Almeida Theatre


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

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Management


Artistic director: Rupert Goold
Administrator: Rachel Barker

Theatres


Almeida Theatre - seats 325

Telephone




Box office: 020 7359 4404

Email


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Location


Address:
1 Almeida Street
London N1 1TA

Council: Islington

Region: London

Location map for Almeida Theatre

Transport


Tube:
Highbury & Islington (Victoria)
Angel (Northern)

Train:
Essex Road
Highbury & Islington

Buses:

Stop:

St. Mary's Church


Day no:
4, 19, 30, 43


Night no:
N19, N41

Access information


General

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


The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

Simon Russell Beale plays King Richard II in a visceral new production about the limits of power, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins.

Previews from: Monday 10 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 2 February 2019

Upcoming shows


Shipwreck

Anne Washburn (The Twilight Zone, Mr Burns) returns to the Almeida with a sinister and sensational new play, directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold.

Previews from: Monday 11 February 2019
Closes: Saturday 30 March 2019

Three Sisters

Following her critically acclaimed production of Summer and Smoke, Almeida Associate Director Rebecca Frecknall directs Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters, in a new adaptation by Cordelia Lynn.

Previews from: Monday 8 April 2019
Closes: Saturday 1 June 2019

The Hunt

Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold directs The Hunt by David Farr based on the critically acclaimed Danish film thriller Jagten, by Thomas Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm.

Previews from: Monday 17 June 2019
Closes: Saturday 3 August 2019

Vassa

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


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