The Cockpit

The Cockpit
Gateforth Street, London, NW8 8EH
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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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Angels With Dirty Accents

Play about the lives of angels; penniless, hopeless and sleeping rough in our city centres, ignored by passers-by waiting for their chance to get into heaven.

Wed 31 Jan

£15 (£12; Students £10) / 020 7258 2925

Thu 1 Feb

£15 (£12; Students £10) / 020 7258 2925

Fri 2 Feb

£15 (£12; Students £10) / 020 7258 2925

…and 9 more dates until 17 Feb

Bad Cinderella

Christine Ellerbeck's anarchic take on the traditional story, as directed by Didi Hopkins.

Sun 21 Jan

£10 / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:30


Concert for school classes Produced and presented by Goethe-Institut London Hosted by The Cockpit The Goethe-Institut proudly presents the German rapper Chefket back again in the United Kingdom. The concert is part of a music tour with stops in London, Ipswich, Hull, Whitby and Middlesbrough. The concerts offer a very…

Wed 24 Jan

Free / 020 7258 2925

  • 13:00

Cloud Castle

The best UK streetdancers perform new work. Produced and presented by Rain Crew Hosted by The Cockpit Have you always wanted to see your favorite UK streetdancers perform up close and personal? Get your ticket now to see new and original work by young UK choreographers. Performers include BBC Young Dancer Streetdance…

Tue 23 Jan

£10 / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:30

Fairytales Gone Bad: Grannylocks / The Monstrous Duckling

The true stories behind the happily ever after fairytales. Produced and presented by Half Moon and Joseph Coelho Hosted by The Cockpit Join performance poet Joseph Coelho, National Poetry Day Ambassador, as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting performance for young and old…

Sat 27 Jan

£7 ( £24) / 020 7258 2925

  • 12:30


A playful experience for the very young. Produced and presented by Half Moon and Tam Tam Theatre Hosted by The Cockpit A leaf is born… It grows and glows in the sunshine and the rain Then the wind blows and it becomes colder The leaf changes colour In the snow, the leaf falls… But when spring comes, a new leaf grows… Join…

Sat 17 Feb

£7 ( £24) / 020 7258 2925

  • 11:30
  • 13:30
  • 14:30

Revolution Pro Wrestling

Wrestling evening.

Sun 4 Feb

£16.50 / 020 7258 2925

Theatre Maker Launch

Free Taster Sessions & Performances. Hosted by The Cockpit THEATRE MAKER LAUNCH 18TH FEBRUARY 2018 From 10AM Theatre Maker is a creative community with a shared interest in making motivated theatre. We will be offering classes, talks, scratch nights, workshops and drop ins, all aiding the creation of new work. On the…

Sun 18 Feb

Free / 020 7258 2925

  • 10:00

Waiting For Guido

Jesus and the Easter Bunny wait for the elusive spring chicken. Guido. Produced and presented by Becky Fury Hosted by The Cockpit Waiting for Guido is an innovative comic theatrical experimental extravaganza! Fusing comic improvisation from world class performers Trevor Lock (Lee and Herrings 'This Morning with Richard…

Mon 12 Feb

£15 (£12) / 020 7258 2925

  • 19:15

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