Fame

Fame

The definitive 30th anniversary tour of Fame The Musical arrives at Peacock Theatre 11 Sep - 19 Oct 2019. Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film, Fame The Musical is the international smash hit following the lives of students at New York’s High School For The Performing Arts as they navigate their way through the highs and lows and the ultimate elation… 

Bouncing Back

Bouncing Back

BOUNCING BACK by Gail Young   The Netball World Cup comes to Liverpool in 2019 - and it also hits the stage at The Royal Court!   Gail Young Productions proudly presents “Bouncing Back” - a play about women returners to the game of Netball   Come and watch the girls bond in tough training sessions… 

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)

Mayor Goodman has been assassinated. Contract killer Macheath has just married Pretty Polly Peachum and Mr and Mrs Peachum aren’t happy. Not one bit. Based on the Beggar’s Opera, John Gay’s classic musical satire, Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs) is busting with wit, wonder and weirdness… 

Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories

Following record breaking sell out shows, a West End transfer, productions in China, Australia, Canada, Italy, Germany and a smash hit film, the original terrifying live production is back… 

The Animals and Children Took to the Streets

The Animals and Children Took to the Streets

Like a graphic novel burst into life, 1927 invites you on a theatrical journey of startling originality. Seamlessly synchronising live music, performance and storytelling with stunning film and animation… 

9 to 5 the Musical

9 to 5 the Musical

Pour yourself a cup of ambition, and head on down to Dolly Parton’s rollicking West End musical! 9 TO 5 THE MUSICALis clocking in to the West End - with a strictly limited West End season at the Savoy Theatre… 

Leave to Remain

Leave to Remain

Give me your worst day Give it to me I’ll take the strain Give me all the times you go insane Your leave to remain A remarkable story of a young gay couple suddenly faced with an uncertain future, told through a blend of music, drama and movement… 

Aatif Nawaz: Instant GrAATIFication

Aatif Nawaz: Instant GrAATIFication

For the first time in 3 years, Aatif Nawaz brings his hit solo comedy show Instant GrAATIFication to the Leicester Square Theatre. Fresh off a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe and subsequent UK tour, Aatif brings his hilarious assault on the impatience and entitlement of the 21st Century experience to London for a very special extended show… 

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

The Quay Players proudly present our annual pantomime, Alice in Wonderland! Beat those post-Christmas blues and come on an adventure through Wonderland. Featuring a host of well-known characters and a selection of fabulous songs, this is a show you won't want to be late for! 

LBC In Conversation with Steve Allen

LBC In Conversation with Steve Allen

Join Steve Allen for an ‘In Conversation with… well, himself’. Steve will be doing what he does best - talking! It will be a night to remember at Leicester Square Theatre, as he discusses his life as a radio presenter… 

F*ckingLifeMate

F*ckingLifeMate

How does the area in which we grow up affect us? F*ckingLifeMate follows Kirsty, a girl growing up in South East London. Crime rate is high, teenage pregnancy is common and being gay is still not OK… 

Our Bev's Christmas Cracker

Our Bev's Christmas Cracker

It’s Christmas Eve. Backstage in a jam-packed Liverpool social club, actress and cabaret diva, Bev, eagerly awaits a career-changing call from her London agent. As she prepares for her last ever gig, Bev invites us into her world, telling tales of her search for stardom, the lecherous managers, holiday-camp glamour, and how a chance meeting with a famous director could mean the end of her days as a travelling social-club singer and part-time TV extra… 

John Wilson And The John Wilson Orchestra

John Wilson And The John Wilson Orchestra

John Wilson’s 70 piece superstar orchestra returns with their brand new show ‘At The Movies’. The Orchestra has established an international reputation performing repertoire from the golden era of Hollywood and Broadway musicals and music for the big screen… 

New Model Army

New Model Army

New Model Army are a remarkable band, as hungry and focused as they were in the 90s, they’ve become revitalised and even more creative in recent years. Returning to the live stage, they see themselves more in demand than ever and their upcoming performances will show that they still have so much to give… 

Terry Titter's Court by the Baubles

Terry Titter's Court by the Baubles

For the first time ever at the Royal Courts brand new Studio, Terry Titter returns with his much loved Christmas cracker of a comedy show!! For three nights only join Mr Titter and his comic characters as they dish up all the trimmings to give you some festive fun to see you through the silly season and beyond!! Terry Christmas Everyone!!! Age advisory 16+ Performance Information Please note – the bar will close 15 minutes before the advertised start time… 

Tis the Season – 2018

Tis the Season – 2018

Local theatre company License To Thrill perform one unique event each year. So what’s unique about that? - we hear you say. Well, our specific aim is to shock, challenge and thrill our audience… 

The Messiah

The Messiah

Three towering talents play a cast of thousands in this new comedy of Biblical proportions by the Olivier Award-winning writer of the West End hit The 39 Steps.  A travelling theatre troupe of two actors and an opera singer arrive by camel in the ancient city of London to masterfully enact the greatest story ever told… 

ZEIT 3 : A Collective Improvisation of Electronic Music

ZEIT 3 : A Collective Improvisation of Electronic Music

Z E I T is an Irish electronic music synth collective borne out of a common passion for synthesizers and the pioneering electronic music era of the 1970s and 1980s. Z E I T Events presents an evening of improvised electronic music by four established artists each from different genres and experiences within the expansive electronic music scene both here and abroad… 

Olaf Falafel presents There’s no i in idiot

Olaf Falafel presents There’s no i in idiot

Critically acclaimed idiot Olaf Falafel presents his award winning Edinburgh show. It’s yet another hour of inventive jokes, audience participation and the very loosest of themes… 

Give The Fans Sweet FA

Give The Fans Sweet FA

It's 1992. The Premier league has just begun and football fans across the country are about to be taken to the cleaners. One fan from Merseyside tries to stop this happening with a madcap and audacious plan which is breath-taking in its sheer bloody cheek… 

Cloud Study

Cloud Study

Cloud Study is part dance, part dream, part theatre, part athletics. Two compelling dancers: Mufutau Yusuf, an Irishman, born in Nigeria, and Salma Ataya, a Palestinian Dabka dancer, attempt to run 1,000 kilometres in circles and lines through the space, chasing dreams, memories and home… 

What We Did Next: The Last 10 Years

What We Did Next: The Last 10 Years

What We Did Next presents ‘The Last 10 Years’, an evening of celebration for the company’s 10th anniversary. We invite you to join us on this special night as we revisit songs from our previous shows, including Company, Rent, Carousel, and Bonnie & Clyde… 

Dr Feelgood

Dr Feelgood

Touring pretty much continuously since 1973, Dr Feelgood always give 100% of the finest British rhythm and blues to make you feel good. Performing such hits as including Milk And Alcohol, Down At The Doctors and Roxette, the Doctors will see you now! Dr Feelgood are Kevin Morris (drums), Phil Mitchell (bass), Steve Walwyn (guitar) and Robert Kane (vocals)… 

Madeline

Madeline

Based loosely on a 1798 Irish Gothic novel by Regina Maria Roche, “Madeline” illuminates something universal about the human response to personal and supernatural anxieties, and our sense of responsibility for the safety of others, through the story of a young woman… 

Cured

Cured

For some people, a pilgrimage to Lourdes is an opportunity for prayer, contemplation and quiet self-reflection. But for Connor Fisher, a young, wheelchair-using scally,  it’s just a chance to get his leg over! After lying his way onto the trip in order to pursue Rose, a woman he meets in the queue for a disability benefit reassessment, he proceeds to lead his fellow pilgrims astray… 

Tina Turner Tea Lady & Friends

Tina Turner Tea Lady & Friends

This sell out Edinburgh Fringe show comes to London for one night only featuring the act that won Best Newcomer at the London Cabaret Awards and Nominee for Best Comedy at the Wilma Awards… 

Jane Hill: Addicted to Fun

Jane Hill: Addicted to Fun

Jane used to be fun. By fun, she means drunk. She’s been sober for 15 years, but she still misses the buzz of that first, second, third, fourth drink. Is it even possible for an uptight British woman to have fun without booze? Jane’s frank and funny show about anxiety, sex, alcohol and that time she nearly vomited over Noddy Holder played to full rooms throughout this year’s Edinburgh Fringe… 

Russ Peers: Hereditary Peers

Russ Peers: Hereditary Peers

After a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Russ Peers brings his debut hour to the Museum of Comedy. Living in London and attending swanky dinner parties, a lot has changed for Russ since his days working on a supermarket checkout in Cumbria…his life may seem very different to his parents' but is it? Does his impatience and need to switch off lights come from his Dad? Does his need to please and lack of willpower around food come from his Mum? And why drag up as Madonna? Does he fight this or give in to being Hereditary Peers? With his laid-back Northern charm and his marvellous anecdotal style, Russ has audiences rolling in the aisles as he takes aim at all aspect of his life and regales with stories from his journey from Northern pathos to Southern sophistication… 

Mis-Conceptions

Mis-Conceptions

We all love a good feisty discussion, arguing and listening, and occasionally learning. And the 6 members of the First Thursday Book are no different, or at least that’s what they initially thought… 

Patrick Gale | Writers @ Smock Alley

Patrick Gale | Writers @ Smock Alley

Patrick Gale is one of the UK's most popular writers and he is the author of sixteen novels including the bestsellers 'Rough Music', 'Notes From An Exhibition' and 'A Perfectly Good Man' as well as the Costa Award nominated 'A Place Called Winter'… 

Criminal Intent: Solo or Serial?

Criminal Intent: Solo or Serial?

Karen Perry, WC Ryan, Anthony J Quinn with Catherine Ryan Howard How does an author decide to write a series or a book that stands alone, is it the plot or the characters who guide them? And what do readers think? What makes a series character and why are the most talked about books often stand alones? Catherine Ryan Howard will cross examine our expert panel… 

Bloody Women : Patricia Gibney, Jo Spain and Claire Allan with Tanya Farrelly

Bloody Women : Patricia Gibney, Jo Spain and Claire Allan with Tanya Farrelly

Are female writers deadlier than the male? What do they think of violence in crime fiction and how do they handle it in their books? Do crime novel have to be bloody? Our panel of bestselling ladies will discuss with crime author Tanya Farrelly   whose novel When Your Eyes Close was launched at the start of our festival… 

The Confessions of a Secret Agent

The Confessions of a Secret Agent

Simon Trewin has spent the last twenty-five years as a literary agent working with some of the biggest names in the world and helping launch the careers of countless debuts… 

Does Genre Matter? Mick Herron & Robert Goddard with Martin Doyle

Does Genre Matter? Mick Herron & Robert Goddard with Martin Doyle

The novels of Robert Goddard have ranged freely across the generic landscape.  Mick Herron has said “my earlier novels were crime fiction but I wanted to write about broader issues, and the spy genre offers that opportunity… 

Stranger than Fiction: Shane Dunphy, Andrea Carter & Cormac O’Keefe with Jane Casey

Stranger than Fiction: Shane Dunphy, Andrea Carter & Cormac O’Keefe with Jane Casey

How much does real life influence fiction? Is the truth sometimes stranger? Four crime writers with close ties to the law and law makers, discuss how real life has influenced their writing and how much they just plain make up… 

Clare Mackintosh in conversation with Sinead Crowley

Clare Mackintosh in conversation with Sinead Crowley

Since the shocking suicides of her parents, Anna, their daughter, has struggled to come to terms with their loss. Now with a young baby of her own, Anna starts to ask questions but by digging up the past, is she putting her future in danger? Sometimes it's safer to let things lie… 

Mark Billingham in Conversation With Declan Hughes

Mark Billingham in Conversation With Declan Hughes

In Mark’s latest novel, The Killing Habit, DI Tom Thorne is tasked with catching a notorious killer of domestic cats.  Knowing the psychological profile of such offenders all too well, he sees the chance to stop a series of homicides before it happens… 

The Devil’s in the Detail: A Dublin & Edinburgh UNESCO Cities of Literature Event : Val McDermid & Professor Sue Black

The Devil’s in the Detail: A Dublin & Edinburgh UNESCO Cities of Literature Event : Val McDermid & Professor Sue Black

Forensic anthropologists and crime writers share a common preoccupation with violent death, except that one is concerned with the how and the when while the other is concerned with the why… 

Lynda La Plante’s CSI Murder Room

Lynda La Plante’s CSI Murder Room

Free but booking essential A unique workshop for anyone interested in the world of forensics or Crime Scene Investigation, this interactive event is brought to you by international bestselling author Lynda La Plante and hosted by Think Forensic whose experts include CSI’s, forensic scientists, and senior investigating officers… 

Murder By The Book : Lisa Jewell & Ruth Ware with Madeleine Keane

Murder By The Book : Lisa Jewell & Ruth Ware with Madeleine Keane

A disastrously ill-judged crush on the gentleman next door, an inheritance letter mistakenly sent to the wrong beneficiary; these are the ingenious premises of Lisa Jewell’s and Ruth Ware’s latest novels… 

Lynda La Plante in Conversation With Niamh O’Connor

Lynda La Plante in Conversation With Niamh O’Connor

International bestselling & award winning author, Lynda La Plante, whose TV dramas from Prime Suspect to Trial & Retribution have kept viewers on the edge of their seats, discusses her criminal passions and her latest novel, Murder Mile, with Niamh O’Connor… 

Chris Kehoe: Manologue

Chris Kehoe: Manologue

What is a man? What do they do all day? Should they eat bananas in public? Join comedian (and man) Chris Kehoe as he attempts to discover what it means to be a man in the 21st century… 

Fresh Blood: Paul McNeive, Olivia Kiernan, Alex Reeve with Sam Blake

Fresh Blood: Paul McNeive, Olivia Kiernan, Alex Reeve with Sam Blake

Bestseller Sam Blake brings you some of the strongest new voices in crime fiction and finds out just how they did it. Paul McNeive’s debut The Manhatten Project is set in New York, with its insatiable hunger for fast food, easy fixes and life lived at breakneck speed… 

Peter James in conversation with Breda Brown

Peter James in conversation with Breda Brown

From the number one bestselling author, Peter James, comes an explosive standalone thriller that will grip you and won’t let go until the very last page. Investigative reporter Ross Hunter nearly didn’t answer the phone call that would change his life – and possibly the world – for ever… 

A Mind to Kill : Liz Nugent & Ali Land with Declan Burke

A Mind to Kill : Liz Nugent & Ali Land with Declan Burke

Now a massively-popular sub-genre of crime writing, Domestic Noir takes as its premise the belief that the domestic sphere can be a dark and dangerous environment for women… 

Orphans

Orphans

While threat and menace pervade the neighbourhood, Danny and Helen keep their heads down and their mouths shut. The moment Orphans begins, though, Helen’s brother stands in their flat, dripping with blood… But whose is it? And what is Liam hiding? Never free from an encroaching sense of dystopia, Orphans is arguably more relevant today than ever… 

Murder Ballads

Murder Ballads

Millhaven, West Texas, the winter of 1882. The regulars of O’Malley’s Bar gather to drink, to sing, and to try to forget the curse that’s lying over their town… 

Will Seaward’s Spooky Ghost Stories V

Will Seaward’s Spooky Ghost Stories V

What’s that? Halloween, you say? Why that’s GHOST STORY TIME!!Fresh from a dangerously spooky run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Will Seaward “genuinely, terrifyingly charismatic” (The List), “part Brian Blessed, part Oscar Wilde, part crazed Victorian music hall MC” (The Telegraph) returns to the Museum of Comedy for the fifth incarnation of his legendary late-night, torchwielding, vampire-flavoured ghoststravaganza with a completely new hour of very silly ghostly tales and possibly halloween games… Beware! Audiences may explode from sheer terror!Ghosts! Ghouls! Voodoo! Arm-flailing! Woo Noises! Fancy dress much encouraged!“utterly absurd and belly achingly funny” - ★★★★★ Three Weeks“Will Seaward makes pure comedy gold” - ★★★★★ Fest“superbly silly…leaves you open-mouthed with wonder” - ★★★★★ Theatre Full Stop“spurred the audience to applause mid-sentence” - ★★★★★ The New Current“unlike anything you will ever have seen…truly hilarious” - ★★★★ Broadway Baby“a master” - ★★★★ Fringe Review  

Underground Poetry Open Mic

Underground Poetry Open Mic

Save the day for October 26th as Boisterous proudly presents Underground – an event open to all poetry lovers across the city. There is also an exciting opportunity for raw, up-and-coming talent to get up on the mic and wow during the Open Mic segment… 

Little Hours 'Solo Acoustic'

Little Hours 'Solo Acoustic'

Irish songwriter John Doherty AKA Little Hours plays 2 intimate solo shows, playing new material as well as firm live favourites. DOORS 7.30PM, SUPPORT 8PM, LITTLE HOURS 9PM    

Colm Tóibín | Writers @ Smock Alley

Colm Tóibín | Writers @ Smock Alley

Join us for an evening with prize-winning author Colm Tóibín as he discusses 'Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know : The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce'… 

The Morning After the Life Before

The Morning After the Life Before

    Gúna Nua presents the internationally acclaimed and multi award winning, The Morning After The Life Before, at The Liverpool Irish Arts Festival. With ‘Best of Fringe’ awards from London Ontario and Montreal, the show is a personal, entertaining tale of weddings, ‘coming out’ and arguments over who takes out the bins… 

Baggage

Baggage

Sandra is doing her Christmas shopping. She is loaded with bags and waiting for the bus. Exhausted and stressed she faints on the bench and when she wakes a bag-lady is leaning over her… 

Eggsistentialism

Eggsistentialism

Joanne Ryan’s acclaimed, multi-award winning show is a funny, tender and moving exploration of reproduction in 21st-Century Ireland. Mixed animation with stand-up, monologue and hilarious recorded interjections from Ryan’s mother, Eggsistentialism takes a light-hearted but unflinching look at one of life’s most compelling dilemmas: should making a life for oneself involve making another?  

Rupert Street Lonely Hearts Club

Rupert Street Lonely Hearts Club

Rupert Street Lonely Hearts Club By Jonathan HarveyDirected by Steven DexterDesigned by David Shields Lighting designed by Jamie PlattFrom the writer of Beautiful ThingJonathan Harvey’s heart-wrenching and hilarious play about five people who are irrational, lonely, loving, a little bit crazy, and very real… 

Swansong

Swansong

Grey Liberation comes to the care home in this bittersweet comedy starring legendary Lavinia Co-op. A gentleman called Joan lands in a subdued, suburban care home like a colourful, combustible cocktail in a new play written and directed by Nathan Evans, starring leg-endary Lavinia Co-op and produced by 89th Productions as part of And What? Queer Arts Festival… 

The Streets Are Ours

The Streets Are Ours

‘The Streets are Ours’ chronicles the night time activities of a group of aimless 20-somethings still living in a small town in the midlands and their reunion with an old friend… 

How I Became a Dominatrix

How I Became a Dominatrix

Counter culture housewife Christie thinks she’s lost all interest in sex, until she discovers the internet. Suddenly she’s found the cure for sexual blahs: she is going to become a dominatrix!From bondage workshops to sex clubs, Christie takes herself, her husband and the audience on a journey of discovery… 

Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

Direct from London's West End, the UK's finest George Michael tribute show. Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production, Fastlove - A tribute to George Michael… 

The Enemies

The Enemies

This new production by Experimentorium seeks to pull apart Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People to further explore two of its core themes: environmentalism and socio-political relations. Basing their exploration on the rough structure of the play, the company will devise this new piece set in a world where truth is relative and the masses command opinions. 

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Resident company of Katzpace Theatre, Exploding Whale return this October with their snappy five-star revival of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Directed by Ellie Morris, member of the Olivier Award winning Mischief Theatre… 

My Mates\' Jokes Bring All The Folks To The Yard

My Mates\' Jokes Bring All The Folks To The Yard

Join musical maniac Katie Pritchard & a whole heap of her favourite comedy pals for a night of entertainment. Featuring: Ali Brice, Joz Norris, Helen Duff, Kane & Abel, and Adele Cliff. 

Colin Geddis: Transblender

Colin Geddis: Transblender

With the success of a sold out 2017 standup tour ‘General Banter’ and several live podcast shows, Colin returns to the Museum of Comedy with his all stand-up show ‘Transblender’… 

The Scare Slam

The Scare Slam

Lovers of scary stories, unite. Adding the fear factor to increasingly popular spoken word nights, storytellers from across the Horrorfest and beyond will share their worst (or should that be best?) nightmares at Blackshaw’s fourth annual Scare Slam. 

Dido & Aeneas / Jonas/ I Will Not Speak (Io tacerò)

Dido & Aeneas / Jonas/ I Will Not Speak (Io tacerò)

  • Listing
  • Musicals and Opera
  • London Fringe
  • Multiple Venues
  • 12th Oct - 22nd Nov 2018

This unique triple bill features works by Purcell, Carissimi and Gesualdo. Best known is Dido and Aeneas: “Remember me!” the abandoned Dido calls, and in Henry Purcell’s melody she will be remembered forever… 

Mothers Nature

Mothers Nature

Four women, four temperaments, four very different experiences of pregnancy and motherhood. This original work explores how our personal natures affect how we experience life and change… 

St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas

On public sale from Tue 14 Aug When I was a boy, I was afraid of the dark… What was there. And maybe one of the things I thought was there was vampires. Conor McPherson’s chilling play receives its Irish premiere in an intimate new production by the Donmar Warehouse… 

The Lost Disc

The Lost Disc

The Lost Disc is a riotous quest for the holy grail of recorded music. Part gig, part play, part comedy show it showcases an alternative history of popular music and is strumming its way to the Soho Theatre stage from 8th-27th October 2018… 

Blink

Blink

Blink is an unusual love story. A story of loneliness and grief. A story of two awkward humans coming together in their own unique way. Blink is a funny, dark and surprising exploration of what human connection means in a digital and voyeuristic age. 

Improv Mullet

Improv Mullet

Why Improv Mullet? Because it's shortform in the front and longform in the back. In other words, short gags and games in the first half and longer sketches, scenes and formats in the second… 

Handel: Radamisto

Handel: Radamisto

Radamisto tells a dramatic story of a royal family in old Armenia, locked in mortal conflict. Thematically, it champions faithfulness and married love, but it also has a fine gallery of moral depravity and intolerance… 

Untold Stories

Untold Stories

Untold Stories New Writing Festival is delighted to be bringing their New Writing Festival to The Pleasance this Autumn, presenting a collection of diverse new plays by some of the most exciting and up and coming theatre makers and playwrights around… 

Pete Price Holds Court

Pete Price Holds Court

Pete goes back to his roots as compere extraordinaire of a classic variety night! Join us in the swish Studio space for an evening of songs and laughter as Pete welcomes some of the Royal Court regular cast as well as well-known faces from the cabaret circuit… 

New Adelphi Comedy Night

New Adelphi Comedy Night

CSzUK in collaboration with Salford University present a night of Improv, Sketch and Stand Up. Featuring some of the UK's very best improv talent and the future faces of British Comedy! 

Timeless

Timeless

If you can’t trust your memory what can you trust?Martin has a problem, he can’t make new memories. Since he went to the dentist ten years ago, every morning when he wakes up it’s 2008… 

Mythic

Mythic

The relationship between a mother and her teenage daughter can be sheer hell - especially if that daughter is a Greek goddess with a taste for the Underworld.  MYTHIC, a new pop/rock musical comedy by Marcus Stevens (Book and Lyrics) and Oran Eldor (Music and Orchestrations), turns the ancient Greek story of Persephone on its side, with the gods as chart-topping rock stars, power-hungry politicians, and professional VIPs… 

Liverpool's Royal Court 80th Birthday Bash

Liverpool's Royal Court 80th Birthday Bash

Liverpool’s Royal Court 80th Birthday Bash   An evening of celebration done the Royal Court way, this is a night where we show off all (well, some) of the good things that have happened in this building for the last 80 years… 

ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

A comedy show for children under 6 from the team behind hit Improv show ComedySportz. There will be BIG laughs for little kids with plenty of silly songs, giggly games and lots of opportunities to join in! A big hit with kids and adults, don't miss this delightful new show. 

The Misfits

The Misfits

On public sale from Tue 14 Aug The Misfits by Arthur Miller, reimagined for the stage by Annie Ryan A woman walks out of a divorce court into a bar. A rundown saloon on the outskirts of a desert town in the American West… 

David Hoyle: Electric Cars

David Hoyle: Electric Cars

Across four limitless, unplanned evenings of hilarity, protest and misrule, cabaret terrorist and avantguardian David Hoyle RETURNS, supercharged and offroad, to the Royal Vauxhall Tavern… 

Terriers

Terriers

  Join us this summer for a double bill of the acclaimed gun and gang crime play Terriers followed by the World Premiere of Terriers 2 – Eve’s Story. Terriers was originally commissioned by Merseyside Police in 2008 using partnership funding, and to date over 180,000 young people from secondary schools across Merseyside have seen the play and studied the primary and secondary educational packages… 

Terriers & Terriers 2

Terriers & Terriers 2

Join us this summer for a double bill of the acclaimed gun and gang crime play Terriers followed by the World Premiere of Terriers 2 – Eve’s Story. Terriers was originally commissioned by Merseyside Police in 2008 using partnership funding, and to date over 180,000 young people from secondary schools across Merseyside have seen the play and studied the primary and secondary educational packages… 

Beannaithe / Blessed

Beannaithe / Blessed

A group of nuns become the catalyst for institutional change, but will they transform forever the Church they love and have loyally served? “Bheith gan oirniú, bheith gan údarás”/ “Without ordination is to be without authority” Guthanna Binne Síoraí have staged bilingual work throughout Ireland, as well as in India and Japan… 

ComedySportz

ComedySportz

You’ve seen football. You’ve seen tennis. But have you seen Comedy as a sport? You don’t want to miss this all ages, all action, all improvised competitive comedy show! Two teams battle it out for laughs with quick-witted gags, games, sketches and songs inspired by your suggestions… 

SKIN

SKIN

  • Listing
  • Dance Physical Theatre and Circus
  • UK Regional & Tours
  • Multiple Venues
  • 21st Sep - 26th Oct 2018

After their sell-out international hit Smother, award winning 201 Dance Company are back on tour with SKIN. Described by The Guardian as “taking hip-hop into thrillingly new terrain”, 201 explores a powerful story of gender transition through urban dance… 

Like a Sturgeon: The emancipation of Melania Trump

Like a Sturgeon: The emancipation of Melania Trump

With Ripley Also featuring: Elle and Rose Garden “The funniest political show we’ve seen since Spitting Image” – Boyz Magazine London’s queen of political lipsync satire Ripley returns to the Royal Vauxhall Tavern on 21 September with the latest instalment of her acclaimed Like A Sturgeon show… 

The Outsider (L’Étranger)

The Outsider (L’Étranger)

Albert Camus’ The Outsider (L’Étranger), is starkly brought to the stage in an adaptation by Ben Okri, Winner of the Man Booker Prize, commissioned by The Print Room at The Coronet… 

Prairie Flower

Prairie Flower

Perhaps as a five-part radio serial Prairie Flower might provide some particular interest to crime enthusiasts, but as a two-hour monologue in the Upstairs at the Gatehouse, even with a fifteen-minute interval, it progresses somewhat tediously… 

A Line of O'Kane

A Line of O'Kane

Footloose from a glittering turn on Dancing with the Stars and revelling in her return to stand-up, Deirdre has really hit her stride. Don’t miss this hilarious and frank take on twelve frantic months in the life of a tango-tripping, family-minding, telly-making, house-moving, comedy dynamo… 

BILLY

BILLY

"BILLY wants to help you make space. BILLY is about your 'stuff' drawer. All the old chargers for phones you’ve stopped using. That bag of old coats you might need some day… 

Double Bill: Cikada & SPIT

Double Bill: Cikada & SPIT

Cikada Two acrobats create a world between the harmonious and the absurd. In this world, lines are blurred between human and nature. Ali Stanger and Henrik Gard create a mutual acrobatic language of finesse and honesty… 

Sweet Sensations

Sweet Sensations

At Peafield Hospital for the Elderly, staff enjoy a slower pace of life than that of their bed-ridden patients, but a surprise inspection from HIQA forces them to make like Nixon and sweat profusely while conducting a massive cover-up… 

The Cat's Mother

The Cat's Mother

Sinéad arrives at her sister Ciara’s door in London, all set for a weekend of respite from caring for their mother, Eileen. At least, that’s what Ciara thinks this visit is about… 

i n f i n i t y

i n f i n i t y

Captain’s Log, Stardate (whatever). A lone astronaut hurtles through the cosmos on a one-way mission to the edge of the universe. She’s looking for a light in the dark… 

The Crystal Maze Live Experience - Manchester

The Crystal Maze Live Experience - Manchester

Situated just next to Spinningfields, The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience Manchester is the ultimate team challenge. Based on the outrageously popular 90s TV show, you can now experience it for yourself as you take on this immersive adventure of tricksy challenges! You will be guided by your very own eccentric Maze Master, who will take you around four fully themed adventure zones, before your final challenge of The Crystal Dome!  

Kids Play

Kids Play

Written and directed by Glenn Chandler Very much not a children's show, KIDS PLAY - a smash hit from this year's Edinburgh Fringe - transfers to London's Above The Stag Theatre for a four week run from 18 September to 14 October 2018… 

About Leo

About Leo

About Leo is the first offering in The Rebels Season at Jermyn Street Theatre; an autumn programme that focuses on ‘people who dared to be different’. It fits the bill perfectly and is quite simply a delightful play beautifully performed… 

Joe Bains: Curried Mustard

Joe Bains: Curried Mustard

Authentic Indian & Slightly Racist Deported into the West with no language, culture, personality, looks, or even a clue.  

Losing Venice

Losing Venice

Shakespeare created ‘the vastly fields of France’ in a cramped ‘cockpit’ and crammed within his ‘wooden O the very casques that did affright the air at Agincourt’ all courtesy of his audience’s imagination… 

CLUB CLASS - The aviation Comedy

CLUB CLASS - The aviation Comedy

Join a cast of five dressed as cabin crew yet playing everyone from pilots to baggage handlers, passengers to bits of the Airbus A320 on this charter flight of fun to Portugal.