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.

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Wheelchair access

Flat access to all entrances.

Current shows

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Upcoming shows


"One can have enough of sex, music, honour, ambition, high command … but no-one can ever have enough Wealth!”

Previews from: Tuesday 29 September 2020

Closes: Saturday 3 October 2020

That Was All

You might explore a selection of belief systems, dip your toes in some new age sciences. You might take up yoga, meditation and a plant based diet. An one woman show about families, memory and how to make sense out of the unspoke.

Previews from: Thursday 8 October 2020

Closes: Saturday 10 October 2020

In Bad Taste

Violet hates her boss. And capitalism. Mostly capitalism though (at least that is what she tells her best friends when she ropes them into creating her new utopia.)

Previews from: Thursday 15 October 2020

Closes: Saturday 17 October 2020

How to Survive the Cherpocalypse

How does Cher remain so ageless and incredible? What wisdom can she bestow that will help us survive the next seven decades? I Need to Cher, the worlds only feminist Cher-based cabaret collective are here to help you survive the Cherpocalypse.

Previews from: Friday 23 October 2020

Closes: Saturday 24 October 2020

The Dripping Mirror

1939. Betty Bell: A burlesque star who doubles as a murdering sensation. An award-winning bloodthirsty burlesque musical combining live music, comedy sketches and dance routines in a spectacular experience.

Previews from: Tuesday 27 October 2020

Closes: Saturday 31 October 2020

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 17 November 2020

Closes: Sunday 22 November 2020

Shouting at the Sea

On the surface, Kate is a middle-aged woman attempting to re-order her unexceptional life. Kate has secrets. She made her decision and has had to live with it. Now the past is back to judge her.

Previews from: Tuesday 26 January 2021

Closes: Saturday 30 January 2021

Frothing Mouths. Hungry Eyes.

A son of socialists brings his boyfriend to a family dinner. A child takes pictures with crying strangers. A pregnant woman lets herself slip into the water.

Previews from: Tuesday 2 March 2021

Closes: Saturday 6 March 2021

Enter Mr Citrus Man

Pat and Pete live happily in their tiny botanic bathroom, so happily that they don't remember any ambitions they've ever had in life. Until the day Mr. Citrus Man, a life guru from the Big City moves into the rest of their home.

Previews from: Tuesday 6 April 2021

Closes: Saturday 10 April 2021


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