Peacock Theatre London

Venue Information

Peacock Theatre
Address: Portugal Street, London, WC2A 2HT
Nearest Underground or Train Station: Holborn (Central line, Piccadilly line), Temple (District line, Circle line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 59, 68, 91, 168, 171, 188, 243, 501, 505, 521, X68

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What's on at the Peacock Theatre?

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's on at the Peacock Theatre?
The Snowman is a current production at the Peacock Theatre. The latest booking period for The Snowman at the Peacock Theatre started 19 November 2022 and runs until 31 December 2022. Tickets for The Snowman start at £20 and are available to book now
How do I get to the Peacock Theatre?
Public transport is recommended to travel to the Peacock Theatre.  The nearest underground or train stations are Holborn (Central line, Piccadilly line), Temple (District line, Circle line). If arriving by bus, then the nearest bus lines are 1, 59, 68, 91, 168, 171, 188, 243, 501, 505, 521, X68.  For directions to the Peacock Theatre see our Google Maps directions or Apple Maps directions.
Is there a dress code at the Peacock Theatre?
There is no specific dress code at the Peacock Theatre, with most people just wearing their everyday clothes.
Does the Peacock Theatre have air conditioning or air cooling?
Yes, the Peacock Theatre has an Air Conditioning system.
What is the Accessibility at the Peacock Theatre?
Peacock Theatre accessibility information
Access phone number: 020 7863 8222 / 020 7863 8015 (minicom)
Access email address: access@sadlerswells.com
Accessible toilets situated: Foyer Stalls
Number of Wheelchair spaces: Stalls x2 Circle x2
Sound amplification: Sennheiser Infrared
Access from street to foyer: Lift
Access from theatre foyer to seats (number = stairs): 5 to Foyer
Level access: N/A
Stair lift, lift or ramp available: Wheelchair platform from street to foyer Lift to all levels
How many seats are in the Peacock Theatre?
The Peacock Theatre has 997 seats.

Peacock Theatre Facts

What date did the Peacock Theatre open?

23 June 1960

Who designed the Peacock Theatre?

Lewis Solomon Kaye and Partners

What was the first production at the Peacock Theatre?

Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne starring in The Visit

Other Peacock Theatre facts

Built on the site of the London Opera House, which had opened on 13 November 1911; was converted into a cinema and re-opened as the Stoll Picture Theatre on 31 April 1917; closed in September 1940 and reopened on 1 September 1941 as a live theatre again; renamed the Stoll Theatre in 1942; closed on 4 August 1957 with  Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh in Titus and Andronicus; demolished in 1958. The Peacock Theatre originally opened as the Royalty Theatre; taken over by Sadlers Wells Theatre in 1999 and renamed the Peacock Theatre


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Theatre Previous Shows

Past shows that have played at the Peacock Theatre include:

South African Road Trip - Good Hope
Beyond Bollywood
Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo Programme A
Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo Programme B
House of Flamenka
Machine de Cirque
German Cornejo’s Wild Tango
Saturday Night Fever
Message In A Bottle
ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company - Some Like It Hip Hop
The Tap Pack
German Cornejo's Tango After Dark
Vamos Cuba!
Horror - Jakop Ahlbom Company
Yamato Drummers: Chousensha - The Challengers
Footloose
Mother Africa-Khayelitsha-My Home
Smashed - Special Edition
Motionhouse - Scattered
Soho - It's not just a place but a state of mind!
Tango Fire: Flames of Desire
Cirque Éloize Saloon
The Merchants of Bollywood
Into The Hoods: Remixed
Immortal Tango
Rock The Ballet
BLAM!
Zoonation: Some Like It Hip Hop
Burn the Floor
Flash Mob
The Houdini Experience
The Snowman
The Merchants of Bollywood
Shoes the Musical
Traces
Tap Dogs

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