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
Ballet, West End, Drama
It's been ten years since the Royal Danish Ballet's last visit to Sadler's Wells and their triumphant return is mix of excerpts from works by August Bournonville. Bournonville was a 19th century Royal Danish choreographer and these pieces will be performed...
West End, Circuses, Drama
Cirque Eloise returns following their show 'iD' in 2013 for a stint at Peacock Theatre at Sadler's Wells. 'Cirkopolis' has jugglers, contortionists, aerial artists and acrobats challenging their limits.
Contemporary and experimental, Folk and ethnic, West End
Hot and spicy Tango Fire returns to London with 'Flames of Desire' a sizzling Argentinian tango accompanied by four musicians. Tango stars German Cornejo, Gisela Galeassi and a cast of top dancers perform the piece.
Ballet, West End, Drama, Kids' theatre, Kids' theatre
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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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