A buzzing community theatre with an impressive history.
Talk about having a lot to live up to: in the '50s and '60s Theatre Royal Stratford East was arguably the most influential theatre in London, thanks to the presence of the visionary Joan Littlewood and her Theatre Workshop.
These days its output tends to send fewer shockwaves around the world, but it's a pillar of the diverse Stratford community, with a good record of interesting, off-beat musicals and one of the finest pantomimes in London.
It's atmospheric bar is a lively spot, usually buzzing with free live music and full of the smell of the delicious Caribbean food served from the kitchen.
|Venue name:||Theatre Royal Stratford East||Contact:|
Gerry Raffles Sq
|Do you own this business?|
Pick a dateto
It’s hard to imagine anyone reading the 2010 Emma Donoghue novel ‘Room’, or watching the Oscar-winning 2015 film version, and thinking: ‘You know what’s lacking in this story of a young mother raising a child in forced captivity while being raped by her...Drama Until Saturday June 3 2017
The Who's Tommy
The Who's epic rock musical 'Tommy' is coming to Stratford East in a new production by disabled-led theatre company Ramps on the Moon. It's the story of a pinball wizard who goes on a bonkers journey to stardom. If the company's past form is anything...Musicals Tuesday June 6 2017 - Saturday June 17 2017
My Country; A Work in Progress
Last year’s Breferendum divided Brits from Europe and each other, brought down the last PM and made the hitherto unknown profession of ‘trade negotiator’ the UK’s hottest job. Plenty of ingredients there for a storming state-of-the-nation drama. But this...Drama Monday June 19 2017 - Saturday July 1 2017