Peacock Theatre is positioned at the Portugal Street, Off Kingsway, London, WC2A 2HT and enjoys central
location near the Holborn Tube Station. The venue is known for business whereas
huge number of cafes, restaurants and bars are also located here. Covent Garden
and Bloomsbury areas are also located at a nearby distance.
Peacock Theatre is
located at an accessible location and can be commuted via various modes of
commutations such as buses, tubes, taxis and cars. The nearest tube stations to
the theatre are Holborn on Central and Piccadilly Lines. You can also visit the
theatre via bus route numbers 8, 19, 38, 22B, 25, 188, 501 and 521 all stop
along High Holborn, which is near the building theatre.
offers excellent view from all across the theatre and categorised mainly into
two levels as Stalls and Circle. As compare to other venues of the Westend, Peacock
theatre offers clear views of the stage. With occupancy of less than 1000 along
with its modern styling featuring minimal obstructions, the theatre offers
great view for the viewers.
mainly divided into three sections, whereas Circle is categorised into front
and rear section. For disabled patrons and carers, Peacock theatre offers
concession on the tickets. The auditorium is equipped with infra-red system.
In the year
1960, the current building was constructed with the occupancy of 999. Since 17th
century, there has been a theatre building on the venue of Peacock Theatre. In
the year 1960, the current venue made its debut as the Royalty Theatre.
Earlier, there was a building with the name of London Opera House.
Some of the
popular shows at the Peacock Theatre are Oh! Calcutta! and Bubbling Brown Sugar
and was used as a recording studio for the television programme This Is Your
Life. Later, London school of Economics bought the theatre and renamed it as
Peacock Theatre. Currently, it is mainly used for lectures, presentations, award ceremonies and