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 Lea Richard from Screaming Body

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We interviewed Lea Richard from Screaming Body. Here’s what she had to say!
If you could be the heroine of any myth, which would you choose?
I always been fascinated by the myth of Antigone, specifically by the …

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Freak Web Book Tickets

8 August - 12 August

Georgie is thirty with dirty secrets. She drinks in her bedroom and hides from the sun. Leah is fifteen with teenage dreams. She practises her cum face and Veets. A lot. All-meat, all-sex, all-vulnerable, all-powerful. There’s a first time for everything… Isn’t there? Punchy and provocative, Freak premiered at The Assembly Rooms at the Edinburgh

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Screaming Body

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25 July - 29 July

“Thoughts relentlessly invade her mind that she should not have done it. But she did.” Georgia has the perfect life – on the surface. Until she is betrayed. What drives someone to commit the worst crimes imaginable? In an innovative new production, two performers and a musician capture the facets of Medea, unfolding her story,


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31 July - 28 August

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 (all at 7pm): 31st

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Support the SpaceWalk for SpaceWorks!

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David Grindley, long time SpaceWorks member is raising money to fund the next term of SpaceWorks, our community theatre project. He will be walking from Asda Crossharbour to the Space on July 29. David has Cerebral Palsy …

Medea: A Vengeful Legend Given New Life

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Who is Medea for a modern audience? What type of woman could make such a gory tale relevant in the modern age? The Decoupage Collective’s Screaming Body, a modern spin on the timeless myth in …