Drayton Arms Theatre

Drayton Theatre seen from the street.

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Artistic director: Gene David Kirk
General Manager: Leigh Phillips


Drayton Arms Theatre - seats 50


Box office: 020 7835 2301


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153 Old Brompton Road
London SW5 0LJ

Council: Kensington and Chelsea

Region: London

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Gloucester Road (Piccadilly, District, Circle)
West Brompton (Overground)

Earls Court



Cresswell Gardens

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About Drayton Arms Theatre

The Drayton Arms was originally built in 1860 and then rebuilt to its current design in 1891. The theatre is an eclectic mix of trusty local pub and delightful studio theatre; creating a stylish South Kensington nightspot.

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Current shows

Agent of Influence: The Secret Life of Pamela More

Lady Pamela is recruited by MI5 to keep notes on Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII, suspected to be colluding with the German Embassy. But Pamela suddenly realises that what began as an adventure has led to a deadly struggle for power.

Previews from: Tuesday 5 September 2017
Closes: Saturday 23 September 2017

Upcoming shows

The Duchess of Malfi

The young, widowed Duchess of Malfi yearns to marry her secret lover, Antonio. But her malevolent and obsessive brother, Prince Ferdinand is implacably opposed to the match.

Previews from: Tuesday 26 September 2017
Closes: Sunday 1 October 2017

Hedda Gabler

Already bored to death in her unsuitable marriage, Hedda has just returned from a tedious honeymoon with her husband George Tesman. Desperate for diversion, she has only one wish - to make a difference.

Previews from: Tuesday 3 October 2017
Closes: Saturday 14 October 2017

When Midnight Strikes

It's new year's eve 1999 and Jennifer and Christopher welcome you to the party of parties. But when everyone has something they want to change, and plenty they want to hide, the party starts to fall apart.

Previews from: Tuesday 17 October 2017
Closes: Sunday 12 November 2017


In a flash of movement and spoken word, show creators Sally Reichardt and Rosie Frecker take you deep into the machinations of the professional cycling world.

Previews from: Monday 30 October 2017
Closes: Monday 6 November 2017

A Heart at Sea

Tells the story of a young Boy who bottles up his heart and throws it into the sea. Original song-writing is set to breath-taking visuals centred around a beautifully carved wooden chest that holds the secrets to the story.

Previews from: Tuesday 14 November 2017
Closes: Saturday 18 November 2017

Ordinary Days

Tells the story of four people struggling to connect. Deb is a grad student struggling with her thesis, Warren is an optimistic artist determined to spread his positive messages and Claire and Jason are a couple approaching a milestone.

Previews from: Tuesday 21 November 2017
Closes: Saturday 9 December 2017

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