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Critical Acclaim for The Castle.


THANK YOU to everyone who came to see ‘The Castle’. We were absolutely thrilled with the response and have already begun hatching plans for our next show. Watch this Space…
“An invigorating and brain-stirring show. Space Theatre is a haven …

Kickstarting The Castle – 10 years of Space Productions


We are delighted to announce that Space Productions are celebrating their 10th anniversary with Howard Barker’s brilliant ‘The Castle’, 10th – 28th October.
This will be our 24th production, past successes include Vernon God Little, Manifesto, The Lighthouse and …

An interview with ‘The White Bike’ playwright Tamara von Werthern


We spoke to Tamara von Werthern about staging the impossible, what she loves about cycling and how ‘The White Bike’ will be a force for change…
Describe your show in 5 words.
Ambitious, beautiful, poignant physical theatre
What is the main theme …

Spring Season 2018 – open for applications


The Space is a performing arts centre based in a converted church on the Isle of Dogs, East London.  We seek to programme high quality theatre productions, with a balance of classics, revivals, new writing and devised work. Our …

FilthyCOW on their Eclipsed


We sat down with  FilthyCOW’s Co-founders to hear their thoughts on their upcoming production Eclipsed, at the Space 29th August – 2nd September.
What draws you to this play?
Roisin: I love the pace and energy of Patricia Burke Brogan’s …

Eclipsed: The Darkening of Women’s Rights


Today, modern Western women possess many freedoms compared to even our recent foremothers such as the right to vote, access to birth control and elite higher education. However, as recent as fifty years ago, society & families locked up …

An Interview with Elixir’s Writer and Director Christy Hawkins


For our latest interview we chatted with Christy Hawkins, writer and director of Elixir. Here’s what he had to say:
Do you believe in magic?
Of course!  Theatre and magic are inseparable.  Dee and Kelley’s rituals and angelic visions were very …

An Interview with A Womb of One’s Own Holly Bond and Claire Rammelkamp


For our latest interview, we sat down with A Womb of One’s Own director, Holly Bond, and playwright, Claire Rammelkamp. Here’s what they shared with us about the production.
 
What are three things that inspired you to create …

An Interview with Freak’s Director Christa Harris


Take a look at what director Christa Harris had to say about her next show Freak – coming to the Space 8th – 12th August.
If could describe ‘Freak’ in three words what would they be?
Provocative, frank and …

12 Million Volts: how a genius immigrant took on America’s greatest inventor – and won.


Thomas Edison was, and still is, a giant. Considered to be one of America’s greatest inventors, he was the undisputed master of electricity-based capitalism in the country, inventing the phonograph, improving the lightbulb, creating one of the …

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