London Coliseum

14 events on sale
2359 capacity
The London Coliseum is the largest West End theatre, housing English National Opera and English National Ballet performances. Accessible from Leicester Square and Charing Cross stations.

London Coliseum location and directions

London Coliseum

St Martin's Lane, London, United Kingdom, WC2N 4ES


Location: West End
Railway station: Charing Cross
Bus numbers: St. Martin's Lane 24, 29, 176 / 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139
Night bus numbers: St. Martin's Lane 24, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41, N279 / 6, 23, 139, N9, N15, N11, N13, N21, N26, N44, N47, N87, N89, N91, N155, N343, N551
Car park: Q-Park: Chinatown (5mins) / Other: St Martin's Lane Hotel (1min)
Directions from tube: (3mins) Take Cranbourn Street until St Martin’s Lane, where you head right until you reach the theatre.

About London Coliseum

The London Coliseum, located in the heart of London is the largest theatre in London's West End. Built by architect Frank Matcham and opening its doors for the first time in 1904, the theatre houses just under 2,359 seats, spread out over four levels. Stylistically, the design is Edwardian Baroque - known for its grandeur and detail-oriented style. A site of both historic and cultural importance, The Coliseum is famed for its variety of productions including musical comedies, variety shows, and classic dramas. Since 1968, it has been the London home of the English National Opera (ENO) and is also used by the English National Ballet during the Christmas period. Notably, The London Coliseum has a rich history, boasting a revolving stage and the first 'quadraphonic' sound system in Britain. Today, its programming is varied with everything from high-profile awards ceremonies, to film screenings, television broadcasts, and a selection of world-class operas, musicals, dance performances and concerts. Its motto is 'Pro Bono Publico' (For the public good).

How to get to the venue

The London Coliseum is easily accessible by a variety of transport options. It is located at St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES. The nearest underground station is Leicester Square on the Northern and Piccadilly Lines whilst the Charing Cross station servicing the Northern, Bakerloo and the British Rail Lines is just a short walk away. Additionally, a variety of buses service the area including the routes 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 24, 29, 30, 53.

London Coliseum seating plan

London Coliseum seating plan

Past events at London Coliseum

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Apr 1 - Jul 20, 2024
Sep 26 - Oct 19, 2024
Sep 27, 2024
Oct 11 - 31, 2024
Oct 30 - Nov 21, 2024
Nov 15 - Dec 5, 2024
Dec 2, 2024 - Feb 21, 2025
Dec 12, 2024 - Jan 12, 2025
Jan 15 - 18, 2025
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