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

More Manet for Your Monet

Dandy of the art world Cal St. John's debut show descends into decadence, farce and chaos when his friends take artistic licence too far. Amid the destruction our hero is given an insight into the nature of life ... but is he wise enough to grasp it?

Previews from: Monday 19 June 2017
Closes: Saturday 1 July 2017

Clean Slate

Six twenty-something women, friends since childhood, gather in a lakeside cabin. They eat, drink, sing and laugh because it is the only ritual they know. As the evening quickly unravels, they each have to make a decision for themselves.

Previews from: Tuesday 20 June 2017
Closes: Thursday 13 July 2017

Upcoming shows

No Place Like Hope

A deeply moving drama, softly tinged with a humour that lays bare the human condition. Callum McGowan's award winning play.

Previews from: Tuesday 29 August 2017
Closes: Saturday 23 September 2017

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