Finsbury Avenue, Broadgate, London

Dates: 2017-2022

For over five years at Broadgate, Theatre Deli welcomed hundreds of artists and city workers and residents every day to work, play, make, experiment, network, create, eat, drink, develop, and be part of a creative community.

Spread over two floors and over 23,000 square feet, the creative hub comprised:

  • 9 dedicated rehearsal studios, offered to artists at minimum cost

  • 2 performance spaces, including a 70 seat black box studio theatre

  • Deli cafe and bar, open to the public and serving artists and local offices and community  
  • Shared resources and working space for costume makers and designers

  • Office and administration space for theatre companies, charities and start ups

Local Authority: City of London

Landlord: British Land

Partners: The Nursery Theatre, Rose Bruford, Broadgate Estates, Sir Robert McAlpine, Zinc, Rogue Productions, House of Q, Dark Yellow Dot, New Diorama Theatre

Mural wall artists: Zara Hussain, Andrea Fonseca, Atma, Lost in Zone One, Josh Armitage, Karis Knight, Roxane Dewar

Co-working residents: Twenty Pegs, Hopeful Traders, Exceptional Individuals, Artistic Directors of the Future, Clik'd, The Mother House, Casa Festival, The Lost Estate, Specifiq, Bunny Productions, Mothers Who Make, Parade World, Dee Boss Talent, Method X Studios, Fire Hazard Games, DifferencEngine, Company of Dreams, Delightful Media, Avant Garde Dance

Shows & Work: 

Gash Theatre Makes a Thirst Trap - Gash Theatre

Far Gone - John Rwoth Omack

Die or Run - Hannah Ringham

Home - Hikapee

Latinx Scratch Nights - Untold Collectiv

You're Safe - David Finnigan

Thinking Bigly: A Guide to Saving the World - Ben Yeoh

The Two of Us - MarianaMalena Theatre Company

I'll Be Your Baby Tonight...? - Hollie Delaforte

S/he/it Happens - Mitchell Jay

[whalesong] - X Velastin


Rajesh & Naresh - Arjun Singh

I Draw Clouds - Neil Kelso

many more...

Festivals: Pandemic in the City, Good-to-Go, DIY, Migration Matters, The Smoke Festival, Voila! Festival, StoneCrabs Young Directors Festival

In the bar: Stichin' Fiction, MonoBox, Buskers at the Bar, DJ Dalila, Live at Lunch, TBAM,