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 7 events at this location

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And Then The Rabbit Died

"Then I become some big horrible reclusive stretch-mark ridden, man-lusting and ironically man-repelling beast Oh my god. I've become my Auntie Eileen." As a storm batters against the doors of a small north Dublin community centre, a book group gathers inside to discuss their weekly readings. But something boisterous is…

Sun 19 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Mon 20 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Brazil

"This is only meant to happen on the news" Doddy's lost; radicalised by US bombs falling too close to home. A trade war between the US and Europe escalates; political pollution, consumer excess, desolation, pills and pints pervade. Security's breaking down - the terrorists have wiped out the governments, but the…

Mon 23 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

A Curmudgeon's Guide To Christmas Round Robin Letters

“Jamie stayed and explored Peterborough, which has a Waitrose. He can’t resist a good Waitrose” A Curmudgeon’s Guide to Christmas Round Robin Letters is adapted by Scott Le Crass from the book *The Cat That Could Open The Fridge *by Simon Hoggart. It’s that time of year when people are showered with round robin…

Tue 5 Dec

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Wed 6 Dec

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Thu 7 Dec

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

…and 12 more dates until 23 Dec

Flycatcher

"Needy. Spiteful. Ruthless. And these are a few of her good points." Flycatcher is a darkly comic thriller, which follows a web-woven world, where no one is seen for who they really are: Madelaine is an awkward waitress with a buried past. Mae is a forgotten grandmother, who only wants some attention. Bing is a…

Tue 7 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Wed 8 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Thu 9 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

…and 17 more dates until 2 Dec

Richard Iii: A One Woman Show

Pushing the boundaries of Shakespearean performance, Brite Theater have re-imagined ***Richard III*** as a bold and engaging one-woman show. The fourth wall has been utterly obliterated, as the audience take on the roles of all the other characters at Richard's party in this intimate, exciting, and moving production.

Sun 12 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Mon 13 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Skin Tight

1950s, the rural plains of Southern New Zealand. She has to go, he can't let her. A couple's past unravels in a tender, playful and bruising encounter. As Tom and Elizabeth face their final struggle and look back over their lives, their darkest secrets, fears and desires are laid bare as fractured moments of violence and…

Tue 24 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Wed 25 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Thu 26 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

…and 7 more dates until 4 Nov

Workshop: Creating Character Through Physicality

For Professional Actors A 3 hour workshop led by Matthew Parker, award winning Artistic Director of The Hope Theatre. Matthew will work with attendees on fun, innovative and effective ways of building a character's physicality and how to unlock your character’s inner rhythm. Attendees will leave with a few…

Wed 1 Nov

Sold out / 020 7478 0160

Sat 4 Nov

Sold out / 020 7478 0160

Wed 8 Nov

£15 / 020 7478 0160

…and 2 more dates until 18 Nov

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