Sputnik Sweetheart in rehearsals

It’s the final few days of rehearsals before our first preview of Sputnik Sweetheart at Arcola Theatre! Adapted by Bryony Lavery (The Lovely Bones, Frozen) and directed by her frequent collaborator Melly Still (The Lovely Bones, My Brilliant Friend), Haruki Murakami’s novel is brought to life in this dazzling 80-minute play, led by a 5-strong …

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Arcola Theatre today announces the full programme of productions in the 2023 Grimeborn Opera Festival, which is returning for its 16th year.


Arcola Theatre is seeking to recruit two emerging migrant-led or migrant-focused Associate Companies to support in their creative development.

WORTH Celebration Night

NEW EARTH THEATRE CELEBRATION PARTY Saturday, 22 April – 6:30pm – 11:30 pm Join New Earth Theatre at their fundraiser to celebrate homegrown East and South East Asian theatre in the UK. Watch their latest production, WORTH, written by Joanne Lau and directed by Mingyu Lin. After the show you’ll have a chance to meet …

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Spaces available for 13-16 year olds in Arcola Youth Theatre for Spring 2022

Arcola Youth Theatre is open to 13-16 year olds who live in and around Hackney. Arcola Youth Theatre begins in September and this term we will explore the different aspects of theatre making. We will spend time playing games, working together as a team, exploring set design, lighting, sound, script writing, directing and performance skills. From these …

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Arcola For Free: Free Tickets for Hackney Residents! (SOLD OUT)

We are thrilled to say that all tickets made possible by our Hello Again Hackney grant have now been claimed. To find out about further offers in the local area, see here: lovehackney.uk/entertainment-offers Hackney’s businesses, venues and cultural attractions are opening up again after the most difficult of times. Hackney’s theatres, galleries, cinemas, museums and …

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Duruşma (The Trial) pre-show email – Turkish translation

Sizi Arcola Outside’da ağırlamaktan çok memnunuz. ‘Duruşma’ öğleden sonra 3’te başlayacaktır ve oyun arasında verilen ara ile yaklaşık 110 dakika kadar sürecektir. Oyunun başlamasından 1 saat öncesinde gelmiş olmanızı tavsiye ederiz. Arcola Outside’daki barımız gösteri öncesinde ve sonrasında da açık olacaktır. Gişe ve barımızda yalnızca temassız ödemelerin kabul edildiğini hatırlatmak isteriz. Eğer biletiniz tek kişilik …

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Step into Arcola Outside as part of Open House 2021

Saturday 4 September10.30am – 12.30pm This Saturday 4th September, we’ll be opening our doors for a special event as part of the 2021 Open House London Festival. Open House offer members of the public opportunities to visit iconic buildings and landmarks, finding more about their construction and history. Arcola Outside is our brand-new outdoor performance space and bar in …

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Humane: Episode 6

The season finale! The protestors are shocked when one of their number dies suddenly. But what really happened? Who is responsible for his death? What secrets lie in hidden in his past? As Alice and Linda, begin to pursue these questions, they realise they don’t know each other as well as they thought they did… 1995: Brightlingsea, …

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