Seating Plan Talking Heads

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The RIVM now allows theatres to sell all seats for a performance, but we have to check if you have been vaccinated OR have tested negative. 
Already vaccinated?  Download the Coronacheck App to your phone and follow the instructions to upload your vaccine certificate. See:-

To get tested just before the show follow this link to make an appointment for a free test. Test results are usually available within 2 hours of testing. See:-

Both sites are in English and Dutch. If you need help, please email us at If you have already booked and have a query, please email

Booking Guide for Talking Heads - in the round seating.

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For Talking Heads we have chosen to play in the round.  All seats have an excellent view of the raised stage. The yellow stage-side seats are also singles or pairs that are at least 1.5 metres from any other seat/pair. To choose the best seats YOU MUST use the button Buy on Map when booking your seats. If you need help, please email us at If you have already booked and have a query, please email


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QETC received buurtbudget for Talking Heads from Amsterdam Oud-Zuid.  This means that there are 16 FREE seats per show just for residents of Oud-Zuid.  To get your free tickets just click the BOOK NOW button on the What's On page and enter the promotiecode BUURTBUDGETQETC just before selecting your seats.Then complete your booking as normal. You will need to bring your tickets and proof of your residence in Oud Zuid (Bank statement or Utility bill). Only the Type 1 yellow stage-side seats are available to book free. YOU MUST therefore select Type 1 or use the button Buy on Map when booking your seats. If you need help, please email us at  This offer is limited to residents of Oud Zuid with postcodes beginning with 1071, 1072, 1073, 1074, 1075, 1076, 1077, 1078, 1079, 1081, 1082, 1058 and 1059. Maximum 2 seats per resident.


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The Queen's English Theatre Company performs at the state of the art CC Amstel, a 154 seater, which opened in September 2018. This modern building is spacious with a huge stage,  so allows easily for social distancing.

The theatre is at the recently developed Cullinanplein 1, at the Amstel River end of Tolstraat:

CC Amstel
Cullinanplein 1
1074 JN Amsterdam

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Getting to the CC Amstel

Running Time

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Talking Heads consists of two acts.
Act one is A Chip in the Sugar.
Act two is Bed Among the Lentils.
Running time is approximately 2 hours, including a 20 minute interval.
Matinees at 3pm and evening shows at 8pm

Group Bookings

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For most shows a 10% discount is available for bookings of 10 or more tickets. Please email for more information. 

Disabled Access

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The CC Amstel is fully accessible for wheelchair users. If you can, please email to let us know your requirements so that we can be on hand where necessary and make your visit as pleasant as possible.


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The CC Amstel has a great bar and café serving food and drinks, including vegetarian options, in the spacious foyer area. (During social-distancing catering provision may differ. If so we will inform you just before your visit).


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In general we are not able to refund tickets. However, if a performance is cancelled owing to a change in the RIVM regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive an automatic refund. If you need to change when you want to attend, we  always try to allocate tickets for another performance. Please email us at