Seat photos

The Royal Opera House has done a great job of photographing the stage from every seat in the auditorium, which is where these images have come from. The photographer was Andrew Cross.

Stalls A for intimacy, but little leg room, on a par with Grand Tier A which lose intimacy but gain perspective and comfort; then Balcony A, then Grand Tier B, C, D.

Behind the Scenes.

Linbury Studio Theatre, ROH C7, C8 Chéri Best seats London Coliseum Centre Stalls E18 (Ardani 25, 2015, £79) Very good