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Hackney Town Hall
19 Oct 2023 - 26 Nov 2023
1 hr 15 min
Suitable for 16+
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Why Watch 1984?

  • Immerse yourself in the gripping reality of a dystopian society, as portrayed in George Orwell’s timeless novel, 1984, brought to life on stage.
  • Experience the chilling depiction of perpetual war, pervasive government surveillance and incessant public mind control in a unique theatre setting.
  • Make use of the rare opportunity to see 1984 in an immersive staging at London’s Hackney Town Hall.
  • Witness Orwell's portrayal of a dystopian future, eerily mirroring our present reality. Don’t miss out on booking your 1984 London tickets!

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


1984, George Orwell's genre-defying story, is coming to the stage in October at London's Hackney Town Hall. This influential novel, first published in 1948, presents a chilling picture of perpetual war, pervasive government surveillance, and relentless public mind control. Today, Orwell's dystopian vision seems more relevant than ever, as we navigate an era of extensive surveillance. Be ready to step into the Ministry of Truth and experience a reality where even our thoughts are subject to scrutiny. Don't miss this limited run, immersive production of 1984. Book your 1984 London tickets today!

The Story

Welcome to The Ministry of Truth. In the world of 1984, every action, every word, and even every thought is closely monitored. This chilling tale, set in a time of perpetual war and pervasive surveillance, sees protagonist Winston Smith wrestle with oppression in Oceania, a place where the Party scrutinises human actions with ever-watchful Big Brother. Defying a ban on individuality, Winston dares to express his thoughts in a diary and pursues a forbidden love affair. These criminal deeds bring Winston into the eye of Big Brother. Experience the powerful story with 1984 London tickets.

Show Timings

  • Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 7 PM, 9 PM
  • Sun: 5:30 PM, 7:30 PM
  • Show timings may vary. Check the next stage of booking.

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Jude Akuwudike as O’Brien, Kit Reeve as Julia and Declan Rodgers as Winston
  • Directors: Jem Wall and Richard Hahlo

Note: Producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

  • This show is recommended for ages 16+. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The production includes depictions of torture and contains violence, loud noises, strobe and flashing lights. Viewer discretion is advised.
  • Please keep in mind that London theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

1984 Tickets

Book online tickets for 1984 play in London.

Booking Period: From 19 Oct 2023 to 26 Nov 2023

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your 1984 voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

Hackney Town Hall

Located in the heart of East London, Hackney Town Hall offers grandeur and drama in a space where you least expect it. Built during the 1930s, the Town Hall is a testament to the grandeur of that period and is a beautiful example of art-deco architecture. It has been used for a variety of events and performances, adding to its rich history.

Seating Capacity: 300

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: Mare St, London E8 1EA, United Kingdom

Tube: The nearest tube station is Hackney Central or Graham Road

Bus: Buses servicing the area include 30, 48, 55, 106, 236, 254, 276, 277, 394, D6, W15

Available Facilities: WiFi, Toilets

Accessibility: Accessible Toilets, Wheelchair Accessibility

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Hackney Town Hall.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions About 1984 Tickets

How do I buy 1984 London tickets at West End?

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How much do the tickets for 1984 in London cost?

The cost of the 1984 London tickets will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.

How can I buy cheap or discounted tickets to 1984 in London?

The best way to buy cheap or discounted 1984 London tickets is to book them online as you will often come across attractive discounts. Book your tickets to 1984 in advance as they tend to get more expensive closer to the show date.

How can I buy last-minute tickets to 1984 in London?

You can easily buy last-minute tickets to 1984 in London online.

Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discounted tickets to 1984?

Booking 1984 tickets online will give you the opportunity to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.

What is the opening date for 1984?

1984 opens on 19 October 2023 at Hackney Town Hall, London.

What age is 1984 appropriate for?

1984 does not have a strict age limit. However, it is most suitable for individuals aged 16 and above.

Where is 1984 playing in London?

1984 is playing at Hackney Town Hall in London and opens on 19 October 2023.

How long does 1984 run for?

The running time of 1984 is 1 hour 15 minutes with no interval.

What is 1984 about?

1984 is an immersive staging of George Orwell's dystopian novel which depicts a society under constant surveillance and control by an authoritarian regime.

What are the facilities available at Hackney Town Hall?

The Hackney Town Hall has multiple facilities including toilets and WiFi for the audiences during 1984.

Is outside food allowed while attending 1984?

Generally, outside food is not allowed while attending shows. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

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