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.

The Life of Juan Radrigán

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It’s 11 September, 1973—La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile, sits surrounded by the forces of a recently launched military coup d’état. Inside, Presidente Salvador Allande, the widely disputed, though fairly elected, Marxist leader of the country, …

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Grab ‘Em by the Pussy

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11 July - 16 July

A new, surreal comedy musical about grabbing pussy. In a world where women are touched daily in places they didn’t even know they had, outcast Maisy has never been objectified. Bless her. Join her on her quest to be fondled. Explore a world where reality and fiction are blurred in an intoxicated dreamscape. It will

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Mad Man Sad Woman

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21 June - 8 July

Amidst the debris of a condemned house, two desperate strangers realise they have been abandoned. Huinca (Bil Stuart), a drunk who knows he only has days left to live, has been left with prostitute Eva (Sadie Shimmin) as part of a bet by friends. The two argue and Eva is determined to leave, but is

The Trial of Le Singe

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11 July - 16 July

He’s hairy, smelly and rude. He's washed ashore in a distant land (The Grim North-East) . The locals have gone ape and accused him of being a Napoleonic spy, putting him on trial for treason... but he's only a monkey. Critically-acclaimed company The Heretical Historians present the absurd true story of 'The Hartlepool Monkey'. Expect

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Youth Summer Show: Tales from Neverland


If you love Peter Pan, take part in our summer project to play games, create new characters, explore dance, make sets and costumes, and lots of new friends! You don’t have to be an actor to join …

Director Sue Dunderdale on ‘Mad Man Sad Woman’

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We sat down with trailblazing theatre director Sue Dunderdale to talk about her latest show, bold Chilean Drama Mad Man Sad Woman coming to the Space 20th June – 8th July.
If you could describe Mad Man Sad Woman …