Theatre Royal (Stratford East)

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Artistic director: Kerry Michael


Theatre - seats 460
Gerry's Space - seats 80


Box office: 020 8534 0310


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Gerry Raffles Square
London E15 1BN

Council: Newham

Region: London

Location map for Theatre Royal (Stratford East)


Stratford (Central, DLR, Jubilee, Overground)




Stratford centre

Day no:
25, 69, 86, 97, 104, 108, 158, 238, 241, 257, 262, 276, 308, 339, 425, 473, D8

Night no:
N8, N86

Access information


Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome in the auditorium: inform Box Office when you book. You can join the access mailing list - check website for details.

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Wheelchair access

The theatre has a spacious foyer and a wheelchair-accessible box office. There are six wheelchair spaces in the theatre itself, lifts to the upper level, and wheelchair-accessible toilets.

Visual assistance

Audio described performances available - see schedule for details.

Hearing assistance

Infrared assisted listening system in the auditorium. Signed and captioned performances available - see schedule for details.

Current shows

Our Country's Good

In 1787, ships each with over 700 convicts on board set sail on an eight-month voyage. When they arrive in Australia, their survival is by no means certain. Tells true story of a group of convicts and a young officer who rehearse and perform a play.

Previews from: Wednesday 25 April 2018
Closes: Saturday 5 May 2018

Upcoming shows

Pyar Actually

Polly has a reliable husband, two bright children, a well-paid job at the council and detached house with a double garage. She's got it all. She may not be living the life she dreamed of back when she was a teenager, but who does?

Previews from: Tuesday 15 May 2018
Closes: Saturday 19 May 2018


A reimagining of the Hans Christian Andersen story The Ugly Duckling with a message of tolerance and self-acceptance at its core.

Previews from: Wednesday 30 May 2018
Closes: Saturday 2 June 2018

Cafe Society Swing

Tells the true story of the first racially integrated jazz club in New York - Cafe Society, which opened in December 1938.

Previews from: Tuesday 5 June 2018
Closes: Saturday 16 June 2018


It's a hot and humid summer in 1958 St Anns, Nottingham. Tempers are flaring and Teddy Boys are on the march. Jamaican couple Pearl and George are helping Caribbean migrants to cut loose by hosting a forbidden party at their Shebeen.

Previews from: Wednesday 20 June 2018
Closes: Saturday 7 July 2018

The Village

Village life for Joythi is simple: the people work hard, sing and live off the earth. She would much rather devour a delicious meal than think about a suitable partner. But when the Inspector and his men arrive back in town, things begin to sour.

Previews from: Friday 7 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 6 October 2018

The Wolves

Stretch, squat, lunge, kick, the girls are warming up, a pack of teenage warriors ready for battle and out to score some goals.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 November 2018

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty has been in a deep sleep for a hundred years ... but wakes to find herself in a strange city with a cruel fairy hot on her heels ... Theatre Royal Stratford goes Far East for a brand new festive adventure!

Previews from: Saturday 1 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 12 January 2019

The Unreturning

A British Northern coastal town. Three young men are coming home from war. Explores the profound effect that war has on young lives, and asks - what does coming home really mean?

Previews from: Wednesday 16 January 2019
Closes: Saturday 2 February 2019

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