Hackney Empire

Hackney Empire
291 Mare Street, London, E8 1EJ
  • Telephone 020 8985 2424
  • Bar open Daily 7.30am-7pm (until interval on perf eves)
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  • Website www.hackneyempire.co.uk

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Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

Caitlin Moran: How to Build a Girl

The columnist and author is off on tour to get lairy and talk about men, women, Bowie, feminism, massive hair and the revolution in her own light-hearted but thought-provoking style.

Wed 15 Apr

English Touring Opera: La Boheme

  • Written by: Puccini

Puccini's much-loved weepie about young things falling in and out of love and TB in a Parisian garret, featuring Ilona Domnich and Paula Sides as Mimi, David Butt Phillip as Rodolfo and Sky Ingram and Donna Bateman as Musetta.

Fri 13 Mar

£10–£33 / 020 8985 2424

Sat 14 Mar

£10–£33 / 020 8985 2424

English Touring Opera: L'assedio di Calais

  • Directed by: Jeremy Silver (cond)
  • Written by: Gaetano Donizetti

Donizetti's opera tells the story of the Siege of Calais, in which six citizens (the famous 'burghers') offered themselves to the besieging English forces in return for the safety of the town. Craig Smith is Eustachio, Catherine Carby and Helen Sherman take turns with the trousers role of Aurelio, and Paula Sides sings…

Sat 7 Mar

English Touring Opera: The Wild Man Of The West Indies

  • Written by: Donizetti

A love story set on a Caribbean island.

Thu 12 Mar

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  • Directed by: Kenneth Avery-Clark

A parable of Christ's life featuring a rock musical score by Stephen Schwartz.

Sat 4 Apr

£11–£33 / 020 8985 2424

Sun 5 Apr

£11–£33 / 020 8985 2424

Keith Shebada Ramsey In Bashment Granny 3 Bashy Dead

Action-packed comedy sequel written by Paul O Beale and directed and produced by B L Allen, starring Keith Shebada Ramsay, Garfield Bad Boy Trevor Reid, Junior Half-a-Dog Williams, Terri Salmon, Luke Ellington, Monique Ellis, and Crystal Fletcher.

Sat 30 May

King Crimson

Robert Fripp's pioneering intense psych-rockers return with a new seven-piece, three-drummer line-up.

Mon 7 Sep

£50–£85 / 020 8985 2424

Tue 8 Sep

£50–£85 / 020 8985 2424

Mandem On The Wall

YouTube rising stars debut their stage show, featuring sketches, music and video.

Sat 11 Apr

Main House

£8–£10 / 020 8985 2424

NHS In Stitches

Top comedians perform in support of the unique and much-loved institution.

Sat 28 Mar

£10–£25 / 020 8985 2424

Sing Out!

Various choirs will perform.

Sat 9 May

£10–£12 / 020 8985 2424

Touch Of Class Mothers Day Special : A Salute To Reggae Legends

UK artists play covers of songs by some of the legends of reggae music.

Vocalize: Workshop (Ages 8-19)

A unique style of choir blending various singing styles. Includes several performance opportunities. Suitable for young people aged eight to 19 who love to perform.

Wed 11 Mar

Harold Pinter Room

Free / 020 8985 2424

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