Originally designed as the London home of the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Barbican Theatre offers an exciting programme of theatre, dance and music, with regular talks and special festivals. With a seat capacity of 1,156, it has been attracting theatregoers since 1982. The theatre itself sits amongst several other facilities at the Barbican Centre including a library, art gallery and food outlets. The theatre is ideally situated with many notable attractions just a short distance away. Why not take a tour of breath-taking St Paul’s Cathedral or visit Tower 42. Home to one of London’s finest champagne bars offering spectacular views overlooking London’s most iconic landmarks.