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An interview with 102’s Michael Honnah

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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 …

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 …

An Interview with Sandy and Rebekah from Why Not Us?


Closing our Spring 2017 Season, new play Why Not Us? arrives at the Space from 18th April. We caught up with Rebekah Harvey and Sandy Murray, co-creators and co-stars, to tell us a bit about the show…
First, can you …

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 …

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 …

An Interview with Tom Ward: Thirst

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Inspired by the work of Andy Warhol, Alexander McQueen and Stanley Kubrick, director Tom Ward brings a unique visual style to a tale of three people trapped on a raft in the middle of the ocean, in …

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 …

Sharing Stories – A New Community Project

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What’s the most interesting journey you’ve ever taken?
Sharing Stories is a new inter-generational storytelling project aimed to unite people from all over the Isle of Dogs. By sharing stories we get to know each other, our neighbours …

Read the online programme for the One Festival 2017!


The 2017 One Festival is officially up and running! We’ve had 23 pieces premiere over the last week, with another two weeks of the Festival left to go.
If you want to read more about the artists involved in the Festival (and …

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