Here’s what we have coming up:
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 29th March 8pm
Ticket Price: £5 in advance/ £9 general (+ booking fee)
Presented by Scott-It Dramas, Decide boy is a short musical about two rival groups of teenagers who decide to have the ultimate showdown. Within each group there is a member who is uncertain about his decisions because they have great aspirations for their future. By chance these two rivals have a conversation, sharing their dreams. They hatch a plan that frustrates the showdown. Eventually their plan is thwarted and they are forced to make a decision. Another teenager has to do the same but for completely different reasons.
Date: Tuesday 26 March 1.30pm & 7.30pm, Wednesday 27 March 10.30am & 1.30pm
Ticket Price: £10 (for groups 10 or more £8 a ticket, contact email@example.com)
STEP Festival Youth Theatre Showcase 2019
STEP is a borough-wide partnership linking the theatre community, education and youth sector in the London Borough of Southwark
The STEP Youth Theatre Showcase is a wonderful opportunity for Southwark’s youth theatre groups to present their work to family, friends and the public and stand on the stage, feeling proud of the work they have created. We hope, in turn, it will encourage more young people from Southwark to get involved in youth theatre activities.
Date: Thursday 28th March 7pm
Ticket Price: Free
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
Step into Dance
The Royal Academy of Dance’s, Step into Dance programme presents their annual dance performances, Step Around Town. A series of uplifting and energetic performances from young dancers from across the capital. We are delighted to be working in partnership with Theatre Peckham bringing you an eclectic evening of dance featuring work from local Step into Dance school groups, as well as appearances from Theatre Peckham.
Step into Dance is a Royal Academy of Dance programme in partnership with the Jack Petchey Foundation.
Date: Tuesday 30th April 7pm
Ticket Price: £5 / £2 students
The Voices of Black Folk
Nu Ikons Production are pleased to announce the latest chapter in their “Voices of Black Folk” series-“Black Voices in Britain Before The Windrush.” Written & directed by Khareem Jamal-one of the creators of Black Heroes in The Hall of Fame.
The average person might have the impression that Black presence in Britain, is a recent one. However the missing pages of British history- that which is never taught in schools or academia- presents a whole different narrative.
This production gives a fascinating insight into three of the many notable characters who lived and died right here in Britain.
Date: 2 – 5 May | 7.30
Ticket Price: Adult £20 | Child £10
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