- Telephone 020 8985 2424
- Bar open Daily 7.30am-7pm (until interval on perf eves)
- Website www.hackneyempire.co.uk
Built in 1901, the Hackney Empire was originally a music hall and during its colourful history has served as a TV studio and a bingo hall. It reopened as a theatre in 1986 as a permanent base for political theatre company C.A.S.T. (Cartoon Archetypical Slogan Theatre). In 2001 it was announced that the Empire had raised £15 million to fund the renovation and restoration of the theatre, which was opened by one of the primary benefactors Sir Alan Sugar in 2004. The programme includes theatre, music. comedy and children's shows.
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Danish National Chamber Orchestra
Internationally acclaimed Hungarian conductor Adam Fischer conducts the orchestra for Beethoven's Egmont Overture, Mozart's Symphony No 38 In D, Prague and Symphony No 41 In C, Jupiter.
Football Ramble Live: The Book Tour
Join podcast sensations Marcus, Luke, Pete and Jim as they celebrate the publication of their first book and bring all your favourite football chat to the stage for their biggest show to date.
Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.
Tue 1 Nov
£27.50 / 020 8985 2424
Jonny Woo's Un-Royal Variety Show
The alt drag superstar presents the cream of London's alternative cabaret scene including operatic drag icon Le Gateau Chocolat, award-winning musical weirdos Bourgeois & Maurice and Jerry Springer the Opera composer Richard Thomas.
Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted
Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…
Oliver Samuels: The Guilt Trip
Jamaica's renowned actor and comedian presents and stars in a comedy drama written by Basil Dawkins and directed by Douglas Prout and Toni-Kay Dawkins.