Upcoming Shows

until Sun 25 Aug, 2019

Presented by: Aslant Theatre Company

A new play about Picasso’s “Weeping Woman” — surrealist photographer Dora Maar — and her relationship with the artist. What is the price to pay to be forever memorialized in art?

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

until Sun 25 Aug, 2019

Presented by: Antigoni Spanou

Ophelia Rewound is an interactive, autobiographical performance which weaves intricate projection mapping, Ophelia's story and Antigoni's lived experience through depression to examine stereotypes that sit around women and mental health.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

until Fri 23 Aug, 2019

Presented by: Steven Zilinskas

Combining dance, text and improvisation, Mirage is a kinaesthetic exploration of reality and empathy. What does a person have to do to move you? A solo performance by Steven Zilinskas.

Tickets £10/8 (conc.)

Tue 17 Sep, 2019 to Wed 18 Sep, 2019

Presented by: Rebecca Atkinson-Lord

This is a show about fear. About how it influences everything we do. And about how we still pretend it isn’t there.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Tue 17 Sep, 2019 to Wed 18 Sep, 2019

Presented by: Chris Goode & Company

A live anthology of experimental texts from the margins of the 20th century, with the power to startle and enthral. Includes works by Samuel Beckett, Gertrude Stein, Kurt Schwitters and more.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 19 Sep, 2019 to Sat 21 Sep, 2019

Presented by: Hannah Sullivan

A performance reading of ‘AIDA’, a street singer, a keener and a folk singer in a woven story on song.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Thu 19 Sep, 2019 to Sat 21 Sep, 2019

Presented by: La John Joseph

Somewhere between a séance and a recital, this is the true, and very queer tale, of one soul’s journey through the wasteland of mental illness to deliver their lost love.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sun 22 Sep, 2019

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 £8 (work-in-progress)

Mon 23 Sep, 2019

Presented by: Alfie James Productions

Through the eyes of Lottie, a nurse close to the frontline during WW1. We capture some of the women serving as nurses and ambulance drivers over the course of one night.

Tickets £10

Tue 24 Sep, 2019 to Thu 26 Sep, 2019

Presented by: Vic Llewellyn

After the success of The Castle Builder, Vic Llewellyn returns with this acclaimed solo show about mass hysteria. Original songs by Kid Carpet, plus tiny objects, torches and an Invisible Gorilla

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 24 Sep, 2019 to Wed 25 Sep, 2019

Presented by: James Varney

A live band and narrative poem born from the fire in our hearts for Prince George.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 26 Sep, 2019 to Sat 28 Sep, 2019

Presented by: Sharklegs

Robox was programmed with one ambition. To fulfil your every need. Welcome to the Fulfilment Centre. Let Robox deliver your journey to fulfilment. (Next day delivery also available.)

Tickets £12/10 (concession)

Fri 27 Sep, 2019 to Sat 28 Sep, 2019

Presented by: Yana Penrose

A work-in-progress, Daddy Issues explores the complexities of growing up fatherless in a world where you could really do with a helping hand.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Fri 27 Sep, 2019 to Sat 28 Sep, 2019

Presented by: I Swear I Saw This

A researcher recounts a journey to the frozen south. It is 200 years after Frankenstein, the ice is thawing, and science is still dancing with the problem of death.

Tickets £12/10

Mon 30 Sep, 2019

Presented by: Various artists

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

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 1 Oct, 2019 to Wed 2 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Nour-Ani Sisserian

You are invited to Saida’s 25th birthday party. There will be cake, music and presents. But who is Saida?

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 1 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Jenny Swingler

I went out to the film the storm is about natural disasters, Sonic the hedgehog, Ted Bundy and melting ice. ‘The writing is like new paint’ (Tim Crouch)

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Wed 2 Oct, 2019 to Fri 4 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Tom Marshman

Tom Marshman blends creative technology, music and projection in this one man show as he retraces the forgotten true story of a young local man arrested for gross indecency.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 3 Oct, 2019 to Sat 5 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Joshua Coates

What happens when a fanatic begins mistrusting what they adore? Josh battles with the consequences of being let down by what you look up to most.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sat 5 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Curated by Joshua Coates

A living, breathing fanzine in honour of St Vincent.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sun 6 Oct, 2019 to Mon 7 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Tale Be Told Theatre

Verbatim-led tragicomedy shaped by the experiences of homeless families living in temporary accommodation. The human truth behind the brutal statistics, staged as part of The One Festival of Homeless Arts.

Tickets Pay What You Can

Tue 8 Oct, 2019 to Wed 9 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Pat Ashe & Thomas Martin

London’s only curated night of theatre and video games returns! Celebrate its TENTH iteration with an extra-special two-night programme of cutting edge performance and play.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 10 Oct, 2019 to Sat 12 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Trip Hazards

Jasmine and Nikhil are in a room with a mat, trying to win at Dance Dance Revolution. A playful and painful dance-theatre odyssey exploring how friendship survives when we win and when we lose.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 10 Oct, 2019 to Fri 11 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Rosa Postlethwaite

Through subversive humour, Composed interrogates theatre rituals, fantasy and institutional violence and plays with what happens when the composition cracks.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sat 12 Oct, 2019

Presented by: FLIM NITE

Smash-hit pop culture cabaret FLIM NITE returns with another distorted adaptation of a popular film interpreted through theatre, comedy, music, poetry and games! Expect ridiculousness, wild-eyed enthusiasm, irreverence and fun.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sun 13 Oct, 2019

Presented by: BA Acting CDT at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Studio Festival Launch is an exciting evening of performances of new work and works-in-progress by students from the BA Acting CDT course at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. A chance to celebrate, welcome new students and raise a glass to the upcoming year for Studio.

Tickets Free

Mon 14 Oct, 2019 to Mon 18 Nov, 2019

Presented by: It is Productions

The musical takes place in a small city in the middle of Brazil. It tells the tale of "Kid", a young boy who no longer remembers his own name, and his new fish friend, "Mr. Out of Water," going on a journey to find the sea.

Tickets £15/£10 (concession)

Tue 15 Oct, 2019 to Wed 16 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Grace Gibson

Inspired by a personal catastrophe,  Quietly Spoken Chaos is a show about holding it together, England’s ‘stiff upper-lip’, and what happens when we avoid saying how we really feel.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 15 Oct, 2019 to Wed 16 Oct, 2019

Presented by: CARL

After a sold out performance at Sprint 2019, Forbruker is back! In an electric fusion of clown, lip sync, drag, and advertisement, this one-woman advert break explores the battle for identity in a capitalist world.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 17 Oct, 2019 to Sat 19 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Matty May

Matty May was conceived during a drunken one night stand on his Nan’s settee, since then he has tried to kill himself three times. An uncomfortable and funny show about rage, suicide and mental health.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 18 Oct, 2019 to Sat 19 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Gameshow

Nuclear Future shines a light on how one individual’s actions can effect catastrophe for the whole planet.

Tickets £15/£10 (concession)

Tue 22 Oct, 2019 to Sat 9 Nov, 2019

Presented by: EUROTRASH

Absurd, comic and dangerous, Trigger Warning fuses movement, text and lipsync to push 'content warnings' to their breaking point (and beyond). Created by Marcelo Dos Santos and Natasha Nixon.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 22 Oct, 2019 to Sat 26 Oct, 2019

Presented by: TomYumSim

A fantastical self-help seminar for extra-ordinary special people. Prepare to be transformed and rebirthed as the best possible version of yourself. Because you are special. And you know it.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

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 28 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Various artists

An explosive night of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge, based on the themes of Handle with Care

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 29 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Free School Lunch

Three white girls run a summer camp - but wait, we aren't just - um, a butch queer, a dirt-femme lesbian, and a straight girl - but that's not quite right either : where did we put the fucking equality forms?

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Wed 30 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Fatiha El-Ghorri & Toby Clarke

Fatiha, a funny Muslim and Toby, a fundamental atheist, will meet for the second time at CPT, in front of a live audience hoping they don’t offend one another...

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Thu 31 Oct, 2019

Presented by: Jack AG Britton

a TED-talk-meets-theatre show that combines comedy, live music and spoken word to ask the big (or little) question: should we be taking heightism more seriously?

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 1 Nov, 2019 to Sat 2 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Attila Theatre

A character led investigation into Incel phenomenon and the manosphere. Chris explores online misogyny and how the internet can hold safe spaces for young, lonely and angry men.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Sun 3 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Venice as a Dolphin

To avoid fainting, keep repeating, it's only theatre. Only theatre .Only theatre .Only theatre. Only theatre. Exploitation is a play about going too far and not finding your way back.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Sun 3 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Unshaded Arts

A new performance piece that addresses the fine line between tolerance and bigotry, scrutinising the negative repercussions of freedom of speech in line with our reactive social media culture.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Mon 4 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Various artists

An explosive night of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge, based on the themes of Handle with Care

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Mon 4 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Marta Carvalho

In this fierce feminist monologue, Portuguese actress Marta Carvalho plays a woman who’s broken free of the entanglements of love, removing all traces of it – and of him – within herself.

Tickets £10

Tue 5 Nov, 2019 to Wed 6 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Pablo Pakula

A sonata for the 'Snowflake Generation' and a Rorschach test for your personal offense-taking mechanisms. A cognitive, moral, and sensory attack on your psyche!

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 7 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Adam Foster

A Punch & Judy puppet show. A seagull caws. A sea breeze blows. BUT THEN – OUTRAGE!!

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Fri 8 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Len, Jo & Freyja

Len Gwyn (your friendly neighbourhood genderqueer drag king) and Jo Nastari (your number one go-to right-on theatre-making Latinx) bellow a rallying cry to galvanise our generation.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Sat 9 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Haylin Cai

Sometimes the hardest people to reconcile with iare your family. Shuyan fled from her home, but can she escape from herself?

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Sun 10 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Dave Watt and Nick Surridge

A fast-paced, pun-tastic, loaf-out-loud, absurd comedy sketch show about a sailor with a beard made of bread who is larger than life and his struggles

Tickets £12/10

Mon 11 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Various artists

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

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Wed 13 Nov, 2019 to Sat 16 Nov, 2019

Presented by: What a Little Bird Told Me

A hilarious, heart-breaking and uplifting show about friendship and loneliness that asks why history is always told by the boys? Rachel tells the true story of the dancing plague to find some answers.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Wed 13 Nov, 2019 to Thu 14 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Sea Sharp

When an extra-terrestrial is routinely rejected and mistreated, things get carried away on their journey for self-care. This show spins a delicate web that is both playful and dangerous.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 15 Nov, 2019 to Sat 16 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Neal Pike & Matt Miller

Five Years recounts the time that Neal Pike spent at a special educational needs school from 1998-2002. A show about school, escaping and a world that puts you into boxes.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 19 Nov, 2019 to Wed 20 Nov, 2019

Presented by: The Queer House

From childhood co-stars, through teenage rebellion, a moving and powerful autobiographical account about growing up queer in the mid-noughties, finding yourself, and losing a friend.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 19 Nov, 2019 to Wed 20 Nov, 2019

Presented by: The Queer House

Token Toni loves a bitta bashment and only dates Black/Brown womxn, my barber holds the cure to my lesbian urges and straight womxn are like junk food.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 21 Nov, 2019 to Fri 22 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Demi Nandhra

A performance about mental illness, suicide and radical cure attempts. Expect a selfish woman, her reluctant-shy-doesn't-want-to-be-there partner, a f***ton of bananas, holy water and the one and only, Yoko Ono.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Thu 21 Nov, 2019 to Sat 23 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Big Boots Theatre Company

A revitalised version of Big Boots’ 2018 Living Latino, Moonlight Strangers presents the devised work of queer migrants residing in London, who have emigrated to this part of the world looking for a better quality of life.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sat 23 Nov, 2019 to Sun 24 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Matt Miller & Peader Kirk

A theatrical genderqueer glamour fest, Sprinkled with magic. Fitting is a theatre show about Matt’s adventures in dresses and suits, visibility and invisibility, and has some magic tricks up its sleeve.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Mon 25 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Various artists

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

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 26 Nov, 2019 to Sat 30 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Hannah Maxwell

Returning by popular demand - I, AmDram minds the gap between the identities we assert and the places we leave, be they hometowns, cultural inheritances or amateur dramatic societies

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 26 Nov, 2019 to Thu 28 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Alex Roberts

A solo performance about violence in LGBTQ+ nightlife spaces. Mixing poetry, dance and music, it asks; are clubs still the place queers can call home?

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 29 Nov, 2019 to Sat 30 Nov, 2019

Presented by: Jo Tyabji

Punching fascists in the face through the medium of drag, Motherland is a visceral full bodied dragged up queertastic howl of a show exploring nationalism, identity and our ability to speak out.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 3 Dec, 2019 to 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)

Tue 3 Dec, 2019 to Thu 5 Dec, 2019

Presented by: Alex Legge

Loner is part comedy gig, part pop concert, part collective-karaoke-catharsis. It’s a solo, one-woman, stand-alone performance about loneliness.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Fri 6 Dec, 2019 to Sat 7 Dec, 2019

Presented by: Lucy Hutson & Claire Nolan

Bound  is a show about the slippery nature of identities, the ones you give yourself, the ones forced onto you and the ones that were once strong and now you are just clinging on to.

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Sun 8 Dec, 2019 to Mon 9 Dec, 2019

Presented by: CT Company - East15 Acting School

Sketches sketched, stunts accomplished, songs sung, taboos shattered: an entertaining and risky parody event from which acts including PoliceCops, Late Night Gimp Fight and Battleacts have emerged...

Tickets £12/£10 (concession)

Tue 10 Dec, 2019 to 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

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