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Blue Elephant Theatre Update

We are delighted to be open again after installing a new ventilation system to ensure good airflow in the theatre! Please check our busy programme of performance and participation work!

We are currently seeking a Young People's Theatre Coordinator - please see here for more information.

Our Artist Network has launched, a resource for opportunities for emerging artists. More information is here.

"The wonderful Blue Elephant Theatre"Joanna Lumley (Patron)
"Thinking big for a little venue"Time Out
"This quirky oasis of a theatre is a charming hidden gem in South London."Everything Theatre
"Camberwell's coolest venue"The Guardian
"Fringe theatre at its finest"Views from the Gods


Next show: The Search for Santa


Wednesday 8 December - Tuesday 21 December
Online booking
Click here to book online - incurs 10% booking fee

To speak to the box office directly, please ring us on 020 7701 0100.

Join a quest to prove Santa exists!

It’s Christmas Eve in the North Pole and a pair of unlikely companions are on a scientific mission. They will prove to all the doubting grown-ups that Santa exists and then he can enjoy a celebrity lifestyle! After all, who doesn’t want fame and fortune?

Dr. S and Pringle the Penguin are setting off on the adventure of a lifetime but they have a lot more to learn than they realise….

All weekday performances are currently booked out by groups. Weekend performances are at 2pm & 4.30pm. There is currently good availability on Sunday 12th & 19th December but Saturday 11th & 18th are very busy, with some performances fully booked.

Suitable for ages 3+, best suited to 5 - 10 year olds.

Running time: 1 hour approx

Please note: All performances will be relaxed to encourage children to feel comfortable and welcome. If anyone in your party has access needs, please contact us on 02077010100 or so we can ensure your visit is as smooth as possible. Blue Elephant’s theatre space is on the ground floor and wheelchair accessible but our café space upstairs is not.

Blue Elephant is operating covid secure measures. We ask adults to wear masks and have a new ventilation system in place. We are also reducing capacity.

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