The Cockpit

The Cockpit
Gateforth Street, London, NW8 8EH
  • Telephone 020 7258 2925
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  • Website www.thecockpit.org.uk
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The Cockpit Theatre opened in 1970 as the first theatre in the round in London since the Great Fire of London in 1666.

It operated as part of City of Westminster College and predecessor organisations as a training space until 2011, since when it has had a year round programme of new theatre.

Events at this venue

There are 27 events at this location

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Baby

Dance theatre performance inspired by the choreographer's experience of the birth of her son, Dylan.

Sat 19 Aug

£6.50; £16 (£5) / 020 7258 2925

Sun 20 Aug

£6.50; £16 (£5) / 020 7258 2925

Beautiful Little Fools

Brand new drama focusing on the battle between our natural moral instinct and how we are subliminally taught to behave.

Mon 7 Aug

£10 / 020 7258 2925

Tue 8 Aug

£10 / 020 7258 2925

Boris: The Musical

Blowfish Theatre present the rise, fall (and, remarkably, rise again) of Boris Johnson.

Wed 23 Aug

£10 (£8.50) / 020 7258 2925

Thu 24 Aug

£10 (£8.50) / 020 7258 2925

Fri 25 Aug

£10 (£8.50) / 020 7258 2925

Britain's Got Fashion

Get Over Productions present a comedy by David Bottomley about six ambitious women who sell their souls and sisterhood for their claim to fifteen minutes of celebrity fame.

Thu 24 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00

Fri 25 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00

Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams

Circus at its most enchanting and surreal, starring Ethiopian jugglers Bibi and Bichu and the inimitable Konjowoch Troupe.

Tue 1 Aug

£7 (£5) / 020 7258 2925

  • 10:30
  • 12:30

Wed 2 Aug

£7 (£5) / 020 7258 2925

  • 10:30
  • 12:30

Cockadoodlemoo!

Vibrant new moosical for all the whole family. Produced and presented by Change the Act Hosted by The Cockpit Cockadoodlemoo! is a brand new moo-sical for the whole family! Join a prize-winning cow, sassy fox, playful dog and forgetful sheep who each have a lot to learn about friendship, loneliness and not judging a book…

Wed 23 Aug

£7.50 (£5.50) / 020 7258 2925

  • 13:00

Thu 24 Aug

£7.50 (£5.50) / 020 7258 2925

  • 13:00

Fri 25 Aug

£7.50 (£5.50) / 020 7258 2925

  • 13:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

Cockadoodlemoo!: Change The Act

A farmyard musical featuring a prize-winning cow, sassy fox, playful dog and forgetful sheep who each have a lot to learn about friendship, loneliness and not judging a book by its cover, before they can bring out the best in each other.

Wed 23 Aug

£7.50 (£5.50) / 020 7258 2925

  • 13:00

Thu 24 Aug

£7.50 (£5.50) / 020 7258 2925

  • 13:00

Fri 25 Aug

£7.50 (£5.50) / 020 7258 2925

  • 13:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

Crash: A Cabaret

Chivaree Circus present a cocktail of circus, aerial arts and acrobatics to tell the story of life's ups and downs and celebrate being human.

Mon 21 Aug

£20 / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00

Tue 22 Aug

£20 / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00

Cry, Blueberry

A magical-realist story about a clown who wrestles with bipolar and past trauma during the Great Depression of the 1920s.

Sat 26 Aug

£6.50 (£5) / 020 7258 2925

Audience is invited to give discretionary donations after the show, 100% of which will be forwarded to Bipolar UK.

Sun 27 Aug

£6.50 (£5) / 020 7258 2925

Audience is invited to give discretionary donations after the show, 100% of which will be forwarded to Bipolar UK.

  • 20:00 – 21:30

Destination Planet Earth!

Experience your favourite monster movies in 3D! Produced and presented by Soft Machines Hosted by The Cockpit Dave loves old monster and sci-fi movies. He also believes in aliens. Presenting a film night to showcase his passions, he gets more than he bargained for. Although 50s and 60s films enthral him, he's really into…

Sat 12 Aug

£12 / 020 7258 2925

  • 16:00
  • 19:00

Sun 13 Aug

£12 / 020 7258 2925

  • 18:00

A Destiny With Death

Dead No More Productions presents Demetri Turin's comedy about the fate of Mike who is placed back on earth for a test that will determine whether or not he ends up in heaven or hell.

Fri 18 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:00

Sat 19 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:00

Sun 20 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 20:00

Ensemble 17

Amazonia Music Theatre Company presents intertwining stories about longing and belonging, yearning and returning, performed by a cast of ten.

Wed 9 Aug

£15 (£11) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:00

Thu 10 Aug

£15 (£11) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:00

Gone Off

Dance celebration marking 50 years since the UK abolished the criminalisation of homosexuality.

Thu 17 Aug

£10 / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Fri 18 Aug

£10 / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Sat 19 Aug

£10 / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Gone Off

An unabashed celebration of queer club culture. Produced and presented by TobyLikesMILK Hosted by The Cockpit TobyLikesMILK are a London based contemporary dance company and will be performing at The Cockpit as part of the 2017 Camden Fringe. It is 50 years since the UK abolished the criminalization of homosexuality, but…

Thu 17 Aug

£10 / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00

Fri 18 Aug

£10 / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00

Sat 19 Aug

£10 / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00

Jazz In The Round

The post-bop saxophonist and his band headline a bill featuring fellow saxophonist Raymond MacDonald and the Theon Cross Band. Presented by Jazz On 3's Jez Nelson.

Mon 31 Jul

£15 / 020 7258 2925

Live Music, Jazz.

  • 19:00

Jelly

Mica Mono presents the tale of Sita who is forced from her home because of rising waters and goes to the Mega City to find sanctuary. Written and directed by Eugenie Rose Abbott.

Sat 5 Aug

£10 / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00

LoveStuck: A New Musical

One thing you can't live without is a LoveStuck. What's yours? Produced and presented by Curious Tales Theatre Hosted by The Cockpit LoveStuck is a brand new musical written by Adam Wollerton with music by PJ Nielsen and Jake Few and lyrics by PJ Nielsen. Meet Charlie as he enters life at University. Stuck in love with…

Tue 25 Jul

£15 (£12) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:30

Wed 26 Jul

£15 (£12) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:30

Thu 27 Jul

£15 (£12) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 30 Jul

Macbeth 360

Earthbound present an experimental piece merging Shakespeare's dramatic text with contemporary technology and the use of installation, digital immersion and live performance.

Tue 1 Aug

£10 (£7.50) / 020 7258 2925

  • 18:30
  • 19:30
  • 20:30
  • 21:30

Nothing To Perform

Everything comes from nothing. Produced and presented by Howland & Taylor Hosted by The Cockpit Davey, Andrew and Tom are three caretakers from the north-east of England. They wrote, rehearsed and produced a play which no one will ever see. Nothing to Perform is the funny, heart-warming and brutally honest story of…

Fri 11 Aug

£12 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00

Sat 12 Aug

£12 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00

Sun 13 Aug

£12 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 20:00

Penetrating Europe, Or Migrants Have Talent

Molodyi Teatr present a mix of mock talent show and verbatim theatre based on stories of undocumented migration to the UK in which plucky migrants will try to persuade you to let them stay using a combination of soulful singing, funky dancing and terrible magic tricks.

Sat 26 Aug

£8 (£6) / 020 7258 2925

Sun 27 Aug

£6–£8 / 020 7258 2925

Pluto

A cosmic supernova that we can all relate to. Produced and Presented by Moonchild Theatre Company Hosted by The Cockpit The year is 2016. TIME Person of the Year is Donald Trump, the masses grieve for Harambe and NASA's probe, New Horizons, has completed its 10 year voyage to Pluto. The loneliest planet in our solar…

Mon 14 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:00

Tue 15 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:00

Wed 16 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:00

Thu 17 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:00

Pluto

Moonchild Theatre Company presents Callum O'Brien, examining themes of identity, space exploration and the experiences of the LGBT community under the Trump administration.

Mon 14 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

Tue 15 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

Wed 16 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

Thu 17 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

Revolution Pro Wrestling

Wrestling evening.

Sun 6 Aug

£16.50 / 020 7258 2925

Sun 3 Sep

£16.50 / 020 7258 2925

Seven

The Delta Collective present a contemporary tale about a female support group that treats the seven impairments/disabilities that women face that impinge on their full integration into society and the workplace.

Tue 15 Aug

£8.50 (£7) / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00

Wed 16 Aug

£8.50 (£7) / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:00

Sorry I Killed Your Cat

A comedy about false appearances, broken relationships, alcohol and 'accidentally' killing cats.

Sun 20 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7258 2925

Mon 21 Aug

£8 (£6) / 020 7258 2925

Tue 22 Aug

£8 (£6) / 020 7258 2925

Stop

OUDS National Tour 2017 Produced and presented by Fishbowl Productions A new musical by Munby and Mutale Reed Hosted by The Cockpit STOP, a musical which relies on authenticity, and creating a genuine, honest, and truthful narrative that explores mental health, is the story of four tragic heroes. Saved from their destiny…

Wed 30 Aug

£12 (£10) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:30

Thu 31 Aug

£12 (£10) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:30

Fri 1 Sep

£12 (£10) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:30

Sat 2 Sep

£12 (£10) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:30

Under The Mental Health Act & Black Love Matters

Two Short Plays With Interlocking Themes. This event is part of: THE CAMDEN FRINGE 2017 Produced and presented by HiddenViewz Hosted by The Cockpit Two short shows with interlocking themes. "A flower can be beautiful, give it care and it will flourish but you leave it in the dark, it will wilt away." Under The Mental…

Fri 4 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:00

Sat 5 Aug

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:00

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