The Peacock Theatre is a theatre and performance space primarily used by Sadler's Wells as a dance venue.
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Kingsway (entrance on Portugal Street)LondonWC2A 2HT
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As a dance theatre and one of the Sadler's Well's official venues Peacock is an excellent space for dance shows...lots of them have a live band on stage. It's a medium size venue and you can get a tickets for shows for as little as £12...with very good view. As a big fan of dance I've really enjoyed all productions they stage with one exception though. I went to see Immortal Tango last night...more
Does not have the feel of the West End Theatres, the bar and seating areas looks and feels very bare, like a hall. They do provide jugs of water for you to help yourselves like most theatre bars now, if you don't want to have any drinks at the bar.
The seating in the stalls are very tight, no leg room at all, that if anyone wants to pass you to get into their seats, the whole row has to get...more
As a theatre one of your responsibilities has to be to ensure that your audience has a decent view of the stage. I had a ticket for seat L27 priced at £38 to see the dance show Titanium and yet from this seat the head of the person in front of me (who seemed like an average-sized person) was smack-bang in the centre of my view of the stage - making for a rather annoying experience as a viewer.more
The peacock theatre is quite near and dear to my heart because it's one of the few places in the west end where I've actually been back stage and graced the stage myself. My company puts on a charity pantomime each year and I was in the cast for two years.
If it's your first time there, it is a little unexpected to go a few levels down as most of the theatres in London tend to be at ground...more
I love the Peacock Theatre. I've spent a lot of time here; I've had lectures here, watched a World Cup match here, and, more recently, as a proper adult, seen many a fine dance show here, including Insane in the Brain, Blaze, Traces (fine, not quite dance), Havana Rakata, and, tonight, Some Like It Hip Hop.
So, it's fair to say that I do love this venue. Seats are, to be fair, slightly...more