Upcoming Shows

Mon 27 Feb, 2017 to Mon 15 May, 2017

Presented by: Barrel Organ

A scratch night curated by Barrel Organ; presenting experimental and non-traditional work that specifically acknowledges the presence of the audience and plays with the ‘liveness’ of theatre.

Tickets £5

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Wed 1 Mar, 2017 to Thu 2 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Running Dog Theatre

A heart-warming & fun exploration of social anxiety and physics

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

matadora
Thu 2 Mar, 2017 to Sat 4 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Adam Foster and Susan Kempster

An often funny, often unsettling meditation on bullfighting, our collective disintegrating empathy and snails

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Fri 3 Mar, 2017 to Sat 4 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Theodora van der Beek

The life story of an egg from its hatching to tragic demise at the hands of a frying pan

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Tue 7 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Houston

Part of Sprint 2017: Using live music and video projection, Houston presents a DIY Sci-FI that explores what’s important about our planet and what we’d miss if it were gone.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Tue 7 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Laura Kurlansky & Victoria Watson

Part of Sprint 2017: Inspired by video games and theories and the rise of artificial intelligence, this immersive performance explores the point at which humans and computers might overlap.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Wed 8 Mar, 2017 to Sat 11 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Scottee

Part of Sprint 2017: BRAVADO explores the graphic nature of maleness and the extent it will go to succeed.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Wed 8 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Katrine Turner

Part of Sprint 2017: LATENT DREAMS is about the Apocalypse. About the rising sea waters, and the invisible plagues.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Thu 9 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Gameshow

Part of Sprint 2017: How much is spent each year on a cancer patient? How much on a prisoner?
 How much on your child’s clothes?

Tickets Free (ticket not required)

Thu 9 Mar, 2017 to Fri 10 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Lauren Silver

Part of Sprint 2017: An interactive clown show that looks at how we can confront anxiety, overcome fear and find freedom.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Sat 11 Mar, 2017 to Sun 12 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Susanna Fournier & Ted Witzel

Part of Sprint 2017: A psycho-geographic performance-slash-installation about sex and loneliness in digital hookup culture

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sun 12 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Smallest Majority

Part of Sprint 2017: The Oppression Games examines both the company’s and others personal struggles with sexuality in a world obsessed with labelling.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Tue 14 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Flickbook Theatre

Part of Sprint 2017: Casket Case is a show about our fear of death, dying and being dead.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Tue 14 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Shambles Theatre

Part of Sprint 2017: Love’s blind, beautiful and broken; but this isn’t a love story.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Wed 15 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Manic Chord Theatre

Part of Sprint 2017: In a realm of touch screens and social robots are we deprived of real, human contact?

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Wed 15 Mar, 2017

Presented by: LaPelle's Factory

Part of Sprint 2017: An adaptation of an adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe's 'The Black Cat'.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Thu 16 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Sisters of Eden

Part of Sprint 2017: An orgasmic celebration of the functions, beautiful variety and overdue ownership of the female body.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Thu 16 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Louisa Claughton

Part of Sprint 2017: A discovery of what gender means to us, where these perceptions come from and how they shape us.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Fri 17 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Weltschmerz Company

Part of Sprint 2017: A techno-paranoid tale about the absurd lengths we go to in order to justify our online selves

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Fri 17 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Edythe Woolley

Part of Sprint 2017: A mini historic romp through the female form grotesquely squeezed into cabinets and jars displayed for all who wish to see.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sat 18 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Theatre, JK

Part of Sprint 2017: A riotous, comic and self-aware theatre where the audience decides which route the performance takes.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Sat 18 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Gobscure

Part of Sprint 2017: a witty exploration of the language of sanism, finding beauty beneath wounding words.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sat 18 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Vijay Patel

Part of Sprint 2017: A live art/cabaret deconstruction and reconstruction of Indian corner shop culture.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sun 19 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Various artists

Part of Sprint 2017: A showcase of the work created and developed by artists on our trailblazing Starting Blocks scheme

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Tue 21 Mar, 2017

Presented by: notnow Collective

Part of Sprint 2017: A show about fatherhood, social expectations, traditions and masculinity in UK, created by two Croatian females. Funny, poignant and provoking.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Tue 21 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Roxanne Carney

Part of Sprint 2017: A fiery spoken word performance that’s honest and unapologetically feminist.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Wed 22 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Wonder Fools

Part of Sprint 2017: Using a blend of storytelling, poetry and scientific dissemination the show examines how pornography impacts on mental health, relationships, and sexual experiences.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Wed 22 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Jess Brodie & Victoria Bianchi

Part of Sprint 2017: An autobiographical work inspired by the widely diverging lives of two women of a similar age.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Thu 23 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Performance Anxiety

Part of Sprint 2017: A mix of cringe worthy confessions, live games and surreal self-help mantras.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Thu 23 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Jamie Wood

Part of Sprint 2017: A homemade pilgrimage, a return to roots, slow motion time travel.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Fri 24 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Nathan Birkinshaw

Part of Sprint 2017: A funny look at how we struggle with death in the internet age and connection with real world.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Fri 24 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Various artists

Part of Sprint 2017: A Sprint special edition of our signature nights of brand new works in progress.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sat 25 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Gameshow

Part of Sprint 2017: An informally-led walk from CPT to Hampstead Heath, ​seeing the city from the pigeons’ point of view.

Tickets £5

Sat 25 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Ding & Sich

Part of Sprint 207: With a tabletop for a stage, for a limited audience, we will perform - and in performing attempt to reclaim - the language of flowers.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Sat 25 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Vanessa Kisuule

Part of Sprint 2017: Vanessa Kisuule playfully confronts our contradictory relationship with our bodies and sexiness.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Sat 25 Mar, 2017 to Sun 26 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Deanna Rodger and Gemma Rogers

Part of Sprint 2017: Blasting the past, prepare to rocket into a quest of questions, sing along banter and mystical meetings

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Sun 26 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Madi Maxwell-Libby

Part of Sprint 2017: A physical-video-poetry-comedy show about labour, loyalty cards and the radical potential of caelidhs.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

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Tue 28 Mar, 2017 to Wed 29 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Becci Sharrock

An honest and humourous look at the advice we would give to past selves if we could.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Tue 28 Mar, 2017

Presented by: James Varney

A reading of the ghosts which fill our politics, our relationships and our board games. Tonight we will summon them, and see how many of these holes we can fit in a room.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

celebrity bound image
Wed 29 Mar, 2017 to Thu 30 Mar, 2017

Presented by: Catherine Duquette

A funny, brutally honest and personal show about fame.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Thu 30 Mar, 2017 to Sat 1 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Catherine Hoffmann

A humorous and moving solo account of looking at shame and poverty from a personal perspective

Tickets £8

Fri 31 Mar, 2017 to Sat 1 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Haley McGee

A funny, irreverent and moving attempt to celebrate the place you’re from, that you’ve always been embarrassed by, but now wish you weren’t.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Tue 4 Apr, 2017 to Wed 5 Apr, 2017

Presented by: The Mayers Ensemble

A unique two-part performance event, creating conversations around the stories we tell ourselves about race

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Thu 6 Apr, 2017 to Sat 8 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Rebecca Atkinson-Lord

An exploration of class mobility, social displacement, and how the 'Liberal Elite' and the 'Disenfranchised working class' aren't so far apart after all

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Am I Pretty? image
Thu 6 Apr, 2017 to Sat 8 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Theatre Counterpoint

An attempt to find out what’s left of us when we change our appearance through cosmetic surgery

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

word image by jamal harewood
Tue 11 Apr, 2017 to Sat 15 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Jamal Harewood

Is it what you said, or how you said it? An audience led gameshow that sets out to explore words and their meanings.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

20B image, women sitting in an empty room
Tue 11 Apr, 2017 to Wed 12 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Jane English

An exploration of the impact of regeneration on a council estate community, told through personal storytelling and social/political commentary

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

kill climate deniers
Thu 13 Apr, 2017 to Sat 15 Apr, 2017

Presented by: David Finnigan

A Die Hard-esque hostage thriller / action piece with a soundtrack of classic early 90s House and Techno.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

flag image
Tue 18 Apr, 2017 to Wed 19 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Katy Dye

An attempt to relate and re-examine what we base our national identity on by exploring patriotism and what we use flags for.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

the gran show bristol ferment
Tue 18 Apr, 2017 to Wed 19 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Viki Browne

A surprisingly funny piece about loss, grief and trying to hold on to someone you love.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Thu 20 Apr, 2017 to Sat 22 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Tom Adams & Lillian Henley

A fun, poignant piece of gig-theatre£12 10 which wonders if what we say in our sleep holds any significance

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Thu 20 Apr, 2017 to Sat 22 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Showroom and Jenna Watt in association with Summerhall

A fascinating piece of documentary theatre about the Trident nuclear weapons system, performed by an artist whose family live and work on the base.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Tue 25 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Jules Orcullo and Robert Awosusi

A fun-filled look at what it’s like to live between cultures – East to West, Australia to the UK - through the eyes of a woman experiencing female sexual dysfunction

Tickets £12 / 10

Tue 25 Apr, 2017

Presented by: MetaPlay

An intimate, outrageous, funny, audience-collaborative show exploring the perils of ‘amour de text’, female desire and trawling for sex

Tickets £12 / 10

Wed 26 Apr, 2017 to Thu 11 May, 2017

Presented by: Louise Orwin

This is a show about asking for what you want, and wondering how to ask for it. It’s also about fucking. And wondering how the fuck to make a show about fucking.

Tickets £12 / 10

Wed 26 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Clamour Theatre

A contemporary satire on female sexuality and the attempts to control it.

Tickets £12 / 10

Thu 27 Apr, 2017 to Sat 29 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Propolis Theatre

A verbatim show about sex

Tickets £12 / 10

Sat 29 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Jane Welsh

A political statement on sex in the UK with points illustrated with real stories from individuals

Tickets Free

Sun 30 Apr, 2017

Presented by: Various artists

The first of three explosive nights of work-in-progress performances exploring the themes of the festival

Tickets £12 / 10

Mon 1 May, 2017

Presented by: Various artists

The second of three explosive nights of work-in-progress performances exploring the themes of the festival

Tickets £12 / 10

Tue 2 May, 2017

Presented by: Thomas Martin and Pat Ashe

Videogames. Performance. Boom.

Tickets £12 / 10

Wed 3 May, 2017

Presented by: YESYESNONO

Desperately hilarious and achingly bleak; one performer asks an audience to help him tell the story of five encounters.

Tickets £12 / 10

Thu 4 May, 2017 to Sat 6 May, 2017

Presented by: Ethan Mechare

Taking place in living rooms all over London your host Ethan Mechare welcomes you into this unknown world with true stories of sexual fantasy and intrigue.

Tickets £12 / 10

Thu 4 May, 2017

Presented by: Rachel Mars and Folk

Before 140 characters, there were long, hand-written letters. And a lot of them were proper filthy. Come

Tickets £8

Fri 5 May, 2017

Presented by: Pecs: The Drag King Collective

An audience participation show exploring the relationship between gender and sexuality

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Sat 6 May, 2017

Presented by: Panel discussion

None of us would be here without it. Some of us are getting it. Most of us are thinking about it. But theatre often seems to pretend it doesn't exist...

Tickets Suggested £3 donation

Sat 6 May, 2017

Presented by: Tammy WhyNot

Tammy WhyNot and her special guests will be giving a performance to share Tammy’s exploration into ageing, desire, pleasure and intimacy.

Tickets £12 / 10

Sun 7 May, 2017

Presented by: Milk Presents

Milk Presents drop a bull into a gender shop and hope it breaks everything. A wild work-in-progress about not taming the minotaur within.

Tickets £8

Sun 7 May, 2017

Presented by: Wondering Hands Theatre

A journey into the weird and wonderful world of sex and relationships, inspired by real-life stories and told through innovative puppetry.

Tickets £12 / 10

Mon 8 May, 2017

Presented by: Various artists

The final of three explosive nights of work-in-progress performances exploring the themes of the festival

Tickets £12 / 10

Tue 9 May, 2017

Presented by: Lauren Aimee Burch

An exploration of consent and how we as a society talk about it

Tickets £12 / 10

Wed 10 May, 2017 to Thu 11 May, 2017

Presented by: Rebecca Atkinson-Lord and Greg Wohead

This is a show exploring and championing non-mainstream or not often publicly discussed views and experiences on sex and relationships.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Fri 12 May, 2017

Presented by: Helen Duff

A very frank exploration of all the expectations that get in the way of achieving real intimacy.

Tickets £12 / 10

Fri 12 May, 2017 to Sun 14 May, 2017

Presented by: Ponyboy Curtis

A cross between an open rehearsal and an intimate gig.

Tickets £12 / 10

Sat 13 May, 2017 to Sun 14 May, 2017

Presented by: Paul Haworth & David G. Lees

Before he moves back home to get hitched, David is throwing a sex party. And you’re all invited…

Tickets £12 / 10

Sat 13 May, 2017

Presented by: Robert Hesp

An open look at ideas of sexual autonomy, identity and fragility and an attempt to rediscover the pleasure of skin and bone in a live space.

Tickets £12 / 10

Tue 16 May, 2017 to Sat 27 May, 2017

Presented by: Tom Marshman

A heartful and moving performances of stories of LGBTQ people living in Kings Cross in 1980s London

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Tue 16 May, 2017 to Sat 20 May, 2017

Presented by: Lumo Company

A funny, one-woman rip off of Macbeth - high on energy, low on iambic pentameter.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

theatre with legs
Tue 23 May, 2017 to Wed 24 May, 2017

Presented by: Theatre with Legs

An explanation of the nature of shared living, posing provocations on the housing crisis, love and loneliness.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Thu 25 May, 2017 to Fri 26 May, 2017

Presented by: Oedipa & Lucia Lucas

Oedipa and Lucia Lucas collaborate on an evening of song in transition; from masc to femme, classical to queer and oppression to freedom.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sat 27 May, 2017 to Sun 28 May, 2017

Presented by: Gracefool Collective

Outlandish, theatrical and highly entertaining, ‘This really is too much’ delves into a world of farcical stereotypes and preposterous power struggles.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sun 28 May, 2017

Presented by: Annie Siddons

Addiction, survival poverty and joy in the city: raw poetry, music and performance.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Tue 30 May, 2017

Presented by: Mark Dean Quinn

A show about trust, ice creams and buckets. Directed by Sh!t Theatre's Rebecca Biscuit

Tickets £8 (preview)

DollyWould by Shit Theatre
Wed 31 May, 2017 to Fri 2 Jun, 2017

Presented by: Sh!t Theatre

Oh look, Sh!t Theatre again, what is it this time? Is it unemployment? Is there a crisis? Is the government doing something wrong again? No, it's a show about Dolly Parton. We love her.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Wed 31 May, 2017 to Fri 2 Jun, 2017

Presented by: Subika Anwar-Khan

An exploration of integration into the west from a South Asian female perspective whilst challenging perceptions of feminism

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Sat 3 Jun, 2017

Presented by: Camden People's Theatre

A new in-house production with local young people, made in collaboration with the Lung Biology Group at King's College.

Tickets £5

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Presented by: Various artists

Three weeks of adventurous performance guaranteed to expand your carnal knowledge

Presented by: Various artists

CPT’s flagship annual festival of adventurous new performance.