Catch up with the latest news from Cardboard Citizens
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.


We have now entered our second week of our creative residency project in Manchester, run in partnership with local housing associations St. Vincent's Blackburn with Darwen Foyer and Manchester Foyer.


Our two year programme of national creative residency projects has launched! From March-April 2016, we are running our first creative residency in Manchester in partnership with local housing association St.

18.03.16lydia hayes

We are delighted to announce that Cardboard Citizens have been selected as the new Charity of the Year for Baring Asset Management!


On Saturday 20th February, Cardboard Citizens and Camden People’s Theatre hosted Home Truths Creative Symposium, bringing together emerging theatre makers and housing activists to ask the question ‘What can theatre do about housing?’.