Arcola Theatre

Theatres must be more than just a space for performances
Two stories from rising stars about how they came to the industry prompts Daisy Bowie-Sell to reflect on the importance of opening theatres' doors
Let's Talk About Sets: Nicolai Hart-Hansen on The Pulverised
By Nicolai Hart-Hansen
The designer of Alexandra Badea's play about globalisation on creating a space that felt like a catastrophe had hit it
Neil Bartlett: 'The Plague is a story we should be telling right now'
The writer and director talks about his latest project, an adaptation of Albert Camus' existential novel
Greg Hicks to play Richard III in new Arcola Theatre season
The venue has also announced new adaptations from Neil Bartlett and Yellow Earth
5 minutes with Ayesha Dharker: 'I've tried to avoid the whole Bollywood thing'
Currently appearing in The Island Nation, Dharker talks about revisiting the story of the Sri Lankan civil war and working with theatre company Ice & Fire
Review: Tomorrow I Was Always a Lion (Arcola Theatre)
Belarus Free Theatre tackle the story of Arnhild Lauveng's struggle with schizophrenia
Arcola Theatre announces new season
The east London theatre will stage a new play by David Greig
Cast announced for The Island Nation
Ice & Fire's production will open at the Arcola Theatre in October
The Kreutzer Sonata (Arcola Theatre)
Greg Hicks stars in Nancy Harris' stage adaptation of Tolstoy's novel
Cargo (Arcola Theatre)
David Mercatali directs the premiere of Tess Berry-Hart's play about stowaways concealed in a shipping container