Stratford Circus Arts Centre

Stratford Circus Arts Centre, London, photographed from the front of the building.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015

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Artistic director: Jane Wheeler
Chief Executive: Karen Merkel


Circus One - Main Theatre - seats 300
Circus Two - Studio Theatre - seats 90


Box office: 0844 357 2625


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Theatre Square
London E15 1BX

Council: Newham

Region: London

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Central Line
Jubilee Line
London Overground

Stratford station



Stratford station (incl: National Express coaches)

Day no:
Outside Stratford Circus on Great Eastern Road stop: 257, 69 and 308
Services running to Stratford station are: 25, 86, 104, 108, 158, 238, 241, 262, 276, 425, 473, D8.

Night no:
N69, N25, N108

About Stratford Circus Arts Centre

Stratford Circus is a contemporary performing arts venue in Stratford in the London Borough of Newham, east London. It was designed by Levitt Bernstein architects and built with funding from the National Lottery. The centre boasts a 300-seat auditorium, 90-seat studio theatre, a large airy studio, a boardroom and meeting rooms. Driven by artistic excellence and the diverse communities of east London, Stratford Circus Art Centre's mission is to inspire and develop local talent in collaboration with the best artists in the United Kingdom and internationally.

Access information


The entrance door is automatic; there is also a button to open the door in case it does not open automatically.

The lift is by reception and provides access to all three floors of the building. There are accessible toilets on each floor.

All doors are wide and are easily accessible.

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.

Click the image below to go there.

Wheelchair access

Limited number of wheelchair spaces available for each performance, if you require a wheelchair space, book through the box office.

Hearing assistance

There is an induction loop available, set your hearing aid to the T position.

Current shows

The Hartlepool Monkey

A French ship runs aground off the coast of England. Only a cabin girl and the ship's mascot, a chimpanzee, survive and make it to shore.

Previews from: Tuesday 19 September 2017
Closes: Saturday 30 September 2017

Upcoming shows

Big Foot

When the euphoric highs of teenage life in south London collide with his mum's terminal illness, all Rayleigh wants to do is watch anime in his pants and eat indomie.

Previews from: Wednesday 4 October 2017
Closes: Saturday 7 October 2017

The Ramshackle House

Rattling windows, wobbly floorboards and a crumbling roof ... what will Christmas be like for the family that calls this rickety house their home, and will it be ready in time for the festivities?

Previews from: Monday 4 December 2017
Closes: Sunday 24 December 2017

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