LSE does NOT own it either. This is a fiendish concept by a donor to both of us. It's the most terrible venue for academic lectures and I can't in age its any better for jazzy ballet like Havana Rakatan, but I am planning to go see. The Theatre is long and narrow and you have to go down to the bowels of the earth. Wish some entrepreneur would open a snack bar daytime in the glorious coffee bar though
Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
Peacock is Sadler’s Wells’s satellite venue designed to appeal to a West End punter. As such, you can expect the programme to lean towards populist dance theatre from the likes of fluoro/UV dance company Momix and Miguel Angel Zotto’s Tango por Dos. Just don’t wander in while the sun is still up: by night, the Peacock auditorium may play host to dance spectaculars, but by day the space becomes a lecture hall for the London School of Economics who owns the building.
What's on at Peacock Theatre
Folk and ethnic, West End, Contemporary and experimental
Energetic, MTV-style spectacle mixing dance forms from ballet to Latin to street against a pumping live soundtrack of pop hits (think Shakira, Beyoncé, J-Lo et al). The charismatic Cuban dancers are full of explosive energy, with characteristically impressive...
Contemporary and experimental, West End
Martial arts and acrobatics combine in this Korean dance-cum-spectacle show from Ye Gam Theatre. The piece tells of burglars who pick the wrong family to mess with. Expect '70s TV references and comedy sword fights.
Kids' theatre, Ballet, Drama, Kids' theatre, West End
- Rating: 3/5
When you've got competition from the likes of Xbox and 'X Factor' it is surely something of an achievement these days to hold a child's attention for an hour in a theatre – even more so if you're using only mime and dance to do so. 'The Snowman' (now...
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