The Kiln Theatre (formerly the Tricycle Theatre) is a theatre located in Kilburn, in the London Borough of Brent, England. Since 1980, the theatre has presented a wide range of plays reflecting the cultural diversity of the area, as well as new writing, political work and verbatim reconstructions of public inquiries.Put Kiln Theatre at the forefront of your travel plans using our London attractions planner.
The theatre has produced original work by playwrights such as Lynn Nottage, Patrick Barlow, Richard Bean, David Edgar, Stephen Jeffreys, Abi Morgan, Simon Stephens, Roy Williams, Lolita Chakrabarti, Moira Buffini, Alexi Kaye Campbell, Florian Zeller and Ayad Akhtar.
The current artistic director is Indhu Rubasingham, who succeeded Nicolas Kent in 2012. The theatre's name was changed from the Tricycle to the Kiln in April 2018.
Kiln Theatre Reviews
I attended the theatre to meet some friends. We hadn't planned on watching anything unless there was something worth seeing. However, the only films showing were at 5.30pm and much later at 8.30. We..... more »
The food and service were phenomenal! We tried some starters before the show and we did not expect that level of deliciousness!! You have to order the soup of the day!!! Mushroom soup is the best one.... more »
A fantastic, vibrant and innovative space. There's always something on with a cinema, a great theatre, poetry slams, a fab bar and great sausage rolls! So proud to have this superb venue on our doorstep. Recently undergone a huge transformation project (formally the Tricycle) and now in a great building with fantastic plays.
This is a venue that I have visited over the past 40 years, but it's the first time I have been since it became the Kiln theatre. It is bright, functional and welcoming. The staff were informative and helpful. I was pleased by the level of comfort in the theatre itself. We used the cafe before hand. There is a simple but sufficient menu with lots of light offerings. I was actually quite surprised.
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