What You Need To Know About The Barons Court Theatre:
Barons Court Theatre opened in 1991 and is an intimate fringe venue that seats around 60 people. Its location underneath the popular The Curtains Up pub means visitors can combine seeing a show with having some up-market pub food and a few drinks.
The theatre’s programming is a mixture of classic dramas and new works (with more of the former than the latter). Despite its small size, there’s a streak of ambition to their choices, with previous shows including Antigone, and Crime And Punishment.
Top Facts About The Barons Court Theatre:
- Most pub theatres are above the main area, but the Barons Court Theatre turns this trend topsy-turvy by being located underneath The Curtains Up Pub.
- Along with dramas, the Barons Court Theatre also hosts regular magic shows.
Key Information About The Barons Court Theatre:
Tube: The closest tube station is Barons Court (District and Piccadilly lines), which is less than five-minutes’ walk from the venue. Alternatively, use West Kensington (District line).
Bus: Bus numbers 28, 39 and N28 travel close to the venue. To plan your journey in more detail, please visit the Transport for London website.
There is limited parking in the area. The nearest car park is at the Hammersmith Novotel W6 8DR; approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the theatre.
Barons Court Theatre is underneath The Curtains Up pub. The quirkily decorated bar and restaurant serves classic British dishes with a modern twist. They start early with brunch and go all the way through until dinner. If you haven’t got time for a full meal before the performance, the pub also offers a selection of substantial bar snacks, such as baked camembert. Monday to Saturday they serve food until 10pm and on Sundays until 9pm.