Peacock Theatre London

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Peacock Theatre
Address: Portugal Street, London, WC2A 2HT
Nearest Tube or Train: 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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Theatre Quick Facts

Date opened: 23 June 1960
Designer: Lewis Solomon Kaye and Partners
First production: Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne starring in The Visit
Number of seats: 997
Other 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

Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, London, WC2A 2HT

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Theatre Previous Shows

Past shows playing at the Peacock Theatre:

ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company - Some Like It Hip Hop
The Snowman
The Tap Pack
Tango After Dark
Vamos Cuba!
Horror - Jakop Ahlbom Company
Yamato Drummers: Chousensha - The Challengers
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
Zoonation: Some Like It Hip Hop
Burn the Floor
Flash Mob
The Houdini Experience
The Snowman
The Merchants of Bollywood
Shoes the Musical
Tap Dogs

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