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


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

Upcoming shows

An Indian Abroad

Stifled by his life in middle-class India, Krishnan is desperate to see more of the world. He takes a year out from his studies to visit the island of Great Britain.

Previews from: Sunday 23 September 2018
Closes: Tuesday 25 September 2018

Like Lions

Like a lot of people their age, twins Jacob and Sam went to Uni. They're not sure why. It just seemed like the only thing to do at the time.

Previews from: Friday 12 October 2018
Closes: Sunday 14 October 2018

It Tastes Like Home

A romantic comedy musical set in London exploring a love story between 1st generation Jamaican, Camilla and Yi of Chinese descent. As their tentative relationship evolves, can they balance their two worlds of family, culture and values?

Previews from: Tuesday 16 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 27 October 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


Follows six members of the Air Transport Auxiliary as they battle not only enemy forces, but their own personal demons. Follow Isobel, Daphne, Helena, Rosalie, Avril-May and Bunty as they discover their true instincts ... Fight? Or Flight?

Previews from: Tuesday 13 November 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 November 2018

A Little Bit of Life

Life is a mystery for teenage Marty. His parents grew up in the era of 60s revolution, Jacque took part in student riots in Paris in 1968 and after meeting Anne they both escaped to America in search of freedom and pursuit of happiness.

Previews from: Tuesday 11 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 15 December 2018

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