The Royal Court Theatre Spring Events Announced

Published on Thu 31 Jan 2019

News (in chronological order);

  • The State Between Us Matthew Herbert’s unique and ambitious Big Band of British and European musicians as well as a large community choir will perform two concerts on 29 March, marking the launch of his new album on the day the U.K. is scheduled to leave the European Union.


  • Dismantle This Room co-created by Milli Bhatia, Ingrid Marvin and Nina Segal, produced in association with the Bush Theatre, will run in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs 6 – 27 April.


  • the relay, a durational conversation between feminists curated by The Department of Feminist Conversations will take place on 18 May and 22 June. The Department of Feminist Conversations is a collaboration between Maddy Costa, Diana Damian Martin and Mary Paterson.


  • The Song Project created by Chloe Lamford, Wende, Isobel Waller-Bridge and Imogen Knight, with words by V. Crowe, Sabrina Mahfouz, Somalia Seaton, Stef Smith and Debris Stevenson will run in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs 12–15 June.


  • On 13 April the Royal Court will host Passages: A Windrush Celebration, a day of food, music, performance, panel events and the premiere of seven filmed monologues commissioned by the Royal Court and curated by Lynette Linton to mark seven decades since the arrival of passenger liner V Empire Windrush. Produced by Black Apron Entertainment in association with the Royal Court Theatre and Christopher Haydon.


  • The Royal Court Theatre announces writers for its 2019 International Residency: Special Focus Europe for Emerging Playwrights. For the first time since its inception thirty years ago the residency will be offered to 9 European playwrights – marking the year Brexit is scheduled to happen.


  • The Royal Court launches the 2019/20 Young Agitators programme working with 16 18-25 year olds, all of whom will become creatively embedded at the venue.

A limited number of tickets will be released in advance for Royal Court Friends on Thursday 31 January 2019 and tickets will go on general sale on Saturday 2 February 2019 at 10am 2018 020 7565 5000 /

Become a Friend for £35 to get advanced booking

 Download Royal Court Theatre Spring events artwork here.

For the full press release click here.