Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)

 
 
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Old Town Hall, Lavender Hill, SW11 5TN 
 

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Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)Carrying many of London's best fringe productions, the Battersea Arts Centre is one of the best off-West End theatres in the capital. A Grade II listed building which was the former town hall, the BAC is now one of the country's biggest arts centres, housing studios and gallery space as well as a theatre. With a reputation for producing innovative and exciting new work, this well-loved Lavender Hill landmark has played host to everything from stand-up comedy to opera.

 

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Lands Of Glass: PreviewLands Of Glass: PreviewThis theatrical adaptation brings best-selling Italian novelist Alessandro Baricco's hilarious world of imagination to UK audiences for the first time, featuring live music played on specially created glass instruments: marimbas, chimes, bells, even a Sauvignon-blancophone.29th July 2014Tuesday 29th July 2014 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
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Lands Of Glass: Preview
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  Tuesday 29th July 2014 - 8.30pm
This theatrical adaptation brings best-selling Italian novelist Alessandro Baricco's hilarious world of imagination to UK audiences for the first time, featuring live music played on specially created glass instruments: marimbas, chimes, bells, even a Sauvignon-blancophone.
Sara Pascoe Vs HistorySara Pascoe Vs HistoryIntelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.29th July 2014Tuesday 29th July 2014 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
Category: event
Ends Today
Sara Pascoe Vs History
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th July 2014 - 7.30pm
Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.
Lands Of Glass: PreviewLands Of Glass: PreviewThis theatrical adaptation brings best-selling Italian novelist Alessandro Baricco's hilarious world of imagination to UK audiences for the first time, featuring live music played on specially created glass instruments: marimbas, chimes, bells, even a Sauvignon-blancophone.29th July 2014Wednesday 30th July 2014 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
Category: event
Now On
Lands Of Glass: Preview
event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING  pay what you can
DATES  28th, 29th and 30th July 2014 - 8.30pm
This theatrical adaptation brings best-selling Italian novelist Alessandro Baricco's hilarious world of imagination to UK audiences for the first time, featuring live music played on specially created glass instruments: marimbas, chimes, bells, even a Sauvignon-blancophone.
If Destroyed Still TrueIf Destroyed Still TrueA storytelling show from Molly Naylor (BBC Radio 4s Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think Of You) and musician Iain Ross (Bearsuit, Mega Emotion). Part autobiography, part fictional story about 15-year-old Jane's battle to stop her house falling into the ocean.30th July 2014Thursday 31st July 2014 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
Category: event
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If Destroyed Still True
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st July 2014 - 9pm
A storytelling show from Molly Naylor (BBC Radio 4s Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think Of You) and musician Iain Ross (Bearsuit, Mega Emotion). Part autobiography, part fictional story about 15-year-old Jane's battle to stop her house falling into the ocean.
Pilates: WorkshopPilates: WorkshopFitness session.30th July 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
Category: event
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Pilates: Workshop
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
DATES  5th February to 27th September 2014
Fitness session.
Kumon Maths And English: WorkshopKumon Maths And English: Workshop30th July 2014Monday 29th September 2014 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
Category: event
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Kumon Maths And English: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  20th January to 29th September 2014 - 3.30pm-6pm
They Think We Don't Know: Homegrown ProductionThey Think We Don't Know: Homegrown ProductionThe play is about how the things we learn to divide are inherently connected.31st July 2014Friday 1st August 2014 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
Category: event
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They Think We Don't Know: Homegrown Production
event > Theatre > Community Theatre
DATES  Thursday 31st July and Friday 1st August 2014 - 7.30pm
The play is about how the things we learn to divide are inherently connected.
Life Drawing: WorkshopLife Drawing: Workshop31st July 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
Category: event
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Life Drawing: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Art Workshop
DATES  31st July to 25th September 2014 - 7pm-9pm
Homegrown Workshops (Ages 12-17)Homegrown Workshops (Ages 12-17)Take part in a high energy performance workshop.31st July 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
Category: event
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Homegrown Workshops (Ages 12-17)
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
DATES  23rd January to 25th September 2014 - 5pm-6.30pm
Take part in a high energy performance workshop.
Homegrown Company Summer ProductionHomegrown Company Summer ProductionAn original production by a group of 13-21-year-olds.1st August 2014Saturday 2nd August 2014 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
Category: event
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Homegrown Company Summer Production
event > Theatre > Community Theatre
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd August 2014 - 7.30pm
An original production by a group of 13-21-year-olds.
 

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Bridges Court Road, SW11 | 16 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Hotel Verta by Rhombus is uniquely located at 'London's Vertical Gateway" - The London Heliport, Battersea. The first hotel of its kind " integrated with the ...More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £58  27% off
354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 22 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
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The Chelsea Harbour Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel  from £144  25% off
Chelsea Harbour, SW10 | 22 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
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Theatre 503 London
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Theatre 503
London > Entertainment > Theatres
503 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 9 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Originally created by the team behind the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill, the 503 is a well-designed theatre nestled above the busy Latchmere pub on Battersea ...More
 
 
 
Landor Pub Theatre London
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Landor Pub Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
70 Landor Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 29 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
You're never more than three rows away from the action at the Landor Theatre where the audience never exceeds 60. Focussed on producing musical theatre productions ...More
 
 
 
Finborough Theatre London
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Finborough Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 36 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ...More
 
 
 
 
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Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Lavender Hill, SW11 | Same location as Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Carrying many of London's best fringe productions, the Battersea Arts Centre is one of the best off-West End theatres and art venues in the capital. A ...More
 
 
 
Le QuecumBar London
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Le QuecumBar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
42-44 Battersea High Street, SW11 | 15 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Hot Club Gypsy Swing is a bizarrely niche musical genre for a wine bar in Battersea. Live acts vary depending on which night of the week ...More
 
 
 
The Magic Garden London
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The Magic Garden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
231 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 15 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
The pub - if it still fits within the confines of that definition - has a vast outdoor space that is semi-covered with awnings ...More
 
 
 
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Sara Pascoe Vs History London
Ends Today
Sara Pascoe Vs History
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th July 2014 - 7.30pm
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), Lavender Hill, SW11 | Same location as Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up....More
 
 
 
Lands Of Glass: Preview London
Now On
Lands Of Glass: Preview
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th, 29th and 30th July 2014 - 8.30pm
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), Lavender Hill, SW11 | Same location as Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
This theatrical adaptation brings best-selling Italian novelist Alessandro Baricco's hilarious world of imagination to UK audiences for the first time, featuring live music played on specially ...More
 
 
 
If Destroyed Still True London
On Soon
If Destroyed Still True
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st July 2014 - 9pm
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), Lavender Hill, SW11 | Same location as Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
A storytelling show from Molly Naylor (BBC Radio 4s Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think Of You) and musician Iain Ross (Bearsuit, Mega Emotion). Part ...More
 
 
 
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Sambrook's Brewery London
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Sambrook's Brewery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Unit 1 & 2 Yelverton Road, Battersea, SW11 | 14 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
An independent brewery on an unlikely housing estate in Battersea, Sambrook's was set up in August 2008 to give London drinkers some local brews to choose ...More
 
 
 
Khadambi Asalache House (575 Wandsworth Road) London
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Khadambi Asalache House (575 Wandsworth Road)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
575 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 18 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
The hand-carved fretwork interior of this modest, early 19th-century, terraced house make it one of the most unusual and inspiring in London. 575 Wandsworth Road was ...More
 
 
 
Battersea Park Children's Zoo London
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Battersea Park Children's Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 18 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Battersea Park Children's Zoo is home to a host of glorious creatures. There are farmyard animals, lemurs, otters and monkeys, as well as peacocks which roam ...More
 
 
 
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Whole Foods Market London
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
305-311 Lavender Hill, SW11 | 5 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
One of the smaller Whole Foods Market stores, this Clapham branch is located on Lavender Hill opposite Clapham Junction train station. Like its larger sister stores, ...More
 
 
 
Joy Clapham London
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Joy Clapham
London > Shopping > Clothing
Shopstop at Clapham Junction Station, 1-20 St Johns Hill, SW11 | 6 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
With its mix of clothes, cards and kitsch toys, Joy is ideal as a gift hunting ground. Even if you object to them calling themselves an ...More
 
 
 
Recipease London
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Recipease
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
48-50 St John's Road, SW11 | 7 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Jamie Oliver's bid to single handedly take over the culinary landscape of the UK (...then the world!) continues apace with Recipease, a food store where you ...More
 
 
 
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Basilico London
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Basilico
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
175 Lavender Hill, SW11 | 2 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Pizza & Pasta ...More
 
 
 
Donna Margherita London
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Donna Margherita
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
183 Lavender Hill, Battersea, SW11 | 2 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Sat amongst a row of houses on Lavender Hill this unassuming Italian restaurant has a loyal local following and a team dedicated to producing authentic Neapolitan ...More
 
 
 
The Fox Hounds London
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The Fox Hounds
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
66 Latchmere Road, SW11 | 2 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Gastropub ...More
 
 
 
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Le Club Tricolore London
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Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 16 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ...More
 
 
 
Royal College of Art, Dyson Building London
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 21 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ...More
 
 
 
The Wine and Food Academy London
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 24 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ...More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park London
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 20 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ...More
 
 
 
Kayaking London London
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Kayaking London
London > Leisure >
Cremorne Riverside, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 | 24 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Based in the Cremorne Riverside Centre on the waterfront at Chelsea, Kayaking London offers a variety of trips, tours and bespoke experiences enabling the public to ...More
 
 
 
Chelsea Physic Garden London
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 | 25 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ...More
 
 
 
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The Fox Hounds London
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The Fox Hounds
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
66 Latchmere Road, SW11 | 2 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Gastropub ...More
 
 
 
The Northcote London
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The Northcote
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Northcote Road, Battersea, SW11 | 9 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Gastropub...More
 
 
 
The Lighthouse London
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The Lighthouse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
The Lighthouse, 441 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 9 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
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Dusk London
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Dusk
London > Nightlife > Bars
339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 12 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Swish, Battersea "style bar" with Oriental decadence and award-winning cocktails. Escape the clamour of West End clubs with this out-of-town, style bar alternative. High standards, a ...More
 
 
 
Lost Society London
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Lost Society
London > Nightlife > Bars
697 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 13 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
It's not difficult to believe that this decadent, chandelier-filled arena - home to London's louche pleasure-seekers, to drinking and dancing - once played host ...More
 
 
 
The Loft London
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The Loft
London > Nightlife > Bars
67 Clapham High Street, SW4 | 24 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Yet another bar in the already over-crowded and otherwise unappealing bar-lined Clapham High Street. Is there really any need? The answer, judging by the queue, is ...More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden London
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 25 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ...More
 
 
 
The Boiler House: Battersea Power Station London
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The Boiler House: Battersea Power Station
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gate 2, 188 Kirtling Street, Battersea, London SW8 | 27 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
The Boiler House benefits from being at the heart of one of London's best loved and iconic landmarks, Battersea Power Station. This temporary structure within the ...More
 
 
 
National Army Museum London
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 27 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ...More
 
 
 

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Sara Pascoe Vs History
Comedy | Until 29th July 2014 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)

Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up....More

Lands Of Glass: Preview
Theatre | Until 30th July 2014 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)

This theatrical adaptation brings best-selling Italian novelist Alessandro Baricco's hilarious world of imagination to UK audiences for the first time, ...More

Lands Of Glass: Preview
Theatre | On 29th July 2014 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)

This theatrical adaptation brings best-selling Italian novelist Alessandro Baricco's hilarious world of imagination to UK audiences for the first time, ...More

Gypsy Swing Jam Session
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th July 2014 

Le QuecumBar 15 minutes walk from Battersea Arts Centre (bac)

Open stage event....More

Sizzling Gypsy Swing Jam
Concerts | Until 30th September 2014 

Le QuecumBar 15 minutes walk from Battersea Arts Centre (bac)

Jam session led by Viktor Obsust on bass, Django style. Audience participation welcome....More

Open Mic & Steak Night
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th September 2014 

Gigalum 20 minutes walk from Battersea Arts Centre (bac)

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Paul Booth Sextet
Concerts | On 29th July 2014 

606 Club 24 minutes walk from Battersea Arts Centre (bac)

The jazz ensemble performs....More

Ross Macfarlane: Medicine Marvels And Mesmerists: Talk
Exhibitions | On 29th July 2014 

Chelsea Physic Garden 25 minutes walk from Battersea Arts Centre (bac)

A talk about opportunists and charlatans, magical medicines and outlandish schemes....More

Vocal Celluloid: Workshop (Ages 12-19)
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2014 

Chelsea Theatre 1.37 miles from Battersea Arts Centre (bac)

Develop your singing voice....More

Love Kills
Theatre | Until 30th July 2014 

Chelsea Theatre 1.37 miles from Battersea Arts Centre (bac)

Performance artist Cradeaux Alexander performs this solo work, a play about ambition, power struggles, sexual revolution and romantic love, inspired ...More

 
 
 
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