The Harold Pinter Theatre


Formerly known as the Comedy Theatre, The Harold Pinter Theatre has hosted musical comedies, revival and experimental theatre and it's history includes hugely successful shows such as Savages starring Paul Scofield in 1973 and The Rocky Horror Show making its West End debut in 1979.

Disabled access is provided and they also have a bar area serving a variety of beers, wines, spirits and snacks.

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The Harold Pinter Theatre

6 Panton Street
St James
+44 (0)20 7369 1731
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Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Harold Pinter Theatre

3.0 out of 5 4 January 2015
by Jhenn S.

Went and saw Sunny Afternoon and it was pretty fun.

As for the theatre, we sat in the Royal Circle clear at the back left. The left side of the stage and the jetty into the audience is obscured. Thankfully, not much was happening there.

The theatre is over 130 years old, so it has that historic and slighty shabby look that gives it charm. Like most theatres, it does not accommodate...more

4.0 out of 5 17 December 2014
by Wil S.

this place definitely looks bigger from the outside than in... and even though it feels a little pokey inside it makes it a little more personal and able to soak in and feel as if you're part of the show... i'm not into musicals so much but Sunny Afternoon was amazing and really enjoyed myself a lot and would recommend it to anyone... the staff were friendly and polite and very helpful.. they...more

4.0 out of 5 13 December 2014
by Mei S.

Tucked away in Panton Street, between Leicester Square and Haymarket, a very cosy but labyrinth theatre. The tiny seating area in the Stalls were put to inventive use for the Sunny Afternoon show, about the Kinks, last night. I am assuming that, as I have never been to this theatre before, that the layout does not consists of a catwalk? The catwalk jutted out from middle of the stage into...more

4.0 out of 5 4 December 2013
by Claire V.


- Very comfy seats, wider than most theaters so you're not right on top of the person next to you.

- Quick, easy ticket pickup at will-call, they didn't even need my confirmation number

- We were aisle-side but had an excellent few

- Beautiful historic interior


- Not enough restrooms for women, as usual in West End theaters, so the lines are very longmore

3.0 out of 5 27 November 2013
by Daniel P.

Like I always say when reviewing theatres, I try and base my rating not on the production I'm seeing but on the building itself. It only seems fair to review something more permanent thatn a 3 month play.

But, I did Mojo here and it was COMPLETELY BRILLIANT. Hats off to all the cast (Brendan Coyle, Daniel Mays, Rupert Grint, Ben Whishaw, Tom Rhys Harries & Colin Morgan all deserve a mention by...more

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