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Letters to Morrissey

Letters to Morrissey

It’s 1997. You’re 11. You’re sad, lonely and scared of doing anything that would get you singled out by the hopeless, angry people in your hometown. One day you see a man on telly. He’s mumbling, yet electrifying. He sings: 'I am human and I need to be loved, just like everybody else does'. You become obsessed with him. You write to him. A lot. It’s 2017. You find those letters and ask yourself: 'Has the world changed, or have I changed?'. Gary McNair returns after his award-winning Continue Reading

Nassim

Nassim

No rehearsals. No preparation. Just a sealed envelope and a different actor every performance reading a script for the first time. Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour returns with an audacious theatrical event in which you will transcend borders and languages. Illuminating, touching, and playful, Soleimanpour’s latest offering will feature a different actor on stage with the playwright himself. Nassim follows Soleimanpour’s globally acclaimed White Rabbit Red Rabbit, which has been Continue Reading

Jess and Joe Forever

Jess and Joe Forever

Meet Jess and Joe. They want to tell you their story. Joe is Norfolk born and bred. Jess holidays there with her au pair. They are miles apart even when they stand next to each other. Jess and Joe Forever is a coming of age tale that explores rural life and what it means to belong. Following a critically acclaimed London premiere, this story of growing up, fitting in (or not), secrets, scotch eggs, love and friendship will make you both laugh and cry. ‘You’ll want to punch the air’ **** Continue Reading

Eve

Eve

Eve tells the story of a child raised as a boy, when she knew all along that was wrong. That child grew up to be one of the 10 outstanding women in Scotland in 2017. What does that do to our understanding of what it is to be human in times of revolutionary change? With trans rights again under threat, legendary playwright, performer, father and grandmother Jo Clifford tells a story both gentle and passionate, intimate and political, to remind us that the journey towards our real selves is one we Continue Reading

The Whip Hand

The Whip Hand

Dougie has just turned 50 and his family are throwing him a party. But it’s he who has the surprise. A bombshell proposal. He wants his ex-wife Arlene to back his new endeavour. He wants to serve a global cause, to make right a terrible wrong, even if it puts their daughter’s future at risk. They can all sense a scam, but Dougie won’t back down. He is convinced this is his only chance to do something truly glorious, but his motivation may not be as pure as it seems. An explosive new play Continue Reading

Adam

Adam

If you are born in a country where being yourself can get you killed, exile is your only choice. Adam is the remarkable, true story of a young trans man having to make that choice and begin his journey. From Egypt to Scotland, it charts Adam's fight across borders and genders to find a place to call home. In a world first, Adam features a 120-strong international world choir of trans individuals from across the globe which has been uniquely integrated into this remarkable multimedia production. Continue Reading

Nina – A Story About Me and Nina Simone

Nina – A Story About Me and Nina Simone

Backed by a brilliant band, Olivier Award-nominated actress Josette Bushell-Mingo (Disney’s The Lion King) mixes story and song as she draws together tales from Nina Simone's life and her own extraordinary career. Touching upon the 1960s civil rights movement and drawing into parallel the struggles of the civil rights movement today. Nina Simone was one of the most extraordinary artists of the twentieth century. She was the consummate musical storyteller who used her remarkable talent to Continue Reading

Rainbow Soapbox

Rainbow Soapbox

Legendary cabaret artists and arch dissectors of gender norms, Dive Queer Party are celebrating 70 years of the Edinburgh festivals (and 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality) by hopping on their Rainbow Soapbox for a series of live Party Political Broadcasts celebrating queer identity, spaces and history. Indulge your senses and help yourself to an extra large portion of the queerest pick’n’mix of the Festival with chief weirdo Miss Annabel Sings and special guest performers Continue Reading

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