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.

An interview with 102’s Michael Honnah

Michael Honnah

We spoke with Michael Honnah, writer and director of hard-hitting domestic violence drama, 102.
What inspired you to write 102?
102 is inspired by a true story. Someone, that I care very deeply about, entrusted me with this …

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What Lies Beneath

WLB_Web Book Tickets

6 June - 10 June

A man finds himself alone in the mountains. He has gone there to run away from everything and everyone he knows. Tormented by grief, he is unable to process these unintelligible feelings of loss and seeks the answers in the stillness of nature. Descending into a hallucinogenic state, caused by hypothermia from the cold, memories

Upcoming Events


102web Book Tickets

29 May - 3 June

“I would just love to have a night, where we don’t have to worry about taking care of children. No fighting, no arguing. Just a night where we can play some of our favourite songs and eat some sushi... Can you do that for me?” Newlywed couple Joe and April are childhood sweethearts – a


scriptspace web Book Tickets

4 June - 11 June

ScriptSpace returns for 2017! We've selected some brand new plays to be read by our team of professional actors. Each reading is followed by feedback and discussion with the playwright. ScriptSpace readings are open to the public and free to attend, space is limited so advance booking is recommended. Upcoming readings:- 4th June, 1pm Telo

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Cast Announced: Mad Man Sad Woman


Coronation Street and Mr. Selfridge actor Sadie Shimmin co-stars with Bil Stuart in the UK premiere of acclaimed Chilean writer Juan Radrigán’s powerful play Mad Man Sad Woman, presented by Head for Heights. Sue Dunderdale directs …

Guest Blog – Sepy Baghaei: “We are an industry full of friends waiting to meet”


At the Space, we’re fortunate to work with some incredible artists as they create some of the most pivotal work of their careers. We’re also very lucky that some of them stay in touch – and sometimes …