The Old Vic

103 The Cut,
Corner of Waterloo Road,

The Old Vic Theatre is home to a number of productions, including All My Sons and The American Clock. Read on to find out what’s on at The Old Vic, and more information about its venue and its facilities.

Map & Directions: Old Vic Theatre

CAPACITY: The Old Vic theatre has a capacity of 1,045.


BARS: Have a drink in one of The Old Vic bars before the show starts. Choose from Penny’s cafe and bar or Mark’s cocktail bar.

WHEELCHAIR SPACES: There are four wheelchair spaces in the Stalls of The Old Vic. Transfer seating to aisle seats in Stalls is also available.


HEARING IMPAIRED ASSISTANCE: Unfortunately there is no hearing impaired assistance available.

GUIDE DOGS: Guide dogs are not allowed inside auditorium, but staff will look after up to two dogs per performance.

NEAREST TUBE/RAIL STATION: The Old Vic’s nearest tube station is Waterloo

BUSES: If you need to reach The Old Vic by bus, you can take the numbers 1, 4, 68, 176, 188, 501.

NEAREST CAR PARKS: If you’re travelling to the theatre by car, the nearest car park is on Coin Street.

PLEASE NOTE: The Old Vic will be making changes to the theatre and will be under construction until Autumn 2019. During this period, there will no loos in the building and the restaurant, Penny, will be shut for refurbishment. Instead, there will be temporary loos on Webber Street (left hand side as you come to the theatre) for all audience members to use, and the Dress Circle bar will be open to the public during the day for drinks and snacks. During the evening, the Dress Circle and Lilian Baylis bars will be open as usual, whereas stalls bookers will be able to purchase drinks inside the auditorium before taking their seats. Contact the box office with any queries/questions on this period.


The Old Vic - Events

Book A Christmas Carol Tickets
A Christmas Carol
Matthew Warchus’ big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL returns to The Old Vic, joyously adapted for the stage...
Book Oedipus Tickets
A new adaptation of Sophocles' OEDIPUS is coming to The Old Vic for a limited run early next year. ‘Vengeance will be taken on the killer, then the land will be clean....
Book The Real Thing Tickets
The Real Thing
‘There are no commitments, only bargains.’ Diving through layers of play and performance, reality and deceit, THE REAL THING is Tom Stoppard’s kaleidoscopic...
Book The Constituent Tickets
The Constituent
Brand new play THE CONSTITUENT is coming to The Old Vic for a limited run this summer. An MP with an instinct for compassion. An ex-serviceman with a life in free fall. And...