The Space is a performing arts centre based in a converted church on the Isle of Dogs, East London.  We programme regular arts events and workshops both here and at the Roof Garden in Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf.

“I want the audience to feel like they need a drink to unwind after a explosive journey”

We spoke to Christopher Wollaton about his hit show BRAWN and how he prepares for the physical challenge of lifting weights throughout the show….

Coming Soon


Book Tickets

29 January - 2 February

As Al struggles to express his feelings for his mate Nic, the drugs take hold. Psychedelic gig-comedy that playfully explores what it means to question our sexuality.

Upcoming Events


Book Tickets

15 January - 19 January

Brawn is a portal into the world of a young man named Ryan.
A world consumed by image and obsession, where self-worth is measured in muscle mass, where self-improvement becomes self-destruction.

A Womb of One’s Own

Book Tickets

24 January

Space Associate Company Wonderbox return with their ambitious debut, using humour, sensitivity and storytelling to explore the emotional roller coaster that is an unwanted pregnancy.

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Perform at the Space this summer!

We are open for submissions to our summer 2019 seasons at both the Space and the Roof Garden.

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again, The Space programmes incredibly ambitious and interesting work.
Theatre Box Blog, 2018

‘I have a confession to make: I killed off Mr March’

We spoke to playwright Rachael Claye about the challenges and joys of adapting Louisa May Alcott’s ‘Little Women’ for the stage…