Sadler's Wells Theatre

Rosebery Avenue,

Please note: Unless explicity stated otherwise on the event page, under 5's are not admitted to this venue.

Sadler’s Wells is a world leader in contemporary dance presenting a vibrant year-round programme of dance of every kind - from tango to hip hop, ballet to flamenco, Bollywood to cutting-edge contemporary dance - bringing the best of international and British dance to audiences.

Sadler’s Wells also commission and produce original new work for our stages and tour it to major arts venues around the world. Since 2005 we have helped to bring 80 new dance works to the stage.

Sadler’s Wells has been presenting theatrical productions in Rosebery Avenue, Islington for over 300 years. Five previous theatre buildings have all also carried the name Sadler's Wells and occupied the site since 1683.

Sadler’s Wells Theatre in Islington opened in 1998, after a major fundraising programme, supported by Lottery funding. Large-scale works by national and international companies are presented in this 1500-seat theatre.

Map & Directions: Sadler’s Wells Theatre



WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Yes – please contact the Box Office for further information.


ASSISTED SHOWS: BSL sign language interpretation, captioning, live subtitling and audio description are available on select performances. Please visit the Sadler's Wells website for further information.


BUSES: 19, 38 and 341.

NEAREST CAR PARKS: Sadler's Wells Car Park on Arlington Way (EC1R 1XA).


Events at this venue
Book Alain Platel - Nicht Schlafen Tickets
Alain Platel - Nicht Schlafen
The unclassifiable Alain Platel returns with nine dancers from his critically acclaimed contemporary ensemble les ballets C de la B, for the dark and moving nicht schlafen....
Book Company Wayne McGregor - Autobiography Tickets
Company Wayne McGregor - Autobiography
The visionary contemporary choreographer Wayne McGregor has led his company onto ever more radical and challenging innovations. With Sadler’s Wells Resident Company,...
Book Dorrance Dance - ETM: Double Down Tickets
Dorrance Dance - ETM: Double Down
With Afro-Brazilian, indie-pop, and even a bit of Adele triggered by the eight dancers’ fabulous footwork, ETM: Double Down takes the first American dance form to a...
Book Hofesh Shechter Company - Grand Finale Tickets
Hofesh Shechter Company - Grand Finale
Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Hofesh Shechter presents his vision of a world in freefall, where emotions spiral away as humanity is catapulted towards the abyss.Ten...
Book Lyon Opera Ballet - Trois Grandes Fugues Tickets
Lyon Opera Ballet - Trois Grandes Fugues
In Trois Grandes Fugues, three acclaimed choreographers create three inimitable dance works to the same piece of music, Beethoven’s Grande Fugue op. 133.Lucinda Child’s...
Book Matthew Bourne
Matthew Bourne's Cinderella
Matthew Bourne's Cinderella comes to Sadler's Wells Theatre this Christmas. Set in London during the Second World War, Matthew Bourne's interpretation of Prokofiev's haunting...
Book Paco Peña: Flamencura Tickets
Paco Peña: Flamencura
The master of flamenco Paco Peña returns with his five-star show Flamencura, an electrifying showcase of incredible flamenco talent, featuring three dancers and six...
Book Shobana Jeyasingh Dance - The Ninth Life Tickets
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance - The Ninth Life
Ground-breaking dance-maker Shobana Jeyasingh brings her radical imagination to Petipa’s legendary ballet La Bayadère. More than a retelling it searches for the...
Book Sisters Grimm - Voices Of The Amazon Tickets
Sisters Grimm - Voices Of The Amazon
Sisters Grimm return to Sadler’s Wells with Voices of the Amazon, a stunning new dance musical that leads us deep into the heart of the Amazon rainforest. Embracing...
Book Tanguera Tickets
This summer escape to the sultry streets of Buenos Aires with the spectacular tango musical Tanguera at Sadler's Wells.With all the fizz and whirl of classic Argentine tango,...