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- Website www.sadlerswells.com
Various theatres have stood on the site until offices were constructed in 1957, with a theatre in the basement. Although the Peacock is technically owned by the LSE, it's on long-term lease to Sadler's Wells as the dance company's West End venue, and hosts dance performances in a variety of styles as well as the occasional piece of circus or physical theatre. Despite its relative newness, it's rumoured to be haunted by, of all things, the ghost of a dolphin.
The nearest Tube stations are Covent Garden (Piccadilly) and Temple (Circle / District). The theatre is served by bus routes 1, 59, 68, 91,168, 171,188, 243, 341, N1, N68, N91, N171, N343 and X68.
- Open since: 1960
There are 7 events at this location
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Mime Festival: Familie Floz
An entertaining evening by the mask theatre masters of Berlin.
Mime Festival: Gandini Juggling
Contemporary dance, part of LONDON INTERNATIONAL MIME FESTIVAL.
Motionhouse Dance Theatre: Scattered
Dance show exploring the mystery and majesty of water.
Festive performance based on the book by Raymond Briggs about a boy whose snowman comes to life.
Wed 7 Dec
- Directed by: Bill Alexander
- Written by: lyrics)
Bill Alexander directs a musical adaptation of Raymond Briggs's children's story about the airborne adventures of a boy and his frosty friend, with music and lyrics by Howard Blake and choreography by Robert North.
Wed 7 Dec
Tango Fire: Flames Of Desire
- Written by: german Cornejo
Argentinian dance company led by choreographer and dancer German Cornejo.
The unmistakable sound of the traditional Taiko drum, used in Shinto rituals, is challenged by the Yamato drummers of Japan. Drums weighing up to half a tonne are hit with ferocious skill, as each beat sends out a heart-thumping torrent of vibrations. In this high-energy, exhilarating performance, the drummers push…