What’s On

Mon 5 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Various Artists

Our first of TWO explosive nights of work-in-progress exploring the themes of Sprint 2018

Tickets £12 / 10 conc

Tue 6 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Kit Finnie

A solo performance inflected with historical violence exploring Kit Finnie's obsession with movie star Mabel Normand, and asking: what’s at stake when we try to inhabit a voice that can never be ours?

Tickets £12 / 10 conc

Tue 6 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Holly Gallagher

A one-woman show about comic conventions and Cosplay, consent and growing up on the internet

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc.)

Wed 7 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Feat.Theatre

Imagine a world where inviting strangers for cups of tea is no longer a radical act. One woman goes on a mission to make this a reality. This show is about hot drinks, kindness being cool and how to start a revolution. Come and join us?

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Thu 8 Mar, 2018 to Fri 9 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Jo Hauge

In 2007 Jo experienced an episode of mental illness and shaved their head. A week later, Britney followed suit, ruining Jo’s queer punk cred.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Thu 8 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Dirty Rascals

Three contestants battle it out for the title of “Most Admirable Person”. Their friends and families certainly think they’re admirable. The real question is, DO YOU?

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Fri 9 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Yoli Seker & Zlil-hen Saks

Extremely personal and utterly universal physical theatre and verbatim tour of the land called 'coupledom'

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sat 10 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Camilla Borges

When was the last time you hugged someone? How did it make you feel? Did they give you their full attention? Most people don’t give good hugs. I am here to show you how. This will change your life. Trust me, I’m a hugger

Tickets £5

Sat 10 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Novasound and Belle Jones

Spoken word and music weave together in this genre-defying collaboration, telling the stories of several residents of a troubled and divided urban neighbourhood

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sat 10 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Emma Attwood & Nick Finegan

Theatre and virtual reality merge in an exploration of loneliness, longing and humankind’s ever more intimate relationship with the digital realm

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sun 11 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Zoo Indigo

Zoo Indigo and musician Matt Marks re-create and deconstruct your cinema memories in a flurry of foley, wigs, and camera trickery

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sun 11 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Rhys Slade-Jones

In Treherbert rugby club, amongst the fag smoke and the singing, Rhys’s parents fell in love. This heartfelt re-enactment of 1970s South Wales is a show about dancing to Donna Summer and what you can learn from reading your Mam’s diary

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Mon 12 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Various Artists

The second Sprint special edition of CPT's regular night of brand new works-in-progress

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Tue 13 Mar, 2018

Presented by: The Backpack Ensemble

When Charlie finds her father’s old birdwatching book, she sets out to find one last bird to complete it for him, and for their relationship.... A story full of music, shadows and a feathered giant

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Tue 13 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Angela Yeoh

Like money? You'll love this show. Self-professed business guru Manyi visits from China to share top insights for a prosperous and powerful life

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Wed 14 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Hugo Aguirre and Lizzie Manwaring

Exactly what the title promises, this piece follows the bizarre journey of a woman who in five months will be having a kid

Tickets £10

Wed 14 Mar, 2018

Presented by: The Davis Brothers

Two brothers embark on a camping trip into the heart of Dartmoor, in a story about brotherhood, humanity and journey into the unknown

Tickets £10

Thu 15 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Katherine McMahon

A sometimes moving, sometimes funny, always honest exploration of the complicated business of being in a body

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Thu 15 Mar, 2018

Presented by: This Is It Theatre

Part autobiographical, part verbatim, For a Black Girl explores female sexuality, violence and the staggering effect of everyday racism

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Fri 16 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Factory Irregular

TOGETHER is an interactive performance exploring the loneliness behind our mediated reality, by bringing the audience in a semi-fictional ‘live broadcast room’ and engaging them with interactive devices.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Fri 16 Mar, 2018

Presented by: We Are KILTER

In the dusty aftermath of Brexit, Grenfell and the refugee crisis, three derelict clowns unpick their futile attempts to make an impact on the world

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sat 17 Mar, 2018

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 (conc.)

Mon 19 Mar, 2018 to Wed 21 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Camden Youth Theatre

Camden Youth Theatre take you on a sonic journey through the world inside their head phones.

Tickets £8 / £5 / £2

Mon 19 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Willy Hudson

Are you a top or a bottom? Funny, awkward and with a big heart, Willy navigates the technicalities of finding love in 2017 and yanks open the queer experience

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Tue 20 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Me Me Me

With only tin-foil props, existential dread and their sweet-ish dance moves, Me Me Me create an anarchic space adventure, drifting in the expanse between theatre and comedy

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Wed 21 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Big Mammal

With sound, speech and sharks, The Seawolves chomps at questions of identity & belonging, diving deep to explore the wonders of the world’s most misunderstood family

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 22 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Lewys Holt

Playful new dance-theatre piece exploring non-linearity and what happens when two side of the same coin collide

Tickets £8

Thu 22 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Paper Whale Theatre

If David Attenborough and Edward Lear went on a pub-crawl and at the end of the night devised a physical theatre show, this would probably be it. Stupid Zoo is a non-verbal, absurd physical comedy and lo-fi DIY puppetry show, made by two idiots with too much cardboard.

Tickets £8

Thu 22 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Rosa Postlethwaite

An examination of the role of the master of ceremonies, exploring apologetic addresses, revved-up entrepreneurial spiel and whether or not you’re asking for it

Tickets £8

Fri 23 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Uncanny Theatre

It’s time to make the most controversial show ever - can Uncanny Theatre tweet to their way to fame by the end of the show?

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 23 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Eden Harbud

The emotional and tragic tale of an exponentially unfortunate fox. But don’t be fooled by the cuddly toys. If you thought this was going to be a children’s show… you thought wrong.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 23 Mar, 2018 to Sat 24 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Juan Ayala / Decollage

Funny, disconcerting and beautiful promenade performance using the city ‘as it is’ to overlay a narrative onto incidental events, people and existing architecture

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Sat 24 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Meraki Collective

Armed with wigs and wit, Meraki Collective’s bright and playful dance-theatre show takes on the rules around social étiquette

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Sat 24 Mar, 2018

Presented by: Chris White

Combining comedy, poetry and songs, Sunked is a spoken-word show about salvage, salvation and Celine Dion

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Wed 4 Apr, 2018 to Thu 5 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Theodora van der Beek

Follow The Bearded Lady as she discovers the resolve to defy the inanity of a world that asks people to hide or change who they are.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Wed 4 Apr, 2018 to Thu 5 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Flabbergast Theatre

Except hilarity and stupidity as clowns, puppets and mask performers unravel one of Shakespeare’s most enigmatic and evasive roles

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc.)

Fri 6 Apr, 2018 to Sat 7 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Karen McLeod

A thought-provoking and at times unsettling comedy poetry show featuring the self-proclaimed Poet of the South London people Barbara Brownskirt.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc.)

Fri 6 Apr, 2018 to Sat 7 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Claire Gaydon

A brand-new solo show examining ideas of meaning and purpose through our obsession with social media

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Tue 10 Apr, 2018 to Sat 14 Apr, 2018

Presented by: YESYESNONO

Desperately hilarious and achingly bleak, 5 Encounters... is an award-winning intricate and tender question mark around our attempts to encounter each other in this technologized world.

Tickets £15/10 (conc.)

Tue 10 Apr, 2018 to Sat 14 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Black Girl / White Girl

a ★★★★★ exploration of race, gender, sexuality, family and what it means to love someone who doesn't look like you.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 17 Apr, 2018 to Sat 21 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Jackie Hagan

A new show featuring the real voices of proper skint disabled people about the complicated weirdness of being human. Expect puppetry, poetic comedy and one underclass amputee steering the show.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 17 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Please Hold Project

PLEASE HOLD are a theatre collective who use spoken word, songs and movement to explore experiences of violence at the hands of the British state and how, together, we can survive them.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Wed 18 Apr, 2018 to Thu 19 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Libby Liburd

TEMPORARY explores the social and political reasons for the surge in households in temporary accommodation and the emotional effects for women and children in temporary accommodation.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 20 Apr, 2018 to Sat 21 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Rebecca Atkinson-Lord

This is a show about belonging. About tribes and families. About the places you change yourself to try and belong in.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Sat 21 Apr, 2018

Presented by: COMMON

An open discussion for artists who identify as working-class to discuss the barriers to career progression they face in theatre, and contribute to support services being created to help artists overcome them.

Tickets Free

Sat 21 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Rebecca W Morris, of the Rebel Choir

A workshop to create songs of class and identity. Open to all, regardless of ability.

Tickets Pay what you can

Tue 24 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Various Artists

An explosive nights of work-in-progress exploring the themes of Common People.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Wed 25 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Various speakers

Join a panel of experts as they discuss the persistence – or resurgence – of class inequality in the arts, asks what can be done about it, and proposes some radical solutions.

Tickets Pay what you can

Wed 25 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Holly Beasley-Garrigan

An unreliable solo show about the fetishisation of the feral female - about working class women and the trouble with 90’s nostalgia

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Thu 26 Apr, 2018 to Fri 27 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Beats & Elements

A new show that explores why we need safe clean homes for all, told through beats and songs, using living looping and beatboxing

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Thu 26 Apr, 2018 to Fri 27 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Catherine Hoffmann

Hoffmann's acclaimed rallying cry for times of brutal cuts and disparity - a solo account of shame and poverty from a personal perspective - returns to CPT

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Sat 28 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Scottee

Joined by working class artists, thinkers and fakers Scottee & guests explore what it means to grow up on a council estate and who creates the definitions of working class identity

Tickets £10

Sat 28 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Kelly Green

Part lecture, come Hen Party, with a sprinkling of a conference and the grittiness of a squat rave, CHAV is a timely comment on working class female identity.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Mon 30 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Pat Ashe and Thomas Martin

Explore the intersection between performance and play at this friendly, accessible evening of experiments.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc.)

Tue 1 May, 2018 to Thu 3 May, 2018

Presented by: Hannah Maxwell

Utilising queer theory, degree-level practice-based research and a showstopper of a smile, I, AmDram minds the gap between the identities we assert and the worlds we leave; all through the musty vibrancy of amateur dramatics.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Tue 1 May, 2018 to Wed 2 May, 2018

Presented by: Flip The Bird Theatre

Over the course of an unusual evening, two women stumble into an unfiltered interrogation of what it means to be a contemporary woman.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Thu 3 May, 2018 to Fri 4 May, 2018

Presented by: Ray Filar

A tale of gender fluidity told in electro-punk form. Expect songs, spoken word, strip-tease, and possibly some surprise guests.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc.)

Fri 4 May, 2018 to Sat 5 May, 2018

Presented by: Testament in association with LittleMighty

Expect beatboxing, spoken word, storytelling and hiphop classics as the twin juggernauts of feminism and hiphop collide.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc.)

Sat 5 May, 2018

Presented by: Matt Miller and Peader Kirk

Writer, performer and cross-dresser Matt Miller attempts to escape the rules of what we can or cannot be but encounters new sets of rules in the search for self-definition.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Tue 8 May, 2018 to Sat 12 May, 2018

Presented by: Rachael Young

Rachael and her badass band of super-humans embrace Afrofuturism and the cult of Grace Jones in this explosive new performance, in which live music and intergalactic visions kick-start a revolution

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc.)

Tue 8 May, 2018 to Wed 9 May, 2018

Presented by: Urielle Klein Mekongo & China Plate

Based a true story, Yvette is a one-woman show with original music about a stolen childhood and growing up with a secret.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 10 May, 2018 to Fri 11 May, 2018

Presented by: pink suits

A brand-new performance from poli-rock duo pink suits exploring fantasy, sexuality and gender identity.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 15 May, 2018 to Thu 17 May, 2018

Presented by: YESYESNONO

With live music and video artistry, award-winning company YESYESNONO present [insert slogan here]: a fevered excavation of adverts, objects and memory.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 15 May, 2018 to Thu 17 May, 2018

Presented by: Olly Hawes

Masculinity, capitalism, fiction and reality all blur in this genre bending performance that is funny, unsettling, and always on the cusp of anarchy.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 18 May, 2018 to Sat 19 May, 2018

Presented by: Be Aware

Through song and shamelessly dark humour an all female band tells the stories that you haven’t heard. Warning: the naked truth in this gritty performance may be disturbing. Do you dare?

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 18 May, 2018 to Sat 19 May, 2018

Presented by: Setesdal Collective

A millennial anthem, a confused love song to a ‘lost generation’ that does everything and nothing all at once, exploring icons, celebrity and how we try to find our place amongst them

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 17 May, 2018 to Sat 26 May, 2018

Presented by: You Should See The Other Guy

Created by an all-female company of mothers, people at risk of homelessness and housing activists from Focus E15 Campaign, this vibrant ensemble show uses verbatim, song, civil disobedience and sock puppets to celebrate the power of resistance.

Tickets Pay what you can

Tue 22 May, 2018 to Wed 23 May, 2018

Presented by: Sylvia Arthur

Interweaving music, video, and images with spoken word, Obama & Me takes on the big issues of Brexit, Trump, US and EU race relations.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 22 May, 2018 to Wed 23 May, 2018

Presented by: Hushed Nation

Any Change aims to explore, challenge and expose the assumptions and truths surrounding homelessness using docu-theatre puppetry and live foley to bring their stories to life.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 24 May, 2018 to Sat 26 May, 2018

Presented by: Flight of the Escales

Stuck between highly taxed tampons and badly lit mirrors, three characters are trapped in a patriarchal purgatory, desperately looking for a way out. Will they find one? 

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 24 May, 2018 to Sat 26 May, 2018

Presented by: Miranda Prag

This is a show about identity, authenticity and the murky area between the two. An intimate, awkward and hilariously ironic portrait of the people we try to be when we don’t feel like ourselves.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 29 May, 2018 to Sat 2 Jun, 2018

Presented by: MALAPROP Theatre

You meet someone online. All you know is their name and that they seem to like you as much as you like them. In fact, you think you love each other. But do you? Can you? And what is love, anyway?

Tickets £15/10 (conc.)

Tue 29 May, 2018 to Sat 2 Jun, 2018

Presented by: MALAPROP Theatre

LOVE+ is a one-woman two-hander about the inevitability of human/robot relationships.

Tickets £15/10 (conc.)

Wed 6 Jun, 2018 to Thu 7 Jun, 2018

Presented by: Tom Cassani

Tom Cassani exposes the techniques of deception, and teaches how to spot it in action: watch everyday action turn into the impossible.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 8 Jun, 2018 to Sat 9 Jun, 2018

Presented by: Paper People Theatre

Using a language mixed of visual art, words and movement, Paper People Theatre present to you their world full of chalk and the conflict this brings between it’s performers.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 8 Jun, 2018 to Sat 9 Jun, 2018

Presented by: People Show

An anonymous man and woman are trying to pin down the facts. Any facts. But hurried along by a relentless modern world, stricken by disasters, how do we know what’s true?

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Wed 13 Jun, 2018 to Sat 16 Jun, 2018

Presented by: New Perspectives

New multimedia performance combining John Berger's words, Jean Mohr's images, archive film and contemporary reportage, taking the pulse of the NHS in its 70th anniversary year

Tickets £15/10 (conc.)

Wed 13 Jun, 2018 to Sat 16 Jun, 2018

Presented by: She Goat

Experimental live music and Baroque-pop mash-ups, gender-twisting visuals and gothic storytelling: this new theatre gig is an exploration of ‘the Doppelgänger’, devised and performed by a pair of real life doppelgängers.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)