The Harold Pinter Theatre, formerly known as the Comedy Theatre, is a prominent West End theatre located on Panton Street in London, England. It dates back to 1881 when it opened as the Royal Comedy Theatre. During World War I, it became famous for ​C B Cochran​ and André Charlot’s ​spectacular revue shows. The theatre was renamed in 2011 to honour the renowned British playwright, Harold Pinter. The venue has put on numerous performances written by the playwright. Harold Pinter Theatre has seen its fair share of comedy operas, musicals, and plays and was known to be a hub of avant-garde theatre shows at the beginning of the 20th Century.

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Wheelchair Accessible


Accessible Toilets

Hearing Assistance

Air Conditioning

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About Harold Pinter Theatre

Seating Plan
Popular Productions
  • The Harold Pinter Theatre Theatre has a seating capacity of 796.
  • Seats are spread across four levels – Stalls, Dress Circle, Royal Circle and Balcony. 
  • The top three levels are in a horseshoe shape around the Stalls.

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Know Before You Go

Getting There
Tips & Guidelines
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  • Tube: The nearest tube station to Harold Pinter Theatre is Piccadilly Circus, served by the Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines. Other stations in the vicinity include Leicester Square and Charing Cross.
  • Bus: The closest stops are Leicester Square and Haymarket bus stops served by bus routes 14, 19, 24, 29, 38 or 176.
  • Train: The closest train station is London Charing Cross, which is a mere 10-minute walk from the theatre. 
  • Parking: The nearest Q-Park to the Harold Pinter Theatre is Q-Park Trafalgar. You could avail of 50% off on parking by showing your theatre ticket. Other parking spaces in the vicinity include Whitcomb Street.

Frequently Asked Questions About Harold Pinter Theatre

Where is Harold Pinter Theatre located?

Harold Pinter Theatre is located in Panton Street, London.

How can I reach Harold Pinter Theatre?

Harold Pinter Theatre is easily accessible by all forms of public transport, the easiest being the tube, with the station being within walking distance from the theatre.

What are the different types of shows and productions that are staged at the Harold Pinter Theatre?

The theatre was known for its comedy opera shows, and now puts on numerous performances including  The Homecoming, The Caretaker, Moonlight, No-Man’s Land and The Hothouse.

What are the seating options available at Harold Pinter Theatre?

Harold Pinter Theatre has a seating capacity of 796 patrons, spread over four levels: Stalls, Dress Circle, Royal Circle and Balcony.

Is Harold Pinter Theatre accessible to people with disabilities?

Yes, the theatre has made its performances accessible to those with motor, audio, visual and other stimulatory disabilities. There are ramps, accessible toilets, wheelchair seating, guide dog allowance, adapted performances and much more.

How much do the Harold Pinter Theatre tickets cost?

The price of the tickets depends on the show that you choose to watch and the timing of the same at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

Where can I book my Harold Pinter Theatre tickets?

You can book your tickets to shows playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre online at London Theatre Tickets. You will get the best deals and discounts and all the information you need at your fingertips.

Are there any dining options available near Harold Pinter Theatre?

Harold Pinter Theatre has an in-house restaurant and bar for quick pre and post-theatre snacks and drinks. The theatre is surrounded by restaurants such as Brasserie Zédel and Balans Soho Society and others.

What are some of the things to do or attractions to explore near the Harold Pinter Theatre?

Do visit the Kensington Palace Gardens or the Natural History Museum London while in the vicinity.

Past Shows

The Seagull
Prima Facie
A Little Life
Dr Semmelweis