Waterloo East Theatre is a relatively new venue opening in 2010 and is located in a converted railway arch under the tracks of Waterloo Station. It hosts a range of theatre productions ranging from political satires, to light-hearted comedies. It also stages cabaret, film screenings, concerts, musicals and stand-up comedy. The theatre even hosts annual festive pantomimes! Since opening it has welcomed over 120 productions that have entertained more than 100,000 ticket holders. Many of these have received critical acclaim and Off-West-End award wins and nominations. It’s passionate about championing new writing and offers a platform for new and undiscovered talent both on and off stage and aspires to give London audiences an opportunity to discover shows that they may never have the chance to see. Through these brave, experimental productions, this 100-seater theatre occupies a unique space in Waterloo and rivals’ other local venues such as the Old Vic, the Young Vic and the National Theatre. Despite its obscure location it is in fact easy to get to with Southwark and Waterloo underground stations just a few minutes away. You will also be spoilt for choice for other things to do pre or post show as many of London’s top attractions are just minutes away. Head towards the Thames where you will find the likes of the London Eye, Shakespeare’s Globe theatre, the Houses of Parliament and the London Dungeon.