About Us

The Unicorn is the UK’s leading theatre for young audiences, producing an eclectic and surprising programme of work year-round for children aged 6 months to 18 years.

Based in our purpose-built home at London Bridge, we aim to connect artists and audiences through a broad range of work that is honest, refreshing and international in outlook, across a range of disciplines.

We present and tour around twelve shows each year, at home and abroad, to around 90,000 children and their parents and carers, and work extensively with schools and in the community to invite children from all cultures into a conversation about art and the world we live in.

Artistic Director
Justin Audibert
Executive Director Bailey Lock
Honorary Patrons
Joanna David, David Isaacs, Giles Havergal CBE

Board of Directors
Dr Vanessa Ogden (Chair), Simon Davidson, Axa Hynes, Henny Finch, Prema Mehta, Agnes Quashie, Colin Simon, Piers Torday

Ambassadors HRH The Duchess of Cornwall (Patron), Juliet Stevenson (President), Quentin Blake, Joanna David, Dame Judi Dench, Mel Giedroyc, Mishal Husain, Jude Law, Michael Morpurgo, Philip Pullman, Meera Syal

The Unicorn is a registered charity no.225751 and is proud to be an Arts Council England National Portfolio organisation.


The Unicorn has won nine awards and been nominated for a further 18 awards since 2012. Awards include the Peter Brook Award in 2014, five Off West End Production awards for shows for young people, a Writers Guild Award in 2014, a TMA UK award in 2013 and a Fringe First in 2012.

Sustainability Policy

The Unicorn Theatre is committed to a policy of continual improvement in identifying, understanding, monitoring and reducing environmental impacts, preventing pollution and identifying and complying with environmental legislation. Our sustainability policy and associated strategy to deliver environmental management is regularly reviewed and amended according to the changing nature of our operations. Our sustainability policy can be downloaded here (PDF).

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