The Cure

The Cure

Jude and Dylan have been friends since school. 

'Ave a Banana: A Knees Up Through Time and Space

'Ave a Banana: A Knees Up Through Time and Space

Make sure you are on time for this show: you’ll get enough exercise during this hour-long musical romp without sprinting down Nicholson Street beforehand. 

Five Clever Courtesans

Five Clever Courtesans

With Belle Du Jour a literary phenomenon and more and more women modelling themselves on the porn industry’s feminine ideal, it is the perfect moment for a play about the lives an… 

Crying Cherry

Crying Cherry

The Crying Cherry is the story of twins, Anaki and Kitano, destined to kill one another. 

Author

Author

An author, two actors and an audience member discuss Tim Crouch’s last play, an unnamed and violence-filled two-person production whose effects on the actors and writer are slowly… 

First Love

First Love

‘What goes by the name of love is banishment, with now and then a postcard from the homeland, such is my considered opinion, this evening. 

Conical Decline of Everything

Conical Decline of Everything

Headless Doctor presents us with the absurdist tale of Luma and Taph, two workers who spend everyday collecting four gallons of water and bringing it back. 

Wau Wau Sisters' Last Supper

Wau Wau Sisters' Last Supper

Starting with a school-girl strip routine that ends in crucifixion, The Wau Wau Sisters’ Last Supper continues at a strapping pace, moving from Southern Country Singers to Hippy-c… 

At the Broken Places

At the Broken Places

The mixture of teenage angst and guns never ends well, but proves to be a gripping formula for TV, film and drama cashing in on the world’s fascination with high school shootings. 

Figs in Wigs

Figs in Wigs

Figs in Wigs sells itself as ‘an abstract piece of theatre reflecting facetiously on the absurdity of modern-day living’. 

Commedia of Errors

Commedia of Errors

Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors tells the story of separated twins: Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant Dromio find themselves in the city of Ephesus, not knowing that this is t… 

Dildon't!

Dildon't!

In Reading, a shady man is walking the streets, dealing toys. 

Asbo Fairy Tales

Asbo Fairy Tales

A heavily pregnant fairy, a yuppie Goldilocks, a Jeremy Kyle-style King chatting to a jilted Snow White, Burbery-wearing rats. 

The Fallen

The Fallen

This is a tightly performed and sensitively directed play about the process of bereavement and post-war trauma. 

Cautionary Tales

Cautionary Tales

Hilaire Belloc’s Cautionary Tales were written in the late-19th century and have been in print ever since. 

Stick Man Live on Stage!

Stick Man Live on Stage!

Stick Man has just gone out for an innocent jog, when suddenly he is snatched up by a dog. 

The Ark

The Ark

A mismatched group of animals wait in the shadow of the wave, facing the prospect of being left behind. 

Dusk on the River Nile

Dusk on the River Nile

For the first fifteen minutes of Dusk on the Nile, it’s near impossible to work out what’s going on. 

Carnival Knowledge: Love, Lust and Other Human Oddities

Carnival Knowledge: Love, Lust and Other Human Oddities

When Naomi Grossman’s second self-penned show, Carnival Knowledge, premiered in LA, it enjoyed a sell-out, twice-extended run, and the actress was nominated for best solo performa… 

Silken Veils

Silken Veils

Starting with a runaway bride hiding in a closet, Silken Veils moves into the past, using projection, shadow play and puppetry to recreate Daria’s parents’ love affair in Iran ov… 

Anthony Burgess 'A Clockwork Orange'

Anthony Burgess 'A Clockwork Orange'

Fourth Monkey’s Clockwork Orange smolders with a visceral energy that flares into violence at the slightest excuse. 

Dr Bunhead is Volcano Head

Dr Bunhead is Volcano Head

The stage looks like a science teacher’s nightmare: covered in tangles of wire, buckets and bins, the tables overflowing with mysterious bottles, flasks, gas-torches, tubes and an… 

Cardboard Metropolis

Cardboard Metropolis

“This is life!” says Troy, spreading his arms wide, encompassing the tiny stage littered with advertisements and crumpled pearls of wisdom, reaching towards the slightly baffled … 

Rosie Wilby - Further Science of Sex

Rosie Wilby - Further Science of Sex

Dressed in lab-coat and goggles, Rosie Wilby is here to inform us about what makes us tick – the whys and wherefores of lust and love for people of all sexual persuasions. 

Angel City

Angel City

In Sam Shepard’s vision of a self-destructive Hollywood nightmare, art, consumerism, film and popular culture are used and abused to hallucinatory effect. 

The Divine Tales

The Divine Tales

Best friends Jess and Gem, two struggling actresses, decide to go their separate ways after yet another unsuccessful audition and a bed fiasco. 

Calling for Silence

Calling for Silence

I have never been the sole member of an audience before. 

Pinocchio

Pinocchio

Indefinite Articles bring Pinocchio’s tale to life in a carpenter’s workshop, the familiar story helped along by the shouts of the audience. 

Ali Cook: Pieces of Strange

Ali Cook: Pieces of Strange

Looking more like a cheeky London chap than a mysterious magician, Ali Cook blends comedy and sleight of hand to create a great show that will keep you laughing and leave you speec… 

Departures

Departures

Through a series of encounters and conversations in Airport waiting lounges, the storyline of John Godber’s Departures moves from gentle comedy to drama as the characters’ frustr… 

Cabaret Whore Encore! - Free

Cabaret Whore Encore! - Free

Sarah-Louise Young channels four very different, equally hilarious and rather odd women in this cabaret spectacular. 

Patrick Monahan - Stories and Tales for Kids, Who Can Run Faster Than Snails

Patrick Monahan - Stories and Tales for Kids, Who Can Run Faster Than Snails

Patrick Monahan’s show is a great piece of interactive storytelling that has children standing on chairs waving their arms wildly to be picked to help Monahan tell the story of a … 

An Actress Prepares

An Actress Prepares

Irina Diva performs Marilyn Monroe’s last given interview in an unfurnished black box of a stage, with a pair of heels and a blonde wig the only objects in a timeless space. 

Deepchurch Hollow

Deepchurch Hollow

Like all good horror-plays, Slippery Rock Theatre’s production of Deepchurch Hollow relies on odd noises, half-glimpses and the gradual increasing of tension to keep its audience … 

Bound

Bound

On the first day of their holiday, the mismatched crew of The Violet are forced to set sail once again, pushing further and further out to sea in their search for fish that will sa… 

Ovid's Metamorphoses

Ovid's Metamorphoses

Pants on Fire Productions place Ovid’s Metamorphoses in a 1940s world of bombers, wireless, BBC accents and gas masks. 

Dead

Dead

Based loosely on Ibsen’s ‘When We Dead Awaken’, ‘Dead’ follows artist Pauric Fermoy back to Ireland, his pretty young wife in tow. 

Babbling Comedy: The Perfordian Show

Babbling Comedy: The Perfordian Show

From the moment they step on stage, these outsize babies have the audience laughing uncontrollably. 

Hamlet for Girls

Hamlet for Girls

Abi wants a baby.