Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre
Lavender Hill, London, SW11 5TN
  • Telephone 020 7223 2223
  • Bar open Mon-Wed 10am-6pm (late on perf eves), Thu-Fri 10am until late, Sat 6pm until late
  • Website www.bac.org.uk
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Ahir Shah and Fin Taylor Double Bill

Following the globally tumultuous events of the last year, and the increasingly apparent fragility of everything he holds dear, Ahir Shah is getting quite worried and angry. Fortunately, his concerns are super funny.

Mon 10 Jul

Member's Bar

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Battersea Town Hall's Heyday: If Walls Could Talk …

A look at the history of Battersea Town Hall. If the walls could talk, what would they say? Find out with postdoctoral researcher, Jonathan Hicks, and Battersea Arts Centre's researcher, Miriam Sherwood.

Wed 31 May

Staff Recreation Room

020 7223 2223

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Mon 26 Jun

Staff Recreation Room

020 7223 2223

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Mon 31 Jul

Staff Recreation Room

020 7223 2223

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Bring Your Own Baby Comedy

Running Time: approx 75 mins incl. 15 min interval Age Recommendation: 18+ and under 12 months  

Wed 12 Jul

£10 (£8) / 020 7223 2223

Colin Hoult

Colin Hoult returns to Battersea Arts Centre with a host of new characters, along with some old favourites, to preview for the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Thu 20 Jul

£10 (£8) / 020 7223 2223

Dane Baptiste

Original, provocative and exceptionally prolific, Dane Baptiste is already being hailed as one of the most exciting acts to break in years. He returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a show about our worldwide pursuit of wealth, power and pleasure. 

Mon 10 Jul

£10 (£8) / 020 7223 2223

Derailed

Dammit. We are going to put on a show that will change the world. For real. Mercè used to protest in the streets but now she's just angry on Facebook. Patricia has turned forty and is worried her son will hate her for not making more of a difference. Dan thinks it's all connected to bees and Thomas…well Thomas is a…

Tue 30 May

Member's Bar

£10 / 020 7223 2223

Wed 31 May

Member's Bar

£10 / 020 7223 2223

Dirty Work (The Late Shift)

A collaborative, semi-improvised piece of theatre.

Tue 27 Jun

£15–£17.50 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

Wed 28 Jun

£15–£17.50 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

Thu 29 Jun

£15–£17.50 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

…and 2 more dates until 1 Jul

Wed 12 Jul

£10 (£8) / 020 7223 2223

Emma Sidi and Phil Dunning Double Bill

Emma Sidi returns to Battersea Arts Centre to showcase some new characters following her last Edinburgh hour's huge critical and popular acclaim.

Sat 15 Jul

Member's Bar

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Extravaganza Macabre

An evening of wild music and audience mischief. Outdoor performance – dress for the weather.

Tue 4 Jul

Courtyard

£20–£25 / 020 7223 2223

Wed 5 Jul

Courtyard

£20–£25 / 020 7223 2223

Thu 6 Jul

Courtyard

£20–£25 / 020 7223 2223

…and 17 more dates until 29 Jul

Frankenstein

A brand new monster of a musical presented by BAC Beatbox Academy, a collective of young beatboxers, singers, poets and MCs. 

Fri 4 Aug

Member's Bar

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 5 Aug

Member's Bar

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Tue 6 Jun

Member's Bar

020 7223 2223

Wed 14 Jun

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Thu 15 Jun

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 16 Jun

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 17 Jun

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Graham Dickson and Tom Neenan Double Bill

As one member of the hugely successful Austentatious, Graham Dickson is no stranger to the fringe. Here, he previews his first hour of solo comedy, including dark, surreal and silly characters, and some improvised scenes thrown in. 

Thu 13 Jul

Member's Bar

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Infinity Pool: A Modern Retelling of Madame Bovary

Multi award-winning writer Bea Roberts tells a tender and truthful comedy like no other, using projectors, party rings and PowerPoint. 

Wed 7 Jun

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Thu 8 Jun

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 9 Jun

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 10 Jun

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Ingrid Oliver and Rose Matefeo Double Bill

Sassy best friend (sas-ee best friend)

Fri 14 Jul

Member's Bar

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Jayde Adams is Jayded

 Jayde Adams takes a look at fitting in and how to go about doing just that.

Tue 11 Jul

Member's Bar

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Mon 17 Jul

Member's Bar

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Tue 18 Jul

Member's Bar

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

John Robins

Guilt! Shame! Regret! Hammer-Legend, Vibe-Magnet and 'London's Saddest DJ' yells into a well for fifty five minutes. 

Wed 12 Jul

Member's Bar

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Light

Orwellian drama inspired by the revelations of surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Wed 31 May

£15–£17.50 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

Thu 1 Jun

£15–£17.50 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 2 Jun

£15–£17.50 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

…and 13 more dates until 17 Jun

Macondo

Silvia Mercurali has been working in theatre since 1998, creating events, site-specific installations, experimental theatre shows and immersive performances. 

Tue 25 Jul

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Wed 26 Jul

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Matt Forde

A preview of new material by Matt Forde, before he heads off to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer.

Mon 17 Jul

£10 (£8) / 020 7223 2223

Max & Ivan present: The Straight Man

Multi award-winning comedy duo, Max & Ivan (as seen on BBC2's W1A, and heard on Radio 4's The Casebook of Max & Ivan) have gone and written a play. 

Tue 11 Jul

£10 (£8) / 020 7223 2223

Nish Kumar

A preview of new material by Nish Kumar, before he heads off to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer.

Tue 18 Jul

£10 (£8) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 4 Aug

£10 (£8; Children £8) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 5 Aug

£10 (£8; Children £8) / 020 7223 2223

Often Onstage

Figs in Wigs are often onstage but how did we get here and how do we leave?

Thu 6 Jul

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 7 Jul

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 8 Jul

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

The Paper Cinema's Macbeth

Shakespeare's tragedy is vividly told with beautiful illustration and masterful puppetry. A silent film is created before your eyes, set to a captivating live score from exceptional musicians. 

Thu 3 Aug

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 4 Aug

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 5 Aug

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Phil Wang

A preview of new material by Phil Wang before he heads off to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer.

Wed 19 Jul

£10 (£8) / 020 7223 2223

Richard Gadd: Monkey See Monkey Do

  • 4 stars

Edinburgh Comedy Award winning show from the Fife-born performer.

Thu 25 May

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 26 May

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 27 May

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Rituals for Change

A semi-autobiographical show about change and transgender identity, told with live performance, visual art and imagery.

Wed 14 Jun

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Thu 15 Jun

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 17 Jun

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

…and 3 more dates until 24 Jun

Thu 6 Jul

Fri 7 Jul

Thu 13 Jul

£10 (£8) / 020 7223 2223

The Shape of the Pain

'I am just you, with one of the dials tuned to a station that I can't switch off. You with a dial jammed. That's all' 

Fri 21 Jul

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 22 Jul

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Shirley and Shirley and Rachel Parris Double Bill

Shirley & Shirley are character comedians. They write and perform all their own material and are a huge hit on the London comedy circuit. Their USP is their ability to embody a diverse range of uproarious characters that transcend gender, race and sexual preference. With backgrounds in clowning and physical theatre…

Wed 19 Jul

Member's Bar

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Mon 3 Jul

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Tue 4 Jul

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Wed 5 Jul

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Thu 20 Jul

Member's Bar

£10 (£8) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 21 Jul

Member's Bar

£10 (£8) / 020 7223 2223

Social Dance Class

Social dance class.

Tue 30 May

Waiting Room

£1 / 020 7223 2223

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Tue 6 Jun

Waiting Room

£1 / 020 7223 2223

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Tue 13 Jun

Waiting Room

£1 / 020 7223 2223

  • 11:00 – 14:00
…and 17 more dates until 28 Nov

Sat 22 Jul

Member's Bar

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 28 Jul

Member's Bar

020 7223 2223

Sat 29 Jul

020 7223 2223

With Love From St. Tropez

Followingher critically acclaimed 2016, 103 date sell-out international tour, The Kardashians Made Me Do It, Shazia Mirza announces her brand new stand-up show for 2017.

Fri 14 Jul

£10 (£8) / 020 7223 2223

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