Duke of York's Theatre

The Duke of York’s Theatre opened in 1892, then named the Trafalgar Square Theatre, and was renamed to its current name in 1895 to honour the future King George V.

The theatre has housed acclaimed productions since, such as King Lear, and played host to many famous names, including Sir Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Michael Gambon and Jeremy Irons.

Contact Details

104 St Martin's Ln, London WC2N 4BG, UK
Contact Numbers
Telephone Booking*
Group Bookings*
Access Bookings**
*Calls charged at standard geographic rates and count towards any inclusive minutes in the same way as calls to 01 and 02 numbers.**(Calls charged at local rate)
Opening Hours
Mon - Wed and Fri
18:00 - 19:45
Thu and Sat
13:00 - 19:45
Sun
Closed

Security

ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority. As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases, rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.

Getting Here

By car
Q Park are pleased to partner with ATG customers to offer a 15% discount on pre-booked parking for your visit. It’s easy to book in advance at https://www.q-park.co.uk/en-gb/atg/
Q Park are pleased to partner with ATG customers to offer a 15% discount on pre-booked parking for your visit. It’s easy to book in advance at https://www.q-park.co.uk/en-gb/atg/
By train
The theatre is located within short walking distance of Leicester Square and Charing Cross Road tube stations
The theatre is located within short walking distance of Leicester Square and Charing Cross Road tube stations
By bus
Number 24, 29 or 176 to Leicester Square.
Number 24, 29 or 176 to Leicester Square.

Access

Contact Us - Please see our Access Contact Us page for details.

Booking Information - Join our Access Membership Scheme to enable online booking for accessible seats, register for any available Access concessions and, for certain customers, reserve Personal Assistant tickets. Details on how to book Access tickets online are on our Booking With ATG Access Membership page.

Step Free Access and Wheelchairs

The Duke of York’s Theatre entrance is on street level where the box office, cloakroom, main foyer area and access toilet are located.  The seating design incorporates two wheelchair spaces in the Royal Circle (level access), with an accompanying companion seat. Alternatively, the patron can transfer into a designated transfer seat in the Royal Circle (level access), while the wheelchair remains in the foyer with front of house staff. Please note that when sitting in the wheelchair spaces there is a restricted view but when using a seat transfer there is a clear view to the stage.  Due to the listed design of the theatre, the auditorium can only accommodate a maximum of two wheelchairs per performance.

Wheelchair Space Measurements - Royal Circle Right (when looking at the stage): 85.5cm /  33 ¾ inches wide. Royal Circle Left (when looking at the stage): 91cm / 35 ¾ inches wide.

Accessible Toilets - The access toilet is to the right hand side of the main foyer area (level access), opposite the auditorium right entrance to the Royal Circle. Please note: The dimensions of this toilet are 87.5cm wide and 135cm deep.

Access Performances - All upcoming Audio Described, Captioned, BSL Interpreted and Relaxed performances are listed on our Assisted Performances page.

Visual Impairment Services - Information about our venue’s audio description, touch tours and other visual services can be found on our Visual Impairment Services page.

Hearing Impairment Services - Information about our venue’s hearing enhancement systems, signed performances and other hearing services can be found on our Hearing Impairment Services page. The Duke of York’s Theatre has a sound amplification system called MobileConnect.  If you would like to use MobileConnect, please speak to a member of staff when you arrive at the theatre.

Assistance Dogs - A maximum of two guide dogs can be admitted per performance to patrons booking an aisle seat. If preferred, front of house staff can look after the guide dog in the foyer during the performance.

Useful Links - For any resources such as Symbol Resources or links to our Euan's Guide pages, please see our Additional Resources.

Further Information and Questions - Details of company-wide Access Services are available in our Access Section. Any other questions please see our FAQ’s.