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.

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There are 14 events at this location

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Borderline

A Satyre of the Jungle With & By Refugees. Produced and presented by PSYCHEdelight & The Cockpit Hosted by The Cockpit BORDERLINE Borderline comes back to the Cockpit after a sell out run during the Voila! festival in November 2016. The shows will be followed by Q&A with special guests also doing arts with…

Tue 3 Jan 2017

£12 (£10) / 020 7258 2925

Wed 4 Jan 2017

£12 (£10) / 020 7258 2925

Thu 5 Jan 2017

£12 (£10) / 020 7258 2925

…and 3 more dates until 9 Jan 2017

Charming Dick

Adult Panto From The Royal Vauxhall Tavern. A RVT & Cockpit Production CHARMING DICK The RVT is famous for producing some of the best adult pantos in London and, arguably, the UK with shows becoming cult phenomenons and selling out consistently every year. Charming Dick was RVT's ninth adult panto, directed by Tim…

Tue 6 Dec

£18 (£12; £16) / 020 7258 2925

Wed 7 Dec

£18 (£12; £16) / 020 7258 2925

Thu 8 Dec

£18 (£12; £16) / 020 7258 2925

…and 15 more dates until 23 Dec

Cockpit Christmas Family Crafts

Create arty gifts for Christmas with the Cockpit Crafty Crew! Create glittery, papery, arty gifts for Christmas with the Cockpit Crafty Crew! Make eco friendly snowflake mobile and pop-up cards. Expect to do fiddly folding, cutting and gluing. £5. per person, materials provided. 2 hours of making in the auditorium.

Sat 10 Dec

£5 / 020 7258 2925

Don Pasquale

An In-The-Round Staging Of A Bel Canto Classic. Produced and presented by Euphonia Opera & The Rye Arts Festival Hosted by The Cockpit DON PASQUALE The Cockpit has teamed up with Euphonia Studio and the Rye Arts Festival to present this high-energy production of Donizetti's effervescent comedy! Sung by a fabulous cast…

Wed 22 Feb 2017

£18 (£15) / 020 7258 2925

Thu 23 Feb 2017

£18 (£15) / 020 7258 2925

Glaucoma

A Devised Piece Exploring Issues Of Today's World. Produced by CapaTaro Theatre Company Hosted by The Cockpit GLAUCOMA "If we don't treat this now, the damage will be irreversible" Glaucoma tells the story of three young girls with dreams of revolution. After being detained for publicly protesting against a world of…

Mon 23 Jan 2017

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

Tue 24 Jan 2017

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

Wed 25 Jan 2017

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

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Hamlet

Shakespeare with sea shanties, sails and swords. Produced and presented by Cambridge University European Theatre Group Hosted by The Cockpit "Or to take arms against a sea of troubles" Hamlet [III.i.60] We are one of oldest theatre groups at Cambridge University; our first performance was in 1957. With Stephen Fry and…

Sun 18 Dec

£12 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

Lead Suspect

Comical Whodunit With Dogs Solving Crime! Produced and presented by Stephanie Withers and Phoebe Fairbrother Hosted by The Cockpit Based on the curious case of the 2015 Crufts dog show poisoning, this new comical whodunnit is an exciting piece of Physical Theatre, featuring a cast of three talented actors playing various…

Fri 6 Jan 2017

Free / 020 7258 2925

The Marriage Of Figaro

Modern Tale Of Desire, Hypocrisy, Love & Politics. Produced and presented by Xameleon Theatre Hosted by The Cockpit After sold out performances of "Love in a Nutshell", Xameleon Theatre is back at The Cockpit with its next production, "The Marriage of Figaro" by Beaumarchais. Written around the time of French…

Thu 19 Jan 2017

£22 ( £17) / 020 7258 2925

Fri 20 Jan 2017

£22 ( £17) / 020 7258 2925

Sat 21 Jan 2017

£22 ( £17) / 020 7258 2925

Sun 22 Jan 2017

£22 ( £17) / 020 7258 2925

New Stuff

Rehearsed Readings Of New Work Every month we present rehearsed readings of new writing. Each evening gives writers the chance to have their work read in front of a responsive audience and gives the audience the chance to witness new work and provide informal feedback to help the pieces develop. This season will run at…

Sun 18 Dec

£3 / 020 7258 2925

Revolution Pro Wrestling

Wrestling evening.

Sun 8 Jan 2017

£16.50 / 020 7258 2925

The Taming Of The Shrew

A Shrew Like No Other, Let It Roll. Produced and presented by Get Over It Productions Hosted by The Cockpit "Sit by my side, and let the world slip, we shall ne'er be younger." Set in 1989 at the height of the rave culture this promises to be a Shrew like no other… After a sell out run at The Camden Fringe 2016, Get Over…

Mon 23 Jan 2017

£10 / 020 7258 2925

Tue 24 Jan 2017

£10 / 020 7258 2925

Wed 25 Jan 2017

£10 / 020 7258 2925

…and 2 more dates until 27 Jan 2017

The Tempest

The Salon:Collective present Shakespeare's fantastic drama set on an enchanted island, full of music and mystery.

Sun 11 Dec

£20–£25 / 020 7258 2925

Tue 10 Jan 2017

£20 / 020 7258 2925

Wed 11 Jan 2017

£20 / 020 7258 2925

…and 4 more dates until 15 Jan 2017

Theatre In The Pound

All Things Theatrical Scratch Night. A Cockpit Production An award winning evening of new theatre at The Cockpit. Every month we showcase new work from directors, writers and artists to provide a platform for them, and a great evening of exciting performance for you. Theatre In The Pound is a not for profit evening of new…

Mon 12 Dec

£1 / 020 7258 2925

The Winter's Tale

Shakespeare musically reimagined. In light of Shakespeare's 400th anniversary, award-winning quartet The Hermes Experiment (harp, clarinet, soprano and double bass) have developed a new interpretation of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale during an Aldeburgh Music Residency. Reducing the play to an hour's duration in…

Tue 13 Dec

£10 (£8) / 020 7258 2925

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