Arcola Theatre

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Arcola Theatre

24 Ashwin Street
E8 3DL
+44 (0)20 7503 1646
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4.0 out of 5 based on 14 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Arcola Theatre

5.0 out of 5 23 May 2015
by Simon W.

Whilst I still regularly mourn the flexibility and use they made of the original space this is still just want I want from a local fringe theatre; a diverse, well made and interesting set of plays with consistently interesting direction and good acting.

I might not always 'like' what I see but am always guaranteed an interesting evening and occasionally see plays that effect me or I enjoy as...more

4.0 out of 5 18 May 2015
by Sarah O.

A great little theatre hidden away off the busy Dalston High Street. I love the intimacy of plays here. You're so close to the stage (you walk across it to get to your seats and your feet are on it if you're on the front row!) that you can really experience the emotions and see the facial expressions of the actors/actresses.

We saw 'Product' which was a short play with just one actress - the...more

4.0 out of 5 14 December 2013
by Isabel F.

The arcola is a hidden gem in London. I have been here many times and really enjoy the venue, it always feels like a very intimate place and so you often feel like part of the piece when sitting on the front row. But this is usually a good thing- depending on the play! I have seen a lot of good plays and some that were just ok but they always make me think, which is a real plus for me. When it...more

5.0 out of 5 14 October 2013
by Rachel J.

What a little beauty this is! Cool, alternative theatre which massively suits its location. I've seen two fantastic plays here now. Everything about the Arcola is great.more

4.0 out of 5 5 May 2011
by mr_omneo

As you'd expect from the location, it's a funky little hip theatre which aims to be the world's first carcon neutral theatre. Which means reusable laminated tickets from what i can gather.

Bar sells the usual beers, spirits, tea, coffee and organic juices and fizzy pop. Prices are reasonable i suppose.

Quirky shabby chic decor, comfy sofas, paperback books to read and ultra friendly...more

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