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Arcola Theatre

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27 Arcola Street, London E8 2DJ, England
+44 20 7503 1646
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Intimate theatre experience

Very intimate and immersive theatre experience. Great place to see the Belarus Free Theatre and... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2016
London, United Kingdom

Great play, "how to date a feminist" in the studio theatre. Great atmosphere in the place, easy to... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
27 Arcola Street, London E8 2DJ, England
East End / East London
+44 20 7503 1646
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Very intimate and immersive theatre experience. Great place to see the Belarus Free Theatre and Tomorrow I was Always a Lion. If it was my local theatre I would see every production. The bar was very buzzy and lively.

Thank KAW687
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great play, "how to date a feminist" in the studio theatre. Great atmosphere in the place, easy to book and well organised.

1  Thank Amanda7074
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My friend who lives in London invited me to the play " Love Bombs and apples". Play was great and setting is small with the main stage is open on 3 sides. There is a bar upstairs which has good service.

Thank Loomi
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Have been here loads of times, most recently to see the brilliant monologue by Greg Hicks in The Kreutzer Sonata. This "off West End" theatre puts on splendid productions year round, and is quite easy to get to, being virtually across the road of Dalston...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

If you do nothing else this summer, go down to Arcola Theatre and see Tosca as part of the Grimeborn Opera Festival. There are only 7 performances left so opportunities are limited, but what a thrill it is. It is theatre of the most dramatic...More

4  Thank Sparkyofstreatham
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Fantastic programming that nowhere else in London is doing, funky venue with a lovely vibe, great bar, friendly staff and really cool green initiatives.

Thank Bec M
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Hugely entertaining plays on a range of important and relevant topics. I have seen several performances that it would have been a tragedy to miss, that had their premier or, only performances here. The venue itself is unusual in that it has a number of...More

Thank NickE8
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Cargo tells the story of 4 people locked in a ship container crossing a channel from some war torn country for a better live in Europe. 80 minutes without interval were heart throbbing. The small basement theatre had been made to look like the inside...More

1  Thank M M
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful theatre with really interesting programme. Great bar with a real buzz although not in centre easy to get to with overland rail link. Have a look. You won't regret it.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This was my first visit. Easy to get by public transport. Bar is large with friendly staff. Somewhat unusually for an off West End theatre seats are allocated which helps avoid the rugby scrum that you sometimes get.

Thank Travel_Duck_UK
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