Almeida Theatre

Photograph of the Almeida theatre, Islington, taken from the street.

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Artistic director: Rupert Goold
Administrator: Rachel Barker


Almeida Theatre - seats 325


Box office: 020 7359 4404


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1 Almeida Street
London N1 1TA

Council: Islington

Region: London

Location map for Almeida Theatre


Highbury & Islington (Victoria)
Angel (Northern)

Essex Road
Highbury & Islington



St. Mary's Church

Day no:
4, 19, 30, 43

Night no:
N19, N41

Access information


The Almeida Theatre aims to be as accessible as possible. There are a range of assisted performances throughout the year. Asssitance dogs are welcome in the auditorium - request an aisle seat when you book. Alternatively, staff are happy to dog sit.

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.

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Access link for this theatre

Wheelchair access

The accessible toilet can be accessed via ramp. Disabled customers may use the box office phone to arrange a pick up or call a taxi, or alternatively may ask a member of staff to do this. Sliding glass door (operated by push button) at entrance, and a ramp provides access to toilets and auditorium (stalls). No lift to the circle.

Visual assistance

Audio described performances are available throughout the year - check website for schedule.

Hearing assistance

Induction loop in the box office for hearing aid users. Infrared hearing system in the main auditorium - collect headsets from the kiosk in the foyer. Hearing dogs welcome in the auditorium - request an aisle seat when you book.

Current shows


Tinuke Craig makes her Almeida debut with a new production of Maxim Gorky's savagely funny play, adapted by multi award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett.

Previews from: Monday 7 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 23 November 2019

Upcoming shows

The Duchess of Malfi

When the Duchess falls in love with her steward Antonio, her corrupt brothers embark on a chilling plot to destroy her marriage, power and agency.

Previews from: Monday 2 December 2019

Closes: Saturday 18 January 2020


In the ruins of a garden in rural England. In a house which was once a home. A woman searches for seeds of hope.

Previews from: Monday 3 February 2020

Closes: Friday 28 February 2020


A young black artist meets an older white art collector. A gospel choir emerges from an infinity pool. A mother stops at nothing to save her son's soul. In this Bel Air tale of love and family, intimacy is a commodity and the surreal gets real.

Previews from: Monday 30 March 2020

Closes: Saturday 9 May 2020

The House of Shades

Nothing cuts into us like the family knife. The Webster House. 1965. 1979. 1985. 1990. 2016. Death silences no one, least of all the dead.

Previews from: Monday 18 May 2020

Closes: Saturday 27 June 2020

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