Barons Court Theatre

Barons Court Theatre is a small theatre of 52 cinema-style seats located in the basement of The Curtains Up public house in Comeragh Road in West London. Founded in 1991, the Barons Court Theatre features a programme of short-run plays and afternoon magic shows that are frequently changed.[1]

The Curtains Up pub

Ron Phillips has been the artistic director since the theatre's inception, and productions at Barouns Courthe Theatre included Sophocles's Antigone, Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment, Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Ibsen's A Doll's House, Shakespeare's Richard III & Shakespeare's Women.[2] Noted performers who have performed at the theatre include Sara Kestelman in Bitter Fruits of Palestine.

The theatre also hosted The Magic Cavern, a theatre show of magic and illusion, presented by international magician Richard Leigh.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Barons Court Theatre has been closed for over a year. In 2021, artistic director Ron Phillips retired and was succeded by Sharon Willems, previous artistic director of Kibo Productions.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barons Court Theatre on londontown.com
  2. ^ Shakespeare's Women The British Theatre Guide

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Coordinates: 51°29′22″N 0°12′34″W / 51.489488°N 0.209474°W / 51.489488; -0.209474