Tom Short and Will Hutchby: Only Child Syndrome

Tom Short and Will Hutchby: Only Child Syndrome

At the meagre price of four pounds per ticket, and at one of the smallest venues in town, you get what you expect from Tom Short and Will Hutchby’s Only Child Syndrome: self-conscious and mildly funny comedy... 

Winky

Winky

“This is the time for you to win.” So goes the mantra of this weird and slightly wonderful play adapted from a short story by the 2014 Folio Prize Winner, George Saunders. It is both a satire of self-help culture and an examination of the fetters of human dependence... 

Blues and Burlesque: Hotter Than Hell

Blues and Burlesque: Hotter Than Hell

Blues and Burlesque, featuring sexy Scarlett Belle, sassy and silly Vicious Delicious and their smooth accompanist, Pete Saunders, is a good value 50 minutes of raunchy entertainment... 

The Matchmaker

The Matchmaker

The Matchmaker is a light-hearted show about Dicky Mick Dicky O’Connor, a self-made cupid for rural Ireland’s slightly-more-than-middle-aged singletons. Dicky is charged with finding companionship for a ragbag of Ireland’s oddest creatures, from Rodger Speck, a five foot nothing, seven-stone jockey, to Fionnuala Crust, a feisty spinster looking for some action, to Claude Glen Hunter (Honourable), who declares himself ‘well-endowed in every way’ and on the hunt for a nimble young man or woman (he’s not fussed which)... 

Quadrophenia

Quadrophenia

This is a traditional staging of The Who’s rock opera, first performed in 1973. The tale centres on Jimmy, a young schizophrenic who latches desperately onto contemporary mod culture for a sense of identity and belonging...