Harold Pinter Theatre

About the Harold Pinter Theatre

The Harold Pinter Theatre ​opened on 15 October 1881 as the Royal Comedy Theatre.
The theatre's reputation grew through the First World War when ​C B Cochran​ and André Charlot​ presented their famous review shows. The range of work at the Harold Pinter Theatre ​has been far reaching, from musical comedies to revival and experimental theatre and includes hugely successful shows such as​ Savages starring ​Paul Scofield​ in 1973 and ​The Rocky Horror Show making its West End debut in 1979.

Alan Bennet​ has appeared with ​Patricia Routledge​ in his ​Talking Heads​ and Stockard Channing​ appeared in ​Six Degrees of Separation​, which won best play at the 1993 Olivier Awards.

The Homecoming​, ​No-man's Land​, ​Moonligh​t, ​The Hothouse​ and the ​Pinter at the Pinter Season​ directed by ​Jamie Lloyd​. In recent years, ​Francesca Annis​ and Anthony Andrews​ have starred in ​ Ibsen​'s​ Ghosts​.

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