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Arcola Theatre

27 Arcola Street, London E8 2DJ, England
+44 20 7503 1646
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Great drama in Dalston

The Arcola Theatre was started in 2000 in an old textile factory in Arcola Street by the Turkish... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Take Heed-Book Ahead!

Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous! A small intimate theatre, we were lucky to get tickets to Richard the... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Geraldton, Australia
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 23:00
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 1 June 2017

The Arcola Theatre was started in 2000 in an old textile factory in Arcola Street by the Turkish theatre director Mehmet Ergen. It moved to the Ashwin Street site in 2011, when the landlord in Arcola Street wanted to re-develop the building. It remains undeveloped....More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous! A small intimate theatre, we were lucky to get tickets to Richard the third. I certainly do advise booking ahead. We booked over a month in advance. Not sure how lucky you would be to score tickets on the night? Tickets were...More

Thank geromam
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Perfect little hipster theatre with a good bar and nice veggie food. The theatre is small but atmospheric. Well worth searching out if you are a theatre buff looking for something different.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We always head to the Arcola for new plays and serious writing. We saw "The Plague" recently and were not disappointed. Very good production. Small theatre. Good restaurants in up and coming neighborhood. Easily accessed by bus and Overground.

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 15 April 2017

... in up and coming trendy area - great small Theatre doing notable work. If you love Theatre, you won't be disappointed. Have a drink in the quaint bar before.

Thank MSUDawg86
Reviewed 16 February 2017

the seating in the said balcony area is the most uncomfortable seats ever, you are sitting shoulder to shoulder and the person sitting behind you on one level up has his toes in your back i couldnt enjoy the show trying not to touch the...More

Thank recepcalev
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 29 November 2016

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

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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
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