VAULT 2017 is the biggest festival we’ve ever presented. There’s dozens upon dozens of outstanding things to see, from immersive theatre to stand-up comedy via wild parties and the occasional trip into space.
Use the events list below to browse through the catalog. VAULT is for explorers – so get stuck in and see what’s on offer.
You can either browse the entire program in list form, or simply pick a day you want to visit and see what’s on. If you’re looking for something in particular, use the search bar.
Prefer something in print? Pick up a Programme at the venue from January 25th or download the digital version here.
See you underground.
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and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-01-25 04:15 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-01-25 7:00
A stranded astronaut hurtles around the earth on a solitary orbit. With stunning design and projection mapping this is a black comedy about suspension, isolation and our disintegrating times.Find out more »
A surreal musical cabaret with mischief in mind. A midnight encounter with a white rabbit leads Cat into a secret speakeasy, home to mythical figures with mischief in mind, and life takes a turn for the wicked.Find out more »
14 voices. 5 actors. 1 year. A fascinating combination of verbatim and physical theatre, this production asks where you see yourself a year from now. “Alecky Blythe stripped bare...simple storytelling at its most unlimited.” ★★★★ - LondonTheatre1Find out more »
Discover a gem in the making from London's best live acts. Scratch That presents a pick 'n' mix of favourite live acts from their events in Hackney, Brixton and beyond including spoken word, clowning, comedy and live music.Find out more »
Nine-year-olds Alfie and Elton are in deep trouble. Play Time is a fast-paced, colourful, outrageous, heartwarming and hilarious two-hander from the award-winning Of Mice Theatre.Find out more »
Sharing six intimate stories on depression and coping. Devising company Feral Foxy Ladies (★★★★ ‘totally engaging’ – A Younger Theatre) team up with film-makers Kaleido Film Collective to deliver six candid stories of depression and the ways we find to cope: from diving and sex to song.Find out more »
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-01-25 04:45 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-01-25 8:15
Lost in a lonely city, a young woman conjures up a dialogue with legendary artist, Nina Simone. An electrifying one-woman show, praised by critics at last year’s Edinburgh Festival.Find out more »
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-01-25 02:45 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-01-25 8:30
Millie is sent to write about a notorious underground community: the Litterati. A new story of riots, hedonism, and human potential by Isla van Tricht, writer of 2016’s Underground (★★★★ Broadway Baby).Find out more »
For our first trick, players must escape from a challenge designed by the Great Harry Houdini himself. In teams of 3-4, players are locked in with 20 minutes to escapeFind out more »
1976. Fran & Leni meet. Three years later they are The Rips. Girls with guitars, bored of playing nice. Music, fishnets, tits and spitting. A full-throttle tale of lifelong friendship.Find out more »
Two actors play many roles in this new comedy. Set in a remote guest house Worlds looks at why people choose to leave or remain in relationships, friendships and locations.Find out more »
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Award-winning PLAY Theatre Company are back with a season of bold new work. Featuring the brightest and best emerging talent, our eight box-fresh new PLAYs will inspire and ignite.Find out more »
Because everything is better as a musical. Total sell out show Edinburgh Fringe 2016. The best/worst movies generated from the ghastly depths of audience suggestion, musicalised with a live band.Find out more »
Crowley & Co.'s regular variety showcase comes to VAULT 2017 as a bite-size free weekly show, hosted by the Night Players.Find out more »
Bringing together live music, aerial acrobatics, fire, dance and mime, Becoming Shades is a story of empowerment, love and choices: a re-imagining of the classic myth of Persephone told through contemporary circus.Find out more »
Be plunged into a world of red hot jazz, bootleg liquor and more than a little scandal. Gatsby invites you to his infamous parties in this exhilarating immersive experience. (1920s dress encouraged, dancing shoes mandatory.)Find out more »
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-01-25 03:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-01-25 10:15
Nothingism is sweeping the nation: it's a bad new craze. Phil Mann's one-man sketch is surreal character comedy at its best: hilarious, strange and a superhuman feat unlike anything else.Find out more »
Self deprecating songs and comedy about a life of not being Adele. We’ve all been there – the shattering realisation that you are not Adele. Come join your fellow mortals for self-deprecating, non-Grammy Award-winning songs and comedy. We’re all someone like us.Find out more »
A comedy with lots of heart, and a brain tumour. When good brains go bad. This is the very true and very funny story of two best friends coming to terms with one being diagnosed with a brain tumour.Find out more »
Whirlwind comedy in which “refreshingly innovative theatre stands shoulder-to-shoulder with slap-stick and psychedelic surrealism” (★★★★ CTR). Pelican look to uplift you with their “infectious energy” (★★★★ TCS)Find out more »