Catch up with the latest news from Cardboard Citizens.
03.08.16Charlie Marshall

Due to phenomenal demand, you can now watch our hit performance of Cathy Come Home at the Barbican in full on YouTube.

28.07.16Charlie Marshall

Take a look behind the scenes of our 2016 hit Forum Theatre show Meta by watching our brand new fascinating short documentary. 

19.07.16Charlie Marshall

Are you enthusiastic and passionate? Do you want a job that is both challenging and satisfying? Come and work for us as our new Programme Delivery Manager!

15.07.16Charlie Marshall

Cardboard Citizens will be travelling from Whitechapel to Brazil next week as part of With One Voice, an artistic occupation of the streets of Rio with the city’s homeless community.

11.07.16Charlie Marshall

Last Tuesday a community ensemble of more than 20 Cardboard Citizens’ Members performed the first ever theatrical adaptation of Ken Loach’s seminal film Cathy Come Home in a one-off performance described as “remarkable” by the Guardian. 

05.07.16Charlie Marshall

Join the thosands of people who have now seen our one-off performance of Cathy Come Home at the Barbican Hall by catching up the live stream footage before 13 July here.

31.05.16Vicky Ream

We are hugely excited to announce that High Rise Theatre’s upcoming project Merryville is the recipient of the Home Truths Young Company Bursary, in partnership with

23.05.16Vicky Ream

For the next instalment from our creative residency programme, we hear from Diane Goldsmith our artistic liaison for the Peterborough Residency, who has written about the second week of the programme working with Year 10 students, in partnership with

09.05.16Vicky Ream

A team of staff from Cardboard Citizens HQ ran the Hackney Half marathon on Sunday 8th May.

29.04.16Vicky Ream

We are so excited that our second Citz Creative Residency is now underway in Peterborough, where we are working with Year 10 students, in partnership with Stanground Academy and


Cardboard Citizens' Creative Residency in Manchester culminated with a final Forum Theatre performance to the community on Friday 8th April at Z-Arts.

11.04.16Stuart Grey

Cardboard Citizens | Chair of the Board 

Our current Chair, Graham Fisher, is standing down at the end of 5 successful years later this year.



  • If you're looking for a PERFECT Christmas present for a theatre fan, take a look at our 25th anniversary book avail…
    21 hours 9 min ago
  • This year has been so busy we sometimes forget to mention we only RECORDED AN ALBUM! Our ACT NOW musicians created…
    1 day 20 hours ago
  • If you're looking for a unique and incredible Christmas present for a theatre fan, take a look at our 25th annivers…
    2 days 14 hours ago
  • to last week's ... Thanks to all our amazing supporters who came along including…
    2 days 21 hours ago
  • Don't forget, if you're in London today, head to Spitalfields Market for an incredible festival including 80 stalls…
    3 days 19 hours ago