Opened in 1906 as the Hicks Theatre, one of a pair - the Queen's stands on the adjacent corner. The name The Globe was adopted in 1909, the former Royal Globe having been demolished as part of the Aldwych redevelopment, and again changed to Gielgud in 1994, in honour of the renowned John Gielgud, at the time of the of the opening of the new Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in Southwark.
The auditorium and exterior of notable Regency period details were restored 2007-8.
Telephone: 0844 482 5130
Address: Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 6AR
Website: Gielgud Theatre
Leicester Square Station
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