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By Lucia Blash
Think grand visions and exotic locales and a basement studio in Dalston doesn't immediately spring to mind.
However, next week, director Owen Calvert-Lyons will seemingly stage the impossible when he brings to life Jules Verne's epic adventure story Around The World In Eighty Days in the 100-seat studio at the Arcola Theatre.
Desperate times call for desperate measures and a new play opening next month explores the extremes of the theme.
Set in the States during the Great Depression, the Arcola Theatre production Dead On Her Feet tells the story of just how far six young people are willing to go to claw their way up.
Dalston's Arcola Theatre has relocated to a new home and opened its doors last week for the first performance at the Old Colourworks factory.
Harry Potter star Toby Jones helped launch the new playhouse in Ashwin Street, playing celebrated British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner in the debut production of The Painter by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.
Just over a year ago I began working at The Wharf, moved into London from Hertfordshire and hung up my car keys, after several years of commuting on four wheels to join the sweaty ranks on the Tube. Every morning and every evening. After all, daily parking on the Wharf is a little pricey for most of us and leaving enough time to cycle from N4 would eat into valuable sleeping time.