Harold Pinter Theatre London

Harold Pinter Theatre London

Venue Information

Harold Pinter Theatre
Address: 6 Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN, United Kingdom
Nearest underground or train station: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest buses: 3, 6, 9, 12, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 24, 29, 38, 88, 91, 94, 139, 159, 176, 453

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's on at the Harold Pinter Theatre?
The Hills of California is a current production at the Harold Pinter Theatre. The latest booking period for The Hills of California at the Harold Pinter Theatre started 27 January 2024 and runs until 15 June 2024. Tickets for The Hills of California start at £15 and are available to book now
How do I get to the Harold Pinter Theatre?
Public transport is recommended to travel to the Harold Pinter Theatre.  The nearest underground or train stations are Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line). If arriving by bus, then the nearest bus lines are 3, 6, 9, 12, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 24, 29, 38, 88, 91, 94, 139, 159, 176, 453.  If driving to the theatre, the nearest car parks are Q-ParkTrafalgar (more parking information).  For directions to the Harold Pinter Theatre see our Google Maps directions or Apple Maps directions
Is there a dress code at the Harold Pinter Theatre?
There is no specific dress code at the Harold Pinter Theatre, with most people just wearing their everyday clothes.
Does the Harold Pinter Theatre have air conditioning or air cooling?
Yes, the Harold Pinter Theatre has an Air Conditioning system.
What is the Accessibility at the Harold Pinter Theatre?
Harold Pinter Theatre accessibility information
Access phone number: 0800 912 6971
Access email address: customercare@theambassadors.com
Accessible toilets situated: Foyer
Number of Wheelchair spaces: Dress Circle x4
Sound amplification: Sennheiser Infrared
Access from street to foyer: Level access
Access from theatre foyer to seats (number = stairs): 23 down to Stalls, 0 to Dress
Level access: To Dress Circle
Stair lift, lift or ramp available: N/A
How many seats are in the Harold Pinter Theatre?
The Harold Pinter Theatre has 798 seats.
Who owns the Harold Pinter Theatre?

The Harold Pinter Theatre is owned or operated by ATG

Is the Harold Pinter Theatre a member of the Society of London Theatre?
Yes, the Harold Pinter Theatre is a full member of SOLT, and productions at the venue are eligible for the main categories of the Olivier Awards.

Harold Pinter Theatre Facts

What date did the Harold Pinter Theatre open?

15 October 1881

Who designed the Harold Pinter Theatre?

Thomas Verity

What was the first production at the Harold Pinter Theatre?

Opera Comique The Mascotte

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Theatre History

The Harold Pinter Theatre originally opened as the Royal Comedy Theatre on 15 October 1881. Designed by Thomas Verity, the opening production was an opera comique called The Mascotte, with music by Edmond Audran and words by Alfred Duru and Henri Chivot. Soon after, in 1884, the venue was renamed as the Comedy Theatre.

On 24 October 2011 the venue was renamed again, this time to the Harold Pinter Theatre, celebrating the work of British playwright Harold Pinter.


Previous Shows

Past shows that have played at the Harold Pinter Theatre include:

Sleeping Beauty
Lyonesse
Dr Semmelweis
Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons
The Human Voice
Ben Elton Live
Prima Facie
Four Quartets
Walden
Anna X
J’Ouvert
Good
A Doll's House
The Seagull
The Watsons
Uncle Vanya
Blithe Spirit
Cyrano de Bergerac
Ian McKellen On Stage
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Betrayal
Pinter Seven
Pinter Six
Gangsta Granny
Pinter One
Pinter Five
Pinter Four
Pinter Three
Consent
The Birthday Party
Oslo
Hamlet
Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
Nice Fish
Sunny Afternoon
The Importance of Being Earnest
Being Shakespeare
Relative Values
Mojo
Chimerica
Merrily We Roll Along
Old Times
A Chorus of Disapproval
Spamalot
South Downs and The Browning Version
Absent Friends
The Children's Hour
Birdsong
La Bete

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