A mix of football-dance movement and first-generation, punk jaw, electronic pan-African music.
Follow the lives of people living in two locations separated by great political, economical and physical divides.
Our Grand Hall re-opens this year with a celebratory new Phoenix Season.
Upcoming spoken word shows.
Come and enjoy comedy's brightest stars and brand new talents in Battersea Arts Centre's open-air courtyard.
A summer series of poetry and spoken word.
Rachel Mars unearths love letters dating back centuries.
Jack Rooke, Camille Ucan and special guests.
Without a doubt the best British-Surinamese, Irish-Palestinian double-act working on the comedy circuit today.
North & South London go head to head in a night of poetry, music & spoken word hosted by BoxedIn.
Part of LIFT 2018
Debut show from Funny Women Regional Finalists (2018) Charly Clive and Ellen Robertson.
Two evenings of hilarity and variety in Battersea Arts Centre's courtyard.
A new generation of storytellers.
A live art investigation of language.
Live acoustic music in our open-air Courtyard theatre.
Mothers, daughters, love and limits.
Felicity Ward peforms jokes. And then some more jokes.
Another riotous summer of big name comics and bright new talents, as they preview their gigs before heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
A double bill of Edinburgh shows that are almost 100% there...
A brand new ghost story by Ross Sutherland.
Rose has been working on a new show and crocheting a blanket. Let's see what she's put more effort into.
Kieran Hodgson tries to make a funny show about 1970s politics.
Drag comedy like you’ve never experienced before.
A night of comedy from the hugely successful Nish Kumar.
A night of cowboy-flavoured comedy.
Robin Ince: Chaos of Delight
An entirely improvised hour of stand-up.
An afternoon of spoken word, music, chilled vibes and delicious food.
A double bill of comedy from the critically acclaimed comedians.
New work from two of the funniest comedians on the circuit.
Adam Riches presents three excerpts from his upcoming Edinburgh Fringe shows.
The exciting follow up show to Masud Milas’ 2016 debut Edinburgh show.
A double-bill of Edinburgh Festival Fringe preview hours by two outstanding rising stars.
A night of comedy from one of the UK's most brilliant and distinctive young comedians.
Already a firm favourite on the UK comedy circuit, Sindhu Vee presents a new hour of material.
A new hour of stand-up about life, death and Bohemian Rhapsody.
A story of love, revenge and friendship, and by friendship, we mean revenge.
New ideas from maverick physical comedian, Ben Target.
Real-life couple and co-artistic directors of Theatre Ad Infinitum, Nir and George, stage a theatrical debate to ask: as a gay couple, should we go out of our way to reproduce?
Be the first to discover the future of theatre.
A character comedian led focus group on comedy itself…
A stand-up double bill from critically acclaimed Bilal Zafar and comedy duo Flo & Joan.
Join three rising stars in the world of storytelling as they weave together stories of the moon.
Completely harmless nonsense from 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award’s Best Newcomer nominee Lucy Pearman.
Double bill Paul Mayhew-Archer and Ben Pope.
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Join Tessa Coates and Paul Williams for a double bill of shows that are almost 100% there...
A night of comedy from celebrated improviser Graham Dickson.
Join Tom Neenan and Daniel Cook for a double bill of shows that are almost 100% there...
Black-belt grandmasters of narrative-sketch-comedy preview their Edinburgh show a full year in advance.
Join Emma Sidi and Alice Snedden for a double bill of shows that are almost 100% there...
Ayesha Hazarika, MBE, used to be a Special Adviser to the Labour Party. Now she's a comedian.
A double-bill of rare elan (look it up).
A talent-packed collaboration between Battersea Arts Centre's Homegrown network and the BoxedIn poets.
Cosmic comedy kindly presented by somebody who is obviously pretending to be an alien.
Lost to the fire in 2015 Gecko's Missing returns to finish its run in our newly restored Grand Hall
The remarkable true story of a young Egyptian trans man from National Theatre of Scotland.
Bryony Kimmings returns with her first solo show in nearly a decade.
An immersive journey presented as part of Apples and Snakes 35 year celebrations.
A silent film created before your eyes.
Prepare to fall hard...This is roller derby.
A romp through expectations, work and economics in the 40 years since Britain voted to be a part of Europe.
Jump into a world of analogue synths, epic storytelling and heartfelt songs to raise a rallying cry for our times.
Somewhere between stand-up and an astrophysics lecture, 600 People explores the stories we tell to understand our place in the cosmos.
A one-off electrifying theatre-gig marking 10 years of BAC Beatbox Academy.
An almighty rave featuring the UK's best new urban music, with previous acts including Stormzy and Skepta.
UK Beatbox Championship comes to Battersea Arts Centre for the first time to present one of the most exhilarating dates in underground live music.
A brand new ghost story from Ross Sutherland, the writer of Stand By for Tape Back-Up and BBC2’s Missing Episode.
Dead Centre's deconstructed and absurd take on Chekhov.
vessel takes the medieval practice of Anchoritism as its starting point to draw parallels and tangle across-the-centuries.
A contemporary cabaret featuring original music and real life Slovaks.
Al has a secret. He can fly. A new show by Up Next Artistic Director, Lekan Lawal.
Party until the early hours after the performance of SUPERBLACKMAN.
The true story of a mother and a daughter. Prison took one away. On release, they had to find each other and themselves again.
A new immersive adventure for children and families. Ages 6+
A magnifique night out in jazz-age Paris.
Daniel Kitson hosts a comedy fundraiser in support of Battersea Arts Centre.