SparkHaus Theatre present Ignite

SparkHaus are a new writing theatre company. We make exciting, ambitious and bold theatre responding to the world we live in today. 



We're looking for writers and theatre makers who have brand new ideas to try out as part of our sixth scratch night, IGNITE. We are interested in; presenting a space for new ideas to grow, encouraging writers to take risks in a safe space and bringing together writers, directors and actors to form new collaborations. We hope to hear from writers and theatre makers who are interested in work that responds to the here and now.

What we offer

Space for 4 hours rehearsal

We match writers up with directors and actors

Dramaturgical support to scripts

The rules

No more than 3 actors - we have limited space

No tech

10 minutes MAX


If you have an idea for a theatre piece or a script that needs airtime then send us your proposal

(no more than 500 words), or your 10-minute script to Please put IGNITE as the subject. The deadline is 5pm on Monday 7th October.


Four pieces will be chosen

to perform on the night and all who express an interest will hear back by Friday 11th October.

We are always looking for Directors and Actors to get involved too, if you're interested in new work and want to get involved get in touch. 


7 November, 2019 7:30-8:30 PM


Gallery Cafe, Old Ford Rd, London, E2 9PL

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Ignite #6 Line up

Claw Hammer

Matthew Bulgo

Director: Richard Speir

Cast: Kate Lamb & Jack Hammett 

Facebook Isn't Over

Victoria Brazier

Director: Harry Tennison

Cast: Victoria Brazier


Hannah Kennedy

Director: Julia Stubbs

Cast: Duncan Hodgkinson, Isabel Oliver & Nicole Abraham

Two Sisters

Kyra Williams

Director: Eleanor Felton

Cast: Lara Sawalha & Joyce Branagh

Past Writers

Kelly Jones, Benjamin Wal, Robyn Addison, Azeem Bhati, Amy Evans, Joel Brooks, Emma Grier, Sami Ibrahim, Vee Tames, Joanna Simpkins, Martha Watson Allpress, Pali Nall, Alex Garwood, Daniela Pasquini & Jonnie Bayfield

Meet The Team

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Anna Poole

Artistic Director

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Creative Producer

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We are currently searching for a Creative Producer to join the team.