The Space

The Space, London, photographed from the street in front of the building.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015

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Artistic director: Adam Hemming
Centre Administrator: Isabel Dixon


The Space - seats 80


Box office: 0207 515 7799


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269 Westferry Road
London E14 3RS

Council: Tower Hamlets

Region: London


Canary Wharf (DLR, Jubilee)
Mudchute (DLR)




Crews Street/ The Space Theatre

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135, D3, D7

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About ...

The Space was opened, in 1996, by Robert Richardson and the St Paul's Arts Trust, a group of local residents.

The theatre works with new, emerging and established theatre-makers to stage exciting, unique productions.

It delivers workshops, courses and artist development opportunities.

Space Productions has produced over 30 plays and received 6 Off-West End award nominations.

In 2019, The Space broke its box office records, hosting 9,407 audience members across 244 performances.

Patrons are Sir Ian McKellen and Marie McLaughlin and The Space will celebrate 25 years of operation in September 2021.

Access information


There is flat access to all entrances and guide dogs are welcome.

The entrance doors are 1100 mm wide.

There is level access from the pavement and a cobbled area in the courtyard.

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

Click the image below to go there.

Access link for this theatre

Wheelchair access

Flat access to all entrances.

Current shows

Hello Georgie, Goodbye Best

A reimagining of the turbulent weekend footballing legend George Best spent in the Islington flat of Irish actress and intimate friend, Sinead Cusack, in 1971.

Previews from: Tuesday 27 July 2021

Closes: Thursday 5 August 2021

Upcoming shows


Comedically misleading, HOP! will take you on a wild adventure that will have you laughing and guessing in equal measure.

Previews from: Tuesday 10 August 2021

Closes: Saturday 14 August 2021

Dancing To Disco

A coming of age tale exploring class and identity.

Previews from: Tuesday 24 August 2021

Closes: Saturday 28 August 2021


Previews from: Tuesday 31 August 2021

Closes: Saturday 4 September 2021

Selected Recordings Of Us

Non-linear two-hander that asks how the camera frames our memories, how technology constructs the person we love, and whether a story can ever resist diffraction.

Previews from: Tuesday 7 September 2021

Closes: Saturday 11 September 2021


An outrageous comedy about the raw, awkward difficulties of growing up different.

Previews from: Tuesday 7 September 2021

Closes: Saturday 11 September 2021

Aaron and Julia

Set in a diverse and multicultural community in late-Roman Britain, this modern comedy takes a tongue-in-cheek look at how opportunists use emotion to influence and manipulate their way to their own ends, regardless of the consequences.

Previews from: Tuesday 14 September 2021

Closes: Sunday 19 September 2021

When Rachel Met Fiona

A fast-paced, funny play about bravery and choices in life, capturing the epic emotions of the most common human events.

Previews from: Tuesday 28 September 2021

Closes: Saturday 2 October 2021


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