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


Sat 16th July 3pm to 6pm   £45  (£25 members)

LEARN STAND UP COMEDY - 3 hour taster session

Perfect gift for the funny person in your life.  Course is aimed at the novice and taught by headline comics

Over 18 only  see


Sunday 31st July    7pm (doors 6.30pm)     £2.20 advance or £3 on the door

"Young British songwriter Benji Tranter confronts the grim business of living, through his original and off-beat songs!"  Fresh from touring launderettes around the country, South-London songwriter Benji Tranter is taking his acclaimed live performance to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  For one night only, come and catch the charismatic South Londoner performing his charming, off-beat vignettes on home turf before he heads north of the border next month.

Tickets via external agent


Tues 11th Aug  6pm to 10pm - Free entry


This model railway club will be based at this theatre, with twice monthly meetings, once on a Sunday and one night during the week.  This will be the clubs first meeting so come along and be part of the first new members.   

Membership is £20 per year plus between £25 & £60 to cover materials you will using, (this does not get paid again next year).  Only the membership is renewed.   This club sets out to build a massive exhibition layout, using individual modules, which you will help design and build and we are working in N, OO/HO and G scales.   

Great social atmosphere and even if you never built or ran a model railway before, loads of expertise on hand and a great new hobby to get into. 

The bar will be open for teas  and coffees and a selection of beer and wine



Mon 22nd to Fri 26th Aug  10am to 4pm plus showcase on Fri eve 

Limited to 10 spaces

A full time acting 5 day summer school which is aimed at those aged between 11 and 16 who wish to undertake slightly more advanced stagecraft which will include doing basic stage fighting, panto skills, period dress movement, learning a well known Shakespeare short speech, devising plays, working on accents and one place is reserved for a child who wishes to help direct and do some of the technical aspects such as lighting and sound design (They will also undertake many of the acting modules but revert to helping direct some of the final showcase scenes).  Audition advice and a suitable audition speech will also be worked on for each child during the course.

There will be a final showcase on the Friday evening which is open to the public.

This is an excellent chance to experience working with professional directors and experience life in a theatre and great way to learn new skills in a fun safe environment.

Cost £95

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Thurs 1st Sept   - Sat 3rd Sept  7pm - 10pm Thurs/Fri & 11am to 2pm Sat


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 3 day intense course which not only will give you the skills to  act and do well at castings for both theatre and TV.

To book and more information click HERE 


Sun 4th to Weds 7th Sept    8pm (5pm Sunday)   £12.50   (members £5)

MISS JULIE by Strindburg

Miss Julie is a naturalistic play written in 1888 by August Strindberg. It is set on Midsummer's Eve on the estate of a Count in Sweden. The young woman of the title is drawn to a senior servant, a valet named Jean, who is particularly well-traveled, well-mannered and well-read. The action takes place in the kitchen of Miss Julie's father's manor, where Jean's fiancée, a servant named Christine, cooks and sometimes sleeps while Jean and Miss Julie

Box office 0208 694 1888


Tues 13th to Sun 18th Sept    8pm (Sun 5pm) £13.20 & £12


In a military field hospital the line between war and terror is blurred on the eve of the final push. Relationships are built and discarded as the medical staff question what it is to love in war. Tickets via external agent


Weds 12th & Thurs 13th Oct 8pm  £11

Second Impression Theatre present

A DIRTY GET-AWAY!  by David Weedall

Stranded by severe snowstorms, three identically dressed strangers disturb the rural calm of a young woman living in a remote Sussex cottage.  Who are these weird visitors? What exactly are they looking for? As news reports reveal more about their identities, this farcical comedy untangles a web of confusion whilst creating even more! Award Winning Second Impression Theatre present their 21st consecutive premier direct from The Brighton Fringe with a cast of five dangerously energetic actors!

Booking via external agent




18th to 23rd Oct    8pm (5pm Sunday)   £12 (members £5)

SAFEWORD IS KILL by Marie Chauvet

adapted into English by Christine Mansfield

An adapted adult murder mystery from French crime writer Marie Chauvet, adapted for the English stage from the 2006 French Production.  This production moves from its original setting in Nantes to London and is set in the fetish world. During  consensual play between two adults someone dies, not the submissive, but the domme.  Was it murder and who was in control when it happened.   An intelligent look in to the world of bdsm and what extremes can play go to before it becomes abuse.  

Over 18 only (contains scenes of a violent nature)

Box office 0208 694 1888


15th- 27th Nov 2016

Over 30 plays, dances pieces, comedy shows, kids shows and films



Tues 29th Nov to Sun 4th Dec

Venturewolf present



Tues 6th to Sun 11th December £13 (members £5)


by Bertolt Brecht    (translated and adapted by Larissa Turkina)

Written during the Second World War, The Good Person of Szechwan exudes Brecht’s forthright and unhinged style of theatre. The play follows the young prostitute, Shen Teh, on her mission to remain good according to the rules set forth by the gods. But the good citizens of Szechwan take advantage of Shen Teh’s goodness, and to defend her livelihood, Shen Teh must assume the cold and unwavering male alter ego, Shui Ta.