1984 - Hackney Town Hall London

1984 Tickets

Hackney Town Hall, London
19 October 2023 - 26 November 2023
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George Orwell’s dystopian story 1984 comes to life at Hackney Town Hall with this new immersive experience.

George Orwell’s 1984, published in 1949, is one of the most influential novels in recent history, with its chilling depiction of perpetual war, pervasive government surveillance and incessant public mind-control.

Experience Orwell’s gripping story in this immersive new production at London’s magnificent Hackney Town Hall.

1984 runs from 19 October to 26 November 2023 at Hackney Town Hall, London – tickets are now on sale.

What's the story of 1984 - Immersive?


Everything you say or do is scrutinised. Even your innermost thoughts are probed. You cannot be too careful.

In an age when we are tracked and monitored, Orwell’s vision has never been closer to reality.


Who are the creative team of 1984 - Immersive?

Adapted by Adam Taub; Co-Directors: Jem Wall and Richard Hahlo; Sound Designer: Thor Aswarm Set Designer: Dr Jeroen Van Dooren; Lighting Designer: Jonathan Simpson

Reviews of 1984 - Immersive

★★★★★ “It felt like we had been transported to this dystopian society.” The Mancunion
★★★★ “Could not be more relevant to the age of surveillance and social media.” Visit Manchester
★★★★ “A disturbing version of a classic story.” British Theatre Guide

Show Information

Performance dates
19 October 2023 - 26 November 2023
Age restrictions
14+ Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Running time
1 hour 15 minutes (no interval)
Performance days
Evenings: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.

Important Notes

Trigger Warnings: This production includes depictions of torture and contains violence, loud noises, strobe and flashing lights.


The show takes place in several locations around Hackney Town Hall. All of the locations are indoors and you will walk between them. There are stairs between some of the locations but there are lifts for those who require them

Mobile Phones:

On arrival at the show, you will be asked to switch off your mobile phone and place it inside a secure pouch which you will keep with you. At the end of the show, the pouches will be unlocked. In an emergency, you may ask a steward to unlock the pouch before the end of the performance.

What time should you arrive?

The bar opens 30 mins before the performance begins and sets the atmosphere for the show but it is not essential to the plot.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the performance begins in order to pass registration and security. 

Venue Information

Hackney Town Hall, Mare Street, London, E8 1EA
Nearest Tube or Train: Hackney Central, Hackney Downs
Nearest Buses: 30, 38, 48, 55, 106, 236, 242, 253, 254, 276, 277, 394, D6, W15, N38, N55, N106, N253

Ticket Information

Official London Theatre tickets for  1984 - Immersive at the Hackney Town Hall, London

Book tickets to 1984 - Immersive at the Hackney Town Hall, London with WestendTheatre.com. You will be purchasing official London theatre tickets from an authorised retailer and member of the Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers.

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