Theatre Spaces

Sir John Mills Theatre, Ipswich

The Sir John Mills Theatre is situated within the Eastern Angles Centre on Gatacre Road. The room is a flexible studio space ideal for rehearsals, theatre performances, filming etc. The equipment already available in this room includes raked seating, lighting desk, sound desk and a basic festival rig. The theatre seats a maximum of 120 people in traverse and 80 people end on (during the pandemic we have been using a cabaret style table seating layout which has a maximum capacity of 60 people).

Sir John Mills Theatre set up with its rake seating

Theatre hire rates include using our Box Office services for ticket sales and technical and bar facilities. Hirers will also have access to a backstage area for performers, costumes and set. There are toilet facilities including disabled access. The room has same level entry and exit, and there is a loop system available. 

Alongside being the Ipswich home to Eastern Angles' own productions, the Sir John Mills Theatre often hosts local amateur dramatic societies as well as music and comedy nights for professional performers. 

The Undercroft, Peterborough 

The Undercroft is our pop-up theatre space in Peterborough. The venue is located at Serpentine Green Shopping Centre. 

The Undercroft is a vibrant space for community groups, drama workshops, theatrical shows, live podcasts and cabaret nights. There is a studio space for performances, a large Front of House area (which can also be used for exhibits) and a rehearsal space for workshops. 

Entrance to The Undercroft within shopping centre