The Hope Theatre

The Hope Theatre
207 Upper Street, London, N1 1RL
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The Hope Theatre is above the Hope and Anchor pub on the corner of Islington Park St and Upper St.

It offers a performance space with a programme of new works, often from young theatre companies such as time Zone Theatre.

It prides itself on the lack of public money supporting its operations, with a commitment to paying all performers and staff. The Artistic Director is Matthew Parker.

Events at this venue

There are 10 events at this location

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Adam & Eve

Startling new play about trust, feminism and the nature of accusations from award-winning Royal Court Young Writer Tim Cook

Tue 22 May

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

£15 (£12) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:45

Wed 23 May

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

£15 (£12) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:45

Thu 24 May

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

£15 (£12) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:45
…and 12 more dates until 9 Jun

Bomb Sex

Weeman Theatre bring an explosive dark comedy examining the relationship between Ireland and England told through those trapped in their own situations. Its the 1980s, the troubles in Northern Ireland are at their height. But life goes on and some people just want to get their leg over!Bang bang and its all over!… Aint…

Sun 24 Jun

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Mon 25 Jun

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Bury The Hatchet

Andrew and Abby Borden are found dead in Fall River, Massachusetts on August 4th, 1892.Their daughter Lizzie is the main suspect.Tried but acquitted of the crime, the story goes that she wielded the axe that killed them.Overnight, she became Americas original mad, bad and dangerous to know icon of tabloid and…

Tue 24 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Wed 25 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Thu 26 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

…and 12 more dates until 11 Aug

Cockamamy

A play about the bond between a woman, her granddaughter and dementia. Ages 18+.

Tue 12 Jun

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Wed 13 Jun

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Thu 14 Jun

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

…and 12 more dates until 30 Jun

Cockamamy

Cockamamy. Adj. Ludicrous. Nonsensical. 'Where am I going? Where have I gone?' Alice and her granddaughter Rosie are a team. They live together, eat together, watch Countdown together. Until things start to become ludicrous. Nonsensical. Winner of the Lustrum Award for Outstanding New Play, this heartbreaking and…

Thu 14 Jun

£12 / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:45

Fat Jewels

A South Yorkshire council estate. Pat's having strange dreams. He can't shake them. He's gone round to Danny's for a chat and some healthy advice. Lonely and dangerous, Danny insists that what Pat needs is a therapy programme of Danny's own making, involving cricket bats and trips to the zoo… Fat Jewels is a dark and…

Tue 3 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Wed 4 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Thu 5 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

…and 12 more dates until 21 Jul

Ink Or Swim

Curated by award winning writer Associate Producer of The Hope Theatre Anthony Orme, The Hope Theatre is proud to bring back INK OR SWIM; A brand new play reading event designed to connect new and exciting theatre creatives and develop new writing. In an ever competitive market, finding a nugget of gold early can be the…

Fri 22 Jun

£8 / 020 7478 0160

Fri 13 Jul

£8 / 020 7478 0160

Fri 3 Aug

£8 / 020 7478 0160

Medicine

'You'll catch your death out here.' 'Well I'm not here to catch a bus, am I?' One howling night in Northern Ireland, Ma discovers Moira on the edge of Warrenpoint pier, full of cheap whiskey and desperate to end it all Is it too late to bring her daughter home? MEDICINE is a quick-witted tragicomedy by the up-and-coming…

Tue 14 Aug

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Wed 15 Aug

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Thu 16 Aug

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

…and 12 more dates until 1 Sep

Precisionism

New York. A city in lust with drink and drugs, sex and jazz. When a criminal kingpin vanishes, leaving behind an empire of vice and a tantalisingly damming tale, his top lieutenants must choose - loyalty or power. Old Sole invites you underground, surrounded by forbidden delights, inches from the gaping jaws of…

Sun 3 Jun

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Mon 4 Jun

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Workshop: Inside The Audition Process

WORKSHOP: Inside The Audition ProcessA full and frank investigation of what its like from Matthews side of the table when casting for theatre productions. How does he post a job? Whats he looking for in applications? How best to present yourself and behave at your audition. What makes a good audition chat? What are the…

Sat 16 Jun

£25 / 020 7478 0160

Sat 23 Jun

£25 / 020 7478 0160

Sat 21 Jul

£25 / 020 7478 0160

Sat 28 Jul

£25 / 020 7478 0160

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