Matt Ran the London Marathon!

Our Trustee Matt ran the London Marathon on April 23rd in just 4 hours and six minutes! We're very proud of him - especially as battled a dodgy achilles tendon and was left with a plate in his shoulder after a bike accident less than a year ago. We're also very grateful as he's raising money to keep the Blue Elephant open and going strong as we struggle to fundraise for the coming year.

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Company number: 3724349

"The wonderful Blue Elephant Theatre"Joanna Lumley (Patron)
"Thinking big for a little venue"Time Out
"This quirky oasis of a theatre is a charming hidden gem in South London."Everything Theatre
"Camberwell's coolest venue"The Guardian
"Fringe theatre at its finest"Views from the Gods


Next show: Tit for Tat

Thursday 29 June - Friday 30 June
Online booking (incurs 10% booking fee)

To avoid the online booking fee please ring the box office on 020 7701 0100

Following the success of Female Intuition, Original Impact returns to the Blue Elephant to showcase more works of new writing.

The pieces include:

The Watch written by Will Langley
Directed by Amelia O’Loughlin

The Empty Space written by Alexandria Turner
Directed by Joshua Jewkes

Shark written by Kieron Tufft
Directed by Alexandria Anfield

Dorian Grey written by Niamh Headley-Vaugh
Directed by Louis Labovitch

Two of a Kind written by Elizabeth Bryant
Directed by Sean Hollands

Any and All written by Louis Labovitch
Directed by Elizabeth Bryant

These Four Walls written by Amelia O’Loughlin
Directed by Samuel Dunstan

Original Impact proves what is possible with a strong cast and some directorial creativity” Culturised on Original Impact’s Twelfth Night

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Coming soon: Escape 2

by LCP Dance Theatre

Friday 7 July - Sunday 9 July
Online booking (incurs 10% booking fee)

To avoid the online booking fee please ring the box office on 020 7701 0100

LCP Dance Theatre invites their audiences on a journey of awareness of what’s going on in the world.

Escape 2 follows on from 2016’s Escape, recreating and re-telling the emotional journey of a refugee using innovative aerial dance and multimedia, against a stirring soundscape by Stefano Guzzetti. Fusing pole and silks performance with dance theatre, Escape 2 explores the impact of a new environment on a refugee, who must face social, political and psychological challenges in order to integrate with a new society.

Award winning LCP Dance Theatre draws awareness to human rights violations through dance and has been nominated twice at the Edinburgh Fringe for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award.`

Praise for LCP Dance Theatre's previous work:

“Modern, moving, muscular & magnificent” The Mumble Dance (Escape)

“A compelling dance performance dealing with highly relevant issues” UK Theatre Network (Escape)

“LCP Dance Theatre offered something extraordinary” ★★★★ Female Art (I Am)

LCP Dance Theatre are raising money to bring Escape2 to Edinburgh this year. You can support them here.

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