Discover more about Theatre Royal Stratford East. Our resident archivist Murray Melvin has written two books about our history: The Art of the Theatre Workshop (2006) and The Theatre Royal. A History of the Building (2009) which are both available to buy from our Box Office.

  • History

    Theatre Royal Stratford East was built in 1884 and has a long and varied history of producing plays for the people.

  • New Writing

    Theatre Royal Stratford East has a strong tradition of developing new plays and musicals, and encouraging new voices for...

  • Musical Theatre Initiative

    Our vision is to break new ground with musicals that bring contemporary and urban music in...

  • Archives

    Theatre Royal Stratford East Archives Collection has an extensive collection of theatrical images and memorabilia from t...

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