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Sunny Afternoon

Harold Pinter Theatre, Panton Street, London, United Kingdom SW1Y 4DN

Sunny Afternoon is the acclaimed Ray Davies musical charting the history of iconic band The Kinks.

Following a praised, sold out run at the Hampstead Theatre, the musical, set against the backdrop of a Britain caught between the conservative 50s and swinging 60s, plays at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

Where did The Kinks explode from, how did it happen and what happened next? These questions are answered in the musical that takes in the euphoric highs and agonising lows of this legendary band that influenced generations of musicians and music lovers.

Sunny Afternoon features many of the hits that made The Kinks famous, including You Really Got Me, Waterloo Sunset and Lola. It is directed by Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director Edward Hall.

Cast & Creatives

Danny Horn, Oliver Hoare, Tom Whitelock, Damien Walsh, Niamh Bracken, Christopher Brandon, Jason Baughan, Harriet Bunton, Alice Cardy, Gillian Kirkpatrick, Jay Marsh, Megan Leigh Mason, Ryan O’Donnell, Stephen Pallister, Charlie Tighe, Gabriel Vick
Edward Hall
Music by
Ray Davies
Lyrics by
Ray Davies
Book by
Joe Penhall
Sonia Friedman Productions with Greg Ripley-Duggan for Hampstead Theatre Productions
Adam Cooper
Lighting Designer
Rick Fisher
Matt McKenzie

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Harold Pinter Theatre

Panton Street, London, United Kingdom SW1Y 4DN
0844 871 7622 (Calls cost 7p per min plus your telephone company's network access charge)
Official site
Nearest tube
Piccadilly Circus (225m)
Nearest bus
3, 6, 9, 12, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 24, 29, 38, 88, 91, 94, 139, 159, 176, 453

50% off parking at Q-Park Trafalgar, just 6 minutes from the theatre.

This venue accepts Theatre Tokens

Access information

How to book
Tel: 0844 871 7677 Fax: 020 8544 7488
Discounts vary according to production. Concessions may be available (Please enquire at time of booking).
Limited mobility
Row A and seats N1, N21, L1, L21, D1, D22 in the stalls and Boxes C & D have the most leg room.
Access description
Level access from street to Dress circle via ramp at the entrance and level platform to seats.2 steps up to double doors opening into the foyer. All stairs are highlighted and have handrails on both sides. No steps from the foyer to the back of the Dress Circle (2 steps between rows). 24 steps down from the foyer to the Stalls, 23 steps up from the foyer to the Royal Circle (with 2 steep steps between rows) and 50 steps up to the Balcony.
Hearing impaired
Infra-red system with 6 headsets. Headsets available from the Duty Manager. You will be asked to leave a credit card or a £10 deposit. Portable loop available in Box Office.
Guide dogs policy
Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome at the Comedy Theatre. They can stay with you during the performances, however, you must inform the Box Office when booking your tickets and a seat on the aisle can be reserved for you. Alternatively, a member of staff will care for your dog during the performance.
4 wheelchair spaces in Dress Circle. 2 transfer seats in E5 and E17
There is no adapted toilet. It may be possible to use the toilet on the left-hand side of the auditorium, down 6 steps via a ramp and through 2 doorways, approx. 64cm wide. Women’s and men’s at Stalls, Royal Circle and Balcony. Please note, the men's toilet on the Royal Circle level is only accessible via 13 steps up from the Royal Circle Bar.
Disabled toilets
No adapted toilet.
3 licensed bars. No steps from the back of the Dress Circle to the foyer bar (no seating). Drinks brought to disabled customers in the auditorium. More bars at the rear of the Stalls, at Royal Circle and at Balcony.
This venue accepts Theatre Tokens

Our price


Face value?
£25.00- £72.50

Age suitability
Show times
Mon-Sat 19:30, Mats Wed & Sat 14:30
Previews from
Opening night
Box office
0844 871 7622
Calls cost 7p per min plus your telephone company's network access charge
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