What’s On

until Sat 21 Dec, 2019

Presented by: Sh!t Theatre

A two-woman 100% faithful, word-by-word* remake of the Christmas film we all hate to love: 'Love Actually'. A new Christmas show for grown-ups by award-winning ‘rising stars of performance art’ (Telegraph) Sh!t Theatre.

Tickets £15/£10 (concession)

until Sat 21 Dec, 2019

Presented by: She Goat

From the duo that brought you DoppelDänger, late-night radio of bold live music and reckless shape pulling. A coffee-fuelled ode to the kinds of love we don’t talk about. Love in the in-between.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sun 15 Dec, 2019

Presented by: The Acting Space

Ever wondered what happened to Snow White and those seven little helpers? Did she and the prince really live happily ever after? All will be revealed in this hilarious pantomime sequel.

Tickets £12

until Sun 15 Dec, 2019

Presented by: Imprology

Love Explosion: Take part or observe a string of courageous people improvising for two minutes with a random partner. Crunch: Watch unusual, enchanting, tragicomic, dramatic or absurd stories coming to life from your suggestions.

Tickets £5

Mon 16 Dec, 2019

Presented by: Barrel Organ

Barrel Organ’s regular scratch night; presenting experimental and non-traditional work from under-represented artists that is all about play, audiences and the ‘liveness’ of theatre. 

Tickets £5

Sun 22 Dec, 2019

Presented by: Eritrean Youth Club [EYC] Musical Drama Group

Sixteen young people and one devilish teacher. All stuck in this school together. How much do you have to punish naughty children for them to learn the true meaning of Christmas?

Tickets £5, Under 9s £2

Fri 17 Jan, 2020 to Sat 18 Jan, 2020

Presented by: SHYBAIRN

Channelling every northern woman’s inner Cheryl. Two women explore the stereotypes placed on them due to their accent in a celebration of all things Northern. Southerners - this one’s for you.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 17 Jan, 2020 to Sat 18 Jan, 2020

Presented by: Victoria Firth

No kids - now what? Victoria is on a midlife quest for joy, identity and belonging in this big-hearted, big-thinking show of storytelling and physical comedy

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Mon 20 Jan, 2020 to Thu 23 Jan, 2020

Presented by: Chloe Florence

CASSIE lives in a Young Person’s Hostel in Hackney. She loves to party, smoke weed & f**k women. But - what happens when Raves are the only Home you know?

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 21 Jan, 2020 to Thu 23 Jan, 2020

Presented by: Why This Sky

The air hums with static. A black car idles across the street. Paul McCartney has been dead for 51 years. A show about looking for meaning, and watching for signs.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 24 Jan, 2020 to Sun 26 Jan, 2020

Presented by: Dynamite Island

Miriam and her granddad are making a cabaret together. They’re the perfect double act: He’s got the stories, she loves telling them, and they both have a flair for the theatrical. The only problem is - they’ve never met. And he’s been dead for 39 years.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 24 Jan, 2020 to Sat 25 Jan, 2020

Presented by: Sh!ts!ck

This show explores sistxrhood as a method of survival. The coming together of people in the face of alienation and oppression, exploring the tools that help create change first personally and then potentially in the societies we live in.

Tickets £5

Tue 28 Jan, 2020 to Wed 29 Jan, 2020

Presented by: Richard Popple

Uncle Tony had an idea. His nephew Richard decided to make it. Welcome to the world of the Popple’s. An off-beat solo exploration of loneliness, family and connection.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Tue 28 Jan, 2020 to Wed 29 Jan, 2020

Presented by: The Same, But Different

Once you were a hero, the protagonist of an epic drama. You knew your act and you knew your role. Until, one day, the story stopped. making. sense...

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 30 Jan, 2020 to Sat 1 Feb, 2020

Presented by: Artistic Rebellion

Fiercely honest, inventive, and deft, Artistic Rebellion combine interactive, physical and visual theatre to challenge taboos and expectations surrounding pregnancy, gender roles and choice.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 30 Jan, 2020 to Sat 1 Feb, 2020

Presented by: Antonia Beck and Lucy Nicholls

Let’s talk about the D word. Climb aboard the coffin as we laugh, cry & stick two fingers up at the grim reaper in this funny, surreal, life affirming show about death!

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sun 2 Feb, 2020 to Sun 3 May, 2020

Presented by: Glyn Maxwell & Hannah Maxwell

A weekly podcast, a quiz show, a surreal flight of fancy, BEST DAY EVER is the perfect antidote to whatever this country’s ON…

Tickets £10

Sun 9 Feb, 2020 to Mon 10 Feb, 2020

Presented by: Camden Youth Theatre

With everything from recollections of being arrested to choosing to eat all of your advent calendar chocolates in one day, join CYT as they interrogate and explore the need for small and big acts of rebellion

Tickets £8/£5 (conc.) Free for U19s

Tue 25 Feb, 2020 to Wed 26 Feb, 2020

Presented by: Improbable Dolls/Nataly Lebouleux

An experimental reworking of Paper Thin, Lebouleux’s award-winning animated film, this piece uses an innovative cross-art language and style to explore conversion therapy and gay exorcisms

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 27 Feb, 2020 to Sat 29 Feb, 2020

Presented by: Nathan Powell and 20 Stories High

A new play about goals, brotherhood and the football academy system. Kyle, Liam and Hakeem dream of football, fame and fortune... Now the Premier League is at their fingertips

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 27 Feb, 2020 to Sat 29 Feb, 2020

Presented by: Stumble Trip Theatre

Welcome to the Cabaret... You're invited to the fancy, farcical and frivolous world of Frills and Spills. 'An hour of excellently timed, infectiously funny, joyous clowning'. (A Younger Theatre)

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 5 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Emma Gannon & Bryony Harris

Aqua were wrong, “life in plastic” it ain’t fantastic. Plastica Galactica explores plastic pollution, the effects on marine wildlife and the importance of YOU!

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 5 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Avital Raz

A solo performance derived from a song. A politically charged tale of a drunken one night stand, infused with stories of growing up in 80s Israel exploring politics of division.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 6 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Liv Ello

We over-populate. We spread disease. We eat a load of shit. We are flies. Swarm explores the connections between toxic expressions of white privilege and the behaviour of flies.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 6 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Shepard Tone

‘Mr Brightside’ hasn’t left the UK charts in 16 years. How did it end up like this? An interactive investigation with karaoke, lip syncing and absolute bangers.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sat 7 Mar, 2020 to Sun 8 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Nina Bowers and Dirty Rascals Collective

This is the story of The Mantis from Atlantis. It’s a myth from the future, it’s a blast from the past, it’s about what comes last and it’s going to be fast….

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sat 7 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Jasmine Kahlia and Juju Guyver, in collaboration with Michael Knight Theatre

An interdisciplinary performance piece about being girls growing up around road culture from the 2000s. Jasmine & Juju take you through their Camden – and around a lot of crazy times

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sun 8 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Emilia Stawicki / BOX. Theatre Company

“So, why do you think you’re single?” From a Catholic girls school, to Mormon country, to looking for love abroad, anything that can go wrong, will.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Mon 9 Mar, 2020

Presented by: ‘Sarah’ Company

Real women pretend to be fake women, so that real men continue to pay a monthly subscription. Inspired by the work of David Lynch, Frances Stark and Fritz Lang, Sarah deploys the bare tools of the theatre in an attempt to make those fake women real.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Mon 9 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Isabelle Farah

An autobiobiographical show about performing, standup comedy, and life, that explores how to deal with grief, be authentic, and still be funny.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 10 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Luke Rollason and Frankie Thompson

A wordless show about the nation's favourite talking point, in the form of a live weather report performed by two clowns who wish they were green screens

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 10 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Channie B with sounds by Curtis Arnold Harmer

Surge is a spoken word piece about race, identity and police brutality which follows the story of a purple rose that wants to rebuild communities free from stereotypes.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Wed 11 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Nathan Ellis

This is a show about work. But the worker isn’t here, so it’s down to you. A new play about getting stuff done, performed entirely by the audience.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Wed 11 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Dip the Nib

Weaving together handwriting analysis, fanfiction and conspiracy theories, this audio-described, semi-auto-biographical, one (and a bit) woman show sifts through the facts and fictions of adolescence to interrogate where guilt ends, and innocence begins.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 12 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Tina Hofman

Ever wondered how palpable is the space we come to inhabit between normality and chaos, when sudden, shocking loss occurs?

Tickets £7

Thu 12 Mar, 2020

Presented by: anorak

A show about imagining the future, reimagining the present, and what we really want.

Tickets £5

Thu 12 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Frankie Thompson, directed by Luke Howarth

In an ethereal multimedia circus, tiny worlds, each intricately hand-crafted from human rubbish, appear and vanish live on stage in a mesmerising journey through space, scale and perspective.

Tickets £7

Fri 13 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Dapertutto

A darkly comic story about a struggling writer told with "compelling, fascinating and unique" style, imagery and physicality. (Number 9 Reviews).

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 13 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Cheeky Chin

It is a personal sharing, a collective experience, a silent protest. Part slideshow presentation, part visual installation, Money Funny Sunny explores the financial struggles of international artists working in theatre.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sat 14 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Curious Furious

From preppy popular girl to raging rebellion, this is a playful and punk autobiographical account of being branded a teen slut, growing up closeted and unlearning sexual shame.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Sat 14 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Genevieve Carver & The Unsung

Innovative gig theatre using verbatim interviews with women in the music industry. A tale of growing up, finding a voice and listening to Joni Mitchell, fusing poetry, music and teenage diaries.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sun 15 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Pound of Flesh

An explosive piece of original gig theatre which follows siblings Jay and Saskia as they travel through a city like London with nothing but dreams and a stolen blade.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sun 15 Mar, 2020

Presented by: That Matt Rogers Project

This is about being wrong, more specifically it's about me being wrong... All the time. You are invited to be part of an experiment, as I outsource some decisions about my life, that I'm not equipped to make.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Mon 16 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Various artists

The first of two explosive nights of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 17 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Carys Wright

Based on writer/performer Carys Wright’s own experiences, How To Catch A Bear is a redemptive, funny and mythical journey through trauma to healing.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 17 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Luis Amália

Luis is sick of living in a world that tells him he's a loser. Tonight - in a show embroiling female gymnastics, Ingrid Bergman and body hair - he's going to smash it.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Wed 18 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Lydia Hirst

Arrested and kicked out of France, this is a show about the misadventures of a comedian in the Calais Jungle. Like Orwell with Jokes Techno and Vodka. 'One to watch' (Chortle.co.uk).

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Wed 18 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Callum Berridge

Welcome to The Socialist Republic of Desmond, the greatest imaginary micro-nation in the world. Help performer Callum Berridge make a pot of stew to share in the darkness as he tells you the story of Storm Desmond.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 19 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Charlotte McShane

From the big to the little, why do we lie, where’s the limit and will the truth really set us free? A one-woman show about the intentional false statements we make.

Tickets £7

Thu 19 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Sebastian H-W

An interactive, multimedia, documentary theatre project that maps out intersectional struggles of different generations of residents from Stratford & Coventry as they attempt to resist regeneration, social cleansing, and displacement.

Tickets £7

Thu 19 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Sophie Bentinck

Ever read your grandmother’s suicide note? Sophie has. Join her hilariously honest adventure unpacking 50 years of family silence to ask ‘Mum, can we talk about this?’

Tickets £7

Fri 20 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Melody Sproates

This one-person non-binary cabaret performance explores gender identity, self-discovery and acceptance, using the personal experiences of writer and performer Melody Sproates.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 20 Mar, 2020 to Sat 21 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Josephine Starte x Live Beasts

The Actress is auditioning. The Actress is acting. The Actress is attending the Prestigious Film Festival. 
A Feminist Film by a Very Nice Guy! The audience is filming.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sat 21 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Smith & Sveen

A meeting of two people from different countries in search of some common ground. It’s a performed conversation that asks questions about nationality, internationality, theatre and politics.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sun 22 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Edith Alibec

A candid, funny and bittersweet story of growing up on the road, without knowing what home is.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sun 22 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Ellandar Productions & 45North

Melania Trump, an architect of new America or “Donny’s” prisoner? The people’s revolution has ended with Trump blood in the streets. In hiding, the FLOTUS speaks for the first time.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Mon 23 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Various artists

The second of two explosive nights of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 24 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Elinor Rowlands

A hymn to womanhood, childbirth and old age, this poetic story tells of survival and courage weaved alongside film and soundscape, to disseminate timely truths from an autistic body and feminine gaze

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 24 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Stewart Taylor

You have a presentation to deliver. Time is running out. And then you spill your coffee. All over your clean white shirt. What would you do? SPILLAGE! is about control, and what happens when we lose it.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Wed 25 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Simon Panayi

A new show weaving storytelling, urgent research and music to explore our individual humanity, alongside that of our species.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Wed 25 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Notes from Underground

An exploration of the dangers of perfectionism, the alienating effects of depression and the restorative powers of... the inexplicable? Expressed through music, movement and storytelling.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 26 Mar, 2020

Presented by: by James Nash and Nikhil Vyas

Transfer Protocol is a durational performance about the history of our relationship with the internet, how we experience it, how it's changed our lives, and warped our memories.

Tickets Pay What You Can

Thu 26 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Performance Anxiety

Part anthology horror, part live reconstruction: Performance Anxiety dissect ‘video nasties’, moral panics and censorship.

Tickets £7

Thu 26 Mar, 2020

Presented by: The Strange Names Collective

The Strange Names Collective offer you an invitation to imagine something murderous, and how to get away with it.

Tickets £7

Fri 27 Mar, 2020

Presented by: The Queer Historian

Three disabled people without performance backgrounds read a script infront of you for the first time. What happens when they’re stripped of their voices and confronted with aggression and violence?

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 27 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Guttersnipe Theatre

One girl band against the satanic inner circle. A satirical black comedy featuring original pop bangers, uber-femme-trash costume and ancient lizards.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Sat 28 Mar, 2020

Presented by: Various artists

A showcase of the brand new work created and developed by artists on our trailblazing Starting Blocks scheme.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 31 Mar, 2020 to Thu 2 Apr, 2020

Presented by: Vanessa Macaulay

Made Not Born is my personal story of growing up in Hertfordshire, trying to fit in. From Swan Lake to the Spice Girls via a bodybuilder mother, Made Not Born is a search for belonging.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 31 Mar, 2020 to Sat 4 Apr, 2020

Presented by: Tom Cassani and Peader Kirk

I Promise You That Tonight collides showmanship, deception, almost miracles and live art. Switching this box for that box, a burst of flames, drowning in broken glass.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 3 Apr, 2020 to Sat 4 Apr, 2020

Presented by: Prickly Pear Productions

The immigrant experience through the perspective of five young women dealing with their move to a new country, city, house and navigating through the current social climate.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 7 Apr, 2020 to Sat 11 Apr, 2020

Presented by: House of Blakewell

Comedy musical about anxiety disorders, caring and trying to keep going. ★★★★★ “A packed and very rewarding experience” – Britishtheatre.com.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 7 Apr, 2020 to Wed 8 Apr, 2020

Presented by: Vijay Patel

Pull the Trigger is a show set in an Indian corner shop. Here Vijay Patel explores his own queer discovery whilst surrounded by family conflicts and the Ugandan-Asian shop-keeping legacy.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 9 Apr, 2020 to Sat 11 Apr, 2020

Presented by: HISSYFIT

Best friends Sophia and Charlie are losing their virginity. It’s happening. They’re doing it. No, really. They can prove it right now. They’ll see you at The Clinic.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 14 Apr, 2020 to Thu 16 Apr, 2020

Presented by: Vincent Gambini

The world is in turmoil. Can magic tricks provide much-needed solace for these difficult times? Critically acclaimed magician Vincent Gambini conjures a show of disillusions, dreams within dreams, and theatrical artifice

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 14 Apr, 2020 to Sat 18 Apr, 2020

Presented by: HighRise Theatre

The return of HighRise’s 5* grime concept-concert dissecting the future of Britain post-Brexit - with MP rap battles, tactics for revolution and a weed dealers’s guide to inflation

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 17 Apr, 2020 to Sat 18 Apr, 2020

Presented by: Kill The Cat

A unique game based experience tackling eco-anxiety and humanity’s inaction. Enter the casino and roll the dice as the planet collapses.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 21 Apr, 2020 to Wed 22 Apr, 2020

Presented by: Paul Cree

A humorous and introspective journey through one man's low-wage employment history. A mix of storytelling, rap, live-looping and beatbox from one-half of CPT favourites Beats & Elements

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Tue 21 Apr, 2020 to Sat 25 Apr, 2020

Presented by: Amelia Stubberfield

Bonkers combines big standup-style laughs with a nuanced and honest account of navigating mental health and queer identities, treading the line between belly-laugh comedy and realism

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 23 Apr, 2020 to Sat 25 Apr, 2020

Presented by: Edith Tankus

An intimate and absurd one-person exploration of motherhood, exile and transformation.  Part storytelling, part standup, part myth, it asks the question: How does an urban Canadian raising children in rural Kent, with declining parents back home, learn the codes of survival?

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 28 Apr, 2020 to Wed 29 Apr, 2020

Presented by: dangerously loose

April 2019. The Searcher is facing an existential crisis, but so is the world. In the paralysing epicentre of personal, political and ecological collapse, can love lend us a hand?

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 28 Apr, 2020 to Sat 2 May, 2020

Presented by: Scott Turnbull

An absurd, sci-fi comedy-noir with live animation and spooky stories. And a multi-dimensional alien invasion that will make your eyes water and your nose bleed. 

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 30 Apr, 2020 to Sat 2 May, 2020

Presented by: Steven Vevers-Webb and D-Live! Theatre

A brand new series of monologues/dialogues/short scenes exploring Deaf world perspective in languages, Deaf images, discriminations and experiences

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 5 May, 2020 to Sat 9 May, 2020

Presented by: Hannah Greenstreet and Charlotte Vickers

What happens when you get stuck between a myth and a hard place? Hannah Greenstreet reimagines a lost play, constellating ancient fragments with a modern queer love story.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 5 May, 2020 to Thu 7 May, 2020

Presented by: Joseph Morgan Schofield

A new queer myth, charged with eroticism, possibility and violence. This poetic performance art work considers queer desires for futurity

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 8 May, 2020 to Sat 9 May, 2020

Presented by: Roshi Nasehi

Roshi Nasehi’s encounters with bigotry have shown her that while racism is no laughing matter, it is risible. Through storytelling and music, she recounts her experiences, which have often been as funny as they are awful.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)