Following updated government guidelines regarding social distancing, the spread of COVID-19 and the expected duration of the current pandemic, we have taken further measures to ensure the safety of our staff, members, artists and audiences. ALL Theatre Deli venues are currently closed for all performances, rehearsal activity and working space arrangements. Bookers and tenants not notified during our initial closure announcement who are set to be affected by current arrangements will be notified within the coming days. 

This remains an ever changing situation, and our teams in London and Sheffield are keeping updated with the latest government guidelines. This allows us to act decisively with the best information available to us. We will publish any changes to our policy on our website and various social media platforms.

Please see below for the current status at each of our four venues:

Broadgate, London

The Deli Bar - the cafe and bar will be closed from 18th March 2020 until further notice. Consequently, performances in the Deli Bar  are postponed until further notice. StoneCrabs Young Directors’ Festival has been postponed until Autumn 2020.

Broadgate Theatre - performances in the theatre space are postponed until further notice.  If you have bought tickets for any postponed shows, a new date for the show or an alternative method of delivering the show is currently being worked out. 

Deli Studios - the rehearsal studios are currently closed and our reception desk is unstaffed. 

Clients who have booked rehearsal space for use during our period of closure and have paid a deposit will automatically receive a credit note for the full amount paid. This you can use to book rehearsal space when you are sure of your new dates.  Alternatively, if you already know your new dates, please tell us on [email protected], or you can use this email address to request a refund. As we are a theatre charity, helping theatre artists and companies establish their careers in the creative arts, please consider donating part or all of your deposit to Theatre Deli, to help us provide spaces and support for theatre-makers, as soon as we are able to open again. 

Studio bookings are currently still being taken for dates from 1st September 2020 onwards.

Old Library, London

All public facing performances, rehearsals, residencies and usage have been postponed until further notice.

Theatre Deli Sheffield, 202 Eyre Street

Theatre Deli Sheffield will be closed until further notice.

We can still be reached by phone on 0114 2786500 or via email [email protected] Ticket holders for cancelled shows should have all received an email from us but if you have any other queries please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


Our business relies on people. People who book tickets to our shows and support the innovative artists we programme. People who use our bar and cafe facilities, which helps fund the creative work we do. Through this difficult and uncertain period, we rely on people like you to help us through this time. Theatre Deli is a registered charity and we support artists, start-ups and small businesses across our four venues. We intend to continue supporting those who rely on us. A donation, of any amount, your ticket price, your room hire deposit or part of it, would not only help us survive, but keep us supporting great artists making great and important art.


Many thanks for your support and understanding in these difficult times.


The Theatre Deli Team

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