Arcola Theatre


Arcola Theatre, London, seen from the street.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015


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Management


Artistic director: Mehmet Ergen
Executive Producer: Leyla Nazli

Theatres


Studio 1 - seats 197
Studio 2 - seats 100

Telephone



Box office: 020 7503 1646

Email


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Location


Address:
24 Ashwin Street
Dalston
London E8 3DL

Council: Hackney

Region: London

Location map for Arcola Theatre

Transport


Tube:
Dalston Junction (Overground)
Dalston Kingsland (Overground)

Train:
Dalston Junction (Overground)

Buses:

Stop:

Dalston Junction Station


Day no:
30, 38, 56, 67, 76, 149, 242, 243, 277, 488


Night no:
N76

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


Women of Troy

Troy has fallen. The women have been rounded up as spoils to be divided amongst the victors. And so they wait.

Previews from: Monday 18 February 2019
Closes: Friday 22 February 2019

Seeds: The Round Shape of All Things Red

A visceral and compelling piece exploring the multi-faceted, ever-evolving 'female experience'.

Previews from: Monday 18 February 2019
Closes: Friday 22 February 2019

Keith?

A South African gun runner turned Buddhist monk. A gullible startup millionaire. His radical feminist ex wife. Their aid worker daughter. The young British Muslim she met in Syria. An ethical Serbian hitman. And an unstable Brazilian cleaner.

Previews from: Wednesday 13 February 2019
Closes: Saturday 9 March 2019

Upcoming shows


Headlines

How does hearing personal stories affect how we view ourselves and others? A documentary crew embark on a series of interviews with the local community to try to get an understanding of what it's like to live with mental illness.

Previews from: Thursday 28 February 2019
Closes: Saturday 2 March 2019

A Day In The Life

A young black man wrongfully arrested. Ripped away from all he loves and left fighting not only against the system but also to keep his mind.

Previews from: Sunday 3 March 2019
Closes: Wednesday 6 March 2019

ADITL: A Day In The Life

A young black man wrongfully arrested. Ripped away from all he loves and left fighting not only against the system but also to keep his mind. Explores injustice within the justice system and serves as a battle cry for social justice.

Previews from: Sunday 3 March 2019
Closes: Wednesday 6 March 2019

The Wonderful World of Dissocia

In search of a lost hour that has tipped the balance of her life, Lisa Jones visits a surreal wonderland where she meets insecurity guards, a deviant scapegoat and a singing polar bear, all desperate to keep her there.

Previews from: Monday 11 March 2019
Closes: Friday 15 March 2019

Deli Dumrul

Wild Dumrul bargains with the angel of death for his life in return for someone else's. But who will volunteer to part with theirs to save him? This iconic tale is one of the milestones of Turkish literature.

Previews from: Monday 18 March 2019
Closes: Saturday 23 March 2019

Little Miss Sunshine

The Hoover family has more than a few troubles, but young Olive has her heart set on winning the Little Miss Sunshine beauty contest. When an invitation to compete comes out of the blue, the Hoovers must pile in to their rickety yellow camper van.

Previews from: Thursday 21 March 2019
Closes: Saturday 11 May 2019

Small Changes

From living portraits to stolen gerbils, disposable fashion to Lynx-fuelled bonfires, Arcola Youth Theatre explores the power of art, or absence from it, in our daily lives.

Previews from: Monday 25 March 2019
Closes: Thursday 28 March 2019

They, Them, We, Us

A Queerstory is a gutsy celebration of 50 years of Queer Liberation since the Stonewall Uprising - an expansive look backwards and forwards, flowing through 50 years of queerstory in fifty minutes.

Previews from: Monday 1 April 2019
Closes: Saturday 6 April 2019

The Quest

Zemuel has been banished from his village in the Valley of Embers for bringing a monster to life. To return he must find and confront it. Fred loves Lord of Rings, Lady Gaga and salad. Two stories. Two worlds. One quest.

Previews from: Monday 1 April 2019
Closes: Saturday 6 April 2019

Ute Lemper

For one week only, Olivier Award-winning Ute Lemper will bring her one woman show Rendezvous with Marlene, celebrating the life of Marlene Dietrich, to Arcola Theatre.

Previews from: Tuesday 14 May 2019
Closes: Sunday 19 May 2019

The Glass Menagerie

Summer, 1937. Austerity turns up the pressure on the people of St Louis, for none more so than its African American community. Crowded amongst the tenements, Amanda Wingfield demands that her two children will lead a better life.

Previews from: Thursday 23 May 2019
Closes: Saturday 13 July 2019


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