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

The Drill

Examines how anxieties around security and terrorism have become ingrained in the daily life of today's cities, and asks whether we might be able to imagine and practice something radically different.

Previews from: Monday 5 February 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 February 2018

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

The Shape of The Pain

One woman attempts to articulate her experience of physical pain. Pain with no apparent cause. Also, she's met someone, and they want to make this work. An experiment in how we talk about pain.

Previews from: Tuesday 20 February 2018
Closes: Saturday 10 March 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


Before we begin, I should warn you: This story ends with a dragon. An interactive performance-game inviting the audience to explore the world of a story from our legendary past ... without leaving their seats.

Previews from: Wednesday 14 March 2018
Closes: Saturday 31 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


Exploring the politics of destruction and what we consider to be barbaric, PALMYRA invites people to step back from the news and look at what lies beneath, and beyond, civilisation.

Previews from: Tuesday 10 April 2018
Closes: Saturday 14 April 2018

Don't Worry They're Here

The only ever winner of both the Best Show and Best Newcomer prize at the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Awards presents his latest stand-up show: an hour of 'richly idiosyncratic comedy'.

Previews from: Monday 21 May 2018
Closes: Saturday 26 May 2018

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