Battersea Arts Centre
Grand Hall - seats 500
Lower Hall - seats 140
Courtyard Theatre - seats 120
London SW11 5TN
BAC - Lavender Hill
345, 77, 87, 156, G1
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.
Click the image below to go there.
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.
Box office has portable induction loop.
Rituals For Change
A live show exploring change, gender transition and transgender identity. Throughout the work, there is a shared theatrical language that focuses on honesty, action and playfully destructive DIY aesthetic.Previews from:
Wednesday 14 June 2017Closes:
Saturday 24 June 2017
Dirty Work (The Late Shift)
Two performers conjure an extraordinary performance in a collaborative and competitive act of description. From vast explosions to sub-atomic particals, with daily life, political interludes, dramas and cabaret turns in between.Previews from:
Tuesday 27 June 2017Closes:
Saturday 1 July 2017
A freak storm parts two passionate lovers and sets them on a torturous path of cruel fate and hapless chance. Can a loyal urchin and clairvoyant maid help to reunite the desperate pair? A tale of villainy and valour in Victorian London.Previews from:
Tuesday 4 July 2017Closes:
Saturday 29 July 2017
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 2017Closes:
Saturday 14 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 2017Closes:
Saturday 21 October 2017
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 2017Closes:
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 2017Closes:
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 2017Closes:
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 2017Closes:
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 2018Closes:
Saturday 24 February 2018
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 2018Closes:
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 2018Closes:
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 2018Closes:
Saturday 7 April 2018