The Key Theatre

Embankment Road, Peterborough, PE1 1EF

Booking & Enquiries: 01733 207239


Situated in Peterborough’s city centre overlooking the river Nene, the Key Theatre works to bring an abundance of entertainment and culture to the heart of the city. Pay us a visit and be rewarded with nationally touring shows, dance, comedy, live music and much more.

Address: Embankment Road, Peterborough, PE1 1EF

Booking & Enquiries: 01733 207239


The box office is open 10.30am to 6pm on non-show days and 10.30am to 30 minutes after curtain up on show days, Monday to Saturday. On Sundays it opens an hour before performances until 30 minutes after curtain up. To book over the phone, call 01733 207239 during box office opening hours, or you can book online here.

At The Key Theatre we are pleased to be able to offer:

  • Automatic doors 
  • Accessible toilets
  • Disabled on street parking is available adjacent to the theatre
  • Lift to the first floor and studio
  • Wheelchair spaces - allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Carers seats are available next to them. Essential carers attending with a disabled patron will receive a free ticket*
  • Guide dogs welcome - please inform box office at the time of booking to ensure a suitable seat is available
  • Infra-red induction loop hearing systems are available from box office

*Proof may be required 

Don’t queue at the interval! Why not pre-order your drinks before the show?

Simply download and complete one of our order slips and hand it to a member of staff on the day. Your drinks will be waiting for you.

The Riverside Bar is the idyllic setting overlooking the beautiful surroundings of the River Nene.

Vivacity's Riverside Restaurant is open for pre-theatre dining through the year.

Our seasonal menu has something for everyone throughout the year, using the finest local ingredients.

Pre-book when booking your tickets or, if you already have tickets for a show, contact the box office on 01733 207239 and make the most of our fantastic special offer:

See what we have on our pre-theatre set menu and make the most of our special offer:

- 2 courses just £12.50*
- 3 courses just £15.00*

The full à la carte menu will also be available on the night - book your table for after 7pm and receive 40% off your mains! Click here to view the menu or our kids' menu for younger guests.

Fancy a lighter bite for lunch on Saturdays? See here what we have to offer

Don't miss out as our Saturday morning breakfast is the perfect way to start your weekend. Please note that this is currently available during school terms only.



*Please note - the special offer must be booked and paid for prior to the day of the show. The à la carte menu will be available at full price without prior payment.

The Key Studio is situated in the Key Theatre building. With 112 seats, it's the perfect space for smaller and more intimate theatre, comedy and music performances.

Key Theatre, Embankment Road, Peterborough, PE1 1EF

General Information: 01733 207237

Booking Information: 01733 207239


Members of the Key Theatre Club can enjoy special theatre nights at the Key all year-round, and a range of other benefits, too.

Great discounts with Key Theatre Club membership!
Child / Student (aged 3 to 23) – £6.00 p.a.
Single adult – £12.00 p.a.
Joint adult (two people) – £18.00 p.a.
Family (including at least one adult) – £24.00 p.a.

Key Theatre Club membership is a great gift for friends and family, too. It means you all save when you enjoy an evening at the Key. For more information and application forms, contact the Key Theatre box office on 01733 207239.

Forthcoming Events

It’s not too late!

If you missed out on booking seats for either the Northampton away day to see The Mousetrap or Milton Keynes away day to see The Glen Miller Story, there are still seats available for JUST £7 – join us for a great day out and shop till you drop – you can’t drive there for that price!

Key Theatre Club