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Anathema

Anathema

Anathema. (n). ‘Someone or something that one vehemently dislikes.’ Jamie was raped at a New Year's Eve party, but it has taken him a month to tell anyone. Whilst his friends struggle to accept the truth, Jamie reflects on what occurred since he moved to university and the events that led up to his rape. This tragic story tackles the typically taboo subjects of male rape and rape culture through the eyes of a group of students. Continue Reading

Crave

Crave

'Why do you drink so much?' 'The fags aren’t killing me fast enough.' Sat together by chance, four unnamed strangers unearth their darkest moments. In this post-truth world, Kane’s brutal and unadulterated tragedy is defiantly honest. One of Sarah Kane’s final works, Crave returns to the festival where it premiered in 1998. Brought to you by a creative team previously described as 'visionary' (Varsity) and behind many 'must-see' (Cambridge Student) productions in Cambridge, Continue Reading

The Growing Pains of the Mantle Family Living Room

The Growing Pains of the Mantle Family Living Room

The Mantles have issues that probably need to be addressed, only problem being none of them talk to each other, not properly anyway. However, the family’s arguments are brought to a halt and strained relationships attempted to be covered up when their well-to-do neighbour unexpectedly visits. And on top of all their other struggles, the neighbour has cats. A humorous exploration of relationships and communication in a dysfunctional family home. Continue Reading

Side Orders

Side Orders

'You can open your eyes now'. Tinder, tea, falafel, fear. Amina wants to be a stand-up comedian. Lily doesn’t know what she wants to be, but she’s trying to be PC. A chance meeting in a chip shop with glitter-ball artist Bobbi makes them the focus of his new artwork forcing all of them to question; what does it mean to be lonely today? Following the success of Twix: ‘A definite must see at Edinburgh fringe’ (AYoungerTheatre.com). Side Orders is a playful new production from Antonym Continue Reading

From Today, Everything Changes.

From Today, Everything Changes.

Before Chris’s wife died, after over 30 years of marriage, she made him promise to be himself. But accepting he’s gay is only the start. Online dating is a whole new world; can this younger man really be interested in him? And how does he come out to his daughter? Written by first time Fringe author Ian Tucker-Bell and brought to Edinburgh by the Oast Theatre, this new play takes a refreshingly honest and tender look at a 60-year-old man coming out and finding love. Continue Reading

Doreen\'s No-Brainer Lectures – Live

Doreen's No-Brainer Lectures – Live

Doreen's One-Minute No-Brainer Lectures have had over 21 million online video views since April 2016. Doreen is an alternative, irreverent edutainer who makes learning fun again. She is now on a mission to teach the world all the things that she knows in 45 minutes... It's enough! The live show includes 20 of the most popular lectures, including Riding, Gravity, French, How to Cope with a Hangover, Sex-Ed, Mamma-Mia, How to Run a Country and Swimming along with some completely new lessons. Come Continue Reading

2027: Requiem for a Lost Generation

2027: Requiem for a Lost Generation

A postmodern post-mortem of how hate won. Comedy about a pretentious student theatre company attempting to take their student union by storm with their Orwellian vision of a dystopian 2027. These pompous young thespians seek to pack a political punch with their disturbing look into the future awaiting a generation plighted by institutional racism, trans-phobia, mass consumerism and state oppression. Eleventh Hour Theatre (sell-out status 2016) presents a new comedy poking fun at the entitlement Continue Reading

My Name Is...

My Name Is...

An anti-terrorist government official is forced to reconsider all of his preconceptions regarding illegal immigrants when he comes face to face with the experiences of a desperate stranger, with whom he finds he has more in common than he expected... My Name Is... is a semi-verbatim piece, based on interviews conducted with illegal immigrants to the UK. In an absorbing and hard-hitting new play, Irruption Theatre deals with contemporary themes that examine moral choices when we are confronted Continue Reading

The Best Play Ever

The Best Play Ever

Deep in the medieval dungeons of the Royal Palace, two strangers dwell. The Crown Polisher and the Horn Blower have been framed for the murder of Eric the Court Jester and have been condemned by King Louis to write the best play ever or face execution by royal blade. Their imprisonment forces them to collaborate, and question why they are in prison in the first place. And who knows, maybe they even write a play… Join Delicious Theatre as they present their scrumptious comedy about friendship, Continue Reading

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