Almeida Theatre

Almeida Theatre
Almeida Street, London, N1 1TA
  • Telephone 020 7359 4404
  • Bar open Mon-Sat 11.30am-6pm (11.30am-11pm on perf evenings)
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  • Website www.almeida.co.uk
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Almeida Theatre

The Almeida Theatre is known for it intimate atmosphere and the curved wall behind the stage.

It was built in 1837 for the Islington Literary and Scientific Society which included a 500 seat lecture hall. It had a range other uses from the late 1880's until it opened as a theatre in 1980 and now seats 325 people between the stalls and circle on informal bench seating.

It has a programme to open theatre up to younger audiences.

Many shows that run at the Almeida then transfer to the West End and elsewhere.

Events at this venue

There are 4 events at this location

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Against

  • Directed by: Ian Rickson
  • Written by: Christopher Shinn

Ben Whishaw returns to the Almeida following his acclaimed performance as Dionysos in Bakkhai to play an ambitious aerospace billionaire, who sets out to change the hi-tech landscape, in the world premiere staging of Christopher Shinn's gripping drama set in Silicon Valley. Directed by Ian Rickson.

Sat 12 Aug

£10–£32 preview, tickets on sale May 25, 10am; £10–£39.50 tickets on sale May 25, 10am; £10–£48 tickets on sale May 25, 10am / 020 7359 4404

  • 19:30

Mon 14 Aug

£10–£32 preview, tickets on sale May 25, 10am; £10–£39.50 tickets on sale May 25, 10am; £10–£48 tickets on sale May 25, 10am / 020 7359 4404

  • 19:30

Tue 15 Aug

£10–£32 preview, tickets on sale May 25, 10am; £10–£39.50 tickets on sale May 25, 10am; £10–£48 tickets on sale May 25, 10am / 020 7359 4404

  • 19:30
…and 39 more dates until 30 Sep

Fake News

Charlotte Higgins, Chief Culture Writer at The Guardian, chairs a panel discussion about the power of the press and the future of newsprint in response to the Almeida's production of Ink. The panel includes Sheila Burnett, former photographer of The Sun, and Dan Sabbagh, Head of National News at The Guardian.

Thu 20 Jul

£7 (£5) / 020 7359 4404

  • 18:00

Ink

  • Directed by: Rupert Goold
  • Written by: James Graham

Rupert Goold directs the world premiere staging of James Graham's drama set in late 1960s Fleet Street, London, where a young and ambitious Rupert Murdoch, played by Bertie Carvel, embarks on a quest to hire an editor to give birth to a crowd-pleasing newspaper, The Sun. Richard Coyle stars as Larry Lamb.

Mon 26 Jun

£10–£32 preview; £10–£39.50 / 020 7359 4404

  • 19:30

Tue 27 Jun

£10–£32 preview; £10–£39.50 / 020 7359 4404

  • 19:00

Wed 28 Jun

£10–£32 preview; £10–£39.50 / 020 7359 4404

  • 19:30
…and 33 more dates until 5 Aug

Theatre Tours

An experienced guide leads a tour of the theatre including backstage, wardrobe and technical areas, sharing the building's history from lecture room to music hall and carnival novelties factory.

Sat 8 Jul

£7 (£6) / 020 7359 4404

  • 11:00 – 12:00

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