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Frequently asked questions

What should I do if my tickets haven’t arrived?

If you have opted to print your tickets at home, you should have received an email from Primary Ticket with a pdf attachment containing your tickets within 24 hours of booking. If this hasn’t arrived, please check your junk mail.

Tickets can also be accessed by logging into your account online and selecting the Your print at home tickets tab.

If you still cannot find them, please contact the Box Office [email protected].

If you are expecting your tickets to arrive in the post and they haven’t arrived three days prior to the performance, please email us at the same address.

What time do the bars open?

Our Dress Circle Bar will be open an hour before the show begins. The Stalls and Grand Circle bar will open 30 minutes before the show begins.

Can I bring my own alcohol to the theatre?

No. The Aldwych Theatre is a licensed premises and therefore personal alcohol cannot be consumed at the theatre.

What time does the auditorium open?

The auditorium will open approximately 30 minutes before the show begins.

What time does the show begin?

Shows start promptly at the time advertised on the ticket. Latecomers will need to wait until the first suitable break to be seated.

I’m concerned about security in London at the moment, what is being done by the theatre to keep us safe?

We are part of a security network run by the Society of London Theatres, which helps to ensure that we are responding to up to date information. Regular security checks occur within the building and the surrounding area, while our numerous and continuously monitored external and internal CCTV cameras enable security personnel to respond quickly to any unusual activity.

Security is present throughout the day and enhanced during show time. Bag searches and random body scans using handheld devices are taking place on arrival, therefore we encourage patrons to arrive in plenty of time and to not bring large backpacks and suitcases to the theatre. Our Security team also carry portable body cameras which record visual and audio footage.

If you see anything that causes you concern while at the theatre, just speak to a member of staff and they will take the necessary action.

How long is the show?

The running time for TINA - The Tina Turner Musical is 2 hours and 45 minutes, including one interval.

When can I collect my tickets?

Tickets can be collected from our Box Office an hour before the performance.

Where are the toilets?

There are toilet facilities on all levels.

Which level is suitable for access needs?

Our Dress Circle is at ground level and best suited to those who require assistance whilst visiting the theatre. We would advise you to call our access line on 020 7836 5537 to ensure that all your needs are suitable met.

For more information please visit our access page.

Is there a cloakroom?

There is a cloakroom in the foyer. The following charges apply to leave items in the cloakroom:

  • £1 - Small items (e.g. coats, bags, small cases)
  • £2 - Large items (e.g. large bags, suitcases)
  • £5 - Oversized items (e.g. foldable bikes, adult scooters)

Can I bring food into the theatre?

Only food bought on the premises can be eaten inside the auditorium.

How can I book a hospitality package?

Please visit the hospitality page for full details of our hospitality packages. Alternatively, email [email protected].

Do you have a restaurant/café?

We do not have a restaurant or café at the theatre. However, there are two cafés next door to the theatre and we are only a short distance from Covent Garden which has a large selection of restaurants, many of which offer a pre-theatre menu.

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If you are still worried, please contact us by emailing [email protected].