New Theatre, Oxford

There has been a theatre on George Street for almost 170 years. The first theatre was built in 1836, and a second in 1886. In 1934, the third New Theatre opened. The theatre has been owned by several different companies and undergone several name changes. It is now owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group and hosts everything from ballet and opera to musicals.

Contact Details

24-26 George St, Oxford OX1 2AG, UK
Contact Numbers
Telephone Booking*
0844 871 3020
Group Bookings**
0333 009 5392
Access Bookings
0800 912 6971
Stage Door/Admin
01865 320760
*Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.**Calls charged at local rate.
Opening Hours
Mon to Sat
12:00 - 16:00
If there is a performance on a Sunday or Bank Holiday, Box Office will open 2 hours before show start, and close 15 minutes after the show start.

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
Parking in Oxford can be difficult. Customers are advised to use the Park and Ride facilities when possible. For more information on parking please visit the Oxford City Council website or the Park and Ride website.
By car
Parking in Oxford can be difficult. Customers are advised to use the Park and Ride facilities when possible. For more information on parking please visit the Oxford City Council website or the Park and Ride website.
By train
For customers arriving by train, the station is only a ten minute walk from the theatre. For times and more information please visit National Rail Enquiries.
By train
For customers arriving by train, the station is only a ten minute walk from the theatre. For times and more information please visit National Rail Enquiries.
By bus
There is no parking or dropping off on George Street without permit. Permits will be required for coaches/mini buses to enter Oxford City Centre and will be specific to performances. To apply for a permit please call 0845 634 4466
By bus
There is no parking or dropping off on George Street without permit. Permits will be required for coaches/mini buses to enter Oxford City Centre and will be specific to performances. To apply for a permit please call 0845 634 4466

Access

Access Booking Line: 0800 912 6971
Typetalk Number: 18001 0800 912 6971

There is level access to the Box Office and main foyer on George Street. Doors can be operated automatically by a push button. There are four wheelchair positions located at the rear of the stalls, with room for one companion to sit alongside. This area can be accessed by our wheelchair lift. Wheelchairs that are not needed during the show will be stored safely by front of house staff.

There is an infrared sound amplification system. To access this system, please request receiving equipment from the Box Office on the day of the show.

Induction Loop Necklace

Suitable for persons wearing a hearing aid. Whilst wearing the necklace, switch your hearing aid to the T setting.

Headset

Amplifies sound through ear-pieces similar to regular headphones. Suitable for persons without a hearing aid. There is also a hearing loop system. There are occasional signed and audio described performances. For a list of dates and shows please call our access line.

Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre. If you wish to bring your guide dog, please advise the Box Office when booking your tickets so that we can organise a member of staff to take care of your dog.

Please note:

Some shows include special effects, e.g. strobe lighting, smoke, pyrotechnics and loud bangs.

Accessible toilets are located in the main foyer and front right-hand stalls.