• GHOST FROM A PERFECT PLACE by Philip Ridley

    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.

  • THE DOG, THE NIGHT AND THE KNIFE

    Thursday 18th September 2014 - Saturday 18th October 2014

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

  • THE RIVALS

    Wednesday 15th October 2014 - Saturday 15th November 2014

    ‘Through all the drama — whether damned or not —
    Love gilds the scene, and women guide the plot.’

  • peddling

    Wednesday 4th March 2015 - Saturday 28th March 2015

    The earth grumbles. Growling. Rising. The city street-lamps flicker up. We're in a field somewhere in London. A pedlar boy awakes lying on the grass, in his hand a firework. How did he get here? To answer that question he must venture back to the very start via the doorsteps of privileged London and the cracks that swallow thousands of young Londoners every year.