The Old Sorting Office Arts Centre

The Old Sorting Office Arts Centre
Barnes Green, 49 Station Road, Barnes, London, SW13 0LF
  • Telephone 020 8876 9885
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 9am–5pm; Sat 10am–4pm; closed Sun.
  • Bar open Mon-Fri 9pm-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm
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  • Website www.osoarts.org.uk
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Black Mountain

Black Mountain is an exciting new play by up and coming playwright Brad Birch.Set in an airbnb in the foothills of Black Mountain, this psychological thriller powers to its terrifying conclusion. Not to be missed!Produced by Wild Duck Theatre

Tue 17 Jul

£12–£14 / 020 8876 9885

Wed 18 Jul

£12–£14 / 020 8876 9885

Thu 19 Jul

£12–£14 / 020 8876 9885

Communicate

James is suffocating inthe past, Heather is focusing onthe nursery. A journeythroughloss, love, superheroes andenforced pen maintenance,Communicateaddressesthe effects of bereavementand grief - dealing withthe importance oftalking abouthow you feel, and notletting your pastdetermine your future.Developed in association…

Thu 11 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Dear Chocolate Soldier

The Somme trenches, July 1916. Bombardier Edwin Hassall finds a mysterious chocolate packet from Little Joan. Intrigued, he writes to her.The true story oftheChocolate Soldiers correspondence with Little Joan and her father is by turns amusing, moving and uplifting, told by three actors in a cabaret-style performance…

Tue 6 Nov

£10–£12 / 020 8876 9885

Wed 7 Nov

£10–£12 / 020 8876 9885

Thu 8 Nov

£10–£12 / 020 8876 9885

…and 2 more dates until 10 Nov

Jazzy Lunch

Sunday jazz and swing lunch at OSO. Aglamorousafternoonwithmusic ranging from swing to straight ahead jazz.John Bayley leads Five Go Jiving, best known for the annual Christmas Eve show at Festival Hall.Our guest artist is Karen Sharp, who has played with Humphrey Lyttelton, Alan Barnes, John Dankworth, Jacqueline…

Sun 16 Sep

£10 / 020 8876 9885

Lady Windermere's Fan

The University of Cambridge Asia Theatre Tours home-run.Lattes, laptops, London and a director whos making Wilde a little Wilder.Somewhere between a modernization and a true interpretation of the text, this play within a play challenges our expectations while maintaining all of Wildes keenly-observed characters and his…

Sun 14 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Mental

Sam is ill. Inthe grip of a depressive episode he is admittedto anadolescentspsychiatric ward,the lastplace on earthhe wantsto be. Butlife can be surprising, and sometimesthe mosttouching of relationships can be found inthe darkestoftimes.

Mon 24 Sep

£10–£12 / 020 8876 9885

Tue 25 Sep

£10–£12 / 020 8876 9885

Wed 26 Sep

£10–£12 / 020 8876 9885

Never Such Innocence

This acclaimed narrative recital of words and music from the First World War features actor Christopher Kent and pianist Gamal Khamis (described by BBC Radio 3 as incredibly moving) and juxtaposes poetry and music of the period against the real-life story of Private PercyOKey.It is a compelling journey from innocence to…

Sat 1 Dec

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

The Nightingale Of South Bank

Florence Easton was born in 1882, in SouthBank, Middlesbrough. In 1918, she createdthe role of Lauretta inthe world premiere of PuccinisGianniSchicchi- making herthe firstsopranoto sing O MioBabbinoCaro.Helena Leonard sings many famous arias as shetellsthe story of Florences remarkable career.

Tue 11 Dec

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Wed 12 Dec

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Old Herbaceous

Described as Downton Abbey with gardening tips,OldHerbaceousis the humorous love story of a single-minded yet gentle man with a passion for plants. A charming,full-length,one-man show, which for two years has entranced sell-out audiences all around the country.'A delightful tale, beautifully told,OldHerbaceousis a treat…

Thu 4 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Fri 5 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Sat 6 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Oso Does The 1970S: Fundraising Music Night

Join us for a night of1970s music performedby BarnesfavouritesStephanOGoodsonand Camille Robertson. The night willfeature a buffet dinner and dancing.Dressing upishighly encouragedand profitswill go towards the OSO Development Fund.

Sat 6 Oct

£20–£25 / 020 8876 9885

Oso Pantomime 2018 : Sleeping Beauty

The OSOPantois back again!Last year we sold out so book early to avoid missing this essential part of the Christmas calendar. Be prepared to laugh, boo, sing and most of all fill yourself up with that warm festive feeling.

Sat 15 Dec

£10–£42 / 020 8876 9885

Sun 16 Dec

£10–£42 / 020 8876 9885

Fri 21 Dec

£10–£42 / 020 8876 9885

Sat 22 Dec

£10–£42 / 020 8876 9885

Shackleton's Carpenter

He challengedErnest ShackletonThe Boss in the ice floes of Antarctica. Now again, alone and destitute in the middle of a still night, he challenges him one last time.Shackletons shipEndurancesank in Antarctica, leaving him and his crew of 27 stranded. HarryMcNish, Shackletonscarpenter and brilliant shipwright…

Tue 11 Sep

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Wed 12 Sep

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Thu 13 Sep

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Sat 15 Sep

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Star Of Strait Street

Its nostalgic, its about love, and beautiful people, but its also about strength and courage thats how The Times Of Malta hailed this new musical, based on a true story from World War Two.Glamorous British entertainer Christina Ratcliffe was in Malta to entertain the troops, but she fell in love with a daredevil pilot and…

Tue 13 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Wed 14 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Straightup Comedy

StraightUpComedy bringstogether some ofthe bestacts onthe UK London comedy scene, having previously hostedthe likes of Ed Gamble, Suzi Ruffell and Ken Cheng. Withexponents ofthe surreal, one-liner masters, poetry, music and sketch comedy,StraightUpComedy has always provided our audiences withunforgettable nights of…

Sat 22 Sep

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Sat 20 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Sat 17 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Things I Know To Be True

Thissearinglybeautifulfamily saga,set inasmall towninAustralia,exploresthe opposing pulls ofthe tight bonds of family againstthe urge of four siblings to grow up and leavethe nest.Created in 2016 by Andrew Bovell (together with Frantic Assembly and a GCSE English resource text), this productionincludesoriginal music…

Tue 20 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Wed 21 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Thu 22 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

…and 2 more dates until 24 Nov

Trump'd!

Parodic musical journey through America in the year 2030, as the resistance grows against the supreme dictator Donald Trump.

Tue 18 Sep

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Wed 19 Sep

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Thu 20 Sep

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Fri 21 Sep

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Unbroken 2018 Short Film Prize

We are delighted that the 2018 festival will see the return of the UNBROKEN Short Film Prize, allowing us once again to explore the issues surrounding mental health through yet another art form. Our 2017 Shortlist set the bar pretty high but we hope that a number of film makers - young not so young, first timers old…

Fri 31 Aug

£12 / 020 8876 9885

Unbroken Showcase 2018

The UNBROKEN Showcase will close the festival with a thought-provoking selection of short pieces of theatre/new writing, live music, spoken word and original choreography, all looking at the issues surrounding mental health in very different ways, from both the moving to the amusing. Submissions close on the 27th July and…

Sun 2 Sep

£12 / 020 8876 9885

Walls

In the early hours of the new year, four teenagers re-enact the events of a New Years Eve party they havejust come from and in doing so reveal the huge personal problems that they have all been trying to cover up.Through a mixture of rap-like verse and naturalistic dialogue, this play challenges the disconnect between who…

Sat 22 Sep

£10–£12 / 020 8876 9885

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