THE LONDON COMEDY COURSE train over 300 comics a year and use headline comics who play venues such as 'Jongleurs' as tutors.  5* rated for the past three years by

All courses are aimed at the beginner and range from 3 hour taster sessions to 6 week Monday evening courses with a showcase at the end.

Recent students have won numerous competitions including LOADED magazine  comic of the year.   Great thing to try for fun, for a hobby or as many of our students found a new source of income and career.

We are happy that THE LONDON COMEDY COURSE have been based in our venue for it's 5th  year now.

See   for full info    PRICES FROM £45


Russian Dreams present

Tues 12th to Sat 16th Dec      8pm    £13.75 (members £5)

The House of Bernarda Alba by Lorca

Upon her second husband's death, domineering matriarch Bernarda Alba imposes an eight-year mourning period on her household in accordance with her family tradition. Bernarda has five daughters, aged between 20 and 39, whom she has controlled inexorably and prohibited from any form of relationship.

Box office 0208 694 1888   or book online HERE   


Sat 16th & Sun 17th Dec   1pm - 6pm  £49  (2 day course)


Did you know our training centre is a well known casting suite for theatre and film productions and used by many companies to find actors/performers each week

Did you know that a number of our  students with no previous acting skills have been cast in professional theatre, film and TV productions as they have been spotted by our casting director while in training. 

We have decided to do a special 2 day intense course which will give you the skills to  act and do well at castings for both theatre and TV.

Past students last year have had professional lead roles in Miss Julie, Lolita and a Kids show at the Stag Theatre in Sevenoaks.  

Course Covers

* You will given two Shakespeare speeches working with our theatre director and casting director for 'Shakespeare in the Park' (one comical and one serious) to get you to performance and drama school audition standard.

*You will learn one modern speech and perform various scenes both scripted and improvised from plays.

*You will perform a scene from a well known Chekhov play and scenes from a 'Brechtian' style play

*  You will learn to act and sight read to the camera

* Basic stage fighting skills

*You will work on voice and accents.

* You will look at skills needed for panto, late 19th century plays and easy ways to learn lines and team acting exercises.

This course is aimed at the beginner  to acting although useful for actors wishing to get into acting and also a chance to be seen for castings

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Sun  17th December   £2 per dog     6.30pm to 9pm


A night for local dog owners to meet (we are limiting it to 20 woofers). Abba our theatre dog will be manning the bar, it will be chaos but fun. Dogs can run around off lead and we have a garden area for poo poo and lots of doggy treats. Entry price goes to the Doodle Trust. The ticket price is per dog, feel free to bring as many people as you want. Cheap theatre bar! You don't even need a dog to come along, just like them and be prepared to give lots of cuddles. from 6.30pm to 9pm. Front gate locked so dogs can roam outside freely. Just call the theatre on 0208 694 1888 to be let in. pre booking a must if bringing a dog! Only one dog allowed per booking.   Free entry for people. Sorry no children under 14 at this event and must be with an adult.

We will be selling bottles of  'The Dog's Bollo*cks'  doggy beer 100% doggy safe,  no alcohol and made from barley, beef and kale and you might want to take a few bottle home.

Max one dog per owner allowed  book HERE


Monday 18th Dec    7pm to 9pm 

The South London Players are a local amateur dramatic group who meet at our theatre and are holding a new members social night where you can come along meet existing members and maybe see if you would like to join and be part of their next production here in Feb 2018.   You need no previous experience and they seek not just actors, but writers, stage hands, tech people and anyone who would like to get involved some how.    great social seen also.    So come down have a drink and a chat.

see   for more info


Weds 20th Dec   7pm to 10pm   - FREE EVENT


A social night for anyone into model railways, all welcome and to show that things have moved on since the fights between different gauges and rival model railway clubs of the 1980's which gave the hobby a bad name and got it banned in many venues and church halls.  Southwark Model Railway club often come mob handed (No one likes us but we don't care) and Colin and the OO Association turn up also plus some 009 lot and the garden railway fans.  Open to all,  if you are into model railways, want to get into model railways or want to get some advice over a pint or want to  use it as a  means to impress the opposite sex on a first date,  feel free to come along.   No need to book just turn up!


Thurs 4th to Sat 6th Jan  8pm  £8.80   Conc £6.60 (over 18 only)


PUNK ROCK by Simon Stephens

As mock exams near in a Stockport private school, the arrival of a mysterious new girl sets in motion a series of events, revealing the hidden desires and unrelenting aggression of the students. Simon Stephens' play explores the horrors of trying to fit into a society that commands conformity, offering a scathing, darkly humorous and thrilling theatrical experience.

tickets via external booker  HERE


Sunday 7th Jan noon to 3pm £45  (members £25)


Join us for a three hour stand up comedy taster session run bt THE LONDON COMEDY COURSE and taught by headline comics.  You will learn joke writing skills, performance skills and build confidence in a relaxed and friendly setting.   No previous experience needed.   Over 18 only


(Sat 20th Jan 8pm) (Sun 21st Jan 3pm & 6pm) and (Tues 23rd to Thurs 25th Jan at 8pm)  £10.50  (members £5)

South London Players present   (Amateur Dramatic production)


A selection of playlettes written by the cast, some comical and some dramatic.   This local group once again returns after their succesful run of 'Number 28 Deptford' last year.  


Sat 27th  & Sun 28th Jan    8pm Sat & 6pm Sunday  £16.50  (Over 18)

Seagull & Wolf Productions present

THE LAST FIVE YEARS by Jason Robert Brown

The Last Five Years, by Tony award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown, is a musical portrayal of a love affair and a marriage taking place over a five year period. Jamie is a young, up and coming Jewish novelist who falls in love with Cathy, a struggling actress. We witness the most intimate and challenging moments of Jamie and Cathy’s relationship play out as they experience both the passion and trials of a relationship on the brink.

Tickets from external agent

Sat 27th   7.30pm  (Doors 7pm)

Sun 28th  5.30pm  (Doors 5pm)