This week at Arcola

Secrets will out in The House of Mirrors and Hearts Creative Engagement Summer Season now playing Tickets selling fast for Grimeborn 2015 New plays coming up from Hassan Abdulrazzak and Ade Solanke ‘Keeping secrets is a kind of art…’ Opening tomorrow First performances just £12 The House of Mirrors and Hearts is a haunting new chamber musical about love, lies … More This week at Arcola

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I wanted to get in touch directly on this very exciting day at Arcola. Mark Jagasia spent 12 years writing for some of Britain’s best-known newspapers. In 2007, he left the industry to write an explosive first play about it. Clarion shines a dazzling light on the dark heart of our national press. As soon as … More At the Arcola


Theatre, Previews and Premieres Broadcast live via Satellite to our spacious Art Deco auditorium. NT Live: The Hard Problem (12A) This typically witty return to the National Theatre for playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead), delights in the slippery nature of language and pulses with interesting ideas. If there is nothing but … More RIO LIVE!

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BREAKING NEWS Clare Higgins and Greg Hicks to star in Clarion Clare Higgins, six-time nominee and three-time winner of the Olivier Award for Best Actress, is to star opposite Critics’ Circle award-winner Greg Hicks in Clarion. Former journalist Mark Jagasia‘s blistering new comedy – set in the offices of Britain’s worst newspaper, The Daily Clarion – shines … More At the Arcola

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The Roboski massacre is one of the most controversial episodes in the ‘war on terror’. Piecing together the fragments of the tragedy, Anders Lustgarten’s startling new play dares to ask what a massacre is made of. Directed by Arcola Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen, Shrapnelis gripping exploration of military power, government surveillance and the state of … More At the Arcola

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Now playing In the next 5 minutes, Harry Melling will step out on stage for his first performance of peddling. This poetic debut play won acclaim at the HighTide Festival and off-Broadway, where The New York Times called it ‘a powerful and delicately calibrated performance’ (Critics’ Pick). Don’t miss the London premiere at Arcola. Tickets start at just £12. … More At the Arcola


Next week – opening performances just £12 28 January – 7 March  |  Studio 1 Daniel Krupnik Productions presents Happy Ending by Anat Gov Directed by WhatsOnStage-nominated Guy Retallack and starring Gillian Kirkpatrick (American Psycho at the Almeida,Chess at the Union), Karen Archer (As You Like It andHamlet at the RSC) and Jodie Jacobs (Little Shop … More At the ARCOLA

The Arcola New Season

Just announced! Our 2015 Winter/Spring season includes major productions about global politics and the state of the British media. Arcola continues to champion new writing with full stagings of nine original works. Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen directs world premieres of Clarion and Shrapnel: 34 Fragments of a Massacre, two urgent plays about the press and military Max Stafford-Clark … More The Arcola New Season

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Having trouble seeing this email? Click here to view online » Last Chance to See Critically Acclaimed Jonah and Otto Luminously beautiful production. Peter Egan and Alex Waldmann are close to perfection. ★ ★ ★ ★ IndependentWriting like a depth charge rippling from it’s quiet explosive centre. ★ ★ ★ ★ Guardian Richly textured performances. … More At the PARK Theatre