27 Arcola Street, Kingsland, London, E8 2DJ
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A hidden small-town theatre in East London, humble, cozy, and well-kept. The front lounge has plenty of tables and couch areas for lounging and not to mention a cafe to grab a quick hot cup o' ..before the play begins.
Spacious studio with elevated seating so you don't have to worry about some tall person blocking your view. (ultimate pet peeve) I went here to watch Tiata Fahodzi's modern...more
Came to see a brilliantly produced short called "more light". The play was exceptionally polished, different (it was about concubines being buried alive with the first emperor of china) and utterly disturbing but thoroughly enjoyable.
The theater itself comprised of 3 studios and a cafe and you can bring a drink into the studio with you.
The only problem I had was that the toilets weren't...more
Being a creative, East London type, I often like to take my Mac for a cup of peppermint tea at the Arcola theatre cafe and pretend to be working whilst I secretly people watch the dramatists from behind my screen. It looks like the kind of place that would have Wi-Fi and it doesn't which is a shame, they do have however, a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere in the cafe (not during the school...more