and presented by a great cask. A must see.

Thank Maurice S
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always good to see well looked after buildings with lots of tradition. I guess where you sit and what you see plays massively on your thoughts of a theatre. Luckily I had a great seat (front row, grand circle) and the show was fantastic too ( curious incident of the dog in the night). But I was impressed with the... More 

Thank tim p
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend going to watch it before it finishes in June. It was superbly acted with great special effects and sounds. No singing and dancing so even better.

Thank Lizichell D
York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We came to see The Curious Incident and the stage set was unbelievable. Would highly recommend seeing the show

Thank MarcEdison
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Theatre itself was clean tidy and inviting. The upper circle protrudes well over half of the lower circle so visibility isn't cracking! We will know for future events. Prices for drinks and food weren't that over priced which surprised me for London. Over all a lovely place.

Thank tinkerbell_UK_19
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

What a great place and amazing show - highly recommended. The show finishes in June - well worth a visit. Also they release cheap tickets at 10am so we got ours for £15 and it was excellent!

Thank Vennyboy
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

With such a title, I didn't know what to expect. But I was so pleasantly surprised. The play was excellent but the set was sensational. We had stall seats which were very good but we had to get up and wait for people to vacate or occupy seats during interval. Tickets were €68 or close there. A must see.

Thank Mimmici

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