Brixton Rock

The Big House are delighted to announce that for our next Open House Project we are working with award winning writer and care leaver Alex Wheatle, MBE, sharing extracts from the first stage of an adaption of his novel, ‘Brixton Rock’.  This extraordinary story shows the highly complex world in which Brenton Brown, a care leaver […]

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The Big House Breaks Into Paris

On Thursday 20th October, 5 Big House members and Maggie Norris, our Artistic Director travelled to Paris to break in to a summit of CEO’s from across Europe.  We worked with iris Worldwide, an international advertising agency on a bespoke brief, to perform a 5 minute piece of drama which told the story of a […]

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Open House Project – Week 10

This group have taken their improvisation skills onto the street, creating mini performances that the ‘audience’ will never realise were not real life events. Arguments, proposals and intimate overheard conversations were played out on the street and in parks in Peckham and on the bank of the Thames – with members of the public as […]

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Knife Edge at the Royal Court Theatre

Following the sold out success of Knife Edge at Pond in Dalston, we will be at the Royal Court Theatre on 1st and 2nd August as part of the Open Court. Come on a theatrical journey like no other. Laugh – Think – and Eat… Tickets available here. Photos by Catherine Ashmore.

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Only one week left!

Join the party! Don’t miss out on the chance to see Knife Edge and enjoy the delicious Hawaiian feast at Pond. Get your ticket today before they are all gone! Read all the updates in our latest newsletter. Photos by Catherine Ashmore.

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Tim and Jack’s St Malo to Collioure bicycle trip

The Big House trustee Tim Wright and and his friend Jack will be setting off on 4th June on a cycle ride which starts in St Malo and ends, 850 miles later (!!!), in Collioure in the South of France. Please support Tim and Jack on this impressive and challenging feat. All your sponsorship money will go […]

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Knife Edge tickets on sale now

Sometimes life cuts deep. Sometimes life needs a slap. Knife Edge is a play about fear, food and family that begins with a murder and ends with a feast. A girl with no name, hungry for life, fights to tell her own story. Immerse yourself in a darkly comic world, and join her on a […]

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2015 Gala Event at Pond

On 25th November 2015 The Big House held a fundraising gala event at Pond in Dalston. We were delighted that so many of our supporters could make it. Guests ate a 3 course dinner with our current members and cast of ELECTRIC and watched the premier of the new Big House documentary. Big House members […]

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Tickets for ‘ELECTRIC’ are now on sale!

In just over a week we will be embarking on a new 12-week Open House Project with 15 young people from across London. They will be participating in life skills, drama and employability workshops, rehearsals and performances, this time at The Rio in Dalston! Faith has a secret. She can’t let anyone close.  She can’t […]

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The Big House: A Documentary

A wonderful team of filmmakers, Isis Thompson, Harry Lighton, Grace Wyld and Josh Carpenter are raising money to make an observational documentary about The Big House and to record the journey of the young people on our next Open House Project. The documentary which will be screened at the Rio Cinema in Dalston will enable us […]

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