Welcome to Pentameters Theatre
Founded by Léonie Scott-Matthews in August 1968, Pentameters is one of the most respected fringe theatres in London. Léonie has put
on hundreds of professional shows from Shakespeare, classic revivals and new plays to alternative comedy, music and poetry events.
performers at the start of their careers, including Russell Brand, Adrian Edmundson, Ben Elton, French and Saunders, Nigel Havers,
Celia lmrie, Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer, Jenny Seagrove, Pamela Stephenson and Alexei Sayle.
Hampstead resident, received a Camden Good Citizen Award in 1998 in recognition of her outstanding work for the community.
"Pentameters without virtue cannot endure."
Pentameters has been awarded
'Best Theatre, 2016'
by Hampstead Village Voice.
Pentameters Theatre is located above The Horseshoe Pub in the heart of Hampstead Village and is nestled among an abundance of
cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs to have pre/post-theatre dinner or drinks. Hampstead is also well-known for its artistic character,
offering a supportive, interactive and thriving local community making it an ideal spot to promote live theatre and creative arts events.