The Courtyard

The Courtyard photographed from the street in front of the building.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015

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Main House - seats 150
Studio - seats 80


Box office: 0844 477 1000


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40 Pitfield Street
London N1 6EU

Council: Hackney

Region: London

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Old Street (Northern)
Shoreditch High St (Overground)
Hoxton (Overground)

Liverpool Street



Great Eastern Street/ Shoreditch Fire Station

Day no:
55, 135, 205, 243

Night no:
N35, N55, N205

About the The Courtyard

The Courtyard is a theatre housed in the former public library (originally known as the Passmore Edwards Free Library) in Pitfield Street in Hoxton, London Borough of Hackney, England. It is a Grade II listed building. The Courtyard operates both a 150-seat main house and an 80-seat studio theatre. It is also home to the Iambic wine bar.

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We have no accessibility information at the present time.

Current shows

Cowboy Mouth

The trouble with fantasies is that they don't always become a reality. Sam Shepard's 'Cowboy Mouth' follows two wannabe rock stars, Cavale and Slim desperately chasing a shared dream; a life of music and escape.

Previews from: Tuesday 16 January 2018
Closes: Saturday 20 January 2018

Upcoming shows

The Girl and The Moon

Being seventeen-years-old and in love isn't easy. Claire's going through some changes and she's not sure she wants to stick around for them. But she is sure of Ed.

Previews from: Tuesday 30 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 4 February 2018


Cleo and George were the perfect couple; young and in love, the world at their feet. Until Cleo makes a decision that sends George on a downward spiral. Can they rebuild their broken relationship? A dark story with sinister consequences.

Previews from: Tuesday 20 February 2018
Closes: Friday 23 February 2018

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar returns to Rome after one of many conquests, and the crowds adore him. Although he refuses to be crowned as Emperor, jealous Cassius is thrown into a dark suspicion about Caesar's real intentions.

Previews from: Monday 5 March 2018
Closes: Sunday 1 April 2018

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