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6 Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN

Formerly Comedy Theatre

Venue exterior


6 Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN

Year opened: 1881
Capacity: 796

  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

Upcoming Highlights

  • Oslo

    Booking until Dec 30

  • The Birthday Party

    Opens Jan 09, 2018


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Until December 30, 2017

A new transfer from Broadway is winging its way into the Harold Pinter Theatre this October, following a limited run at the National Theatre. JT Rogers's Oslo, one of 2016's best reviewed plays first premiered off-Broadway last year before a successful run on the Great Wide Way beckoned. The crux of the story is focused around the secret negotiations surrounding the 1993 Oslo Accords, where Norwegian diplomat Mona Juul and her husband Tejre Rod-Larsen co-ordinated the talks. In the background however, this politically adept comic thriller shows diplomats, friends and lovers from all over the world struggling to pull in the same direction and avoid scandal!

The Birthday Party

January 9-April 14, 2018

Following critically acclaimed productions of Betrayal and Old Times, the incredible Ian Rickson reunites with Sonia Friedman Productions to the direct this revival of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party. With a leading cast featuring Olivier Award-winning Toby Jones as Stanley Webber, Stephen Mangan as Goldberg and Zoe Wanamaker CBE as Meg it's sure to be an outstanding production. to be an outstanding production.

Originally the Comedy Theatre until 2011, The Harold Pinter Theatre is a West End theatre on Panton Street, which opened in 1881. The venue was largely reconstructed during the 1950s and re-opened in 1955. In 1972 the building was Grade II listed by English Heritage. The owners of the theatre, Ambassador Theatre Group, renamed The Comedy Theatre to The Harold Pinter Theatre in October 2011. The venue hosts a variety of plays and long-lasting successful musicals.


Nearby Restaurants

Strada - Panton Street
0.02 mi away at Panton House, 39 Panton Street
Main £10 | Three course meal £20
Modern Restaurant: Italian Cuisine

PizzaExpress Haymarket
0.03 mi away at 26 Panton House
Main £10 | Three course meal £30
Modern Restaurant: Pizza Cuisine

Planet Hollywood London
0.03 mi away at 57-60 Haymarket
Main £12 | Three course meal £35
Bar & Restaurant: International Cuisine

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0.01 mi away at 6 Panton Street
5 Star, Prices from £190

0.06 mi away at Coventry Street
4 Star, Prices from £132

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4 Star, Prices from £132

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