Here’s what we have coming up:
Half Term Workshops
Find out what’s happening at Theatre Peckham this half term. Workshops from £5.
An English person, an Irish person and a Scots person walk into a gorgeous theatre in the heart of South London and watch a load of London’s funniest people strut their stuff. The joke? It cost them five pounds. In other words: StraightUp Comedy is bringing its sell-out, luxury evenings of top quality live comedy to TheatrePeckham and it’s only charging five pounds for tickets: faith in humanity restored?
StraightUp Comedy brings diverse lineups of the best acts around to the best comedy venues London has to offer. Previous praise for StraightUp Comedy:
Date: Friday 22nd February 8pm
Ticket Price: £5 in advance/ £9 general (+ booking fee)
good dog by Arinzé Kene
Mum’s promised him that bike so even when school or homelife bites, he knows to keep his chin up, his head down and his shirt clean. Because in the end, everyone who’s good gets what they deserve. Don’t they?
Delicately observed and fearlessly told by writer Arinzé Kene (Netflix’s Crazyhead, Eastenders, Channel 4’s Youngers, West End smash Girl From the North Country, and Misty at Bush Theatre and Trafalgar Studios), good dog embarks on its second national tour following its acclaimed premiere in spring 2017.
Date: 19, 20, February 7.30pm & 21 February 2pm
Ticket Price: £12
Need a Little Help
Joe and Ella are a great team – they make each other laugh, help each other out and tackle all the chores their busy lives throw at them. But one morning things begin to change when Joe gets all tangled up and Ella has to do things alone. What will Ella do now? Will she be able to continue as before or will it all get too much? If only she had a little help…
Based on the experiences of young carers, the piece explores what it means to look after someone else when you are young. In a uniquely staged piece, the young audience will help the performers look after each other, stepping into the shoes of young carers.
Date: Friday 8th March | Ages 2-7
This performance is for nursery groups and schools, if you would like to book please contact Felix on email@example.com
Soul Lyrical: Ragz-CV Album Launch
Opening live performance of Ragz-CV’s eagerly anticipated spoken word album titled ‘Soul Lyrical’.
Date: Saturday 30th March 7.30pm
Ticket Price: £10
The Voices of Black Folk
Date: 2 – 5 May
Upfront Comedy X Theatre Peckham
Upfront Comedy “the most enterprising black comedy promoters in the country” The Guardian present a brand new series at Theatre Peckham promising belly laughs from some of comedy’s best performers
Sunday May 12 : The ever urbane Mr Cee introduces comedy’s new queen Judi Love & fast rising Elroy Welsh
Date: Sunday 12 May | 7.30pm
Ticket Price: £12