Tristan Bates Theatre

Tristan Bates Theatre

Photo by: Peter Brown 2017

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General Manager: Amanda Davey


Tristan Bates Theatre - seats 68
John Thaw Studio - seats 50


Box office: 020 3841 6600


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1A Tower Street
Covent Garden
London WC2H 9NP

Council: Camden

Region: London

Location map for Tristan Bates Theatre


Leicester Square (Northern, Piccadilly)
Tottenham Court Road (Central, Northern)

Charing Cross



Cambridge Circus

Day no:
14, 19, 24, 29, 38, 176

Night no:
N5, N19, N20, N29, N38, N41, N279

Access information


Fully wheelchair accessible.

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Wheelchair access

Fully wheelchair accessible.

Current shows

Shorts Festival

A unique celebration of solo-storytelling featuring 12 brand new international pieces performed across 4 days.

Previews from: Thursday 23 January 2020

Closes: Sunday 26 January 2020

Upcoming shows

Feeding The Moonfish

Draws on the influence of natural forces, the significance of memory and the power of human connection to weave a ghostly and surreal tale of loneliness, violence and a young man's fear of himself.

Previews from: Monday 27 January 2020

Closes: Saturday 1 February 2020


After a job goes sideways, four theives bounded by honour meet back at the place it all began, the local boozer. Time questions the morality of crime and the people who dedicate their lives to the profession. 

Previews from: Monday 10 February 2020

Closes: Saturday 15 February 2020

It's Beautiful, Over There

A close look at the hard work of telling the stories that matter the most.

Previews from: Tuesday 11 February 2020

Closes: Saturday 15 February 2020


A play that examines the social, physical and mental relationship between four men stationed together in the desert during the Gulf War.

Previews from: Tuesday 18 February 2020

Closes: Saturday 29 February 2020

Sticks and Stones

Afua, a black senior manager in a secondary school, is asked to investigate online comments by a white colleague, Tina; a woman she thought was a friend.

Previews from: Tuesday 3 March 2020

Closes: Saturday 21 March 2020

Dream of A King

A new solo-play that revisits the man that is behind the iconic Dr Martin Luther King Jr.

Previews from: Monday 30 March 2020

Closes: Saturday 4 April 2020

Mary Anning 'The Mad Woman of Lyme'

It is 1846, and the little town of Lyme Regis is battered by howling winter-gales. Dying and increasingly dependent on laudanum, Mary Anning reflects on her life.

Previews from: Monday 6 April 2020

Closes: Thursday 9 April 2020

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