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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Events at this venue

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Camille Robertson And Stephan O'goodson: Oso Does The 1970S: Fundraising Music Night

Join us for a night of1970s music performedby BarnesfavouritesStephanO'Goodsonand 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

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

Dispatches: Scratch Writing Night

Come see Londons newest theatrical voices! The OSOs scratch night, Dispatches, returns for a third time (after two sell-out shows), presenting a selection of new or developing short plays. Youll get a chance to see some of the best emerging talent in writing, directing, and acting - plus give your feedback on the pieces…

Thu 6 Dec

£5–£8 / 020 8876 9885

The Ghost Of Chesterton House

Take a seat in Jacob Wards dining room where, on the eve of his move to Chesterton House, strange shadows lurk in the dark. In a seemingly deserted village youll never be alone, and as the night draws in, be prepared to uncover the Ghost of Chesterton House in this brand new, terrifying experience. You will be part of a…

Wed 31 Oct

Sold out / 020 8876 9885

Sold out / 020 8876 9885

Keepers

Its Amys first day working at the zoo. Shes paired with Tom. Together they look after tapirs, llamas and meerkats. Toms better at talking to animals than humans, but Amys arrival brings unexpected change.A warm-hearted, poignant look at the life of the keepers at the zoo by Ben Clare,an alumniof theWritersGroup at the…

Tue 16 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Wed 17 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Thu 18 Oct

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Fri 19 Oct

£12–£15 / 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

Misfits Farm - A Musical

Who are the beasts?Misfits Rescue Farm is a place of fun and laughter - but the animals world is about to fall apart. When scientists arrive, looking for test subjects for their new cosmetic, the creatures face a threat they could never have imagined. If they cant defend their home, they must run. But an insecure baboon…

Sat 8 Dec

£4–£6 / 020 8876 9885

Sun 9 Dec

£4–£6 / 020 8876 9885

Never Such Innocence

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

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 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

Thu 20 Dec

£10–£42 / 020 8876 9885

…and 2 more dates until 22 Dec

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

Sat 15 Dec

£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

£10–£40 / 020 8876 9885

Wed 21 Nov

£10–£40 / 020 8876 9885

Thu 22 Nov

£10–£40 / 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.

Wed 19 Sep

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

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Thu 20 Sep

£12–£15 / 020 8876 9885

Fri 21 Sep

£12–£15 / 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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