A hard-rocking journey into the hearts and souls that exist on the outer limits of creativity.
A one-woman show about a stolen childhood and growing up with a secret.
Our Grand Hall re-opens this year with a celebratory new Phoenix Season.
At Shoreditch Town Hall.
An exploration of revenge & what we consider to be barbaric from violent clowning duo Bert & Nasi.
Brand new shows from your favourite comedians.
Nigeria. A grandmother passes. London. A son cooks a pot of stew for his mother hoping to uncover hidden stories.
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?
Join us and be the first to discover the future of theatre.
Award-winning comedy trio and guests.
Fringe First winners Ontroerend Goed present a London Premiere about the end of humanity and what comes after.
A moving story about one son’s relationship with his mother and her mental health.
A darkly comedic and tragic performance about Autism.
After defeating fascism and curing depression, Anna Mann tackles writing a new show.
Upcoming spoken word shows.
Gig-theatre with original songs by acclaimed Kneehigh associate Dom Coyote.
Spend an evening in the company of reigning world beatbox champions, The Beatbox Collective
Join spoken word artist, Francesca Beard, on an epic adventure through a wonderland of lies, fictions and Wikipedia ‘facts’.
Physical comedian Trygve Wakenshaw (Kraken, Nautilus, Different Party, Trygve vs. a Baby) is doing some new things
Exploring space, time and creation.
John Kearns' debut UK comedy tour.
Part narcoleptic beauty pageant, part psychosexual fever dream.
How long to you have to live somewhere before you call it home?
Questioning the importance of friendship in the digital age.
A thrilling combination of spoken word, theatre, music and breath-taking visuals.
A medley of 30 years of Split Britches' performances.
Exploring how music can grant us the freedom to reveal what is in our depths.
By Chris Thorpe and Rachel Chavkin.
Continuing the vein of Tim Spooner's performed sculptures.
An expansive and emotional time-travel.
Come and enjoy comedy's brightest stars and brand new talents in Battersea Arts Centre's open-air courtyard.
A talent-packed evening of quality poetry, random banter and open mic.
A story of loss, survival and longing told in a quirky and inimitable style.
Gavin Osborn performs his life-affirming, personal and political songs.
Two evenings of hilarity and variety in Battersea Arts Centre's courtyard.
Rachel Mars unearths love letters dating back centuries.
Jack Rooke, Camille Ucan and special guests.
Part of LIFT 2018
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
A new generation of storytellers.
Follow the lives of people living in two locations separated by great political, economical and physical divides.
A live art investigation of language.
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
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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.
An entirely improvised hour of stand-up.
A character comedian led focus group on comedy itself…
A stand-up double bill from critically acclaimed Bilal Zafar and comedy duo Flo & Joan.
Completely harmless nonsense from 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award’s Best Newcomer nominee Lucy Pearman.
Join Tom Walker and Ben Pope for a double bill of shows that are almost 100% there...
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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.
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.
Dead Centre's deconstructed and absurd take on Chekhov.
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.
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.