The Criterion Theatre is situated at Piccadilly Circus, W1V 9LB
Transport to the theatre:
Underground - Piccadilly Circus
National Rail - Charing Cross
Bus - A number of buses pass through Piccadilly Circus - go to tfl.gov.uk/buses for more information
2 hours and 30 mins. (including interval)
Criterion Theatre Box Office - 0844 815 6131
Production Office - [email protected] / 020 7437 1736
Marketing - [email protected]
PR - [email protected]
Tickets for patrons with access needs can be booked directly with the Criterion Theatre Box Office, either in person or by calling 020 7839 8811 and requesting to speak to the Box Office. Patrons with access needs can also email the box office directly at [email protected]
There are two wheelchair spaces in the back row of the Upper Circle. Wheelchair access is through the step free entrance beside the Stage Door in Jermyn Street, behind the theatre.
Male and Female toilets are located on the far side of the auditorium between the Stalls and Dress Circle levels.
Assistance dogs are not allowed into the auditorium but theatre staff are able to look after up to two dogs per performance in the Theatre Manager’s office. We also provide occasional audio described performances - please contact the Box Office for dates and more information on 020 7839 8811.
For further information please contact the Theatre Manager on 020 7839 8811. If you require any assistance during your visit to the Criterion Theatre please contact the Duty Manager.
The auditorium of the Criterion Theatre is located below street level. There are 54 stairs down the Stalls level, 32 stairs down to the Dress Circle level, and 23 stairs to the Upper Circle. Unfortunately there is no lift in the theatre, although step free access is possible to the Upper Circle level upon request.
There is an induction loop system in the foyer for the Box Office and a Sennheiser infra-red hearing system in all parts of the auditorium. Headsets are available for patrons from the Cloakroom.
There is one accessible toilet on the Upper Circle, with step free access from Jermyn Street upon request.
The Greene Bar (stalls level) and Lord Attenborough Bar (Dress Circle) are only accessible via stairs. Drinks can be brought to customers in the auditorium. Drinks may be taken inside the auditorium in plastic cups.