The Bread & Roses Theatre

The Bread and Roses Theatre photographed from the street in front of the building.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015

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Artistic director: Tessa Hart
Managing Director: Rebecca Pryle


The Bread & Roses Theatre - seats 60


Box office: 020 7498 1779


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68 Clapham Manor St
London SW4 6DZ

Council: Lambeth

Region: London

Location map for The Bread & Roses Theatre


Clapham North
Clapham Common (Northern Line)
Clapham High Street (Overground)
Wandsworth Road (Overground)

Clapham High Street



St. Luke's Avenue

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88, 155, 322, 345

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About the The Bread & Roses Theatre

In November 2016, Godiva Films also released a short documentary about The Bread & Roses Theatre’s journey up to its 2nd year anniversary.

You can watch the video here.

In 2016, the theatre was named as a recipient of the ICWP 50/50 Applause Award for the second year in a row.

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We have no accessibility information at the present time.

Current shows

Before It Starts

Growing up is hard and when a girl starts school and reveals her controversial sexuality her friends have a lot to laugh about. But when the jokes turn sour and the playful banter becomes bullying the group realise they have a lot to be sorry for.

Previews from: Tuesday 24 April 2018
Closes: Saturday 28 April 2018

Upcoming shows

Disturbing the Dust

Three toys, trapped in an attic. Every day the same routine, until 'someone new' arrives. As their little community is disrupted, their attempts to escape their confinement, each other and their own fears reach a crescendo.

Previews from: Tuesday 1 May 2018
Closes: Saturday 5 May 2018

The Buzz

The Buzz is about the seduction of fame, overnight celebrity culture and the injustices we disregard in favour of one's own success.

Previews from: Tuesday 8 May 2018
Closes: Saturday 19 May 2018


Jarrett and Sharkey are ready to work. The job is imminent. The job is on! What the job will be is not quite clear. As they wait, things get progressively stranger and they begin to doubt if they are capable of work at all.

Previews from: Saturday 26 May 2018
Closes: Wednesday 30 May 2018

Sweet Fanny Adams

Jack and Emily are both drunks. He is a writer, she is an actress. No, start again. Be creative with the language - this isn't a witness statement for the police, you're trying to promote a show.

Previews from: Tuesday 12 June 2018
Closes: Saturday 16 June 2018

Happy Hour

One man's odyssey, to save his son and his own sanity, from the sinister forces he's exposed them both to. Bernie wants his pub to be "child friendly", a party atmosphere, a sort of … Santa's Grotto, with himself as Father Christmas.

Previews from: Tuesday 26 June 2018
Closes: Friday 29 June 2018

Game Over

A black-comedy about two men who both commit suicide on the same night and have to compete via a series of game-show rounds for the right to stay dead.

Previews from: Tuesday 3 July 2018
Closes: Saturday 7 July 2018

Blue Tights, Red Knickers and an 'S' on Her Vest

Jenna is being bullied at work, and struggling to cope with her anxiety. The one person who can make her feel better is on the other side of the world and not speaking to her. One day an incident at work leads to Jenna having a breakdown.

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

Out Of Line

A two man show set in the winter of Belfast 1971 during the infamous troubles. A law has just been passed 'internment' allowing the police force to arrest whoever they suspect without trial.

Previews from: Tuesday 14 August 2018
Closes: Saturday 18 August 2018

A Singular Choice

Unable to escape her cycle of debt, Emma hides the choice she has made, even when joined by friends on the night of her birthday celebration. If you're stuck in that cycle; how desperate will your actions become?

Previews from: Tuesday 28 August 2018
Closes: Saturday 1 September 2018


The leadership make laws to suit their pockets. Ordinary people are worse off. Antigone wishes to bury her brother but Creon, the new leader, has made it illegal. What happens when this young woman protests an unjust law?

Previews from: Tuesday 4 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 22 September 2018

Romea and Julian

Set on an estate in South-East London, where the young people are left to their own devices and where carrying a knife is second nature, we follow the tragic journey of these two lovers over the course of 90 blood pumping minutes.

Previews from: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Closes: Saturday 10 November 2018

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