London: Theatre Royal Stratford East

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London
Borouth: London Borough of Newham
Location: Stratford, Gerry Raffles Square / Theatre Square / Amber Street

Built 1884 by James George Buckle. Opened 17 Dec 1884. From 1953, home to Joan Littlewood's "Theatre Workshop" company. 1992 renovations. 460 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Shelagh Delaney: At Taste of Honey (27 May 1958)
  • Frank Norman, Lionel Bart: "Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be" (Feb 1959)
  • Stephen Lewis and Theatre Workshop ensemble: "Sparrows Can't Sing" (1960)
  • Joan Littlewood: "Oh, What a Lovely War!" (19 Mar 1963)

Links:,, Theatres Trust, EUTA, Wikipedia

London: Theatre Royal Stratford East Reverse Text: "The Theatre Royal, E.15. Built 1884 Architect: James George Buckle. Interior redesigned by John Bury, 1953."
Publisher: Arts Council of Great Britain; 1974
Size: Modern
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