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 The Mutant Man playwright Christopher Bryant

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What inspired you to take on the story of Harry Crawford?
About five years ago, a director friend presented the story to me with the phrase, “I think there’s a play in this.” I’m incredibly wary of other …

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Why Not Us?

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18 April - 22 April

As Emily and Liam finish their final year at university, both try to work out where they fit in the world, often through conversations fuelled by debate. But out in the real world, both are faced with challenges that fracture their careers and relationship. Overcoming their insecurities means also beginning to accept and understand each

Upcoming Events

The Mutant Man

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28 March - 8 April

Harry Crawford stands trial for the murder of his wife. The trial is a farce: the case is filled with false witnesses and Harry’s gender identity is blasted across the newspapers. As the trial continues, Harry’s life-story comes to light. A thrilling true-crime drama, Christopher Bryant’s multi-award-nominated play The Mutant Man puts gender diversity centre

Quiz Night Fundraiser

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9 April

Think you know your stuff? Join the SpaceWorks team for a fun quiz with prizes, competitions and a welcome drink, all included in your ticket price. There’s a maximum of 8 people to a team, so grab some friends and help support our fundraising effort. 7pm £5

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Bloom Festival 2017 – open for applications

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For the third year, the Space will be programming free live performances in the beautiful Crossrail Place Roof Garden in Canary Wharf. The Bloom Arts Festivals are a great opportunity for local performers to showcase their work …

An Interview with Sobriety Twist: Queen of Carnage


Sobriety Twist is the artiste behind upcoming show Queen of Carnage this April. Based on Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas, the production blends opera, performance art, theatre, installation and live music to create a truly unique …