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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


  • 15–18 October 2019

Director Katie Mitchell and writer Martin Crimp create a new dramatic piece with composer Bernard Foccroulle that opens a dialogue between the 19th century and the present.

Dance Umbrella: The Future Bursts In

  • 24–26 October 2019

Compagnie Amala Dianor and Ballet de Lorraine present a special programme to mark the Merce Cunningham Centennial.

The Kingdom of Back / Mamela / The Shape of Sound

  • 5–7 November 2019

Northern Ballet demonstrates its range and skill in a mixed programme of works by Morgann Runacre-Temple, Mlindi Kulashe and Kenneth Tindall.

Little Red Riding Hood

  • 8–10 November 2019

Northern Ballet dancer Mariana Rodrigues creates a short new work on a classic fairytale especially for children.

Les Beaux dormants

  • 21–24 November 2019

Le Ballet de l’Opéra national du Rhin performs Hélène Blackburn’s family ballet exploring all the physical and emotional changes that come with blossoming adulthood: easy for some, but a nightmare for others.

The Lost Thing

  • 7 December 2019—4 January 2020

This musical reimagining of Shaun Tan’s beautifully illustrated book about a boy who helps a lost thing find its way home is an enchanting collaboration between Candoco Dance Company and The Royal Opera.

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