Arcola Theatre

Arcola Theatre
24 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL
  • Telephone 020 7503 1646
  • Bar open Mon-Fri 10am-late, Sat & Sun 12noon-late
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  • Website www.arcolatheatre.com
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Arcola Theatre

Since its foundation in 2000, Arcola has championed new writing and forgotten classics. Now based in a converted paint factory, it showcases plays, operas and musicals.

Events at this venue

There are 9 events at this location

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Bliss

Lake Van, Eastern Turkey. Meryem, a fifteen-year-old rape victim, is accused of shaming her family. Cemal, her cousin, is tasked with an honour killing. But their journey takes an unexpected turn when they encounter Irfan, a troubled professor in search of a new life. In the award-winning Bliss, Zulfu Livaneli pits…

Thu 30 Mar

£10–£19 / 020 7503 1646

Fri 31 Mar

£10–£19 / 020 7503 1646

Sat 1 Apr

£10–£19 / 020 7503 1646

Lily and the Little Snow Bear

Heartwarming winters tale about young Lily who sneaks off into the snow and discovers a lost snow bear.

The Plague

"April 29th; lunchtime. Found Mr Michel in the street outside the apartment. Walk unsteady. Eyes unnaturally bright." Dr Rieux is noticing things. A rat on the stairs, where it has no right to be. A sore throat becoming a fever. The first signs of panic. It all amounts to a troubling diagnosis… so what's the cure? The…

Wed 5 Apr

£10–£22 / 020 7503 1646

Thu 6 Apr

£10–£22 / 020 7503 1646

Fri 7 Apr

£10–£22 / 020 7503 1646

…and 25 more dates until 6 May

The Pulverised

"Stop the rat race. Stop time. Stop the money. Stop the anxiety. Stop everything that has made human beings so bitter." A quality assurance officer from France, a call centre manager from Senegal, a factory worker from China, and an engineer from Romania. Each leads a life apart, but all work round-the-clock for the same…

Tue 2 May

£12–£17 / 020 7503 1646

Wed 3 May

£12–£17 / 020 7503 1646

Thu 4 May

£12–£17 / 020 7503 1646

…and 20 more dates until 27 May

Ready Or Not

Helena Bell directs Naylah Ahmed's fast-paced political thriller set in a suburban house where each character's lives are inexorably tied together and whose hasty decisions leave them teetering on the edge of disaster. Starring Joan Blackham, this is a compelling thriller that should not be missed.

Tue 11 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 020 7503 1646

Wed 12 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 020 7503 1646

Thu 13 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 020 7503 1646

…and 16 more dates until 29 Apr

Richard III

King Edward is on the throne, and England is at peace. But don't worry - it won't be that way for long. Gripping and outrageous, Shakespeare's Richard III is the tale of a ruthless, power-crazed misogynist who lies and cheats his way to the highest seat in the land. Following his celebrated performances as Macbeth, Julius…

Thu 11 May

£10–£22 / 020 7503 1646

Fri 12 May

£10–£22 / 020 7503 1646

Sat 13 May

£10–£22 / 020 7503 1646

…and 24 more dates until 10 Jun

Tamburlaine

Ambition. Subjugation. Immortality. Yellow Earth Theatre presents Christopher Marlowe's thrilling, controversial, and at times darkly comical story of Tamburlaine, the Scythian shepherd who rises to power through violence to conquer Central Asia, the Middle East, and half of Europe. An all-women company play Tamburlaine…

Mon 27 Mar

£14–£17 / 020 7503 1646

Tue 28 Mar

£14–£17 / 020 7503 1646

Wed 29 Mar

£14–£17 / 020 7503 1646

…and 9 more dates until 8 Apr

These Trees Are Made Of Blood

"And for our next act … The Magical Military Junta … Will make 30,000 people disappear before your very eyes." 1970s Argentina. A violent, right-wing dictatorship. Thousands of citizens, seized by the authorities, have "disappeared". Inside the country's most disreputable club, a mother is about to risk everything to find…

Wed 14 Jun

£10–£22 / 020 7503 1646

Thu 15 Jun

£10–£22 / 020 7503 1646

Fri 16 Jun

£10–£22 / 020 7503 1646

…and 25 more dates until 15 Jul

Tiger Rag

Deep in the heart of Dalston, hot jazz, live music, swing dancing and booze flows all night! Come down and party as we keep the spirit of jazz alive and swinging with London's best musicians every week. Hang out by the floor and watch dancers lindy hop, shag, balboa and charleston or grab a friend and try your best swing…

Fri 31 Mar

£7 / 020 7503 1646

Fri 7 Apr

£7 / 020 7503 1646

Fri 14 Apr

£7 / 020 7503 1646

…and 11 more dates until 30 Jun

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