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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Brimstone And Treacle

The Hope Theatre presents the 40th Anniversary Revival of Dennis Potter's controversial masterpiece "All I want is the England I used to know. The England I remember. I simply want the world to stop just where it is - and go back a bit. " Intense and macabre, prophetic and darkly funny, Dennis Potter's infamous play…

Tue 2 May

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Wed 3 May

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Thu 4 May

Sold out / 020 7478 0160

…and 12 more dates until 20 May

Human Issue

Frank, is a struggling stand up comedian and self professed cultural provocateur. He is experiencing issues, both in his professional and personal life. The bailiffs have reposed almost everything he owns leaving him nothing more than an eviction notice and a lot of questions. He's intelligent, he's funny, he's…

Sun 2 Apr

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Mon 3 Apr

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

I Know You Of Old

Hero is dead. The night before the funeral, the strange circumstances of her death hang in the air - are the rumours about Hero to be trusted? At her coffin, the eye of the storm, her fiance Claudio is wracked with grief and guilt. When Hero's sharp-tongued cousin Beatrice arrives, closely followed by notorious playboy…

Tue 13 Jun

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Wed 14 Jun

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Thu 15 Jun

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

…and 12 more dates until 1 Jul

Kicked In The Sh*tter

Depression. Sanctions. Anxiety. Self harm. Back to work. Substance Abuse. JSA. AA. ESA. FA. PIP. It's grim out there. It's grim everywhere. Sibling love and sibling dependency; Kicked in the Sh tter is a tale of brother and sister struggling to live with mental health difficulties amidst the labyrinthine wreckage of a…

Tue 28 Mar

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Wed 29 Mar

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Thu 30 Mar

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

…and 7 more dates until 8 Apr

Lakavu

Devised and written by Matt Gibbs, dramaturgy Caitlin Ince Produced by Sebastian May What would you do if you came across an AIDS orphan in Papua New Guinea? Someone else’s problem? And where is Papua New Guinea anyway? Simon - young, gay, Australian - is an aid worker ready to save the world, from a distance.

Sun 16 Apr

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Mon 17 Apr

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Sun 23 Apr

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Mon 24 Apr

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Snapshot

James is a photographer; he’s very good but makes zero money. His partner, Daniel, is a banker; he’s also very good and makes a lot of money. Frank is retired; he likes James’ work and wants to give him money, only it's not for his work… What's the difference between what you're worth to someone and what…

Tue 23 May

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Wed 24 May

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Thu 25 May

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

…and 12 more dates until 10 Jun

Torn Apart (Dissolution)

“I fell in love once. With the wrong woman” This is a love story. A love story set in three different times and three different bedrooms… West Germany, Bremen, the early 1980s. The universities and cafés are full of young people who escaped from the East, the bars are full of American soldiers. Alina, a Polish…

Tue 4 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Wed 5 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

Thu 6 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 7478 0160

…and 12 more dates until 22 Jul

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