Welcome to The Future!

Welcome to The Future!

Students at The Playing Space are performing at the newly christened Halo Theatre on 23rd and 24th March. You can book your tickets here! We are very excited to announce that Mark Fleischmann will be our special guest, reviewing the performances and handing out prizes...
The Scottish Play

The Scottish Play

Four students at The Playing Space are taking part in this awesome open-air production of Macbeth in Little Wood by Garden Suburb Theatre! And most of them get horribly murdered… as you can see from some of our rehearsal pictures: The show’s assistant...
Summer Holiday Drama and Craft Club

Summer Holiday Drama and Craft Club

We have finalised our Summer Holiday Plans for 2023! Join us for loads of dramatic fun and games, craft activities and play in our beautiful secluded garden. For more information, and to book your place, go to our Holidays Page The Playing Space holiday workshops are...
Summer Term at The Playing Space: Building Skills!

Summer Term at The Playing Space: Building Skills!

Most of our parents are very aware that we spend our Autumn Term focusing on solo work and LAMDA Exams; and of course the Spring Term focuses on group work and public performance. But what about the Summer Term? We think it’s really important for our students to have...
Our Latest Awards

Our Latest Awards

2022 has been another year to celebrate for The Playing Space. We have added two further awards to our collection! Announcing the Greater London Enterprise Awards 2022, SME News named us Best Children’s Speech & Drama Classes Provider and also singled us out...
Summer Holiday Drama and Craft Clubs

Summer Holiday Drama and Craft Clubs

We are so excited that for the first time since Summer 2019 we will be doing LIVE PERFORMANCES for parents at the end of each week of our Summer Club! We have decided to keep the club at our own special venue, with its beautiful garden, rather than hiring a school....
Did you know: Gabi is also a vegan influencer!

Did you know: Gabi is also a vegan influencer!

Not strictly speaking a Playing Space post – but our founder, Gabi Maddocks, was recently interviewed on The Brownble Podcast about her philosophy of eating, thinking and cooking intuitively! Gabi also talks about The Playing Space, towards the end of the...
Ready, Steady, Go!

Ready, Steady, Go!

All those Playing Space students who are usually taught by Jennie will be wondering what she’s up to this term… Well she’s starring in a children’s show at Polka Theatre in Wimbledon and it’s just opened! The show is running until the end...
A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death

We are excited to see two of our advanced students performing this month in Garden Suburb Theatre’s production of A Matter of Life and Death. What would happen if Death turned up late to collect you? How would you convince the Universal Supreme Court of the...
LAMDA Exams approaching…

LAMDA Exams approaching…

I can’t believe we’re already three weeks into term! Everyone seems to have settled in nicely, after a bit of timetabling shuffling – inevitable as children move to new schools and start new clubs! Our main focus this term is on solo and duologue...