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Staging a Plague
05
Apr 2017

Staging a Plague

Neil Bartlett was Artistic Director of the Lyric Hammersmith from 1994 to 2005. Since then he has created acclaimed work with Artangel, the National Theatre..

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13
Feb 2017

Mehmet Ergen on The Cherry Orchard

Ahead of his major new production of The Cherry Orchard, Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen discusses the play and its salience on the hundredth anniversary of..

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Reprieve Director Clive Stafford Smith on the ‘Drone Age’
18
Oct 2016

Reprieve Director Clive Stafford Smith on the ‘Drone Age’

Ahead of the world premiere of Drones, Baby, Drones, Clive Stafford Smith (director of human rights organisation Reprieve) speaks about the use of drones in modern..

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En Route: Empty Beds
22
Sep 2016

En Route: Empty Beds

3 fantastic new plays are transferring from the Edinburgh Fringe to Arcola Theatre next month, as part of our EH to E8 season. The first..

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En Route: Swansong
19
Sep 2016

En Route: Swansong

3 fantastic new plays are transferring from the Edinburgh Fringe to Arcola Theatre next month, as part of our EH to E8 season. We’re catching..

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Join one of Arcola’s critically acclaimed Community Performance Companies
12
Sep 2016

Join one of Arcola’s critically acclaimed Community Performance Companies

We are looking for new members to join, take part and perform as part of our Community Performance Programme. Arcola run groups target specifically at..

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Blog: Writing Kenny Morgan
25
May 2016

Blog: Writing Kenny Morgan

Mike Poulton is one of our most celebrated playwrights. His stage adaptations of Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies for the RSC – described as..

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30
Mar 2016

Blog: Writing After Independence

Ahead of the world premiere of his play After Independence, BBC Scriptroom winner May Sumbwanyambe writes about its genesis. Stories about what it meant to be..

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20
Jan 2016

New website for Arcola

Welcome to the new Arcola Theatre website. Lots has changed, so we’d really appreciate your feedback in the comments section below. Here’s a run-down of..

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31
Dec 2015

A look back at 2015

2015 was an amazing year at Arcola Theatre, jam-packed with drama, opera, musicals and more. What were the highlights for you? 2015 at Arcola Theatre..

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