What’s On

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)

until Sun 12 Apr, 2020

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 (£3 Love Explosion participants)

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

Presented by: STAMP

Are you an artist who produces their own work? This event will give you greater insight into the tough world of self-producing as an emerging or early career artist.

Tickets £5

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)

until Sun 31 May, 2020

Presented by: Do Not Adjust Your Stage

Comedy inspired by expert guest speakers. Award-winning improvised troupe Do Not Adjust Your Stage revive their sell-out hit, The Wunderkammer, creating a comedy show inspired by TED-style talks.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Mon 20 Apr, 2020

Presented by: Haley McGee

Haley is reading from her forthcoming book! After premiering her solo ‘The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale at CPT in late 2018, she is now adapting the show into a book.

Tickets £7

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)

Mon 27 Apr, 2020

Presented by: Various artists

An explosive night of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge.

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)

until 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

Mon 4 May, 2020

Presented by: Various artists

An explosive night of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge.

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)

Sun 10 May, 2020

Presented by: Alfie James Productions

For all the family: Adapted from the classic book by Lewis Carroll, join Alice as she falls through into Wonderland and meets a range of fun and strange characters.

Tickets £6

Mon 11 May, 2020

Presented by: Various artists

The first of three explosive nights of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge, based around the themes of Calm Down, Dear

Tickets £12/£10 (conc.)

Mon 11 May, 2020

Presented by: Esther Shanson

Pretend Singing fits under a wider project idea called Abnormal Kindred where confessing ‘abnormal’ isolating experiences often unwittingly leads to a Me Too underground conversation.

Tickets £8 (conc.) £5 (UCL Student)

Mon 11 May, 2020

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Tue 12 May, 2020

Presented by: Carolyn Defrin

Inspired by the structure and creative power of the menstrual cycle, 28 two-minute acts of poetic chat, dance, song, & cocktail-making propose a world of greater harmony between feminine & masculine energies.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Tue 12 May, 2020

Presented by: Maya Shimmin

Stemming from personal experiences, Dosage is an autobiographical two-hander, one female performer, one female sound designer, exploring the effect that the contraceptive pill can have on mental health.

Tickets £8/£5 (UCL Student)

Tue 12 May, 2020

Presented by: Emma Baskeyfield

Two sisters, ten years, why they quit figure skating and how they feel now. With rollerskating, spoken word, puppetry and fugly costumes, Go Figure talks blood, bisexuality, and beauty standards.

Tickets £12/£10 (conc.)

Wed 13 May, 2020

Presented by: Estlin Love

A bold and challenging interrogation into violence and love, BLEACH is a visually striking solo show which follows one woman’s rageful reckoning with love.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Wed 13 May, 2020

Presented by: Lucy Dear

A one-woman work in progress about a struggle for reason in psychologically abusive relationships.

Tickets £6 (£5 UCL students)

Wed 13 May, 2020

Presented by: Fiona Oliver-Larkin

In moments of crisis and absolute fear, everything stands still and doors can open to other worlds. A new solo visual theatre work, SALT is a magical-realist fairytale for adults.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 14 May, 2020 to Sat 30 May, 2020

Presented by: Natasha Brown

You know how in Monopoly you get those ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ cards? What if people used them in real life?

Tickets £12/£10 (conc.)

Thu 14 May, 2020 to Fri 15 May, 2020

Presented by: Sarah Richardson

Meet Lucy. She’s average, awkward and when it comes to sex, what she lacks in experience she makes up for in curiosity. An exploration of love and sex spun out in slam.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Sat 16 May, 2020

Presented by: Blush

A gig theatre show about eating disorders, depression and feeling estranged from your body, Game Face mocks the absurdities of our beauty myths with wit, warmth, dancing and donuts.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Sun 17 May, 2020

Presented by: Karen Fisch

A very personal odyssey From Prejudice to Pride. She uses hilarious and heartbreaking anecdotes and songs to bring together 40 years of secret lesbian community history against the backdrop of British politics.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Sun 17 May, 2020

Presented by: Lorna Meehan

An autobiographical/verbatim show about dysfunctional vaginas, the big deal with virginity and how the myths about sex that we take as truth can seriously hinder our general wellbeing

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Mon 18 May, 2020

Presented by: Various artists

The second of three explosive nights of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge, based around the themes of Calm Down, Dear

Tickets £12/£10 (conc.)

Tue 19 May, 2020

Presented by: Martha Watson Allpress

A 1950s housewife, a carnival dancer, two schoolgirls and a midwife share the stage: The Line of Us is an abstract look at what it is to be a female.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 19 May, 2020

Presented by: Beth Watson

An autobiographical comedy about coming out as a teenage lesbian, only to discover that boys are also appealing.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Wed 20 May, 2020

Presented by: Authentic Artist Collective

For ten years Kath Burlinson has filmed her body ageing. This poetic and daring odyssey uses her naked form as a canvas in a ‘magical mix of wit and lyricism’ (Scotsman)

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Wed 20 May, 2020 to Fri 22 May, 2020

Presented by: Georgie Jones

Spoken word, standup and storytelling set to a soundtrack of nostalgic 90’s bangers in celebration of the simultaneously grotesque and glorious experience that is womanhood

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Sat 23 May, 2020

Presented by: ELOINA

“BRAVE. HILARIOUS. HONEST". Throwing a middle finger up to the patriarchy, FISH DON’T BLEED contrasts fairy tales with the stories that we are told about our bodies as young, growing women.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Sun 24 May, 2020

Presented by: Hot Lemon

For women, hunger is one of the most insistent cravings and it becomes the preeminent source of our anger (Bordo). It is a hunger for food, for space, for sex, for pleasure and for power.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Sun 24 May, 2020

Presented by: Official Culture

A show about the devoted, the disgruntled, the precarious and the 3-in-1 avocado tool. It’s about fuck-all wages and fake news and motivational cack which instructs you to seize happiness.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Mon 25 May, 2020

Presented by: Various artists

The final of three explosive nights of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge, based around the themes of Calm Down, Dear

Tickets £12/£10 (conc.)

Tue 26 May, 2020

Presented by: Susannah Henry

A story for feminists and lovers of theatre costume, taking place within a traditional theatre hierarchy – where a designer’s work may be seen, but she is not always heard.

Tickets £7

Tue 26 May, 2020

Presented by: Global Voices Theatre, directed by Lora Krasteva

Based on true events, The snake bites.. is a devised, documentary-style exploration, shedding light on one of the most high profile corruption cases in Bulgaria.

Tickets £7

Tue 26 May, 2020

Presented by: Katherine Christie Evans

A musical glimpse into the life and desires of a queer classical musician with OCD, an Eating Disorder, a drumkit, exercise equipment and a wardrobe of historical costumes.

Tickets £7

Wed 27 May, 2020

Presented by: Viv Gordon

A first look at Viv Gordon’s new work shedding light on the scale and impact of childhood sexual abuse in the UK. Part performance, part installation, part collective act of resistance, Cutting Out offers bittersweet laughs and life affirming rage.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Wed 27 May, 2020

Presented by: Kat Lyons

Kat thought she was far too young to think about menopause; biology thought differently… Spoken word theatre exploring societal expectations of age and gender, and how we cope with loss.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 28 May, 2020

Presented by: Notes from Underground

What happens when you've been so determined not to be the victim, it transpires that you've become the villain...

Tickets £12/£10 (conc.)

Fri 29 May, 2020

Presented by: Sharlin Jahan

Sharlin’s Muslim mother wants her to get married, but also keeps telling her that men are out to ruin her purity. It’s a story about shame, culture clashes and feminism.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Sat 30 May, 2020

Presented by: Katayoun Jalili and Tallulah Haddon

Mystical Femmes are two confused aliens, who are trying to figure out how to eat and repopulate their lesbian species. They are apparently the "ambassadors” of the Femme experience.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Wed 24 Jun, 2020

Presented by: STAMP

We will explore touring from the perspective of venues, funders, production and producers, giving artists the full overview to getting your show on the road.

Tickets £5