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 9 events at this location

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Into The Woods

The Sondheim classic with a 21st century twist. Produced by The Cockpit in collaboration with All Star Productions and Trilby Productions After a sellout production in 2014 at Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre, we are delighted to bring you this comically dark masterpiece of a musical where well known fairy tales interweave…

Wed 23 May

£26 (£20; £24) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:30

Thu 24 May

£26 (£20; £24) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:30

Fri 25 May

£26 (£20; £24) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:30
…and 26 more dates until 24 Jun

Little Red Riding Hood

A fun and fabulous fairy tale with a twist produced by Moon On Stick. This much-loved story is reinvented as a playful pantomime for little ones.

Sat 28 Jul

£7 ( £24) / 020 7258 2925

  • 14:00

London Voices

6 WORKING CLASS LONDONERS DISCUSS THEIR CAREERS. London Voices is produced and presented by Streets We Ran and Mono Media Hosted by The Cockpit When most people meet a true Londoner that works in the arts or sport, there's nearly always a fascinating story behind the person. With this in mind, Mono Media and Streets We…

Sun 22 Jul

£20 ( £18) / 020 7258 2925

  • 12:30

The Other Side Of The Sea

A solo opera on language, memory & identity. Produced by Heloise Werner Presented by The Cockpit The Other Side Of The Sea is a new one-woman opera about language, memory and identity. Inspired by Heloise's experience of adopting English as a second language, it uses the central metaphor of the sea to explore the…

Mon 2 Jul

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

  • 20:00

Pts Rajan And Sajan Misra - Afternoon Recital

Pts Rajan & Sajan Misra sing rags. Produced and presented by The Asian Music Circuit Hosted by The Cockpit Join us for a recital by legendary vocalists from the holy city of Varanasi who have established themselves as the finest performers of the North Indian style of khyal but also sing exquisite bhajan, thumri and…

Sun 1 Jul

£20 / 020 7258 2925

  • 13:00

Revolution Pro Wrestling

Wrestling evening.

Sun 8 Jul

£16.50 / 020 7258 2925

Stories From Africa

StoryTelling & Drama Session for 4 - 11 year olds. Produced and presented by Freshwater Theatre Hosted by The Cockpit See the tales of How Anansi became King of all of the Stories and How the Zebra got his Stripes dramatically unfold as the children create vibrant African scenes. The storyteller will skillfully engage…

Sat 26 May

£5–£30 / 020 7258 2925

Treading Water

Sue and Carol are lifeguards. Their routine is simple and their dreams seems equally so as they spend their days keeping the morning swimmers, the day trippers, and the evening strollers safe. Day after day they sit, they wait, and they watch the world go by. But when your job is to watch, when do you get to live? And…

Mon 11 Jun

£12 (£10) / 020 7258 2925

  • 20:00

Young Herbert's Horrors

A swashbuckling pirate adventure with a twist. Produced and presented by Half Moon presents and Justin Coe Hosted by The Cockpit Young Herbert is a little horror. Living on a boat should be the ideal life for a wannabe pirate, but the boat's grounded until Herbert can learn to tidy his cabin, eat his greens and be more…

Sat 30 Jun

£7 ( £24) / 020 7258 2925

  • 14:00

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