Gate Theatre (London)

The Gate Theatre is a theatre in London, above the Prince Albert pub on Notting Hill Gate. With 75 seats, it is the smallest “off-West End” theatre in the city.

Gate Theatre
General information
LocationNotting Hill Gate
Town or cityLondon


The Gate was opened in 1979 in Notting Hill. The smallest “off-West End” theatre in London, the Gate produces work in-house in its 75-seat, transformable space.

The Gate has won numerous awards for its work including Olivier, Critic’s Circle, Peter Brook, Fringe First, LWT and Time Out awards. Its work has been nominated for Off West End, Stage, Evening Standard, Carol Tambor, Amnesty International, and South Bank awards.[1]

Some of the actors and practitioners to have worked at the Gate include Sir Robert Stephens, Stephen Daldry, Jude Law, Kelly Hunter, Rachel Weisz, Alex Kingston, Kathy Burke, Sam Shepherd, Sir Peter Hall, Sarah Kane, Katie Mitchell, Nancy Meckler, Mick Gordon, Tobias Menzies, and Ian Rickson.

Artistic Directors


  1. "History". Gate Theatre.

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