Venue InformationHarold Pinter Theatre
Address: 6 Panton Street, SW1Y 4DN
Nearest Tube or Train: 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
Theatre Quick FactsDate opened: 15 October 1881
Designer: Thomas Verity
First production: Opera Comique The Mascotte
Number of seats: 798
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.
Theatre Previous Shows
Past shows playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre:Walden
Ian McKellen On Stage
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
The Birthday Party
Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
The Importance of Being Earnest
Merrily We Roll Along
A Chorus of Disapproval
South Downs and The Browning Version
The Children's Hour