ROYAL ALBERT HALL ARENA
Box Office telephone 020 7589 8212
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Paying FULL PRICE for tickets? Site writers and contributing guests have created
this colour-coded plan, considering factors like views, comfort and
value-for-money compared with other same-priced seats available.
Please remember that cheaper seats often do not offer the same view /
location quality as top price ones, and that ticket prices are designed to
reflect this difference.
Seats in GREEN many feel may offer
either noticeable value, or something to compensate for a problem; for example,
being a well-priced restricted view ticket. Any seats coloured LIGHT GREEN are
sold at "premium" prices because the show producer thinks they are the best. The
monkey says "you are only getting what you pay for" but uses this colour to
highlight the ones it feels best at the price, and help everybody else find
equally good seats nearby at lower prices. To find out why they have this
Seats in WHITE, many feel, provided about what they pay for.
Generally unremarkable, to find out why they have this colour,
Seats in RED are coloured to draw
attention. Not necessarily to be avoided - maybe nothing specific is
wrong with them, other than opinions that there are better seats at the same
price. Other times there may be something to consider before buying – perhaps
overpricing, obstructed views, less comfort etc. To find out why they have this
These seats are all moveable for events held in the flat arena space.
Layouts can vary, particularly with single seats added / removed at the extreme
edges of rows, depending on performance requirements. The whole layout can also
be altered for one-off events that require central staging, like "Cirque du
Soleil" each year.
A reader says,
"I think that it is also worth noting that row 7 of the outer blocks is adjacent
to row 4 in the centre block and similarly other rows in the outer blocks are
not adjacent to the row of the same number in the centre block. Have a look at
the photo previews on the RAH website when you are selecting a seat for a
A sound desk is sometimes located behind row 29.
Purple lines denote section boundaries.
Note when booking online that the system will
display a confirmation page with the first line giving section code and row
number. This number should not be confused with the "section half" letters - A
to F - that the Albert Hall use to split each section for administrative
Please note: The seating plans are not
accurate representations of the auditorium. While we try to ensure they are as
close to the actual theatre plan as possible we cannot guarantee they are a true
representation. Customers with specific requirements are advised to discuss
these with the theatre prior to booking to avoid any confusion.