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London Coliseum

St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ES, England
+44 20 7845 9300
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London Coliseum Backstage Theater Tour
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St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ES, England
Covent Garden
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been here a few times to see shows. Lovely building and comfortable venue. Staff are very helpful and attentive. Highly recommended.

Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've now seen a number of performances at ENO/London Coliseum ranging through Opera, G&S, Ballet and Musicals. It is absolutely one of my favourite theatres in London, if not my favourite! The seats are some of the most comfortable with better legroom than many other...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful theatre, seats comfortable and staff very friendly. The orchestra was amazing and this is one of my favourite pieces of music and they performed it fantastically.The ballet was very good, although I could have done without the last 40 minutes. However,...More

Thank Dawn V
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We're not Opera buffs but one of the joys of going to the London Coliseum home of English National Opera is that their operas are in English. Must be so difficult for the opera stars to adapt even for light performances like the Barber at...More

Thank Julie L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Back row of the Dress circle so under the upper circle overhang seat L36 is fairly central, the seats are raked so you get a good view but miss the top of the scenery and you do not see any surtitles here if you are...More

Thank Jeanette M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having gone to see chess I did not expect my experience to be both Black and White too. Firstly the show - Chess - On the whole very good, Michael Ball was amazing however seriously let down by Alexandra Burke, Very poor casting choice. As...More

Thank MaGrFa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked to see chess was everything I’d remember from the first time I saw in 1980’s and Michael Ball well need I say more!! Well actually...I’d say his co star was Cassidy Jansen!!!! The building was amazing interesting decor would like a tour just about...More

Thank Raymont74
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide Stuart who led us on this 90 minute tour was knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history of this beautiful theatre. We started with an overview of the outside and returned inside where the interior has been restored to its former glory and opulence....More

Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I went to see Chess, which was playing for a short time only. We sat in the dress circle and had an excellent view onto the stage. The sound was great too. The seats were expensive and not something I would normally...More

Thank Deborah C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having not been to the Coliseum for years, I ended up visiting twice in two months. It’s a beautiful building and, although it seats a lot of people, it doesn’t seem that big when you’re inside. This means that even if you’re further back, you...More

Thank AlexaPens
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patan116
29 May 2018|
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Response from Helen B | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty good as the rake on the seats is quite steep.
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sueOrpington
23 May 2018|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
We had the free water that we on offer, and then had a nice drink at a restaurant afterwards.
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Sam T
18 March 2018|
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Response from PaulNCKent | Reviewed this property |
That’s where we sat - great view and close enough. Try for centrally located seats.
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