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Upcoming Dates

  • - Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg
  • - Théâtre de la Manufacture (Grande Salle)
  • - Célestins, Théâtre de Lyon

Upcoming Dates

  • High Tide Festival, Aldeburgh
  • - Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bristol
  • - Espoo City Theatre, Finland
Actors Touring Company Actors Touring Company

Actors Touring Company presents the best in international contemporary theatre, on tour in the UK and internationally.

The company produces the most innovative scripts from abroad, often commissioning its own translations and creating work collaboratively with artists from the UK and overseas.

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Latest news

29th March, 2017

Brexit the Stage: What Next for British Theatre and Europe?

Ramin Gray will joining a panel of performance practitioners, academics and policy makers who work in and between British and European stages, to consider the opportunities and responsibilities of theatre in a post-Brexit society, and ask how we can continue to foster international relationships. This symposium will explore what Brexit means for the theatre industry at home and abroad. As the UK enters unchartered territory, this event aims to contribute creatively and productively to conversations about the relationship between Britain and Europe, theatre and society. 

Hosted by the V&A on Saturday 22 April, 10.30 – 17.15. 

21st February, 2017

We’re recruiting!

ATC is looking for an emerging director to join us as our Trainee Associate.

The post is an opportunity to make the move from ‘assistant’ to ‘associate’ through embedding in one of the UK’s leading contemporary theatre producers.

Check out our recruitment page for more details

Closing date is March 13.


25th January, 2017

We're thrilled to announce that we will be making The Suppliant Women in co-production with the Young Vic Theatre

The Actors Touring Company, Young Vic and Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh production will be made with a new community cast especially for the Young Vic.

Dates for your dairy: 13 - 25 November 2017

4th January, 2017

Happy New Year everyone!

What an exciting year we have ahead of us, kick starting with our new production Winter Solstice, in co-production with the Orange Tree Theatre. The productions responds to the resurgence of the far-right in some European countries and coincides with the inauguration of President Donald J Trump. Previews start on Thursday 12 Jan and the production runs until Saturday 11 Feb.

Then for our Northern supporters we have The Suppliant Women, taking place at the Royal Exchange Theatre, from 10 March - 1 April. As we have previously done in Edinburgh, Belfast and Newcastle we will be working with people from across the city to put local communities at the heart of the story. This weekend we are running the first workshops in Manchester to get the ball rolling.

Not too shabby for early Jan, watch this space for more information on other projects and news on Living with the Lights on

5th December, 2016

So much for winding down for the end of the year, at ATC we are still full steam ahead, after a great week at the Bike Shed Theatre in Exeter, Living with the Lights on opens at the Young Vic on Wed 7 Dec and plays until Fri 23 Dec. Mark featured in the Guardian last week talking about his experience with mental health, you can read his fascinating article here, and if you wanna hear more about his story then book your tickets now before they are all gone!

Along with this we started rehearsals at the Orange Tree Theatre today for our production of Winter Solstice that opens in January. Check out the brilliant cast, it's all rather exciting!

Finally as if it couldn't get any better we are pleased to announce that The Suppliant Women will be playing at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester from 10 March - 1 April

Three fab shows to look forward to, merry christmas one and all!

11th November, 2016

The Supliant Women has finished for 2016, we are already having exciting conversations about what might happen to it in 2017, so keep a look out for news to come! Meanwhile we have lots of other things going on; Living with the Ligths on returns this December to the Bike Shed, Exeter and an extended run at the Young Vic. Also we are working in Co-production with the Orange Tree on Winter Solstice, which opens in Ricmond on 12 January. There's alot going on and we are loving it!

6th October, 2016

The reveiws are in and we couldn't be happier, check out what people have to say about The Suppliant Women

29th September, 2016

Check out our lastest video. Director Ramin Gray, Writer David Greig, Composer John Browne, Choreographer Sasha Milavic Davies and the Community Chorus of Edinburgh talk about the how and why they've made The Suppliant Women together. Previews start this Saturday!

26th September, 2016

We’re sorry to say that the lovely Ed Sayer has had to leave The Suppliant Women due to unforeseen personal circumstances. All good wishes to Ed.

But we’re glad to report that Oscar Batterham will be joining the cast to play the King. Welcome, Oscar.

20th September, 2016

Check out our rehearsal shots of The Suppliant Women. Not long now, get your tickets before they are all gone! We will be in Edinburgh at the start of October, then Belfast and last but not least Newcastle.

12th September, 2016

Delighted to announce the casting for The Suppliant Women. Omar Ebrahim, Edward Sayer and Gemma May will be joined by a chours of young women from Edinburgh, Belfast and Newcastle! Catch it this Autumn 

26th August, 2016

Fascinating interview with Mark Lockyer in The Stage this week. Mark returns to ATC with Living with the Lights On in Nov/ Dec. Check it out here

5th May, 2016

We’re thrilled to announce our Autumn 16/Spring 17 productions.
2 world premieres, 3 coproductions & a return for a Spring 16 hit here for more details

3rd May, 2016

So excited to announce the creative team that brought you The Events will be reunited this Autumn with a new production The Suppliant Women

7th April, 2016

We can’t wait to announce our future productions later this month. Watch this space!

29th March, 2016

The 5-star Living with the Lights On has reached the end of its Spring tour.

Over for now, but more soon. In the meantime, have a look at some responses to the show over on our blog.

15th March, 2016

Really happy to announce Andrew Smaje will be joining the company as Executive Director from Monday 21st March. Read more about him here

11th February, 2016

Not long now till our new show Living with the Lights On heads out on tour. Catch it in Exeter, Oxford, Liverpool and London. 

8th January, 2016

We are seeking applications for the position of Executive Director to work alongside the company’s Artistic Director Ramin Gray. This is an exciting opportunity for a theatre producer with a minimum of three years relevant experience who is passionate about new international work and touring.

For more details please visit our recruitment page

2nd November, 2015

The Events enjoyed a fantastic run at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, and cast and crew are safely home. Watch this space for news about our latest production.

26th October, 2015

Martyr has now finished! Thank you to everyone who came, and of course to its electric cast. Stateside, The Events continues its run at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis.

19th October, 2015

Martyr by Marius von Mayneburg is now in it's last week. Catch it at the Theatre Royal Plymouth from Tuesday 20th - Saturday 24th October at 7.45pm. 

15th October, 2015

Martyr by Marius von Mayneburg moves on to Edinburgh today, catch it at The Traverse from Thursday 15th - Saturday 17th October at 7.30pm. 

12th October, 2015

Following critical acclaim at the Unicorn Theatre, Martyr by Marius von Mayneburg is now on tour. Starting at The North Wall, Oxford on Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th October. Then on to The Traverse, Edinburgh at the end of the week and Plymouth Theatre Royal next week. For more details click here

23rd September, 2015

Martyr by Marius von Mayneburg is now playing at the Unicorn Theatre until Saturday 10th October. Then heads out on tour, taking in Oxford, Edinburgh and Plymouth, for more details click here

20th September, 2015

The show that keeps on giving; The Events returns to the U.S. visiting the Curran Theatre in San Francisco and the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis until 2nd November, find out more here

3rd August, 2015

Rehearsals have started for Martyr by Marius von Mayneburg. Full casting has now been announced, for more details click here

22nd June, 2015

Our next production will be Martyr by Marius von Mayneburg. It will open in September 2015. For more details click here.

13th April, 2015

We partnered up with the brilliant Creative Access to recruit a Trainee Administrator. For details and how to apply, click here.

30th March, 2015

The Events finished its run at the New York Theatre Workshop. You can read the New York Times review here.

19th November, 2014

The Events will be presented at the New York Theatre Workshop from the 12th February until the 22nd March 2015. 

12th November, 2014

Die Ereignisse (The Events) has won the prestigious Nestroypreis for the Best Play.

23rd September, 2014

The Events is about to head off on an international tour. See our Current Productions page for dates.

15th September, 2014

The Events and Blind Hamlet are both touring the UK this autumn!

18th August, 2014

Sadly only a week left of Blind Hamlet at Assembly Roxy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014! Make sure you don't miss out, get your tickets now!

24th July, 2014

One week left to wait until Blind Hamlet opens at the Assembly Roxy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Join our Facebook event to get your tickets.... 

17th July, 2014

Only two weeks until Blind Hamlet heads to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to perform at Assembly Roxy this summer. Head over to their website to book your tickets now!

5th July, 2014

The Events returns to the Young Vic this week....

17th June, 2014

The Events travels to the Clifftown Theatre in Southend on Sea in Essex for a one off performance TOMORROW (Wednesday 18th June), featuring the East 15 Southend Choir. Get your tickets now.... 

16th June, 2014

The New York Times loves us too! Check out STEVEN McELROY's piece on The Events, which makes its International debut into America from June 24 at the International Festival of Art & Ideas in New Haven... Click here to read the full article. 

16th June, 2014

After 5 weeks out on the road our co-production with Presence Theatre CHORALE - A SAM SHEPARD ROADSHOW begins in London TONIGHT at the CLF Art Cafe at The Bussey Building. Grab your tickets now!  

16th June, 2014

The Events rehearsals with Derbhle Crotty & Clifford Samuel are well underway. Check out our Facebook page for some pics! 

13th June, 2014

The deadline for our Trainee Associate Directors Scheme is today. Get your applications in!

25th April, 2014

Rehearsals with the cast of Chorale, ATC's co-production with Presence Theatre, have begun. Stay tuned for more news.

10th March, 2014

Rehearsals with the new cast of The Events are now underway! Check our Facebook and Twitter for updates and photos.

25th February, 2014

We are looking for rehearsal guests to sit in The Events rehearsals on 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th, 11th and 12th March. There are two available slots per day: 10am - 1.30pm and 2.30pm - 6pm. If you are interested, email Camilla at stating your preferred date and time.

14th February, 2014

The Events has a new cast! Fresh from the award-winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Amanda Drew will join the show as Claire and Clifford Samuel, who has worked with The Wooster Group and RSC, will play The Boy.

2nd January, 2014

The Events has been named number one in Best theatre of 2013 by The Guardian.

10th December, 2013

The Events has been nominated for Best New Play in Whats on Stage awards 2014. Click here and vote now!

13th November, 2013

Ramin Gray, Hofesh Shechter and Simon Stephens are planning a new production in 2015 that seeks to combine dance and text. Seventeen is an experiment in form and content that will explore the inevitable decay of all living things.

We are looking for brave and engaged performers who feel equally at home expressing themselves physically and verbally. The show might involve nudity and delivering written text.

We will be meeting performers between December 11 and 20, 2013 in London. 

If you are interested, please submit your CV and availability between the outlined dates to:

11th November, 2013

The Events is back on tour! Check your nearest venue and get your tickets here.

8th October, 2013

The Events is now at London's Young Vic until the 2nd of November. Head here to get your tickets!

23rd August, 2013

We are currently in New York, developing new work by Russian-speaking playwrights.

23rd August, 2013

The Events has won Carol Tambor Award which gives the show an opportunity to be presented in New York.

19th August, 2013

Neve McIntosh, star of The Events, has been nominated for Best Actress at The Stage Awards 2013.

We're giving away a limited number of FREE TICKETS to see CHORALE - A SAM SHEPARD ROADSHOW at The Bussey Building for tomorrow's performances (Wednesday 18th June). Head to our Facebook or Twitter page to find out more.... 

ATC's The Events airs on BBC Radio 4 tonight at 9 pm!

The Events is well underway at The Young Vic, and we are starting to receive some lovely reviews! Check out this one from The Londonist...

Blind Hamlet is well under way at Assembly Roxy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014! Check out our storify to see what our audiences think so far... 


RT @ramingray: Caz Liske, great actor and translator of Viripaev's Illusions died today in Moscow aged 33. He leaves a wife, son and devast…