Arcola Theatre

Arcola Theatre, London, seen from the street.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015

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Artistic director: Mehmet Ergen
Executive Producer: Leyla Nazli


Studio 1 - seats 180
Studio 2 - seats 100


Box office: 020 7503 1646


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24 Ashwin Street
London E8 3DL

Council: Hackney

Region: London

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Dalston Junction (Overground)
Dalston Kingsland (Overground)

Dalston Junction (Overground)



Dalston Junction Station

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Access information

Wheelchair access

There is step-free access to the foyer/box office area from the street. Wheelchairs can be accommodated in both studios as well as the Tent. Lift from foyer to toilets. There is step-free access from the street to the Tent where you'll also find an accessible toilet.

Current shows

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Upcoming shows

SLAM Soaps

Five writers have ten minutes each to impress you. They'll present the opening section of their next big thing. You'll cast a vote for your favourite.

Previews from: Tuesday 23 January 2018
Closes: Saturday 27 January 2018

Tim Key: Megadate

A brand new 70 minutes, blending poeticals, talking, standing, spotlights, cables, Kronenburg, foot-stamping and old school wistfulness.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Friday 2 February 2018


Looking down the barrel of her final fertile years, one modern woman goes on a comical quest to uncover the ifs, hows and crucially the whys of reproducing her genes.

Previews from: Tuesday 30 January 2018
Closes: Saturday 3 February 2018

Hear Me Raw

An autobiographical account of one woman's journey through the world of contemporary wellness. A blistering piece of theatre about restriction, control and too much turmeric.

Previews from: Monday 12 February 2018
Closes: Saturday 24 February 2018

Napoleon Disrobed

What if Napoleon didn't die in exile? What if he swapped identities with a lowly sailor and made it back to Paris? What then? A poignantly moving and wryly humorous re-imagining of the final years of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Previews from: Wednesday 14 February 2018
Closes: Saturday 10 March 2018

Fine and Dandy

Jewish refugee Ernest Faigele Fine has many a trick up their sleeve - if only they could manage to master them.

Previews from: Monday 26 February 2018
Closes: Friday 2 March 2018

The Cluedo Club Killings

There's a murderer on the loose - and they've got it in for the Cluedo Club. Armed with a vast knowledge of the crime fiction genre, it's up to student sleuth Esther Jones to crack the case before it's too late.

Previews from: Monday 26 February 2018
Closes: Friday 2 March 2018

Corpus Christi

Joshua is queer. Born into a small town, raised around prejudice, he is teased and mocked at school. On leaving home he gains twelve followers, but is persecuted for being just as radical with his message of love and self-divinity.

Previews from: Monday 5 March 2018
Closes: Saturday 10 March 2018

Doctor Faustus

An unquenchable desire for fame drives Faustus to learn the magic of the dark arts. He summons the demon Mephistopheles using him to strike a deal with Lucifer - his soul for twenty-four years of infinite power.

Previews from: Tuesday 13 March 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 March 2018

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