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Linbury Theatre

London's newest and most intimate theatre.

The new Linbury Theatre is a world-class stage for The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera and their collaborating artists and partners, and is the West End's newest and most intimate venue. The auditorium is newly re-developed and seats up to 406 people. Opening in December 2018, the inaugral Season includes works from the 18th century through to world premieres.

Upcoming productions

Aisha and Abhaya

  • 21 January—9 February 2020

Rambert presents a tale of hope and fearlessness, telling the heartbreaking story of two sisters through dance.

Acosta Danza Up Close

  • 13–24 February 2020

Carlos Acosta’s dance company, drawn from the best of Cuba’s dancers, performs a distinctive programme that combines national and international flavours in technique, choreography and music.


  • 5–14 March 2020

A virtuous woman wrongly accused by two men with ulterior motives provides the dramatic core of Handel’s oratorio, performed by members of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme.

Jette Parker Young Artists: The Director's Craft

  • 10 March 2020

Stage Director Isabelle Kettle brings extracts of operatic scenes to life with Jette Parker Young Artists.

Jette Parker Young Artists: Singers' Masterclass

  • 13 March 2020

David Gowland puts singers through their musical paces and Elaine Kidd offers a director’s perspective on the presentation of arias.

International Draft Works 2020

  • 19–21 March 2020

Drawing together ballet companies of international renown, this year's programme continues the opportunity in London to see the direction choreography is taking globally.

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