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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Current shows


A play which questions familial inheritance of both gifts and curses; love, loss, sisterhood, friendship, and whether interpersonal connections can trump personal goals in importance.

Previews from: Tuesday 19 September 2017
Closes: Sunday 24 September 2017

Upcoming shows

You Forgot The Mince

Rosa lives with her grandma Lily. She's just finished college and she can't wait to leave Yorkshire and all the people in it … until she meets Niko. They fall head over heels in love, and the future's looking bright.

Previews from: Tuesday 26 September 2017
Closes: Saturday 30 September 2017

The Mysterious Gentleman

A play incorporating stage magic that explores the eternal question of what lies beyond death, told through the life story of mercurial magician JN Maskelyne.

Previews from: Tuesday 31 October 2017
Closes: Saturday 18 November 2017

A Midsummmer Night's Dream

Four runaway lovers find themselves caught up in the middle of a dispute between the King and Queen of the fairies.

Previews from: Tuesday 21 November 2017
Closes: Saturday 2 December 2017

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