Courtyard Theatre, London

Courtyard Theatre, London

Coordinates: 51°31′40″N 0°05′01″W / 51.5279°N 0.0835°W / 51.5279; -0.0835

The Courtyard
Address 40 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, Hackney
City London
Country United Kingdom
Designation Grade II listed

The Courtyard is a theatre housed in the former public library (originally known as the Passmore Edwards Free Library) in Pitfield Street in Hoxton, London Borough of Hackney, England. It is a Grade II listed building.[1]

The Courtyard operates both a 150-seat main house and an 80-seat studio theatre. It is also home to the acclaimed Iambic wine bar.

The Courtyard will play host to the first London Horror Festival in October/November 2011.[2] This is a co-production between The Courtyard and Theatre of the Damned and represents the UK's first festival of horror in the performing arts.


  1. ^ Theatre History, The Courtyard, London, UK.
  2. ^ [1], London Horror Festival