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★★★★★
Spy In the Stalls
★★★★★
Stage Review
★★★★★
London Living Large
★★★★★
London Pub Theatre

The Strange Case of
Jekyll & Hyde

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★★★★★

London Living UK
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London Pub Theatre

★★★★★

Fairy Powered

★★★★★

Sardines Magazine

CHAPLIN: Birth of a Tramp

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The Upcoming
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Pocket Size Theatre
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Stage Review
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Last Minute Theatre

The White Rose

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Fairy Powered
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The Upcoming
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London Pub Theatre
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Everything Theatre

TARO

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"Arrows & Traps have gained a solid reputation
as one of the best repertory companies on the circuit."
LONDON PUB THEATRES

We are a fifteen-time OFFIE-nominated, ☆☆☆☆☆, critically-acclaimed theatre company specialising in historical new writing and bold adaptations of classic novels in London and the UK. 


Founded in 2014 by Artistic Director Ross McGregor, and the Official Associate Company at the Brockley Jack Studio, London, as their associate theatre company, we work in a repertory style, with an in-house company of actors and creatives.

 

Arrows: At Home

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Theatres around the world are closed and we, as an entire industry, are facing a devastating impact of the Coronavirus. Over the last six years, Arrows & Traps have tried to be a positive creative force for our local theatre community, providing a high standard of quality Fringe theatre to South London at the Brockley Jack Studio, producing 19 critically-acclaimed productions - including Frankenstein, Gentleman Jack, TARO, Jekyll & Hyde, Chaplin: Birth of a Tramp and The White Rose.

The current pandemic situation forced us to curtail our first UK tour with three weeks of performances left still to perform, and subsequently meant that we had to completely cancel our upcoming Spring tour, leaving us in deficit and devastated.

As a company not in receipt of regular funding, we derive the vast majority of our income from the box office of our performances - and as such we will struggle to survive whilst the theatres of the UK are closed.

We are a non-profit making theatre company run by people who love plays, and we would be heart-broken if this current situation caused us to go out of business permanently.


If you are able to make even the smallest donation to help us, it would mean a great deal to all of us.

Thank you and stay safe.

 

Part Three:   TARO

 

Part Two:

The Strange Case of Jekyll & Hyde

 

Part One:

The White Rose

 

CURRENT SHOW

 

CHAPLIN: BIRTH OF A TRAMP


Written & Directed by Ross McGregor
Produced by Chris Tester

For over 100 years, Charlie Chaplin has been the world’s best-loved clown.  His brilliant comic creation of "The Little Tramp" is the most recognisable cinematic icon in history.  But his remarkable story to stardom and success had a humble beginning.


Raised in the merciless poverty of a Victorian slum, Charlie never knew the security of a normal family.  Raised by his unstable mother, and abandoned by his alcoholic father, Charlie was thrown at the mercy of the workhouse.  Desperate to escape his fragile existence on the streets of South London, Charlie became captivated by the shining lights of music hall, and gradually began to see a path to salvation.  A way to make the world laugh.


Critically-acclaimed Arrows & Traps return with a brilliantly vibrant and heart-felt musical experience about the relationship between experience and creativity, and invite you to discover how Chaplin spun personal tragedy into universal comedy, in a moving and joyful exploration of one of the world’s most remarkable lives.


Running time - 120 minutes, including a 15-minute interval.  No age restriction.

 

CHAPLIN: BIRTH OF A TRAMP

"A MODERN MASTERPIECE"

STAGE REVIEW

"NOT TO BE MISSED"

THEATRE THINGS

"A CONTEMPORARY ADAPTATION THAT SPEAKS TO THE AGES"

OUGHT TO BE CLOWNS


TOURING SPRING 2021

TICKETS NOW ON SALE

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News and Updates

Arrows and Traps Theatre Company is fortunate to have an incredible opportunity to make work which is both challenging and artistically fulfilling . Yet, none of what they do would be as meaningful without an audience to share it with. Stay up to date on all the latest news about the productions, events, and community work they are involved with by having a look at the articles below.

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TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Arrows & Traps return with

CHAPLIN: BIRTH OF A TRAMP

UK TOUR MARCH-MAY 2021

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VIDEO PREVIEW


CHAPLIN TRAILER​

RUNNING  2020 - 2021 IN A UK TOUR

 
 

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