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Away from London's famous West End, there are a number of renowned fringe theatres that stage new and exciting works as well as old musical revivals. In fact, many productions stage at these intimate venues soon end up on the big stage. Here LondonTown.com outlines the best fringe theatres the city has to offer, ensuring you never miss the best tickets in town.

 
 

Arcola Theatre

Community theatre in a former textile factory.

24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London, E8 3DL

Tube: Highbury & Islington Station

 
 

This renowned community theatre is at the heart of Hackney and Dalston's flourishing arts scene, and one of the best places in London to see new work. The Arcola Theatre building is a classic contemporary fringe venue, a converted paint manufacturing factory that offers studio spaces, a versatile auditorium and a pop up tent that hosts a variety of shows. Founded in 2000 the theatre has firmly established itself as more than an arts centre, with a diverse range of productions which aim to be socially and politically relevant. Having become so well known for its varied programme, the theatre has staged works by top actors, writers and directors including the likes of William Gaskill, Ariel Dorfman, Jack Shepherd and Bill Bryden. Arcola also runs a multi-cultural community and youth programmes which help young people strive towards their goals in the creative industries.

 
 

Events at Arcola Theatre

The Pulverised
Now On

24th to 27th May 2017 - Various Times | £12-£17

 
The Pulverised Arcola Theatre 2017-05-022017-05-27 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston London, E8 3DL
Category: Theatres

The theme of the play by Alexandra Badea is globalisation and its far-reaching effects on our lives.

Richard III
Now On

11th May to 10th June 2017 - Various Times | £10-£22

 
Richard III Arcola Theatre 2017-05-112017-06-10 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston London, E8 3DL
Category: Theatres
Tiger Rag
Ongoing

26th May, 2nd Jun, 9th Jun, 16th Jun, 23rd Jun and 30th Jun 2017 - 10pm-3am | £7

 
Tiger Rag Arcola Theatre 2017-02-032017-06-30 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston London, E8 3DL
Category: Theatres
Musvism: The 'Black Power' Soundtrack (Antiuniversity Now Event)
On SoonFree Event

Saturday 10th June 2017 - 3pm-6pm | Free

 
Musvism: The 'Black Power' Soundtrack (Antiuniversity Now Event) Arcola Theatre 2017-06-102017-06-10 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston London, E8 3DL
Category: Theatres

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate.

Rebel Lectures
On Soon

Sunday 11th June 2017 - 6.30pm | £5-£12

 
Rebel Lectures Arcola Theatre 2017-06-112017-06-11 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston London, E8 3DL
Category: Theatres

A lecture on how to give engaging lectures.

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Bush Theatre

Influential theatre based in the former library in Shepherds Bush, specialising in new writing.

7 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 8LJ

Tube: Shepherd's Bush Market Station (Hammersmith and City Line), Goldhawk Road Station, Shepherd's Bush Station (Central)

 
 

London's essential theatre for new writing has been the first step into the big time for dozens of Britain's best playwrights. Challenging, disturbing and original works are often accepted by the Bush Theatre, and find their way to the West End. Moving from the room above O'Neill's pub in Shepherds Bush Green to the former Shepherd's Bush Library building on Uxbridge Road in 2011, the theatre acquired larger premises as well as a laid back bar/library and cafe (open Monday to Saturday, 8am to 11pm), worth a visit even if you're not here to watch a play. Thankfully, despite the increased space - increasing capacity from 81 to seating for 144 people - the wonderful intimacy of the original venue remains intact, and the move can only help attract new audiences to this exceptional theatre. The theatrical experience and the quality of the acting talent who have been drawn to the Bush Theatre over the years is most impressive, with Alan Rickman, Anthony Sher, Simon Callow and Alison Steadman all putting in performances on the Bush's stage. Artistic Director Josie Rourke (2007-2011) left the Bush Theatre at the end of December 2011, handing over the reins to Madani Younis whose first season began in April 2012.

 
 

Events at Bush Theatre

While We're Here Now On Editor's Top Pick - Recommended

26th April to 27th May 2017 | £10

 
While We're Here Bush Theatre 2017-04-262017-05-27 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road London, W12 8LJ
Category: Theatres

Alice Hamilton directs Barney Norris' moving and melancholic romance about two lovers, Eddie and Carol, whose lives follow different paths until they meet again on a park bench in a town full of memories, and ...more

Nina Conti: In Your Face
On Soon

Thursday 1st June 2017 - 8pm | £18, phone for availability

 
Nina Conti: In Your Face Bush Theatre 2017-06-012017-06-01 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road London, W12 8LJ
Category: Theatres

The comedian and ventriloquist selects a lucky member of the audience to wear a mask and become her play thing for the night, conjuring improvised mirth out of the ether with the help of Monkey ...

Shaun Keaveny's Middle-Aged Night Out
On Soon

Friday 2nd June 2017 - 8pm | £15, phone for availability

 
Shaun Keaveny's Middle-Aged Night Out Bush Theatre 2017-06-022017-06-02 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road London, W12 8LJ
Category: Theatres

The BBC 6 Music presenter blues the line between music and comedy with fast-paced banter and a few special guests.

Stand-Up For Kids (Ages 5-10)
On SoonFree Event

Saturday 3rd June 2017 - 12noon | Free, ticketed

 
Stand-Up For Kids (Ages 5-10) Bush Theatre 2017-06-032017-06-03 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road London, W12 8LJ
Category: Theatres

Fin Taylor hosts a special mixed bill of comedians, who perform child-friendly material with a few jokes for parents too.

Joseph Morpurgo: Work-In-Progress
On Soon

Saturday 3rd June 2017 - 1.30pm | £5

 
Joseph Morpurgo: Work-In-Progress Bush Theatre 2017-06-032017-06-03 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road London, W12 8LJ
Category: Theatres

The comedian presents new material ahead of the debut of his multimedia show Hammerhead.

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The Courtyard Theatre

A well-respected theatre that encourages new writing and emerging playwrights.

40 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London, N1 6EU

Tube: Old Street Station

 
 

This well-respected King's Cross fringe theatre - which arrived in Hoxton via Covent Garden - is home to a theatre training company and local music festival, as well as a roster of fantastic small scale productions. They also run the Kings Cross Award for New Writing which encourages and supports emerging playwrights.

 
 

Events at The Courtyard Theatre

Molly Burch
On Soon

Sunday 28th May 2017 | phone for prices

 
Molly Burch The Courtyard Theatre 2017-05-282017-05-28 Where:
The Courtyard Theatre, 40 Pitfield Street London, N1 6EU
Category: Theatres

The pop singer-songwriter from Austin, Texas performs songs from her new album, Please Be Mine.

C Macleod
On Soon

Wednesday 31st May 2017 - 7pm | £8

 
C Macleod The Courtyard Theatre 2017-05-312017-05-31 Where:
The Courtyard Theatre, 40 Pitfield Street London, N1 6EU
Category: Theatres

The musician, formerly known as The Boy Who Trapped The Sun, who comes from Stornoway, performs his soft rock originals.

Pixx
On Soon

Wednesday 7th June 2017 - 7pm | £10

 
Pixx The Courtyard Theatre 2017-06-072017-06-07 Where:
The Courtyard Theatre, 40 Pitfield Street London, N1 6EU
Category: Theatres

Alt-indie singer-songwriter performs works from her debut album, The Age Of Anxiety.

Addictive TV: Orchestra of Samples
On Soon

Thursday 8th June 2017 - 7.30pm-11pm | £6-£8

 
Addictive TV: Orchestra of Samples The Courtyard Theatre 2017-06-082017-06-08 Where:
The Courtyard Theatre, 40 Pitfield Street London, N1 6EU
Category: Theatres
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Etcetera Theatre

A tiny theatre located above the Oxford Arms pub in the heart of Camden.

265 Camden High Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 7BU

Tube: Camden Town Station, Camden Town Station

 
 

The Etcetera Theatre, located above the Oxford Arms pub, has played host to fringe festivals, magic shows and quirky productions for over 20 years. The stage area is a black box studio with just 42 seats. Over 1000 productions have been staged at the Etcetera including Nightmare Abbey by Eleanor Zeal, winner of an Edinburgh Fringe First and Scottish Daily Express Newcomer of the Year, and Bondage by David Hines, which toured the UK and Europe and became the Ken Russell film Whore.

 
 

Events at Etcetera Theatre

Tiny Dynamite
On Soon

20th to 25th Jun 2017 - Various Times | £12

 
Tiny Dynamite Etcetera Theatre 2017-06-202017-06-25 Where:
Etcetera Theatre, 265 Camden High Street London, NW1 7BU
Category: Theatres
Sam & Tom / Sian & Zoe: Edinburgh Previews

Saturday 22nd July 2017 - 4.30pm-7.30pm | £5-£8

 
Sam & Tom / Sian & Zoe: Edinburgh Previews Etcetera Theatre 2017-07-222017-07-22 Where:
Etcetera Theatre, 265 Camden High Street London, NW1 7BU
Category: Theatres

Comedy, Sketch.

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Finborough Theatre

This impressive fringe theatre has a challenging programme of new international works.

118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London, SW10 9ED

Tube: West Brompton Station

 
 

The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. Founded in 1980, the Finborough has just 50 seats creating an intimate space for its productions which focus on developing new writing, rediscovering neglected works and presenting the best of the old and new in an eclectic programme. In 2010 artistic director Neil McPherson curated an ambitious festival to mark the theatre's 30th anniversary with 30 new plays from the likes of esteemed playwrights Mike Bartlett, Mark Ravenhill and Laura Wade. The Finborough has also won the Dan Crawford Pub Theatre Award not once but twice - in 2005 and again in 2008 - as well as being named The Most Welcoming Theatre  and the Best Theatre Bar in South West London in the Off West End Awards in 2012.

 
 

Events at Finborough Theatre

Jam
Now On

23rd May to 17th June 2017 - Various Times | May 30 £14, May 23 & 24 preview £12, May 25, 28, 31, Jun 1, 4 £16, concs £14, May 26 & 27, Jun 2 & 3 £16, Jun 6, 13 £16, Jun 7, 8, 11, 14, 15 £18, concs £16, Jun 9, 10, 16, 17 £18

 
Jam Finborough Theatre 2017-05-232017-06-17 Where:
Finborough Theatre, 118 Finborough Road London, SW10 9ED
Category: Theatres

W14 Productions present this drama by Matt Parvin that deals with the relationship between a teacher and a difficult pupil who has re-appeared in her life. Tommo Fowler is the director.

Footprints On The Moon
On Soon

28th May to 13th June 2017 - Various Times | £18, concs £16

 
Footprints On The Moon Finborough Theatre 2017-05-282017-06-13 Where:
Finborough Theatre, 118 Finborough Road London, SW10 9ED
Category: Theatres

The Canadian playwright, Maureen Hunter's work about a woman in small town in Canada and the problems with her life and relationships. Directed by Anastasia Osei-Kuffour.

Food
On Soon

20th June to 15th July 2017 - 7.30pm | £12-£18

 
Food Finborough Theatre 2017-06-202017-07-15 Where:
Finborough Theatre, 118 Finborough Road London, SW10 9ED
Category: Theatres

Australian Steve Rogers' work about the lives of two sisters who run a takeaway place in Australia. Directed by Cressida Brown.

Mr Gillie
On Soon

25th June to 11th July 2017 - Various Times | £18, concs £16

 
Mr Gillie Finborough Theatre 2017-06-252017-07-11 Where:
Finborough Theatre, 118 Finborough Road London, SW10 9ED
Category: Theatres

An inspirational village schoolteacher is judged in a celestial court in this comedy by James Bridie. Directed by Jenny Eastop.

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Jacksons Lane Theatre

There's a regularly changing programme of live performances at this multi-arts centre.

269a Archway Road, London, N6 5AA

Tube: Highgate Station

 
 

Housed in a Grade II listed gothic church conversion, this multi-arts, theatre and dance venue in Highgate has a regularly changing programme of live performances including plays, circus and cabaret. With a 166-seat theatre, large scale semi-sprung dance and rehearsal studio and a café/bar, Jacksons Lane is also available for hire and there are regular classes and courses for all age groups from dance and drama to chess and Tai Chi. The Cafe Theadro, open every day from 10am (except Monday), offers homemade dishes, freshly-baked cakes and cookies with Greek dishes a speciality.

 
 

Events at Jacksons Lane Theatre

A Clockwork Orange
On Soon

Thursday 1st June 2017 - 7.30pm | £12, concs £10

 
A Clockwork Orange Jacksons Lane Theatre 2017-06-012017-06-01 Where:
Jacksons Lane Theatre, 269a Archway Road London, N6 5AA
Category: Theatres

A stage version of Stanley Kubrick's bruising 1971 film adaptation of Burgess' classic novel, which documents the exploits of Alex and his gang of vengeful droogs. Performed by The Actor's Wheel.

Declining Solo
On Soon

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th June 2017 - 8pm | £10.95-£12.95

 
Declining Solo Jacksons Lane Theatre 2017-06-062017-06-07 Where:
Jacksons Lane Theatre, 269a Archway Road London, N6 5AA
Category: Theatres

Two Destination Language's sequel to award-winning Near Gone, combining text with choreography, video and specially commissioned music.

Thrive Youth Dance Showcase
On Soon

Sunday 25th June 2017 - 7pm | £8

 
Thrive Youth Dance Showcase Jacksons Lane Theatre 2017-06-252017-06-25 Where:
Jacksons Lane Theatre, 269a Archway Road London, N6 5AA
Category: Theatres

The third annual Youth Dance Showcase presenting young dance talent from across London.

Hangwire

Saturday 1st July 2017 - 8pm | £5

 
Hangwire Jacksons Lane Theatre 2017-07-012017-07-01 Where:
Jacksons Lane Theatre, 269a Archway Road London, N6 5AA
Category: Theatres

Cutting-edge contemporary circus from new and emerging companies and solo artists.

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Jermyn Street Theatre

A 70-seat theatre located below an Italian restaurant.

16B Jermyn Street, St James's, London, SW1Y 6LT

Tube: Piccadilly Circus Station, Leicester Square Station

 
 

A sweet little old theatre in the style of a Victorian music hall, the Jermyn Street Theatre is best enjoyed around Christmas when its location opposite Fortnum's brings well-dressed folk from the Home Counties into the marvellous old building to watch Sweeney Todd, Oliver and other period pantos. The rest of the year it is still a great traditional theatre with a reputation for short running, funny shows, and a focus on popular twentieth century theatre. Acknowledging the venue's quality programming, it was named the Fringe Theatre of the Year 2012 in The Stage 100 Awards. 

 
 
 

Landor Pub Theatre

A small theatre housed in a pub, which delivers solid performances of musicals and new plays.

70 Landor Road, Brixton, London, SW9 9PH

Tube: Clapham North Station

 
 

You're never more than three rows away from the action at the Landor Theatre where the audience never exceeds 60. Focussed on producing musical theatre productions in an intimate environment, the Landor Theatre, located on the first floor of The Landor Pub in Clapham, is considered one of the top pub theatres in London. What began as the Cage Theatre in 1994 soon became Upstairs At The Landor in 1995 under the management of artistic director Linda Edwards. Since then it has established itself as an excellent pub theatre, with a consistent quality that belies its amateurish backroom setting. Of note are productions of Sondheim's Follies and Assassins as well as City of Angels and I Love You Because, which achieved widespread critical success.

 
 
 

The Print Room

This non-for-profit performance space boasts top class productions.

The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London, W11 3LB

Tube: Notting Hill Gate Station

 
 

A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, The Print Room is a venue set up in Notting Hill to help educate those who are looking to explore their creative side, and get noticed. The Room is a renovated 1950s warehouse, fronted by Anda Winters and Lucy Bailey - who have a vision to be the 'hidden artistic gem' in the area. The venue has top class productions - recently showcased in the theatre has been 'Fabrication' by Pier Pablo Pasolini, highly recommended by The Times, The Daily Telegraph and The Independent - and has won two design awards in the Offies (the Off West End Awards) in 2012, the first year it was eligible for the awards.

 
 

Events at The Print Room

Babette's Feast
Now On

23rd May to 3rd June 2017 - Various Times | £16-£28

 
Babette's Feast The Print Room 2017-05-232017-06-03 Where:
The Print Room, The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate London, W11 3LB
Category: Theatres
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Rosemary Branch Theatre

There's a frequently changing programme of one-off performances at this independent venue.

2A Shepperton Road, Islington, Islington, London, N1 3DT

Tube: Old Street Station

 
 

An independent, privately-owned, art-friendly freehouse situated across the road from the Grand Union Canal on the borders of Hackney, Islington and Shoreditch. It even has its own theatre upstairs with a frequently changing list of shows from one-off cabaret performances to opera troupes and even a dramatisation of the Bible; it's always worth checking their latest listings for what's going on. It has a tradition in live acts and one previous incarnation was as a renowned music hall where Charlie Chaplin may well have put in a performance. If you're lucky you may even spot a real live celebrity here - comedian Paul Whitehouse used the pub for his BBC series 'Happiness'. Regular quiz nights in the pub downstairs provide enough reason to get a group of friends together and pit your wits against your neighbours.

 
 

Events at Rosemary Branch Theatre

Monday Bites
On Soon

Monday 29th May 2017 - 7.30pm-9pm | £10

 
Monday Bites Rosemary Branch Theatre 2017-05-292017-05-29 Where:
Rosemary Branch Theatre, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington London, N1 3DT
Category: Pubs
Mystery Meat
On Soon

Thursday 1st June 2017 - 7.30pm-9.30pm | £10

 
Mystery Meat Rosemary Branch Theatre 2017-06-012017-06-01 Where:
Rosemary Branch Theatre, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington London, N1 3DT
Category: Pubs

Comedy, Sketch.

The Dirty Thirty
On Soon

Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd June 2017 - 9pm-10pm | £10-£15

 
The Dirty Thirty Rosemary Branch Theatre 2017-06-022017-06-03 Where:
Rosemary Branch Theatre, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington London, N1 3DT
Category: Pubs
Droll
On Soon

Saturday 3rd June 2017 - 7pm-8pm | £10

 
Droll Rosemary Branch Theatre 2017-06-032017-06-03 Where:
Rosemary Branch Theatre, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington London, N1 3DT
Category: Pubs
Stupid Sunday
On SoonFree Event

Sunday 4th June 2017 - 7pm-9pm | Free

 
Stupid Sunday Rosemary Branch Theatre 2017-06-042017-06-04 Where:
Rosemary Branch Theatre, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington London, N1 3DT
Category: Pubs

Comedy, Musical.

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Southwark Playhouse

A small theatre with several excellent productions under its belt.

77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London, SE1 6BD

Tube: Elephant & Castle Station, Borough Station

 
 

Closed since Saturday 5th January 2013, Southwark Playhouse re-opens on 15th May in a new location, a huge warehouse in the heart of Southwark, returning to its original London Bridge Station location in 2018. Its temporary home for five years is at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a five minute walk from Borough Tube and Elephant and Castle Tube stations, gives the theatre - one of the best on the London fringe - 2,000 more square feet to play with including a 240-capacity Main House, a 120 seat Studio Space and - for the first time - its own bar and cafe. The theatre was founded in 1993 and has a reputation for presenting an eclectic mix of classics and works from emerging writers. Past performances have included everything from works by Shakespeare and The Canterbury Tales to puppetry and multimedia. Productions standards are high and the theatre has been nominated for the prestigious Peter Brook / Empty Space Award three times. They are also very much involved in the local community, providing a busy programme of education and workshops.

 
 

Events at Southwark Playhouse

A Lie Of The Mind
Now On

24th to 27th May 2017 - Various Times | May 4-6 preview £12, May 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 £20, concs £16

 
A Lie Of The Mind Southwark Playhouse 2017-05-042017-05-27 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway London, SE1 6BD
Category: Theatres

Defibrillator's production of Sam Shepard's work that deals with the ambivalence of family relationships and of love lost and found. Directed by James Hillier.

The Cardinal
Now On

24th to 27th May 2017 - Various Times | £20, concs £16

 
The Cardinal Southwark Playhouse 2017-04-262017-05-27 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway London, SE1 6BD
Category: Theatres

Justin Audibert directs James Shirley's tragic masterpiece written in 1641 and one of the last plays staged in England before Oliver Cromwell's ban on theatre. Stephen Boxer stars as the unscrupulous power-hungry religious monster.

The Island
On Soon

31st May to 24th June 2017 - Various Times | May 31, Jun 1 £12, Jun 2, 3, 5-10, 12-17, 19-24 £20, concs £16

 
The Island Southwark Playhouse 2017-05-312017-06-24 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway London, SE1 6BD
Category: Theatres

John Terry directs Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona's political drama set in South Africa, about two men who prepare for an act of defiance, drawing on the stories of Robben Island where Nelson ...

Working
On Soon

2nd June to 8th July 2017 - Various Times | £25, previews £14, concs £20

 
Working Southwark Playhouse 2017-06-022017-07-08 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway London, SE1 6BD
Category: Theatres

Jack Maple, Ramin Sabi and D.E.M. Productions present the European Premiere of Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso's musical based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book of interviews with the American workforce. Directed by Luke Sheppard and ...

The Superhero

28th June to 22nd July 2017 - Various Times | Jun 28 & 29 previews £12, Jun 30, Jul 1-22 £20, concs £16

 
The Superhero Southwark Playhouse 2017-06-282017-07-22 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway London, SE1 6BD
Category: Theatres

Tim Johanson Productions presents a one-man musical by Richy Hughes, exploring the lengths a parent would go to to see their child. Directed by Adam Lenson.

All events at Southwark Playhouse
 
 
 

Theatre 503

A custom-built theatre above The Latchmere Pub.

503 Battersea Park Road, London, SW11 3BW

Tube: Clapham Common Station

 
 

Originally created by the team behind the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill, the 503 is a well-designed theatre nestled above the busy Latchmere pub on Battersea Park Road. In 1982, the Gate Theatre expanded to include this custom-built studio theatre above The Latchmere Pub, on the south side of Battersea Bridge Road. Changing its name from the Grace Theatre to Theatre503 in 2002, it was relaunched as a home for new writing and hosted plays by the likes of Dennis Kelly, Phil Porter, Duncan Macmillan and Rachael Wagstaff. It went on to win the Peter Brook Empty Space Award, was nominated for a Time Out Live Award in 2006. More recently it pulled off "an extraordinary coup" (The Telegraph) with its production of The Mountaintop by Katori Hall which transferred to the West End where it won the Olivier Award for Best New play. The Broadway version stars Samuel L Jackson and Halle Berry. Regular comedy nights, fundraisers and free performances mix with the ambitious program of new work to make Theatre503 so much more significant than a fringe venue housed above a scruffy pub in Battersea.

 
 

Events at Theatre 503

Punts
Now On

17th May to 24th June 2017 - 7.45pm | concs £12, £15

 
Punts Theatre 503 2017-05-172017-06-24 Where:
Theatre 503, 503 Battersea Park Road London, SW11 3BW
Category: Theatres
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The Union Theatre

This quirky fringe venue is situated under the arches of a railway bridge close to the Tate Modern.

229 Union Street, London, SE1 0LR

Tube: Southwark Station

 
 

The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth Business Trust loan. She was later joined by actor and director Ben De Wynter and stage/production manager Steve Miller who make up the creative team. The theatre is a quirky fringe venue, situated under the arches of a railway bridge and close to the Tate Modern and Jerwood Space art gallery. It also has its own street side cafe - open all day - serving coffees, pastries and Brick Lane bagels.

 
 
 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern

With a busy midweek programme this tavern is the spiritual heart of Vauxhall's gay village.

372 Kennington Lane, Kennington, London, SE11 5HY

Tube: Vauxhall Station

 
 

The Royal Vauxhall Tavern has been a gay venue since the Second World War, surviving both oppression and the great mainstreaming of Gay culture that saw it lose its biggest stars (including Lily Savage) to television. It's the spiritual heart of Vauxhall's gay village, and a busy midweek programme packs it out every night for bingo, comedy, music or drag acts. On weekends, queues stretch all the way round the block for Duckie, the drag cabaret collective who've performed their cabaret/comedy/experimental theatre show everywhere from the Barbican to New York. Straights are very welcome, but the more delicate should be aware that there is a lot of audience participation.

 
 

Events at Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Push The Button

Friday 26th May 2017 - 9pm-3am | £8

 
Push The Button Royal Vauxhall Tavern 2017-05-262017-05-26 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372 Kennington Lane London, SE11 5HY
Category:

DJs supply all the hits reflecting a broad love of pop in all its guises including guitar bands, divas, electronica, disco and more.

I'm Here And I'm Still Queer!
On Soon

Saturday 27th May 2017 - 12noon-4.30pm | £10

 
I'm Here And I'm Still Queer! Royal Vauxhall Tavern 2017-05-272017-05-27 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372 Kennington Lane London, SE11 5HY
Category:

Literary & Education, Film Workshop.

Duckie
On Soon

1st April to 30th December 2017 - 9pm-2am | £6

 
Duckie Royal Vauxhall Tavern 2017-04-012017-12-30 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372 Kennington Lane London, SE11 5HY
Category:
Sunday Social At The RVT
On Soon

2nd April to 24th December 2017 - 3pm-12midnight | £5, mems £4

 
Sunday Social At The RVT Royal Vauxhall Tavern 2017-04-022017-12-24 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372 Kennington Lane London, SE11 5HY
Category:
Bar Wotever
On Soon

4th April to 19th December 2017 - 7pm-12midnight | £5, concs £3

 
Bar Wotever Royal Vauxhall Tavern 2017-04-042017-12-19 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372 Kennington Lane London, SE11 5HY
Category:
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