Two Sore Legs

Two Sore Legs

Two Sore Legs is an affecting testament to the fierceness of a mother’s love and the determination of one woman in the face of oppressive societal expectations. Circling around her own coffin on the day of her funeral, Bridget (Maria Connolly) tells us, with humour and frankness, the story of how her eight children came to be standing around her... 

Wil Greenway – For the Ground that Grew Me

Wil Greenway – For the Ground that Grew Me

When he speaks of his father’s ‘talkative blue eyes’, you know immediately from where Wil Greenway gets his knack for beautiful storytelling. For the Ground that Grew Me is a quirky, intimate and sometimes visceral homage to his roots... 

A Fine Line

A Fine Line

As Rita (Judith Paris) carefully sorts through the trunk packed with artefacts from her past, she recounts the tale of her evolving friendship with Angie, her childhood playmate and life-long friend... 

All Our Friends Are Dead

All Our Friends Are Dead

When Norris – one half of the outstanding comedy duo Norris and Parker (Katie Norris and Sinead Parker, directed by Lucia Fox) – learns that she was lured here labouring under false pretences and will not in fact be performing in a contemporary dance piece at the Traverse theatre, all hell breaks loose... 

Billy Through the Window

Billy Through the Window

Billy (Hector Dyer) and Joe (Joseph O’Toole) have gone on a ‘holiday’... or rather, Joe has convinced Billy to steal away with him to an isolated birdwatching bunker. Bellow Theatre have created a challenging piece of new writing about growing up, friendship and independence through the lens of teenagers with autism... 

Broken Windows

Broken Windows

Più Theatre have created an honest and thoughtful piece of slick verbatim theatre platforming the voices of young women from across the country. 26-year-old Caitlin Ince sets out to explore whether it has become easier or more difficult since she was a teenager to be a truly independent woman and to make meaningful choices beyond what is dictated by gender norms... 

Lisa Gornick's Live Drawing Show

Lisa Gornick's Live Drawing Show

Lisa Gornick’s Live Drawing Show opens with an interesting and inventive premise: using the aid of drawing in real time to tell a story. A camera positioned above her desk, littered with pens, paper and personal artefacts, records Gornick’s hands expertly speeding across the page illustrating the scenes she describes into a microphone... 

Anatomy of the Piano (for Beginners)

Anatomy of the Piano (for Beginners)

Following the success of Anatomy of the Piano last year, Will Pickvance is back with an enthralling adaptation of his work for younger theatre-goers. Sitting somewhere between a storytelling and a recital, Anatomy of the Piano (for Beginners) is a delightful romp through piano music and the perfect antidote to scale and arpeggio-induced boredom... 

Lily Bevan – Pheasant Plucker

Lily Bevan – Pheasant Plucker

This loveable one woman character comedy following the trials and tribulations of a disillusioned ex-falconer might swoop and miss occasionally, but certainly looks hilarious as it gets up and unruffles its feathers... 

Treacle

Treacle

This devised two-hander attempts to confront the social stigma faced by those with mental illnesses. One Ginny Turner unwittingly posts a video online revealing her schizophrenia: the play examines the impact of this public admission on her work and family life, interspersed with updates about the growing popularity of the video from newsreaders...