Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Seating plan

Harold Pinter Theatre seating plan

Harold Pinter Theatre Seating Plan

The Harold Pinter Theatre has a capacity of 785 seats, including 416 seats in the Stalls, 109 seats in the Dress Circle, 126 seats in the Royal Circle and 134 seats in the Balcony. Use our interactive seating plan to view 1464 seat reviews and 646 photos of views from seat.

Venue overview

The Harold Pinter Theatre, formerly the Comedy Theatre, was named to honour the late Harold Pinter and highlight the importance of the venue in premiering new work from a range of prolific playwrights, including Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams. Despite a major refurbishment in the 1950’s, the theatre retains the charm of a typical Victorian building.

The Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon has played at theatre since 2014, and features a catwalk that juts out into the Stalls. Closing in October 2016, the Harold Pinter Theatre has reverted back to hosting short-running plays, featuring stars such as Imelda Staunton and Mark Rylance. Continuing on from Sunny Afternoon, the rear of the Stalls remains split into 11 tables across rows R-U.

With a seating capacity of 796 split across four levels, the Harold Pinter Theatre is one of the West End’s more modest venues. A variety of views are available in the auditorium, with support pillars dotted throughout the seating. The best seats can be found in the Stalls, however the Dress Circle overhang may affect the view.

Good value seats

Due to the pillars in this theatre, many seats are often discounted due to being restricted view. Occasionally these seats can be worth the risk. However, it is worth sitting in the Balcony for a distant, but overall clear, view.

Premium seats

Due to the height of the stage, the best seats in the Stalls are in the centre rows, just before the Dress Circle begins to overhang. The second row of the Dress Circle is also an excellent choice for those looking for premium views.

Recent seat reviews

Stalls T7
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palelylaura 5'10", 136 reviews, 10 helpful votes
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Harold Pinter Theatre Stalls T7 view from seat photo

Good view, slightly distant from the stage but not in a really bothersome way. Decent legroom. Because this seat was next to the sound desk, there was lots of space on the left (you could have got another seat in there, really) which was very handy for... More

Saw Betrayal Betrayal on 04 June 2019

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Balcony B8
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jenniepollock 4'11, 33 reviews
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Harold Pinter Theatre Balcony B8 view from seat photo

The view isn't bad unless the person in front leans forward, which she did for much of this production. Her head then obscured most of the centre front of the stage. Comfort and legroom were both fine. More

Saw Betrayal Betrayal on 27 May 2019

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Stalls K20
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rikkiONshow 178cm, 243 reviews, 3 helpful votes
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Harold Pinter Theatre Stalls K20 view from seat photo

This seat is sold with restricted leg room which isn't nearly as bad as it sounds. There's a pole directly to your left which is only a little intrusive but you will still be able to stretch your legs out comfortably. Besides being right at the end of... More

Saw Betrayal Betrayal on 06 June 2019

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