SPRING 21

How we learnt to live, think and come together… differently. 

#WildTimes2021

PAY WHAT YOU CAN

As part of our wider commitment to making the arts accessible to everyone, all performances at Battersea Arts Centre will now be part of our universal Pay What You Can pricing model.

Use the slider on the booking page to decide how much you want to pay for your ticket. To give you a guide, the slider is set at a recommended price for each event. Any amount paid over this will help us continue to make our events accessible to everyone, whilst supporting our activities with artists, young people and our local community.

Head to our blog to find out more about Pay What You Can.

19 - 25 Apr

The Motherhood Project

Fifteen short films explore the guilt,  joy, absurdity, pressure and taboo surrounding motherhood, offering a fascinating cross-section of perspectives. All ticket sales will include a 50% donation to Refuge.

D&D Satellite: Time to Vent & Revive

Apr 28

D&D Satellite: Time to Vent & Revive

A Conversation for Parents & Carers Working in the Arts during the pandemic. A chance to come together, to share stories of the good, the bad, the ugly and the downright maddening times you have been through.

An image of the back Wayne Jackson on stage under dimmed lighting and smoke.

10 - 16 May

From Me to Us

A playful and poignant performance letter to a future child from their future father.  From Me to Us documents, in a powerful piece of autobiographical performance art, the 2019 law change to allow for single father surrogacy.

An image of the bottom half of a womans face covered by stars and constellations.

24 May - 13 Jun

Helen

Helen is a brand new digital show from innovative theatre ensemble N2P using virtual reality to tell the story of pioneering astronaut Helen Sharman CME OBE, the first British person in space.

An image of a pink backdrop with a figure sat on the shoulders of another figure wearing a green alien mask.

24 May - 13 Jun

Lights Over Tesco Car Park: The Abductions

The Abductions is a 360° experience, inspired by Poltergeist's 2018 sell-out Edinburgh Fringe hit, Lights Over Tesco Car Park, that puts audiences at the centre of four historic alien abductions.

An image of Brian Mullin. They have brown short hair and a full moustache. They sit on a chair holding a script.

24 May - 13 Jun

LIVE TO TELL: The Madonna Jukebox Musical

Madonna survives by reinventing herself...like a retrovirus. Living with HIV, Brian desperately dreams of doing the same. Just like a prayer, his pitch LIVE TO TELL: The Madonna Jukebox Musical to the Queen of Pop goes from camp fun to raw emotion.

An image of Chisato against a black background and wearing a white gown.

24 May - 13 Jun

Scored in Silence

Using a unique blend of cutting-edge technology and choreography to unpack the hidden perspectives of Deaf people, Scored In Silence uses true accounts from the handful who survived the atomic bomb atrocity in Japan 1945.

A black and white image of a figure with long dark hair wearing a grey sheet sits in a large white bathtub filled with water.

24 May - 13 Jun

Look At Me, Don’t Look At Me

A brand new cabaret about love, art, and a legacy, RashDash reclaim the story of Lizzie Siddal; known throughout history as model and muse for Pre-Raphealite painters, but an artist and poet in her own right.

A colourful cartoon illustration of a figure posed centrally with arms outstretched joined by two figures either side, left playing a guitar and right sat at a laptop with pink text on screen showing 'Brownton Abbey'.

18 - 20 Jun

Brownton Abbey: Talk Show

Introducing Brownton Abbey: Talk Show;
a frank and open conversation with artists and exclusive screenings of brand new digital performance commissions from the Brownton Abbey Universe.

Selina Thompson, a black woman stands on a mound of rocks in front of a seascape, wearing a white gown, blue throw and a crown of thorns.

22 - 27 Jun

salt: dispersed

In Feb 2016, two artists got on a cargo ship, and retraced one of the routes of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle - from the UK to Ghana to Jamaica... this show is what they brought back. salt: dispersed sees artist Selina Thompson develop an intimate new film adaption of her hit stage show salt.

An image of a dancer with arms outstretched blurred in front of her.

2 - 4 Jul

Political Mother: The Final Cut

Hofesh Shechter’s iconic stage work Political Mother explodes onto the screen as an UNPLUGGED, unapologetic and exhilarating new short film. 

An image of Lucy McCormick stood against a white backdrop wearing a blue cropped top and white heart shaped sunglasses, she has another pair resting on her head and holds her long blonde ponytail in her left hand outstretched.

8 - 15 Jul

Life: LIVE!

Following her smash-hits Post-Popular and Triple Threat, Lucy McCormick presents her latest sensational show Life: LIVE! as she forefronts her aspiration to become a world-famous pop star.

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The Motherhood Panel
A brightly coloured city scape in blue yellow and pink sits above a green park.