Battersea Arts Centre

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Artistic director: Tarek Iskander
CEO: Tarek Iskander


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

Location map for Battersea Arts Centre


None nearby

Clapham Junction



BAC - Lavender Hill

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

Night no:
N77, N345

Access information

Wheelchair access

There is step free access to The Bee's Knees playspace, The Scratch Bar and ground floor public spaces.

The first floor performance spaces can be reached via a lift.

Battersea Arts Centre has a range of toilet facilities available including all-gender toilets, accessible toilets on all floors and baby-change facilities.

Visual assistance

Audio Described Performances:

Audio description gives additional commentary during a performances through headphones, describing things like body language and facial expressions, costume, scenery and action sequences.

This service may be useful for people who are blind or partially sighted.

Touch tours may also be offered alongside these performances.

Current shows


ONE examines the left through the prism of the right, and the walls we build to protect the difference between what we say and who we really are.

Previews from: Monday 30 September 2019

Closes: Saturday 19 October 2019

Now Is The Time To Say Nothing

Explores the conflict in Syria through the eyes of young Londoners in a collaboration with Syrian filmmaker, Reem Karssli.

Previews from: Wednesday 2 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 19 October 2019

Upcoming shows


ONE examines the left through the prism of the right, and the walls we build to protect the difference between what we say and who we really are.

Previews from: ... no date announced

Closes: ... no close date announced


Two performers - one Greek, one French - dance and shout, cry and sing, agree and disagree, about life in the Eurohouse. A darkly comic look at the EU's founding ideals and what got lost along the way.

Previews from: Saturday 19 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 19 October 2019

Trojan Horse

Originally developed with Leeds Playhouse,  this Amnesty International Freedom of Expression & Fringe First Award-winning production is the story of a community torn apart by racial division, 'British values' and the culture of Prevent.

Previews from: Monday 4 November 2019

Closes: Saturday 16 November 2019

A Haunted Existence

Weaves together history and hearsay to highlight turmoil, stigma and heartbreak and tell the story of Britain's very recent, shameful past when sex between consenting male adults was illegal.

Previews from: Thursday 7 November 2019

Closes: Saturday 9 November 2019

Oh Yes Oh No

This is a show about having sexual fantasies that don't align with your politics. About understanding what you want, and wondering how to ask for it.

Previews from: Tuesday 12 November 2019

Closes: Saturday 23 November 2019

Queens Of Sheba

At a London nightclub in 2015, the lives of a group of friends were changed forever when confronted with misogynoir - where sexism meets racism - in its most vicious form.

Previews from: Monday 18 November 2019

Closes: Saturday 23 November 2019

Goldilocks and the Three Musketeers

With original live music, songs and plenty of chances to join in, Goldilocks and The Three Musketeers is a madcap festive adventure that will keep young audiences spellbound.  

Previews from: Saturday 30 November 2019

Closes: Tuesday 31 December 2019

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Buy tickets for Cyrano de Bergerac at the Playhouse Theatre