Drayton Arms Theatre

Drayton Theatre seen from the street.

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Artistic director: Audrey Thayer
Executive Director: Gene David Kirk


Drayton Arms Theatre - seats 50


Box office: 020 7835 2301


No email contact addresses available.


153 Old Brompton Road
London SW5 0LJ

Council: Kensington and Chelsea

Region: London

Location map for Drayton Arms Theatre


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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We have no accessibility information at the present time.

Current shows

Th' Importance of Bein' Earnest

Jack loves Gwendolen, Gwendolen loves Ernest, Algy loves Cecily, Cecily loves Ernest, Gwendolen's Ernest is Jack, Cecily's Ernest is Algy and who on Earth is Burnbury!?

Previews from: Tuesday 5 February 2019
Closes: Saturday 23 February 2019

Upcoming shows

Dream of A King

Dream of A King is a new solo play about Martin Luther King Jnr and the Civil Rights movement in 1960's America.

Previews from: Tuesday 26 February 2019
Closes: Saturday 2 March 2019

Staying Faithful

Hope is torn between her love and her faith. But aren't they the same thing? Staying Faithful is about learning how to balance identity, belief and desires in adolescence and how that shapes who we become.

Previews from: Tuesday 5 March 2019
Closes: Saturday 9 March 2019

Predrinks / Afterparty

Following its sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival in 2016, PREDRINKS|AFTERPARTY is back in a brand new two-act form!

Previews from: Tuesday 12 March 2019
Closes: Saturday 16 March 2019

Triple Bill: A Sticky Season, Minor Disruptions and Crystal Bollix

Triple Bill: A Sticky Season, Minor Disruptions and Crystal Bollix presents The Bitch Ball

Previews from: Tuesday 19 March 2019
Closes: Saturday 23 March 2019


An evening of brand new musical theatre, giving several important women the place they deserve in the history books. Focussing on two historical topics - the Romantics of the 1800s and the medieval Wars of the Roses.

Previews from: Tuesday 2 April 2019
Closes: Saturday 6 April 2019


The humdrum lives of Joe and Billie are changed forever after witnessing David Bowie performing 'Starman' for the first time on 'Top Of The Pops'.

Previews from: Monday 29 April 2019
Closes: Saturday 11 May 2019

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