March 10, 2020

Act Up! Newham present a screening of their new film in collaboration with Los Inseparables in Chile

I am Toni… Who am I?

Exhibition opens at 6pm
Screening from 7pm


Since the summer Act Up! Newham have been working in collaboration with Los Inseparables in Chile, sharing ideas and sending each other creative responses. This film is a product of that creative relationship!

There will be an exhibition in the bar before the screening to show the process of this collaboration. There will be a presentation after the film and a chance for audience discussion.


November 13, 2017

Act Up! are excited to announce their performance of a new show about bullying, Every Word You Say, as part of the Newham Word Festival, Bullying week and in association with Together 2012.

Come and watch us!

Wednesday 15th November,


Beckton Globe Library

Hope to see you there!

March 15, 2017

Act Up! is excited to present their new show 'Friendship Material' on Friday 31st March, 7.30pm at Stratford Circus.

Click HERE to buy your tickets

November 28, 2016

Act Up's performance of Outside the Box at Disability History was a great success. There was a large audience who gave great reviews.

Here is some of the audience feedback:

'A thought provoking show beyond your comfort zone. I left with a better awareness and a bigger heart.' (Chris)

'A show that reminds us how similar we all are despite our differences.' (Amanda)

We also had a great review by Dr Ju Gosling - Artistic Director of Together! 2012. Click below to read the review of the Together website.

Ju Gosling's review of Outside the Box

November 11, 2016

Act Up! are very excited to announce that they will be performing Outside the Box again at the Official opening of the Together! 2012 Disability History Month Festival.

This is a great chance for those of you who were unable to come in March. There are also new scenes and a new actor included!

Come and watch us at 7pm on Friday 25th November at the Old Town Hall, Stratford. Tickets are free. Our performance is part of the official opening of the Disability History Month Festival and the Together! 2012 Open Exhibition.

February 18, 2016

Act Up! Newham presents OUTSIDE THE BOX at 7pn on Friday 11th March . Act Up! Newham's new play is devised from the actors own experiences. Together they explore their dreams and desires for the future. After the interval a performance by singer/activist Dennis Queen. It will be a great evening! Hope to see you there!




November 12, 2015

Act Up! Newham were proud to be invited to perform 'Dangerous Assumptions' at the 25th birthday of the Alliance of Inclusive Education for an audience of about 60 people.


We had great responses from the audience.


'You all were fabulous! Great humourours piece, and you all knew your lines really well! Loved the way that you based it on intergration and segratation, the differences between the two. Loved the stern teacher leading Jill the schoolgirl away and the two pupils that were funny at each end who had no clue about what Jill the schoolgirl could do but they were great all of the group! Nice acting everyone!'


' I loved the show. It was hard to watch in parts. It brought up big feelings about bad things that happen in schoosl. In the end Jill and her classmates showed the teachers how it's done. Brilliant s...

July 20, 2015

During our 3 days summer intensive project the Act Uppers have created a new show for the Liberty Festival 2015 based on a letter to David Cameron! Each actor created their own monologue to David Cameron and they devised a 15 minute performance around this.


Act Up performed amazingly despite very difficult conditions and are keen to take 'Dear Mr Cameron' to other venues and events.






February 24, 2015

On 20th February Act Up! Newham premiered their new production 'Dangerous Assumptions' at Stratford Circus. It was a highly successful evening. We had an audience of 50 who were extremely enthusiastic about the show. One audience member said 'The story the actors and the direction was really very good. I was amazed how quick the time passed.'


Act Up! are now available for hire to perform 'Dangerous Assumptions' at your event. Please contact us at



February 24, 2015

Stratford Circus

Friday 20th Feb 2014 - 7pm 


Act Up are all very excited about performing their new production 'Dangerous Assumptions' at Stratford Circus on 20th Feb at 7pm.


What is even more exciting is that we have just had confirmation that after the interval our performance will be followed by Laurence Clark, an internationally - acclaimed comedian.


It will be a great evening - we hope to see you there!


Get your tickets now from Stratford Circus.

Tickets: £3 (£2 concessions)


Box Office: 0844 357 2625

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