Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at The Royal Court

Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at The Royal Court

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Get tickets for some amazing shows at The Jerwood Theatre at The Royal Court

The Jerwood Theatre at the Royal Court is a vital component of London's dynamic theater scene. Located on Sloane Square in Chelsea, the Royal Court Theatre is renowned for its commitment to new and innovative writing.

Get tickets below to see many of Jerwood's incredible shows

The Jerwood Theatre itself, named after the Jerwood Foundation in recognition of their significant financial support, comprises two key spaces: the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs and the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs.

Upstairs, the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs is a smaller, more experimental space with around 90 seats. This studio theatre is known for its innovative approach to staging and its focus on emerging playwrights.

It provides a nurturing environment for new voices in theatre, giving them the opportunity to present their work in an intimate setting. The Jerwood Theatre Upstairs is a crucible for cutting-edge theatre, frequently hosting works that push the boundaries of traditional storytelling and explore contemporary issues with fresh perspectives.

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The design of the space ensures that every seat offers a good view, fostering a deep connection between the performers and the audience. The Jerwood Theatre Downstairs has been home to numerous acclaimed productions, often showcasing bold and provocative new works that challenge societal norms and spark conversation.

Both theatres reflect the Royal Court's mission to support and promote new writing. The Jerwood Theatre at the Royal Court has been instrumental in launching the careers of many notable playwrights and continues to be a beacon for groundbreaking theatre.

Its influence extends beyond its walls, as many productions that start at the Jerwood Theatre often transfer to larger stages in the West End or are adapted for film and television, reaching wider audiences and maintaining the Royal Court's reputation as a birthplace of innovative and influential theatre.

Lie Low

Buy your tickets now for the incredibly moving, hyperbolic performance of Lie Low, by Ciara Elizabeth Smith.

Available to 8 June 2024

The Bounds

The year is 1553, the true Golden Age of English football. It’s the Allen Valley Whitsun Game, and men will die today. 

Available from 14 June 2024 to 13 July 2024


A bold and visceral new play, G delves examines prejudice and higher powers. Playing at the Royal Court Theatre for a strictly limited run!

Available from 22 August 2024 to 21 September 2024


A gripping story detailing the emotional aftermath of a catastrophe, BRACE BRACE is a thrilling new play by Jerwood Theatre

Available from 3 October 2024 to 2 November 2024


Delving into the shortcomings of law enforcement, politicians, and the media, Expendable shines a spotlight on a community often overlooked.

Available from 21 November 2024 to 21 December 2024
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How To Find Us

By Tube:

The nearest Tube station is Sloane Square (District and Circle lines). From there, it’s just a short walk to the theatre.
Exit the station and head southwest on Sloane Square toward Sloane Street.
Turn right onto Sloane Street, and you’ll find the theatre on your left.

By Bus:

Several bus routes serve the area around Sloane Square. Check the 11, 19, 22, 137, 319, 360, and C1 buses, which stop nearby.
Use a journey planner app or website to find the most convenient bus route from your location.

By Train:

If you’re arriving by train, the nearest mainline station is Victoria. From there, you can take a short taxi ride or use public transport to reach Sloane Square.

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