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


Weds 14th to Sunday 18th Feb     7pm   £15.00  


TWELFTH NIGHT by Shakespeare (over 18 only)

directed by Harry Denford

ALL FEMALE CAST   'I am all the daughters of my father's house, And all the brothers too.' Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love – hilarious and heartbreaking. Twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. 


Sat 17th & Sun 18th Feb   noon - 5pm  £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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Weds 21st Feb   from  7pm to 9.30pm


Theatre companies also welcome to come along and look at our performance space

Open to all actors, stand ups, musical theatre performers, film makers, producers, casting directors, writers, theatre companies and directors.  Come along and network and find performers for your new project or maybe as a actor get a possible  audition.   Great way to chat to other industry people.  The London Theatre will also have news of castings coming up for our new season.  Also new to acting and looking for a small role in a film or stage play, come along also.

Min age 18 please

Please note: for the safety of performers, all theatre/film directors and producers and those who are casting must bring photo id such as a driving licence or a offical document showing their picture and home address.   Any person who attempts to get personal details of persons at this event without providing the venue the above info will be asked to leave.   Performers, for your safety,  verified casting directors, theatre companies and producers will be issued with a badge stating we have confirmed who they are.  


Thurs 22nd Feb FREE     7pm to 9.30pm


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. 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.  Sorry no children under 14 at this event and must be with an adult.


Sat 3rd and Sun 4th March  £10.50  (members £5)

Saturday 8pm   & Sunday  3pm  & 6pm

Over 18 only

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.  

book online HERE or call box office on 0208 694 1888


Sun 4th March 10am - 1pm £45


A 3 hour beginners comedy workshop taught by a headline comic where you will learn joke writing and mic and stage techniques.



Friday 16th March   7pm to 9.30pm    £16.80


Join us for The Life Drawing Gymnasia 'Baleta Nuda'. 

Expect some very physical, powerful poses from the Gymnasia in an evening of highly charged life drawing in an inspiring theatrical space.

The Life Drawing Gymnasia is a model run group aiming to reclaim the power of the artists model through creating their own events and taking control of their artistic direction. Founded by professional models, the group are committed to a very physical and dynamic genre of life modeling and are constantly channeling their strong connection and stamina into a unique style of performance modeling.

Movement and dynamic poses between 5 and 20 minutes long, inspired by flamenco, ballet and acro.

Drawing materials provided.   Book via external agent below


Sat 17th and Sun 18th March  £11



This is well good and one of the birds playing one of the birds in it, was in the KFC advert over Christmas. 


Fri 6th April   8pm  £11 (over 18 only)


2020. A group of friends from East London try to live without shame and stop a hoard of sex offenders, known as Keith’s, from destroying their world. The play is a frank, filthy, political comedy about female friendship and a feminist reaction to the alt-right and the #metoo harassment allegations, set in a near future dystopia. The brand new company is a collective of ten like minded actors, comedians and writers, taking on controversial parts with courage and passion

Tickets from external agents


Kite Theatre presents

Sat 7th and Sun 8th April    (8pm Sat & 5pm Sun)


A poignant and heartfelt story about one family’s journey through Deptford’s chequered history, and how our actions can impact for generations. Eighteen-year-old Alex sits alone in his grandparents’ house on New Cross Road, the first person there in years. With a few hours until Nan’s funeral, Alex guides the audience through the colourful tales of his ancestors, trying to reconcile the grand stories of the past with the difficult reality that dominated the end of her life.


Tiari Joe presents   Fri 27th April    8pm   Tickets £5.50


Wanna come along and try snippets of your new script, a song you wrote, a dance or movement piece or maybe performance poetry or play some music.  Do a sketch or some magic or a bit of spoken word.  Each performer gets between 3 and 7 mins and it's a great way to showcase your talents.   Only thing we won't be doing is straight stand up.   Maybe try a bit of burlesque, pupperty or musical theatre.  Love to see some improv also!  

Come along as a audience member and enjoy something different each month.

Wish to perform  contact 

Tickets from external booker


Sat 28th & Sun 29th April    8pm (5pm Sun)   £11

Abbey Wood Theatre Productions present

BOBBY DAZZLER by Emma Sheehan

A darkly comic tale following the adventures of a raging narcissist in her quest for the perfect engagement ring that takes a deadly turn as she stops at nothing to get her way. Joined by an un-dynamic duo who’s dream of a life on the open road takes a nasty turn. A tale of marriage, murder , motorbikes and a man-bun , this is the debut play from a new south London writer