Harold Pinter Theatre

 
 
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6 Panton Street, Soho, London SW1Y 4DN
 
 
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Harold Pinter TheatreThe Harold Pinter Theatre's 1881 interior is one of the oldest in London and one of the most charming, in spite of the damage wrought by an ill-considered restoration in 1954. The Renaissance-style auditorium, with its wooden panels, and gold ceiling and wallpaper, still retains many original features, while the unpretentious exterior is the most attractive and unspoilt among London's smaller theatres. Though in its early years it lived up to its name, the theatre has become known more recently for high-quality drama, notably the works of Harold Pinter (hence the name) - five of which have been performed here since 1991. Its reputation for daring comes from the 1960s, when it exploited loopholes in the censorship laws to show banned American plays. The Rocky Horror Show made its The West End debut here in 1979 and more recently it has been home to a critically acclaimed revival of RC Sherriff 's powerful First World War drama Journey's End.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
1 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    40 Panton Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Harold Pinter Theatre
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    Panton House, 39 Panton Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Harold Pinter Theatre
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    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes from Harold Pinter Theatre
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    15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 13 minutes from Harold Pinter Theatre
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    London > Education > Adult Education
    19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 16 minutes from Harold Pinter Theatre
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    14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Harold Pinter Theatre
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    Wyld Bar
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    10 Wardour Street, Leicester Square, W1D | 2 minutes from Harold Pinter Theatre
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    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Harold Pinter Theatre
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    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Harold Pinter Theatre
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Harold Pinter Theatre
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Harold Pinter Theatre
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    St James's Church Piccadilly 4 minutes walk from Harold Pinter Theatre

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