• GRIMEBORN: Werther

    Tuesday 19th August 2014 - Saturday 23rd August 2014

    "My whole being cries at it…"

  • GRIMEBORN: Acis and Galatea

    Wednesday 20th August 2014 - Saturday 23rd August 2014

    Eboracum Baroque return to the Arcola Theatre to present Handel’s pastoral “little opera” Acis and Galatea, accompanied by a small orchestra of period instruments. 

  • GRIMEBORN: Madame X

    Monday 25th August 2014 - Wednesday 27th August 2014

    …we shall all be changed in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye…

  • GRIMEBORN: Women Box

    Tuesday 26th August 2014 - Thursday 28th August 2014

    Women Box is a triple bill of music theatre and opera co-produced by Size Zero Opera and the Ligeti Quartet celebrating the work of female composers through works celebrating the inclusion of Women's Boxing in the Commonwealth Games, and the rise of the female conductor!

  • GRIMEBORN: The Coronation of Poppea

    Friday 29th August 2014 - Saturday 30th August 2014

    Ryedale Festival Opera return to Grimeborn with Monteverdi’s greatest opera - an ‘immorality tale’ of power, lust and corruption in Imperial Rome.


    Friday 29th August 2014 - Saturday 30th August 2014

    BAREtruth Theatre Company announces the world première of Little Stitches, an evening of four plays each tackling the subject of female genital mutilation (FGM).

  • GRIMEBORN: Shadows of Time - The 13th B'ak'tun

    Friday 29th August 2014 - Saturday 30th August 2014

    The protagonists of this performance – shadow puppets and a trio of amplified flute, cello & piano – tell the story of a planet travelling through time.

  • GRIMEBORN: Aikainen

    Monday 1st September 2014 - Wednesday 3rd September 2014

    Aikainen [ˈɑikɑinen] = early, about time

  • GRIMEBORN: Façade / Eight Songs for a Mad King

    Friday 5th September 2014 - Sunday 7th September 2014

    Do we need a little madness to set us free, or just a little freedom to be mad?


    Thursday 11th September 2014 - Saturday 11th October 2014

    Multi award-winning playwright Philip Ridley returns to the Arcola with his contemporary classic Ghost From A Perfect Place, a scorchingly dark comedy where a monster from the past meets the monsters of the present.


    Thursday 18th September 2014 - Saturday 18th October 2014

    ‘I want to open my eyes, but they’re already open’