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A While With Seamus Heaney

A While With Seamus Heaney

A heartfelt tribute to Ireland's late Nobel Poet by award-winning Ulster actor-director Larry McCluskey. The poems are set within a frame of live music and critical and, at times, witty commentary by an actor who knows the Ulster landscape. The performance covers the poet's life and work from his Derry childhood, through his Belfast formation and national and international eminence, to his Nobel Prize in 1995. Heaney was not just a collosus in world literature, he was an important public figure, Continue Reading

Richard III (A One-Woman Show)

Richard III (A One-Woman Show)

Award-winning solo show created by director Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir and actor Emily Carding. Breaking new ground in Shakespearean performance, you the audience are invited to play a role in Richard’s court… but will you survive? First performed in 2015, Richard III (a One-Woman Show) has been thrilling audiences around the globe and is returning to Edinburgh Fringe by popular demand for one week only. 'Emily Carding and Kolbrun Bjort Sigfusdottir’s adaptation of Richard III is a Continue Reading

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea is inspired by John Lyly's pastoral comedy, Galatea. Lyly's Galatea follows two maidens, disguised as boys and sent away to escape Neptune's monster, to Diana's Woods. They fall in love, not realising their mutual secret until it's too late. Mofsec's deconstruction focuses on a society that systemically sacrifices young women to Gods and their monsters and where women have limited options for survival, none without a cost. Using female-focused storytelling, Continue Reading

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Green Knight

Green Knight

A monstrous green knight interrupts the Christmas feast at King Arthur's court to issue an unwinnable challenge. A year later, one of Arthur's knights sets out to take up the challenge and finds himself tested not only by the monster, but also by a young wife with her own game to play. In this one-woman show, the story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is retold by the woman at its heart, seizing, for the first time, the chance to offer her take on the age of Camelot and the game of love. Continue Reading

Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch

Alan Ayckbourn's comedy for our times. When Martin and his sister Hilda move into respectable Bluebell Hill, they quickly decide to band together with their neighbours to keep out undesirable elements. After their treasured garden gnome is thrown through their French windows in an act of vandalism, matters quickly escalate. Pretensions, hypocrisy and fear spiral into absurdity complicated by illicit relationships, acrimony, and ultimately a descent into violence. Entertaining, thought-provoking Continue Reading

Baby Loves Silent Disco: Juniors vs Seniors

Baby Loves Silent Disco: Juniors vs Seniors

Two DJs live on stage and on the mics... two channel headsets... parents vs kids! 90 minutes of festival family fun where parents and kids battle it out on the dance floor. One DJ cranking up the hottest new chart tunes whilst the other simultaneously spins nostalgic retro floor-fillers. Hip-hop vs hip replacements... Breakdancing vs leg-breaking dad dancing. Air guitars and hairbrush anthems. Upstairs there’s a separate karaoke lounge, Wii-U gaming area and more, for parents and kids to Continue Reading

Baby Loves Pop Bingo Disco

Baby Loves Pop Bingo Disco

Runaway hit of Fringe 2016, the Pop Bingo Disco gameshow is back and this time it’s all about the kids! Forget smelly bingo halls with OAPs telling you to be quiet... We’ve teamed up with family day-clubbing specialists, Baby Loves Disco, to bring you 90 minutes of bawless bingo banter and chances to win big! This is bingo whilst dancing... Numbers are for losers! Try bingo with pop hits, movie soundtracks and kids TV themes, with amazing prizes and a licensed bar for grown-ups. What’s not Continue Reading

Marie

Marie

'There’s two rules: first, the person you choose must be dead. And second, you have to be dressed up to get in.’ It’s Thursday night in the Prince Arthur and their latest theme night is in full swing. Landlady Liz is run off her feet, whilst husband Barry struggles to get into his new costume. Elsewhere in London, a young woman from Edinburgh steps off a train, determined to make her dreams a reality. Fast-paced and irreverent, Marie is a darkly comic new play inspired by the life of Mary Continue Reading

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