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.

Venue Details & Map

The Harold Pinter Theatre

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

Yelp Reviews

8.00 out of 5
based on 15 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Harold Pinter Theatre

4.0 out of 5
25 March 2017
by Brian C.

Last time I was up in the nosebleeds here, the rake was so great that it began to induce a panic attack and I had to leave. The staff were so kind in switching us to some stalls tickets.

This time I braved that take again up in the gods to see Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolfe?. Such a terrific performance that I forgot where I was and was just captured by the performance.

As for the theatre,... more

3.0 out of 5
24 June 2016
by Robert W.

I've been to this theatre many times. It's one of my least favourite London theatres.

As much as I try to like this theatre, each time I come here it reinforces my dislike of the place. I've only ever sat in the stalls (orchastra). If your seated in the first few rows, you are fine. If you are sitting further back, its a pain. Behind row M, you might have a post obstructing your view of the... more

5.0 out of 5
07 April 2017
by Ako E.

Thanks to my niece's lovely boyfriend we were treated with tickets to see "Sunny Afternoon", the delightful musical depicting the rise to stardom of The Kinks. Located in the West End (duh) this tiny theater is gorgeous. Our ticket included drinks & snacks in the green room. We were escorted by a very lovely, exuberant staff member to the room. Nice seating, very private (with it's own loo).... more

5.0 out of 5
23 September 2017
by Arash D.

This is a small, cute theatre in the heart of London! We came to see Hamlet here in August 2017. The show was 3.5 hours (including intermission).

The staff were all super friendly and helpful, and there are two bars located on different floors where you can order coffee, cocktails and other refreshments.

This modernized production of Hamlet was a great show - I highly recommend you to see... more

3.0 out of 5
30 August 2016
by Bianca W.

The theatre is an old one, but it looks a bit run down and could do with some refurbishment.

As with most older West End theatres, the toilet situation is a constant struggle and annoyance. Only a handful of toilets with stalls being way too tiny.

The seats are quite comfortable and we had a good view, the theatre was quite empty when we visited though.

The catwalk in the middle of the... more

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