Cutty Sark Theatre

I, Elizabeth | A play by Dyad Productions

From the award-winning creators of Orlando, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, Christmas Gothic, Austen’s Women, and Female Gothic comes a new play, telling the story of Queen Elizabeth I.

1568: At a vital but volatile crossroads in history a young queen steps from the shadows to reveal her thoughts on marriage, succession, religion and war.  But time is against her…

Elizabeth I: Queen at 25, political phoenix and famously unmarried – but who was the woman beneath the crown?

The February Ceilidh at Cutty Sark

This February, come down for our (anti)Valentines Day fling at Cutty Sark, one of London's most stunning and iconic venues.

Come in from the cold and dance the night away with your one true love or bring all your single mates and try to partner up. Ceilidh is a very social Scottish traditional dance, which involves lots of jigging and swooping, the perfect leveller when making a new acquaintance... or perhaps something more.

The Great Experiment | A new play about the experience of indentured migrants

Border Crossings 
in association with Dugdale Centre and Exchange Theatre
present
THE GREAT EXPERIMENT
 
Join us between the decks of Cutty Sark, as the ship is brought vividly back to life in a vibrant and challenging new play about the 19th century voyages across the Indian Ocean.
 
'I didn't know that when slavery was abolished in 1833, it was the slave owners that were 

Huey Morgan at Cutty Sark | Live DJ set with support from The London Disco Society

Following on from our recent DJ Lates with Norman Jay MBE and Fatboy Slim, we have this cracking line-up...

Do not miss the chance to party at one of London's most loved landmarks, and one of the world's most remarkable ships. Join us on the dancefloor in the stunning, spine-tingling space with the ship suspended above your head.

With DJ sets from our most esteemed guests behind the decks:

Harry Hill's Experiments In Entertainment (Part 2.5) on board Cutty Sark

If you haven't seen Harry Hill live, you haven't experienced him. More wild, more uncensored and a whole lot more visceral than on TV.

About the event

Jump aboard the comedy ship and immerse yourself in the sickly, warm goo of Harry Hill's comedy as this show unfolds right in front of your eyes.

Expect his trademark mash-up of styles and substances, from Vaudeville schtick gone wrong to crooning and lo-fi puppetry. Come and get your ribs tickled by the renegade master.

Age: 18+

The Night That Launched a Thousand Ships: Science, Story and Seafaring Adventure | With Dr Helen Czerski

From seafaring and music to science and storytelling, each guest speaker on the night is ready to share their unique knowledge and expertise. 

The one thing that unites them? They're (almost) all called Helen!

That's right, Cutty Sark's night of nerdy wonderment is brought to you by a number of notable people who share their name with the legendary Spartan princess Helen of Troy.

Pre-Edinburgh Comedy | Nick Helm & Jake Lambert

Nick Helm: Phoenix From The Flames

After six years away from Edinburgh and ahead of his National Tour, Helm is back at the Fringe with a full run of his new show to remind the world what they’ve been missing out on. Resurrected from the ashes, come and witness two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee and International Treasure In Waiting singing songs and righting wrongs. You don’t deserve this...

'The man is brutal, but by AC/DC he's talented with it.' - The Latest ★★★★★

‘A true comedy daredevil’ - Time Out ★★★★

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