Unicorn Theatre

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Artistic director: Purni Morell
Executive director: Anneliese Davidsen


Weston Theatre - seats 250
Clore Theatre - seats 100


Box office: 020 7645 0560


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147 Tooley Street
London SE1 2HZ

Council: Southwark

Region: London

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London Bridge (Northern, Jubilee)

London Bridge



Tooley Street

Day no:
RV1, 47, 343, 381

Night no:
N47, N381

Access information


Assistance dogs welcome - please let Box Office know if you will be taking an assistance dog to the theatre. Relaxed performances, audio described performances, live captioning, touch tours and sign-language performances are available - check schedule for details.

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.

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Wheelchair access

There is wheelchair access throughout the building and a wheelchair accessible lift to all floors. For more information, call the access number.

Visual assistance

Pre-show touch tour and live audio description for visually impaired audience members.

Hearing assistance

There is an infra-red Sennheiser system in both theatre spaces for sound amplification.

Current shows


Laika, the space dog: the first living creature to orbit earth. That was in 1957. Today it's 2057, and Sami lives with his mum. She's an astronaut and she understands that there could be a better future out in space. But Sami's life is down here.

Previews from: Sunday 24 September 2017
Closes: Sunday 12 November 2017

Upcoming shows


Beowulf is the oldest surviving poem in the English language. This is a new perspective on the seminal text, drawing out connections between the ancient and the modern worlds in this tale of heroism, fear, bravery and anguish in the battle of life.

Previews from: Sunday 1 October 2017
Closes: Sunday 5 November 2017

The Velveteen Rabbit

There once was a Velveteen Rabbit, and in the beginning he was really splendid. He was fat and bunchy, as a Rabbit should be; and for at least 2 hours the Boy loved him.

Previews from: Friday 17 November 2017
Closes: Sunday 31 December 2017


This piece of dance-theatre captures the delirious excitement of two boys waiting for Father Christmas to arrive on the most magical night of the year. There are beds to be jumped on, pillows to be fought with, seas to be sailed.

Previews from: Wednesday 22 November 2017
Closes: Sunday 31 December 2017

Wild Life FM

This show is not going to be what you expect. It's not a play. It's not a gig. It's also both of those things. An honest, raw exposition of what it's like being young today. A live radio show on how to discover yourself through music.

Previews from: Friday 12 January 2018
Closes: Saturday 20 January 2018


Being little can be hard work. There are holes to dig, sand castles to make, treasures to find, adventures to be had. It's much easier when you have a friend to help. But what if making friends is hard work too?

Previews from: Friday 26 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 11 March 2018


Othello, the bold, brash, confident solider, and Desdemona, the beautiful Senator's daughter, are truly in love - but not everyone is happy about it. And that is where the problem begins and tolerance ends.

Previews from: Saturday 3 February 2018
Closes: Saturday 3 March 2018


Tells the story of three families trapped in a waterlogged holiday cottage over summer. The children are bored. The adults are down the pub. So far so normal.

Previews from: Tuesday 20 March 2018
Closes: Sunday 15 April 2018

The Iron Man

The Iron Man has been eating every single piece of metal in sight right down to the last rusty nail, destroying farms everywhere. The angry farmers try and trap him, but in the end it's down to a young boy to try and tame the monster.

Previews from: Wednesday 16 May 2018
Closes: Thursday 21 June 2018

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