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Theatre/Venue Details

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Omnibus Theatre
1 Northside Clapham Common
Outer London
Greater London
SW4 0QW

What's On (now & future)

3 Dec 20 to 5 Dec 20
Elf Lyons - Swan - Comedy
11 Dec 20 to 13 Dec 20
Oldilocks & The 3 Bears - Kids show
17 Dec 20 to 18 Dec 20
Rising of the Black Sheep - Performance
19 Dec 20
Hell Yeah! - Comedy

News/Info

Change at Omnibus
06Sep13: Gene David Kirk to step down.
New Executive & Artistic Director for Omnibus
24Apr13: Clapham's new Omnibus arts centre appoints Gene David Kirk

Omnibus Theatre archive listings

Omnibus is a theatre in Clapham, South London, housed in a converted Victorian Library, offering a vibrant programme of theatre, music and visual arts. Inspired by the building?s literary heritage, the Omnibus programme focuses on retelling classic tales with a contemporary twist. Omnibus is committed to combining art forms to discover new artistic vocabularies and providing vital support for emerging artists to create new work within the building. Omnibus is a registered charity; the team is led by Artistic Director Marie McCarthy. Patrons include Sir Michael Gambon, Matthew Warchus and Sir Richard Eyre. Opened in September 2013.
What was on in 2020
2 Oct 20
to
24 Oct 20
We Were Having a Perfectly Nice Time
Play
L1577410400
10 Jul 20Dem Times
Play
L01291684230
30 Jun 20
to
18 Jul 20
Wood
Play
L765273313
29 Jun 20Engine Room
Play
L01588398021
26 Jun 20My Father the Tantric Masseur
One person show
L01166959626
25 Jun 20Hell Yeah!
Comedy
L0393194678
23 Jun 20
to
28 Jun 20
Nothing in a Butterfly
Play
L262496606
22 Jun 20
to
23 Jun 20
Black Sheep
Cabaret
L02076009934
11 Jun 20
to
12 Jun 20
Sound Cistem
Play
L047672890
10 Jun 20Hasbian & Queer Diary Double Bill
Play
L1335532570
5 Jun 20
to
6 Jun 20
Wild Country
Play
L846384430
27 May 20Engine Room
Play
L1812863854
14 Apr 20Ladykiller
Play
L1182245331
25 Mar 20
to
11 Apr 20
Volpone
Play
L239232844
10 Mar 20
to
15 Mar 20
The Importance of Being...Earnest?
Play
L1456767808
3 Mar 20
to
8 Mar 20
The Apologists
Play
L0484412056
3 Mar 20
to
17 Mar 20
Can I Help You?
Play
L1729825780
28 Feb 20MANdemic: A Drag King Cabaret
Cabaret
L0638323812
26 Feb 20Inside This Box
Play
L01902282096
25 Feb 20Sheku Kanneh-Mason - and friends
Concert
L743100358
24 Feb 20Engine Room
Play
L497901074
11 Feb 20
to
29 Feb 20
Flights
Play
L01365362778
28 Jan 20Engine Room
Play
L0762163469
21 Jan 20
to
8 Feb 20
The Glass Will Shatter
Play
L160391543
9 Jan 20
to
18 Jan 20
Maiden's Myths and Monsters
Play
L01271830597
What was on in 2019
17 Dec 19
to
21 Dec 19
There Will be Cake - There will be Christmas Cake
Comedy
L2139970669
4 Dec 19
to
30 Dec 19
The Little Prince
Play
L267967563
19 Nov 19
to
24 Nov 19
Fiji
Play
L01842511537
29 Oct 19
to
30 Oct 19
Gutted
Play
L01612541319
29 Oct 19
to
17 Nov 19
The Match Box
Play
L1292421018
27 Oct 19The Princess and the Frog - A ballet for all ages
Dance or ballet
L937346228
26 Oct 19
to
27 Oct 19
Emily Rising
Kids show
L0545847213
18 Oct 19The Cocoa Butter Club
Cabaret
L249683865
15 Oct 19
to
19 Oct 19
Havisham
Play
L01790525388
12 Oct 19The Frog Princess Punked
Play
L01706139465
11 Oct 19
to
13 Oct 19
Trying It On
Play
L636522124
11 Oct 19
to
13 Oct 19
Zombie Zoo
Play
L198013444
8 Oct 19
to
27 Oct 19
Femme Fatale
Play
L0175568076
4 Oct 19Bonnie and the Bonnettes - And She
Cabaret
L0281354847
4 Oct 19How to Catch a Bear
Play
L71643581
1 Oct 19
to
5 Oct 19
I'd Rather Go Blind
Play
L215676544
29 Sep 19Gecko
Concert
L1282282351
17 Sep 19
to
21 Sep 19
LIT
Play
L782693292
25 Jul 19
to
27 Jul 19
Passengers
Play
L01185332056
23 Jul 19
to
24 Jul 19
Trying It On
Play
L1991735936
22 Jul 19
to
23 Jul 19
Bible John
Play
L0329990294
22 Jul 19
to
26 Jul 19
The Red
Play
L563415286
19 Jul 19Madame Chandelier's Rough Guide to the Opera
One person show
L01095133644
18 Jul 19Algorithms
Play
L2078205102
18 Jul 19Bonbons Cabaret
Cabaret
L874912680
16 Jul 19Phoenix
Musical
L038187212
25 Jun 19
to
14 Jul 19
Othello: Remixed
Play
L2059144061
4 Jun 19
to
16 Jun 19
20:40
Play
L0560645401
29 May 19
to
23 Jun 19
Country Music
Play
L1627840639
12 May 19Teddy Bear's Picnic
Dance or ballet
L0197636848
12 May 19The Chit Chat Chalk Show
Kids show
L298743462
12 May 19Tony Kofi - Alone Together
Concert
L2023232836
9 May 19
to
11 May 19
Sexy Lamp
Play
L502271611
2 Apr 19
to
20 Apr 19
Tony's Last Tape
Play
L323094949
25 Mar 19
to
30 Mar 19
Elf Lyons - ChiffChaff
Comedy
L01585446722
23 Mar 1924/7 Live
Cabaret
L1349947145
26 Feb 19
to
24 Mar 19
Lipstick: A Fairy Tale of Iran
Play
L714803365
23 Feb 19
to
24 Feb 19
Tiny LGBTQ+ Shows
Performance
L710311971
22 Feb 19The Cocoa Butter Club
Cabaret
L0883258788
20 Feb 19
to
22 Feb 19
Republica
Play
L04601754
20 Feb 19
to
22 Feb 19
The Morning after The Life Before
Play
L0963849803
19 Feb 19
to
31 Mar 19
96 Festival
Festival
L578534891
29 Jan 19
to
17 Feb 19
The Orchestra
Play
L202033338
8 Jan 19
to
27 Jan 19
Hearing Things
Performance
L165399723
5 Jan 19The Swimmer
Play
L676106190
4 Jan 19
to
5 Jan 19
Father Figurine
Play
L1350168994
What was on in 2018
28 Nov 18
to
23 Dec 18
There Will be Cake - There will be Christmas Cake
Comedy
L832653252
28 Nov 18
to
24 Dec 18
The Selfish Giant
Kids show
L1360223254
19 Nov 18Engine Room
Play
L01256348696
6 Nov 18
to
24 Nov 18
The Pit and the Pendulum
Play
L0587093085
31 Oct 18
to
24 Nov 18
Perception Festival - 2018
Festival
L01071841922
24 Oct 18Ice Island
Kids show
L1581571344
23 Oct 18
to
28 Oct 18
Boundaries
Play
L182941824
21 Oct 18Invisible Me
Kids show
L01135202529
9 Oct 18
to
27 Oct 18
Quietly
Play
L1529435218
8 Oct 18Engine Room - Katie Bonna - The Real Deal
Play
L566972573
2 Oct 18
to
20 Oct 18
To Have to Shoot Irishmen
Play
L253659622
30 Sep 18Sleepyhead
Kids show
L01835464890
27 Sep 18So, This is What Happened...
Play
L1305141592
4 Sep 18
to
23 Sep 18
Blood Wedding
Play
L1432596531
15 Aug 18
to
26 Aug 18
End the Silence
Play
L0820986797
30 Jul 18Queens of Sheba
Play
L831582141
25 Jul 18
to
29 Jul 18
Marcus Brigstocke - Devil May Care
Comedy
L0488056287
24 Jul 18Outside
Play
L2105973568
23 Jul 18Everything Is Going to be KO
One person show
L1414691650
22 Jul 18The Rockford File - Badback Mountain
Play
L487838166
19 Jul 18
to
20 Jul 18
Killymuck
Play
L01293673805
17 Jul 18
to
18 Jul 18
Sisterhood: Jolie Booth
Comedy
L01802587849
15 Jul 18
to
29 Jul 18
Edinburgh Comedy Previews
Comedy
L01004399351
5 Jun 18
to
24 Jun 18
The Yellow Wallpaper
Play
L0303599751
3 Jun 18Penguinpig
Kids show
L01700300620
3 Jun 18Shakespearean Summers - Sunday Music
Concert
L1975192821
2 Jun 18The King with Dirty Feet - and other stories of global shows
Kids show
L02068804263
1 Jun 18
to
2 Jun 18
La Manche: The Sleeve
Play
L01794501791
31 May 18So, This is What Happened...
Play
L1607472675
30 May 18Engine Room
Play
L0143143966
30 May 18Xoga
Concert
L01433559471
29 May 18The Crick Crack Club - The Fate We Bring Ourselves
Performance
L1791785078
23 May 18
to
24 May 18
The Man on the Moor
Play
L090703096
22 May 18Working Title
Performance
L1480344973
20 May 18Perfect
Kids show
L1262692851
20 May 18The Power Behind the Crone
Play
L850561978
18 May 18Bicycles and Fish
Play
L0623596496
15 May 18
to
17 May 18
A Substitute for Life
Play
L01513802268
9 May 18
to
13 May 18
Memories of Fiction: The Living Library
Performance
L1656546205
26 Apr 18So, This is What Happened...
Play
L0939590448
26 Apr 18
to
27 Apr 18
Shadwell Opera Double Bill - Diary of One Who Disappeared/The Grief of Antigone
Opera or Operetta
L1660244113
23 Apr 18Kaleidoscope
Kids show
L1613945988
10 Apr 18
to
29 Apr 18
Guhar Jaan-The Datia Incident
Play
L1553018104
3 Apr 18
to
8 Apr 18
Healed
Play
L0496302700
30 Mar 18
to
31 Mar 18
Mortgage
Play
L01201659348
29 Mar 18So, This is What Happened...
Play
L01241450313
27 Mar 18
to
29 Mar 18
The Fever
Play
L1080995872
18 Mar 18My Dad, The Magician
Play
L264800980
17 Mar 18Actors Alive Production: Across the Border
Play
L01389746616
12 Mar 18Engine Room
Play
L01841630966
10 Mar 18Get a Proper Job: Discuss
Play
L01911909851
7 Mar 18
to
9 Mar 18
Tom and Bunny Save the World
Musical
L046877060
1 Mar 18
to
3 Mar 18
The North! The North!
Play
L946758430
26 Feb 18
to
28 Feb 18
Learning to Swim in the Abyss (A Live Improv Death Show)
One person show
L1602207730
25 Feb 18Tell Me the Truth About Love
Play
L1494457222
24 Feb 18Hotter
Play
L01559148070
23 Feb 18The Other Team
Play
L246865646
22 Feb 18So, This is What Happened...
Play
L050064447
18 Feb 18Once Upon a City...
Kids show
L1806926875
16 Feb 18HIP
One person show
L832453477
10 Feb 18I Guess Ideally I'd Be Me
Performance
L0463215415
9 Feb 18Georgia Bruce
Comedy
L01717861604
6 Feb 18
to
25 Feb 18
The Soul of Wittgenstein
Play
L01359870274
3 Feb 18Drag Me to Love
Play
L491739819
3 Feb 18
to
4 Feb 18
Tiny LGBTQ+ Shows
Performance
L1354545583
2 Feb 18Question 13: What is The Substance of Bisexuality
Musical
L0415547526
1 Feb 18
to
28 Feb 18
96 Festival
Festival
L074088601
25 Jan 18So, This is What Happened...
Play
L01168245001
23 Jan 18
to
28 Jan 18
The Rockford File - Badback Mountain
Play
L881161568
9 Jan 18
to
18 Jan 18
The Overcoat
Play
L1504693993
What was on in 2017
7 Dec 17
to
16 Dec 17
The Turn of the Screw
Play
L945637360
25 Nov 17The Society of Strange
Play
L02076289628
25 Nov 17
to
17 Dec 17
Zeraffa Giraffa
Kids show
L2037969944
22 Nov 17Engine Room
Play
L01930780579
31 Oct 17
to
19 Nov 17
The Trap
Play
L01301651087
24 Oct 17
to
28 Oct 17
A Cracked Plaster Sky
Play
L0586956223
21 Oct 17I Walk in Your Words
Performance
L02017951259
20 Oct 17I'm Unique... Just Like Everyone Else: An Evening of Theatre, Film and Spoken Word
Performance
L01273543863
17 Oct 17
to
19 Oct 17
Mary and Me
Play
L0846976403
14 Oct 17Schutte the Unromantic
Comedy
L894160402
13 Oct 17The Frog Princess Punked
Play
L1600497574
11 Oct 17
to
12 Oct 17
A Dangerous Woman
Play
L897327800
7 Oct 17Where Do All the Dead Pigeons Go?
Play
L01455721478
4 Oct 17
to
6 Oct 17
The Overcoat
Play
L01849080050
27 Sep 17
to
29 Sep 17
Above the Mealy-mouthed Sea
One person show
L02113465994
26 Sep 17
to
30 Sep 17
There Will be Cake
Comedy
L01017776926
24 Sep 17Me
Kids show
L01686426616
13 Sep 17
to
15 Sep 17
Judith - A Parting From the Body
Play
L01120603958
7 Sep 17
to
9 Sep 17
Seven Letters
Play
L1163053249
24 Jul 17
to
30 Jul 17
Edinburgh Previews
Performance
L1082969954
21 Jul 17Above the Mealy-mouthed Sea
One person show
L0532213288
16 Jun 17
to
30 Jun 17
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Play
L563508799
8 Jun 17
to
10 Jun 17
The Faerie Thorn
Play
L0791578135
24 May 17Engine Room
Play
L01756497078
21 May 17Omniwritten: Adaptations
Play
L01625257634
19 May 17
to
20 May 17
We Are Bronte
Play
L01833796688
16 May 17
to
18 May 17
Lucy, Lucy and Lucy Barfield
Play
L1193493042
13 May 17The School of Night
Performance
L266767311
12 May 17Circled in the Radio Times
Play
L1671517331
10 May 17
to
11 May 17
Bookish
Play
L01744120052
3 May 17
to
5 May 17
Jane Eyre: An Autobiography
Play
L01905003218
18 Apr 17
to
30 Apr 17
Spring Offensive
Play
L217882882
23 Mar 17Engine Room - Unconditional/The Butcher/These Terrors are of Older Standing
Play
L01129689611
10 Mar 17Elephant & Castle
Play
L0661471655
2 Mar 17
to
8 Mar 17
Heart of Darkness
Play
L1234658429
24 Feb 17Engine Room - Girl form Ipanema/Many Years from Now/The Frog Princess Punked
Play
L0214529266
22 Feb 17Fish Eye
Play
L362140128
11 Feb 17The Conscious Uncoupling
One person show
L01679259201
10 Feb 17Queer Shorts
Variety show
L1195734218
9 Feb 17Out of Sight
Play
L0391976226
9 Feb 17
to
10 Feb 17
Stamp
Play
L01357438335
8 Feb 17Jessica Walker - Forbidden Love
Cabaret
L01185547701
31 Jan 17
to
4 Feb 17
Hearing Things
Performance
L1589121557
28 Jan 17The Picture of Dorian Gray
Play
L0809164679
22 Jan 17Wow! Said the Owl
Kids show
L01273311213
19 Jan 17Engine Room - Insomniacs' Sleepover/Lonely_City/When We Died
Play
L1616621719
What was on in 2016
1 Dec 16
to
18 Dec 16
Otto & The Robin
Kids show
L1302925777
8 Nov 16
to
19 Nov 16
Mule
Play
L02050353237
3 Nov 16The Trials of Galileo
One person show
L1052542660
1 Nov 16
to
2 Nov 16
The Man Who Would be King
Play
L0865080282
27 Oct 163 Stories from Radio 4
Performance
L512815226
19 Oct 16
to
22 Oct 16
Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain
Play
L2047231084
25 Sep 16The Owl & The Pussycat's Treasury of Nonsense
Kids show
L0130122866
21 Sep 16
to
23 Sep 16
64 Squares
Play
L228725251
16 Sep 16Omniwrite - Maureen/Kicked in the Shitter/Jimmy Jimmy
Play
L1283074619
15 Sep 16Engine Room - Harmony/Learning to Swim in the Abyss/Elephant & Castle
Play
L0333974551
28 Jun 16Come to Where I'm From
Play
L789085436
14 Apr 16Melody
Play
L0383472888
7 Apr 16Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London
Play
L01023535158
31 Mar 16So, This is What Happened...
Play
L0995729954
30 Mar 16Zonk FM
Play
L01743037392
24 Mar 16Engine Room
Play
L02089753116
19 Mar 16Fugee
Play
L1002192984
17 Mar 16At the Mountains of Madness
Play
L0962191740
What was on in 2015
11 Nov 15
to
14 Nov 15
The Bogus Woman
Play
L567234348
31 Oct 15Seance Fiction: The Improvised Haunting
Comedy
L1396383808
What was on in 2014
11 Nov 14
to
29 Nov 14
Macbeth
Play
L0613537331
9 Aug 14Snow White
Kids show
L770304973
2 Aug 14
to
4 Aug 14
Colour
Kids show
L0579049807
25 Jul 14Wingman
Play
L1412569483
24 Jul 14Circles
Play
L577219215
17 Jul 14Casting the Runes
Play
L904391097
1 May 14
to
2 May 14
Lizzi Kew Ross - Reading with Bach
Dance or ballet
L1218393890
What was on in 2013
15 Dec 13Jesse Sebastian - Jesse Sebastian?s Flamenco Trio
Concert
L0280024878
13 Dec 13The Mezzotint
Play
L2093389414
8 Dec 13Daughters of Elvin
Concert
L1275542195
1 Dec 13Fournier Trio
Concert
L0135915971
19 Nov 13
to
7 Dec 13
Woyzeck
Play
L278988901
26 Jul 13
to
27 Jul 13
Hope Light and Nowhere
Play
L01686237961

UKTW News/Reviews

News: Change at Omnibus
06Sep13: Gene David Kirk to step down.
News: New Executive & Artistic Director for Omnibus
24Apr13: Clapham's new Omnibus arts centre appoints Gene David Kirk

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