Battersea Arts Centre

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Grand Hall - seats 500
Lower Hall - seats 140
Courtyard Theatre - seats 120


Box office: 020 7223 2223


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Lavender Hill
London SW11 5TN

Council: Wandsworth

Region: London

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Clapham Junction



BAC - Lavender Hill

Day no:
345, 77, 87, 156, G1

Night no:
N77, N345

Access information


Assistance dogs welcome and the Cafe Bar can provide water bowls, if required.

Major building works are taking place until early 2016 which will affect access to some spaces. These works will also improve access across the building for the future.

For large scale and longer running productions, the theatre aims to make provision for customers who are hearing or visually impaired and details will be included with the shows, on our website, or through our Box Office.

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

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Wheelchair access

Ramps and rails to the front door - powered door at the cafe entrance.

Level access to lower hall and most spaces are wheelchair accessible.

Accessible toilet facilities across the building.

Hearing assistance

Box office has portable induction loop.

Current shows

We don't have any shows listed.

Upcoming shows


With an uncanny blend of European 1630s-inspired retrofuturism and 1930s wrestling, Doppeldänger explores the boundaries between self and other, gig and theatre, and questions representations of femalehood on stage.

Previews from: Monday 9 October 2017
Closes: Friday 13 October 2017

Sleeping Trees At The Movies

Award-winning comedy trio Sleeping Trees are presenting all three of their multi-genre hit shows: Mafia, Western and Sci-Fi! Without props or set design to aid them, the trio must rely on their wits and a rip-roaring live score.

Previews from: Tuesday 17 October 2017
Closes: Saturday 21 October 2017

Ugly Chief

A comedy based on true events, performed by a real-life father and daughter. Explores the taboos around death, and the fractious relationship with a parent whose opinion you don't always agree with.

Previews from: Tuesday 31 October 2017
Closes: Saturday 18 November 2017


This Christmas, roll, squeeze and pop yourself through the squishiest, squashiest show imaginable. Made for babies, young children and their grown-ups, Sponge is a soft, bouncy adventure set to a 1970s soundtrack.

Previews from: Tuesday 28 November 2017
Closes: Saturday 30 December 2017

Snow White & Rose Red

Snow White likes to tell stories and paint. Rose Red likes to race with the deer and the wolves. When a friendly bear knocks on their door, the mischievous sisters have no idea that it's the beginning of a magnificent adventure.

Previews from: Wednesday 29 November 2017
Closes: Saturday 30 December 2017

Sleeping Trees & The Chocolate Factory: Christmas Special

This Christmas, multi award-winning physical comedy trio the Sleeping Trees are giving their version of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory a seasonal re-vamp for one week only!

Previews from: Monday 18 December 2017
Closes: Saturday 23 December 2017

Juliet And Romeo's Guide To Long Life And Happy Marriage

Award-winning dance theatre company, Lost Dog, re-imagine Shakespeare's tragic teenage love story in a version where Romeo and Juliet survive. A humourous and healtfelt show about love, loss and longevity.

Previews from: Wednesday 14 February 2018
Closes: Saturday 24 February 2018

Not I

Jess Thom has Tourettes, a condition that means she makes movements and noises she can't control, called tics. Following award-winning Backstage In Biscuit Land, she takes on Samuel Beckett's short play.

Previews from: Wednesday 28 February 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 March 2018

The Paper Cinema's Macbeth

Immerse yourself on a journey through rugged Scottish landscapes and encounter storms, betrayal and murderous plot. Shakespeare's tragedy is vividly told with illustration, masterful puppetry and a live score.

Previews from: Monday 19 March 2018
Closes: Wednesday 4 April 2018


An innovative meeting of beatbox, gig and theatre inspired by Mary Shelley's 1818 novel. Using soundscapes, song and ensemble physicality they recount a tale of power, persecution and percussion.

Previews from: Thursday 22 March 2018
Closes: Saturday 7 April 2018

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